LOS ANGELES: Superhero movie "Wonder Woman" maintained its lead at the North American box office over the weekend pulling in $58.5 million and burying newcomer "The Mummy," industry figures showed. The action film starring Gal Gadot has grossed an impressive $206.3 million in domestic ticket sales in two weeks, placing it in the top tier of movies that have managed to maintain such a lead at the box office. Gadot, of the "Fast and Furious" series, plays an Amazonian goddess-princess-superhero whose lasso, bracelet and…
SAMARKAND, UZBEKISTAN: Uzbekistan bade farewell to President Islam Karimov at a high-security funeral on Saturday, after his death plunged the country into the greatest period of uncertainty in its post-Soviet history with no clear successor to the iron-fisted ruler.
CHARSADDA: Families buried the last of 21 people killed by militant gunmen at a university in Pakistan's troubled northwest on Thursday, with security tight as relatives questioned how the attack happened despite a national crackdown on extremism.