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Duchess Kate heads to Netherlands for first solo royal foreign trip

In fact, critics can't help but point out that the Duchess of Cambridge looked like she was full of nerves as she tried to impress diplomats and royal fans alike on her trip to The Netherlands. She replied that she had and that the "Girl with the Pearl Earring" was her favourite. She said: "She didn't mention the earrings she was wearing but she was interested in the painting".


France, Britain at United Nations call for end to Aleppo 'bloodbath'

France, Britain at United Nations call for end to Aleppo 'bloodbath'

A rival Russian-drafted resolution that aimed to revive a failed September 9 U.S. and Russia ceasefire deal on Syria did not garner the minimum nine votes. British ambassador to the UN Matthew Rycroft called the Russian initiative a "sham" aimed at distracting from Moscow's veto of the Western-backed resolution.


Rescues and worry after Matthew inundates North Carolina

Rescues and worry after Matthew inundates North Carolina

Despite warnings from government officials and meteorologists, some Charleston business owners who left their businesses returned Saturday to find themselves pleasantly surprised at the lack of damage. But rains were ending in most of the area by midday Sunday. Some 2.1 million customers, however, remained without service, down from about 2.2 million out earlier Sunday morning.


Clinton and Trump exchange low blows

Clinton and Trump exchange low blows

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton looked each other in the eye at the start of their second debate and set out to destroy one another. The Donald Trump campaign planned to seat former President Bill Clinton's sexual assault accusers in the Trump family box at the debate, hoping for a televised showdown before the event kicked off, but had its plans thwarted at the last minute.


Parents of teen girl who died fasting investigated in India

Parents of teen girl who died fasting investigated in India

Meanwhile, Aradhana's death invited severe criticism on her family and the community heads for allowing her to fast for so many days by giving up school. She also said that this is suicide if not murder. As of now, an entry had been made in the general dairy at the police station in Hyderabad . Her family, which lives in Secunderabad here, said she was admitted to hospital after she took ill after completing the fast.



Colombian President Santos to donate Nobel prize money to conflict victims

A peace deal agreed by Mr Santos and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) was narrowly rejected by voters in a shock referendum result, during the first weekend of October. The war has cost the lives of more than 220,000 and displaced six million people. A divided Colombia had mixed reactions to Santos's win. Many voters believed it was too lenient on the guerrillas.