Police: Rocket kills 26 at Afghan wedding party

World Jan 1, 2015

Police: Rocket kills 26 at Afghan wedding party

A rocket fired amid fighting between Taliban insurgents and Afghan soldiers killed at least 26 people at a nearby wedding party Thursday night, authorities said, a grim end to a year that saw the end of the 13-year U.S.-led combat mission there. The rocket struck ...

Venice to close Grand Canal walkway area for Clooney wedding

Entertainment News Sep 26, 2014

Venice to close Grand Canal walkway area for Clooney wedding

Venice city officials on Thursday ordered the closure of a walkway fronting the picturesque Grand Canal on Monday to keep crowds away from George Clooney's wedding to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin. The city order closes pedestrian access to walkways accessing the 16th-century Cavalli Palace ...

Clooney says he'll wed fiancee in Venice

Entertainment News Sep 9, 2014

Clooney says he'll wed fiancee in Venice

George Clooney says he will marry his fiancee in Venice, one of the world's most romantic backdrops. The heartthrob actor revealed that he will marry human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin in the lagoon city in a couple of weeks. His publicist, Stan Rosenfield, said Clooney revealed ...

Designer urges localized weddings

National Oct 17, 2013

Designer urges localized weddings

by Megumi Kudo

In an era of declining marriages and smaller weddings, a leading bridal fashion designer is helping to revive the custom of holding hometown nuptials that feature local food and traditional crafts. "A bride used to prepare for a wedding at the home where she grew ...

Yamanote fetes green trains with rolling nuptials

National Oct 15, 2013

Yamanote fetes green trains with rolling nuptials

Chosen for their special connection to the Yamanote Line in Tokyo, a lucky couple exchanged vows on board a specially reserved train Monday as part of East Japan Railway Co.'s celebration of the 50th anniversary of the introduction of its series of lime green ...

Apps helping couples organize their big day

National Oct 15, 2013

Apps helping couples organize their big day

by Shinichi Tokuda

Marriage is a major event in one's life but preparing for it can be bothersome. To help couples make their preparations easier, many wedding service companies in Japan are now offering computer software and smartphone applications to make organizing the big day easier. The programs ...