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Despicable Me

14 Jun
Completely stupid but terribly endearing, the Minions have become one of the most profitable bunch of characters in animation. Their latest escapade, "Minions: The Rise of the Gru", was screened at the opening of the Annecy Film Festival in France on Tuesday ahead of its worldwide release in early July. It is the fifth instalment…
11 Jun
Nearly 60 years after preaching virtues of patience and modesty as Mary Poppins and governess Maria, Julie Andrews declared herself "gobsmacked" to have her career honoured at a glitzy Hollywood gala. "I didn't know or think that it would ever come," the 86-year-old told AFP on the red carpet before receiving the American Film Institute's…
25 Jun 2017
Reformed super-villain Gru adds to his burgeoning family this weekend with the release of "Despicable Me 3," which will likely push the gargantuan franchise past $3 billion at the box office.


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A US congressional delegation arrived in Taiwan on Sunday, Washington's de facto embassy in Taipei said, days after China held military drills around the island in retaliation for US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit.
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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), says plans are ongoing to deploy drones and other technologically advanced facilities to the country’s borders in its bid to curb smuggling.
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Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers have shot to death a teacher in Government Science Secondary School Nassarawa-Eggon, Nasarawa State, Mr Auta Nasela.
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An explosion at a retail market in the Armenian capital Yerevan on Sunday sparked a fire, killing one person and injuring 20, the emergency situations ministry said.
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A fire that broke out Sunday in a Coptic Christian church in Egypt's capital Cairo killed 41 people, church officials said. The blaze started for unknown reasons at the Abu Sifine church in the capital's northwestern, working-class district of Imbaba, officials said. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi declared on his Facebook page that "I have mobilised…