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Meghan Markle left HURT by Queen's contentious request

Meghan Markle left HURT by Queen's contentious request

Meghan Markle embraced her Hollywood roots for her official engagement photos with fiancé Prince Harry . Kensington Palace shared on Twitter that the engagement pictures were snapped by fashion and celebrity photographer Alexi Lubomirski earlier in the week at Frogmore House, the 17th century manor on the Windsor Castle estate about a mile from the Castle.



India silent ahead of crucial vote on Jerusalem in UN General Assembly

United States permanent envoy to the UN Nikki Haley declared that the USA will "take names" to shame those countries who oppose the U.S. position on Jerusalem. Following the US' decision to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, Czech Republic too followed suit, however, the latter has so far not moved its embassy unlike America.


Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe case marked as eligible for early release

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe case marked as eligible for early release

Her family have always maintained she was on holiday with her daughter. "And now suddenly the database is shifting and saying eligible for early release", he said. "It has given Nazanin a real boost of positive energy, and now we wait impatiently to see what happens next". At the time, Mr Ratcliffe said it had led to a "first ripple of freedom".



China's Didi said to be worth $56B after raising more cash

Uber didn't immediately respond to an email request for comment sent outside regular business hours. The deal will give Didi a license to conduct online-payment business, enabling it to enter an industry dominated by its investors Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Tencent Holdings Ltd.


Philippines Ferry With 251 Passengers Sinks Off Quezon Coast, Many Feared Dead

Philippines Ferry With 251 Passengers Sinks Off Quezon Coast, Many Feared Dead

A Ferry carrying 251 people on Thursday capsized in stormy seas off between Dinahican, Quezon and Polilio Island. Two men and two women were killed, while the search for those still missing has been suspended for the night, Ron Crisostomo, a civil defence official in Infanta town near Real told AFP.


Uber dealt blow after European Union court classifies it as transport service

Uber dealt blow after European Union court classifies it as transport service

The judgment is a blow to Uber's plans to expand across European countries, as it will not be able to expand peer-to-peer services that allow anyone with a auto to use the company to collect passengers. Another blow for Uber is that this ruling can not be challenged in the ECJ, but there is still an option to pursue an appeal in other courts. Instead, the court may start to treat more and more of these tech companies like the very businesses they're beginning to replace.