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Prince Harry's royal wedding held in Britain's Windsor


The UK's Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle has tied the knot Saturday at St. George's Chapel in Windsor.

Malaysia's Anwar given pardon, no plans to join cabinet

Jailed Malaysian reformist Anwar Ibrahim was granted a full pardon and freed on Wednesday, capping dramatic changes in the Southeast Asian country since the government was ousted in an election upset last week.

Indonesian city police headquarters struck by samurai sword attack

Four men who attacked an Indonesian police headquarters with samurai swords were shot dead Wednesday and one officer also died, authorities said, days after a wave of deadly suicide bombings claimed by the Islamic State group rocked the country.


Cuba confirms 110 dead in Friday's plane crash, 3 survivors in serious condition

Cuba confirms here on Saturday that 110 were dead from Friday's Boeing 737 crash close to Havana's Jose Marti International Airport.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/20 7:00:08

Cuba confirms 110 dead from Friday's plane crash, 3 survivors in serious condition

Cuba confirms here on Saturday that 110 were dead from Friday's Boeing 737 crash close to Havana's Jose Marti International Airport.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/20 6:34:58

Britons embrace Meghan Markle into royal "modern family"

The streets of Windsor burst into waves of cheers on a precious sunny spring Saturday as Britons welcomed African American actress Meghan Markle into a hopefully more inclusive British monarchy.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/20 6:33:51

22 people injured in plant flash fire in southeast Houston

At least 20 people were injured in explosion and flash fire and transported to hospitals Saturday morning in a chemical plant in city of La Porte, about 40 km southeast of downtown Houston, Texas, the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/20 6:23:24

Fans pack into royal wedding-themed pub in Washington for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's nuptials

Adoring fans of Britain's royal family packed into a royal wedding-themed pub in the US capital Saturday morning to celebrate Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's nuptials.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/20 6:22:39

Merkel says Germany wants to strengthen multilateralism with China

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that Germany wants to strengthen multilateralism with China and she is looking forward to her visit to China next week.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/20 6:21:25

2 policemen, 1 civilian killed in terror attack in Russia's Chechen Republic

Two policemen and one civilian were killed in a terror attack at a church in downtown Grozny, the capital city of Russia's Chechen Republic in North Caucasus, a source of Russian law enforcement agencies said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/20 6:18:57

UN calls on South Sudan parties to release all child soldiers

The United Nations has called on all warring parties to the South Sudan conflict to release all children from their ranks and work closely with the world body to prevent future recruitment and use of child soldiers.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/19 23:15:47

Three people killed in terror attack in Russia's Chechen Republic

Two policemen and one civilian were killed in a terror attack at a church in downtown Grozny, the capital city of Russia's Chechen Republic in North Caucasus, a source of Russian law enforcement agencies said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/19 23:14:48

Prince Harry's royal wedding held in Britain's Windsor

The UK's Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle has tied the knot Saturday at St. George's Chapel in Windsor.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/19 23:04:06

Malaysia's anti-corruption agency demands former PM Najib's presence next week

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) confirmed Saturday that it had delivered a notice to former Prime Minister Najib Razak, requiring him to report to the agency on May 22.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/19 22:54:53

17 killed in N. Afghan fresh flooding: officials

At least 17 people were killed and 23 others wounded after heavy torrential rains caused fresh flooding in two Afghan northern provinces, authorities said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/19 22:54:14

UN says tropical cyclone causes destruction in northern Somalia

A powerful tropical cyclone which formed in the Gulf of Aden has caused heavy rains in northern Somalia in the past two days, destroying houses and leaving about 2,000 livestock dead, the UN said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/19 22:51:10