Carlyle raises $6.55B for new Asia fund

Thu, Jun. 21, 2018
FILE PHOTO: Passersby walk in front of video monitors announcing the Carlyle Group's listing on the NASDAQ market site in New York's Times Square after the opening bell for trading, U.S. May 3, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford/File Photo

The investments generated an 18 percent net internal rate of return in its last $3.9 billion Asia fund by the end of March, according to its first-quarter earnings report.

Samal Yeslyamova: Cannes darling who 'plays it like it is'

Thu, Jun. 21, 2018

Samal Yeslyamova almost burst into tears when she received a surprise award for best actress at the Cannes film festival last month.

Clooneys open wallets as celebrities attack family separations

Thu, Jun. 21, 2018

George Clooney and John Legend have sent hefty donations to charity and Bruce Springsteen interrupted his Broadway show to decry the border crisis.

Mozart manuscript fails to sell at Paris auction

Thu, Jun. 21, 2018

The first draft of music Mozart wrote for the last act of his opera "The Marriage of Figaro" failed to find a buyer.

Video: A village where people 'love' to sit on crocodiles

Wed, Jun. 20, 2018

Crocodiles may be one of the deadliest hunters, but in a village in Burkina Faso it is not unusual to see someone sitting atop one of the fearsome reptiles.

The Art of Confidence

Mon, Jun. 18, 2018

For leading plastic surgeon Karim Rafla, going under the knife should be all about becoming the most beautiful version of ourselves and feeling confident, rather than attempting to look different.

The Longstanding Egypt-Russia Cultural Connection

Sun, Jun. 17, 2018

From cinema to music, theater and literature, Egyptian culture takes much from the Russian tradition.

Finding their way to Umm El-Dunya

Sat, Jun. 16, 2018

We speak to longtime Russian residents in the capital and on the coastline about why they chose to stay put when other expats left.