October 25, 2019

Prince Harry, Meghan step out after documentary for conversation on gender equality

NataliaCatalina/iStock(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, joined young leaders from around the world Friday, their first public appearance together since the release of a documentary in which they revealed their struggles living in the spotlight. Harry was a surprise guest at the roundtable discussion with 10 young people who are "leading projects and ventures that support gender equality and inclusion" in countries around the world, according to Buckingham Palac..
October 25, 2019

Body of dictator Francisco Franco exhumed in Spain amid protests, tributes

Getty Images/Pawel.Gaul(MADRID) -- At least 22 family members of the infamous Spanish dictator Francisco Franco gathered Thursday at the mausoleum in Madrid where the leader's remains were removed from the Cathedral at Valley of the Fallen. The exhumation, which started at 10:30 a.m. local time and lasted for over three hours, marked the end of a long debate over the darkest period in Spanish history. The country has been divided for years over whether Franco should be allowed to be buried ..
October 24, 2019

500-year-old skeletons found in the Tower of London

Tom Macak / EyeEm /Getty Images (LONDON) -- Not only is it the final resting place to many traitors to the crown, the infamous Tower of London has also been home to many ordinary people since it was built in 1066. But the recent discovery of the remains of a woman and a girl have managed to shed even more light on what life was like in the fortress during the late Medieval and early Tudor period. The Tower of London is a famous landmark located in the center of London and is most renowned for ho..
October 24, 2019

Russian nuclear bombers land in Africa as Putin hosts continent’s leaders

omersukrugoksu/iStock(LONDON) -- Russia landed the world's heaviest bomber in South Africa on Wednesday in a rare show of military cooperation between the two nations, as Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted African leaders at an economic forum. Two Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bombers, which are supersonic Soviet-era aircraft capable of launching nuclear missiles, touched down at a South African Air Force base on the outskirts of the capital, Pretoria. It was said to be the first time that..