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DHAKA: Thousands gathered in Bangladesh on Sunday (Dec 22) for the funeral of Fazle Hasan Abed, founder of one of the world's largest NGOs and credited with lifting nearly 150 million people out of poverty. The 83-year-old died on Friday.
Here's a list of what should be the biggest and/or most influential art shows of the year, all over the world.
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton says he is not expecting his sixth Formula One world championship to be recognised with a knighthood at the end of the year.
LONDON (Reuters) - Former British Prime Minister Theresa May has chosen Geoffrey Boycott, one of her cricket heroes, for a knighthood, attracting criticism from domestic abuse charities.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - England's famous win at Headingley to level an enthralling Ashes series was met with astonishment in Australia on Monday as local media praised "miracle man" Ben Stokes and wondered whether Tim Paine's team had let the hallowed urn slip from their grasp.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's top court on Wednesday quashed a conviction against former leader Donald Tsang for misconduct in public office, bringing to a close a legal battle that had tarnished his reputation after what had been a stellar career.
STOKE-ON-TRENT, England (Reuters) - Gordon Banks, the goalkeeper in England's 1966 World Cup-winning team, has died at the age of 81, his former club Stoke City said on Tuesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - For a nation steeped in tennis history but long starved of success, Britain's Andy Murray was the gift that kept giving.
LONDON (Reuters) - World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont has been recognised in the British New Year's Honours list with the former England captain given a knighthood for his services to the sport.