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Ex-military chief to be next Australia governor-general

Asia Pacific Dec 16, 2018

Ex-military chief to be next Australia governor-general

A former chief of Australia's defence forces was Sunday appointed as the next governor-general, the representative of Britain's Queen, but will only assume the role after crucial state and federal elections next year. Retired general David Hurley, 65, will be the second ex-defence forces chief ...

Egypt unearths tomb of ancient high priest

World / Science & Health Dec 16, 2018

Egypt unearths tomb of ancient high priest

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered the tomb of a priest dating back more than 4,400 years in the pyramid complex of Saqqara south of Cairo, authorities said Saturday. "Today we are announcing the last discovery of the year 2018 — it's a new discovery, it's a ...

Trump will join list of leaders Queen Elizabeth II has met amid protests

World Jul 5, 2018

Trump will join list of leaders Queen Elizabeth II has met amid protests

Protesters are planning demonstrations when U.S. President Donald Trump arrives in Britain next week for talks with Prime Minister Theresa May and a meeting with Queen Elizabeth II . Some of the queen's previous meetings with world leaders that provoked controversy or protests: Chinese President Xi ...

Trump to meet Queen Elizabeth despite chorus of discontent

World Jul 5, 2018

Trump to meet Queen Elizabeth despite chorus of discontent

When Donald Trump meets Queen Elizabeth II next week, he will become the 12th U.S. president whom the monarch has met during her 66 years on the throne, the longest in British history. Apart from Lyndon Johnson, Elizabeth has met every U.S. leader since Harry ...

Crowds in Windsor cheer and wave flags for 'dream' royal wedding

World May 19, 2018

Crowds in Windsor cheer and wave flags for 'dream' royal wedding

There was silence along the Long Walk in Windsor as thousands of well-wishers listened to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle say their vows — then the crowd erupted into cheers and popped prosecco corks as they were declared husband and wife. Crowds of colorful royal ...

Prince Harry: The troubled playboy grows up

World May 19, 2018

Prince Harry: The troubled playboy grows up

Prince Harry has been transformed in recent years from an angry young man into one of the British royal family's greatest assets. The younger son of the heir to the throne Prince Charles and the late Diana, Princess of Wales, the 33-year-old has always struggled ...