Last kaiser's heirs fight for riches once lost behind Iron Curtain

World Aug 30, 2019

Last kaiser's heirs fight for riches once lost behind Iron Curtain

A century after Germany's monarchy was abolished, some of its blue-blooded descendants are riding back into battle to reclaim what they see as their royal birthright. At stake are fabulous palaces and thousands of priceless artifacts and artworks. The fight has thrown a new spotlight on ...

Meghan and Harry present royal newborn to public

World May 8, 2019

Meghan and Harry present royal newborn to public

Tired but beaming, new parents Meghan and Prince Harry presented their 2-day-old son to the world as he slumbered Wednesday and also revealed his name: Archie. The royal couple, known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex since their marriage not quite a year ago, ...

U.K.'s Prince Philip, 97, back to driving but without seatbelt

World Jan 20, 2019

U.K.'s Prince Philip, 97, back to driving but without seatbelt

Britain's Prince Philip has been spoken to by the police for driving without a seatbelt — just two days after the 97-year-old survived a car crash. Images published in newspapers on Sunday appeared to show Queen Elizabeth II's husband behind the wheel of his replacement ...

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 ...