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In this Nov. 22, 2018, photo provided by the Imperial Household Agency of Japan, Japan's Prince Akishino and his wife Princess Kiko attend a press conference ahead of his birthday at their residence in Tokyo. Prince Akishino, Emperor Akihito's second son, celebrated his 53rd birthday on Nov. 30. (Imperial Household Agency of Japan via AP)
November 30, 2018 - 2:22 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Prince Akishino says a highly religious ritual that is part of next year's succession ceremonies should be covered privately by the imperial family, questioning the government's decision to use public money. Emperor Akihito's younger son spoke on the contentious issue in a news...
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Britain's Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex leaves after a visit to the Hubb Community Kitchen in London, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. The visit is to see how the funds raised by 'Together: Our Community Cookbook' are already making a difference. 'Together' features over 50 recipes from women whose community was affected by the Grenfell Tower fire. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
November 24, 2018 - 7:07 am
LONDON (AP) — Like many a couple before them, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are moving to the suburbs ahead of the anticipated birth of their first child. Officials said Saturday that Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will move from Kensington Palace in central London to Frogmore Cottage...
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President Donald Trump speaks to the media before leaving the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, to travel to Florida, where he will spend Thanksgiving at Mar-a-Lago. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 21, 2018 - 4:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii is lashing out at President Donald Trump after the president argued that cancelling Saudi arms deals worth billions of dollars to U.S...
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In this photo provided by the Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman gives his annual policy speech in the ornate hall of the consultative Shura Council, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Salman gave his first major speech since the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents, expressing support for his son, the crown prince, and making no mention of the accusations that the prince ordered the killing. Monday’s speech highlighted the kingdom’s priorities for the coming year, focusing on issues such as the war in Yemen, security for Palestinians, stability in the oil market, countering rival Iran and job creation for Saudis. (AP Photo/Saudi Press Agency)
November 19, 2018 - 9:42 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Monday gave his first major speech since the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents, expressing support for his son, the crown prince, and making no mention of allegations that the young royal ordered the killing. The annual...
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In this handout image provided by Clarence House and taken on Sept. 5, 2018, Britain's Prince Charles poses for an official portrait to mark his 70th Birthday in the gardens of Clarence House, with Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince William, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis, Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, in London, England. (Chris Jackson/Pool Photo)
November 14, 2018 - 4:07 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles is turning 70 with a family birthday party, and a firm commitment to his environmentalist views. Charles is due to have tea on Wednesday with a group of people who are also turning 70 this year, before a Buckingham Palace party thrown by his mother, Queen...
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(From L) Morocco's Prince Moulay Hassan, Moroccan King Mohammed VI, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Niger's President's wife Lalla Malika Issoufou, Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou and Republic of Guinea's President Alpha Conde walk towards the Arc de Triomphe, in Paris, France, as part of the commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the 11 November 1918 armistice, ending World War I, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (Ludovic Marin/Pool Photo via AP)
November 11, 2018 - 10:45 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on commemorations a century after the end of World War I (all times local): 4:45 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has made an impassioned plea for world peace and cooperation 100 years after Germany's defeat in World War I, saying "we must not simply stand by and watch"...
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A rain drop covered photograph of Canadian soldier Fredrick George Coppins adorns a cross placed in the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey in preparation for the annual Armistice Day commemoration for the dead and injured military and civilian in conflicts around the world on Nov. 11, in London, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
November 07, 2018 - 11:38 am
LONDON (AP) — Elaborate preparations are underway in Britain ahead of ceremonies to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Armistice Day will be commemorated Sunday in Britain with a solemn ceremony at the Cenotaph in London that will be attended by Queen Elizabeth II and other...
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Sam Derrick from Minnesota celebrates with a United States flag during a gathering organized by Democrats Abroad in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Democrats were poised to seize the House majority from President Donald Trump’s Republican Party on Tuesday in a suburban revolt that threatened what’s left of the president’s governing agenda. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 07, 2018 - 8:01 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — The Democratic victory in the U.S. House of Representatives could echo from Moscow to Beijing to Riyadh, with empowered Democrats now able to launch new investigations into President Donald Trump's international business empire and his political dealings with the rest of the world...
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November 02, 2018 - 12:33 pm
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, have arrived in Ghana for the second stop of their West African tour. The royals landed Friday afternoon in Accra where they walked down a red carpet at the start of their five-day stay. High school students lined the...
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Japanese Princess Ayako, center right, dressed in traditional ceremonial robe, and groom Kei Moriya, center left, arrive at Meiji Shrine for their wedding ceremony in Tokyo, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. Japan's Princess Ayako married Moriya, a commoner in a ritual-filled ceremony Monday at Tokyo's Meiji Shrine.(Kyodo News via AP)
October 29, 2018 - 1:22 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Princess Ayako married a commoner in a ritual-filled ceremony Monday at Tokyo's Meiji Shrine. Ayako and groom Kei Moriya were shown on national news walking slowly before guests at the shrine. The wedding took place in one of the pagoda-like buildings in the shrine complex and...
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