Doreen Luckie, aged 91, and George Kirby, aged 103, sign the register during their wedding ceremony at the Langham Hotel in Eastbourne, southern England. (AFP)
Ziad Yamani is a young designer who studied art, painting and sculpture. His passion for design made him carve out a niche for himself in this field.
SAN FRANCISCO, California: Facebook on Monday began rolling out video calling on its Messenger mobile application, enabling face-to-face conversations among users of the app around the world.
AL-BEGRAWIYA, Sudan: The small, steep pyramids rising up from the desert hills of northern Sudan resemble those in neighboring Egypt, but unlike the famed pyramids of Giza, the Sudanese site is largel
SINGAPORE/TOKYO: One by one, Japan is turning off the lights at the giant oil-fired power plants that propelled it to the ranks of the world’s top industrialized nations.
UNITED NATIONS: Jordan’s 20-year-old crown prince has become the youngest person ever to chair a meeting of the UN Security Council, to applause and some “He’s cute!” sighs.
NEW YORK: Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock was named the world’s most beautiful woman in 2015 by People magazine on Wednesday and laughed when she heard about the honor.
TOKYO: A Japan Railway maglev train hit 603 km per hour on an experimental track in Yamanashi Tuesday, setting a decisive new world record.
Hazem Aljesr spent his early years in Lebanon, where he was born and Saudi Arabia where he was brought up.
BEIJING: A pioneering plane attempting to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the sun took off in China early Tuesday for the next stage of its journey, organizers said.
The French mother of an autistic child has created what is believed to be the world’s first smartphone application allowing people speaking different languages — or those incapable of speech at all —
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