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Winners of the 2021 British Academy Film Awards

Winners of the 2021 British Academy Film Awards

LONDON — Winners of the 2021 British Academy Film Awards, presented Sunday: Film — “Nomadland” British Film — “Promising Young Woman” Director — Chloe Zhao, “Nomadland” Actor — Anthony Hopkins, “The Father” Actress — Frances McDormand, “Nomadland” Su
'Nomadland' wins 4 BAFTAs including best picture, director

'Nomadland' wins 4 BAFTAs including best picture, director

LONDON — Gig-economy Western “Nomadland” won four prizes including best picture on Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards, which were handed out during a pandemic-curbed ceremony that recognized a diverse array of screen talent.
Iran calls Natanz atomic site blackout 'nuclear terrorism'

Iran calls Natanz atomic site blackout 'nuclear terrorism'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran on Sunday described a blackout at its underground Natanz atomic facility an act of “nuclear terrorism,” raising regional tensions as world powers and Tehran continue to negotiate over its tattered nuclear deal.
Chadians vote as Deby seeks to extend 3-decade presidency

Chadians vote as Deby seeks to extend 3-decade presidency

N'DJAMENA, Chad — Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno was widely expected to win re-election Sunday, extending his three-decade-long rule in this central African nation after three top opposition politicians chose not to take part in the vote.
5 rebels, ex-policeman killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir

5 rebels, ex-policeman killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India — Government forces killed five suspected rebels in two gunfights in Indian-controlled Kashmir, including a teenager, police said Sunday.
Jordanian prince makes first public appearance since arrest

Jordanian prince makes first public appearance since arrest

AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan's Prince Hamzah on Sunday made his first public appearance since he was placed under house arrest last week, reciting Quranic verses together with King Abdullah II at the graves of their forefathers.
Chloé Zhao becomes 1st woman of colour to win top DGA honour

Chloé Zhao becomes 1st woman of colour to win top DGA honour

Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland” continued its tour of dominance through awards season Saturday night, when Zhao took top honours at the 73rd annual Directors Guild Association Awards.
Religious leaders recall Prince Philip's spiritual curiosity

Religious leaders recall Prince Philip's spiritual curiosity

LONDON — Churches in Britain held services Sunday to remember Prince Philip as people of many religions reflected on a man whose gruff exterior hid a strong personal faith and deep curiosity about others’ beliefs.

Benin's president seeks re-election after violent protests

COTONOU, Benin — Benin's voters cast ballots Sunday in a presidential election that has been marred by violent demonstrations as incumbent leader Patrice Talon ran for a second term despite once pledging he would not.

John Naisbitt, author of bestseller 'Megatrends,' dies at 92

BERLIN — The American author John Naisbitt, whose 1982 bestselling book “Megatrends” was published in dozens of countries, has died. He was 92.
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