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Meghan Markle arrives at the church

Prince Harry told the Archbishop of Canterbury he would take Meghan Markle to be his wife at a glittering display of royal pageantry that supporters hope will inject a measure of modern Hollywood glamour into the 1,000-year-old monarchy. “I will,” Harry answered when asked by Justin Welby, the leader of ...

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Russia unveils world’s first floating nuclear power station

Russia on Saturday unveiled the world’s first floating nuclear power station at a ceremony in the port of the far northern city of Murmansk where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to eastern Siberia. Built in Saint Petersburg, the Akademik Lomonosov arrived in Murmansk on Thursday where it was ...

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Afghan cricket stadium attack leaves 8 dead, 45 wounded

Eight people were killed and 45 wounded in a series of explosions targeting a cricket match in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, officials said Saturday, the first attack since the holy month of Ramadan began. The blasts exploded among spectators crowded into the stadium at around 11pm (1830 GMT) ...

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Ten dead in Texas school shooting, student arrested

Ten people were killed and at least 10 injured when a student armed with a shotgun and a revolver opened fire at his Texas high school on Friday, officials said, in the latest deadly school shooting in the United States. The gunman, who was taken into custody on murder charges, ...

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Istanbul summit urges international force to protect Palestinians

A summit in Istanbul of Muslim heads of state on Friday called for the creation of an international peacekeeping force to protect the Palestinians, as host Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel of “brutality” comparable to the Nazis. The 57-member Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) — seeking to bridge ...

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Tens of thousands pray at Al-Aqsa on first Friday of Ramazan

Tens of thousands of Palestinians prayed at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem (held-Al Quds) on first Friday of Ramazan. Around 120,000 people attended the Friday prayers, a spokesman for the religious authority that governs the mosque told AFP. Heavily armed Israeli police stood guard in the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem’s ...

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Multiple fatalities in US high school shooting

Multiple people were killed when a gunman opened fire at a Texas high school on Friday, US media reported, as President Donald Trump said the situation was “not looking good.” The incident took place at Santa Fe High School in the city of the same name, located about 30 miles ...

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