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World leaders, veterans mark D-Day launch

Portsmouth, United Kingdom | AFP |  US President Donald Trump, Queen Elizabeth II and 300 veterans are to gather on the south coast of England on Wednesday for a poignant ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Other world leaders will join them in Portsmouth for Britain’s national event to …

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Kidnap in the park

American tourist rescued; experts call for Crisis Management Unit Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | The kidnap of an American tourist and a guide in the Queen Elizabeth National Park in early April spread jitters across Uganda’s tourism industry. Kimberley Sue Endecott, was one of three guests on an evening …

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Toddler eaten by leopard in Uganda’s national park

Kampala, Uganda | AFP | Ugandan authorities were on Monday hunting for a leopard that snatched and ate the three-year-old son of a female ranger working in the popular Queen Elizabeth National Park. The boy had been left in the care of a nanny at the unfenced staff quarters of a safari …

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Queen Elizabeth to recognize three young Ugandans

Queen Elizabeth to recognize three young Ugandans London, UK | QUEEN’S YOUNG LEADERS |  Three young Ugandans are in London to receive the Queen’s Young Leaders Award from the Queen of England at Buckingham Palaceon June 29. They are 19-year-old Joel Baraka, Favourite Driciru, 27, and Ruth Nabembezi, 21. The Award celebrates inspiring young …

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Queen Elizabeth at 91

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth celebrates 91st birthday London, United Kingdom | AFP | Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 91st birthday on Friday, with the world’s longest-reigning monarch taking a step back from royal duties to allow the younger generation to step forward. A gun salute at London’s Tower Bridge and …

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Queen Elizabeth misses second church service with heavy cold

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Queen Elizabeth II missed a New Year’s Day church service on Sunday because of a lingering “heavy cold” that also forced her to stay at home on Christmas Day, Buckingham Palace said. The 90-year-old, the world’s longest reigning monarch, is however continuing to receive …

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Britain mulls inviting Trump to meet queen

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Queen Elizabeth II could host Donald Trump within months of him becoming United States president, with the British government confirming Monday that it was considering a state visit next year. Royal officials said that the government was responsible for organising state visits, and a …

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Britain cheers Queen on 90th birthday

Windsor, United Kingdom | AFP | Britain celebrates Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday on Thursday, with her eldest son Prince Charles paying tribute in a special radio broadcast and Prime Minister David Cameron leading a parliamentary homage. The sovereign, who last year overtook her great-great grandmother queen Victoria to become …

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