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Joe Jonas returns to music scene with new band DNCE

LONDON (Reuters) - Joe Jonas, formerly of the Jonas Brothers, is back with new band DNCE, whose adult lyrics and funk-pop tunes are a far cry from his teen boy band days in the Disney Channel pop rock trio.<p>U.S. musician Joe Jonas poses for a photograph during an interview with Reuters in London, …

Music

All 17 Super Mario Bros. games, ranked

Nintendo says that today is Mario Day (March 10 … MAR10 … get it?), so let’s celebrate it by listing the Italian plumber’s main adventures.<p>The Mario franchise is the best-selling in gaming history, with sales exceeding 500 million copies. Mario is global icon that has appeared on everything from …

Retrogaming

Doctors wipe out cancer in 11 DAYS as experts hail 'staggering' breakthrough

MEDICS are stunned to see breast cancer disappear after they decided to try combining two drugs to tackle tumours before surgery.<p>A UNIVERSITY of …

Cancer

The Latest: French minister hails Merkel's refugee stance

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the continuing issues of mass migration to Europe (all times local).<p>9:35 p.m.<p>French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says German chancellor Angela Merkel is "morally and politically correct" in supporting asylum for migrants who qualify.<p>Ayrault said in an interview …

European Union

Five movies to look out for at the Human Rights Watch film festival | Carla Kweifio-Okai

From child marriage to refugees, human rights issues are at the core of a forthcoming international film festival. We run the rule over five of the best<p>Women’s rights campaigners in China, Syrian refugees in Europe, and a young aspiring rapper in Iran are among those featured in this year’s Human …

UN human rights chief: Lives could be in danger if the FBI forces Apple to help unlock iPhone

The top human rights authority at the United Nations warned Friday that if the FBI succeeds in forcing Apple to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, it could have “tremendous ramifications” around the world and “potentially [be] a gift to authoritarian regimes, as well as …

'When cultural heritage is under attack, human rights are under attack' – UN expert

“It is impossible to separate a people's cultural heritage from the people itself and their rights,” Karima Bennoune, the United Nations Special …

A UK conflict tribunal would end the current legal mess | Jason McCue

We need a single body to address criminal and civil claims from victims and combatants of all the UK’s conflicts<p>Headlines telling of terrorists receiving large compensation handouts should not surprise us, nor government legal defence bills totalling £150m, with accusations of service personnel …

UNDP to blackout photos on Afghan website for International Women's Day

A United Nations agency in Afghanistan plans to stop publishing photographs on its website to highlight the plight of Afghan women ahead of …

Human Rights

UN human rights chief backs Apple in FBI encryption row

<b>Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, high commissioner for human rights at the United Nations, has warned that a "Pandora's box" will be opened if Apple co-operates with the FBI.</b><p>The FBI has ordered the tech giant to assist it with unlocking an iPhone used by San Bernadino gunman Syed Farook.<p>Prince Al Hussein …