Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's daughter, Mariam Ghani, has promised to make a movie on Darul Aman in Kabul as it is being reconstructed.
Celebrated veteran Indian actor Om Puri passed away after suffering heart attack at his home in Mumbai on Friday. He was aged 66.
Kal Penn, an American actor, has donated his thousands of dollars MasterChef Celebrity prize money to Palestinian refugees.
Fereshteh Hosseini, an Afghan actress, has won the Best Performance by an Actress award for playing in "Parting" during the 16th Marrakech International Film Festival concluded on Saturday.
Filmmaker Hassan Fazili fled Afghanistan last year to Europe hoping he could speak freely there after Taliban threatened him with death over one of his movies.
Russian President Vladimir Putin presented a Russian passport to American actor Steven Seagal on Friday at the Kremlin, hoping it would serve as a mark of normalization of ties between Moscow and Washington.
U.S. rap superstar Kanye West was hospitalized on Monday after abruptly cancelling the remainder of his national concert tour.
An Afghan woman who was featured on a celebrated National Geographic magazine cover as a green-eyed 12-year-old girl in 1985, arrested by Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Wednesday in Peshawar for possessing forged Pakistani identity documents, it has been reported.
Steve McCurry, the man who took the iconic photograph of Sharbat Bibi or 'the Afghan girl,' who was arrested earlier this week, has strongly criticized the Pakistani government's actions, and urged the international community to speak out on her behalf and the millions of others who simply need a place to live without fear.
Sharbat Gula, the green-eyed Afghan who appeared in a National Geographic magazine decades ago, was fined 110,000 rupees ($1,000) and will be deported to Afghanistan from Pakistan.