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Caribbean Island Of St Vincent Covered In Thick Ash After Volcano Erupts

Caribbean Island Of St Vincent Covered In Thick Ash After Volcano Erupts

Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 11, 2021, St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda

Ash covered much of the Caribbean island of Saint Vincent on Saturday, and the stench of sulphur filled the air after a series of eruptions from a volcano that had been quiet for decades.

Prince Harry But No Meghan At Funeral For Prince Philip: Palace

Prince Harry But No Meghan At Funeral For Prince Philip: Palace

Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 11, 2021, London

The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip, will take place next week, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday, announcing a stripped-back ceremony due to Covid restrictions, and a return for exiled royal Prince Harry but not his wife.

South African Variant Can "Break Through" Pfizer Vaccine: Israeli Study

South African Variant Can "Break Through" Pfizer Vaccine: Israeli Study

Reuters | Sunday April 11, 2021, Jerusalem

The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa can "break through" Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel found, though its prevalence in the country is low and the research has not been peer reviewed

Watch: Prince Charles Pays Tribute To "My Dear Papa" Philip For Devoted Service

Watch: Prince Charles Pays Tribute To "My Dear Papa" Philip For Devoted Service

Reuters | Sunday April 11, 2021

Britain's Prince Charles paid a personal tribute on Saturday to his "dear papa" Prince Philip, saying the royal family missed him emormously and that the 99-year-old would have been amazed at the touching reaction across the world to his death.

Prince Philip's Funeral On April 17, Harry To Attend

Prince Philip's Funeral On April 17, Harry To Attend

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 10, 2021, London, United Kingdom

The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip, will take place next week, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday, announcing a stripped-back ceremony due to coronavirus restrictions, and a return for exiled royal Prince Harry but not his wif

Dawood Ibrahim's Close Aide To Be Freed In UK As US Drops Extradition Request

Dawood Ibrahim's Close Aide To Be Freed In UK As US Drops Extradition Request

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 10, 2021, London

Jabir Moti, described in court as a "top lieutenant" of Dawood Ibrahim's D Company worldwide criminal network, is set to be freed from a London prison.

Harry Expected To Fly In For Funeral Of Grandfather Prince Philip: Reports

Harry Expected To Fly In For Funeral Of Grandfather Prince Philip: Reports

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 10, 2021, London

The rift in the royal ranks after an explosive interview by Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle is to be set aside as reports suggest that the Duke of Sussex is keen to fly to the UK despite coronavirus restrictions to attend grandfather Prince Phili

Indian-American, 5, Reads 36 Books Nonstop In 105 Minutes, Sets Record

Indian-American, 5, Reads 36 Books Nonstop In 105 Minutes, Sets Record

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday April 10, 2021, Chennai

She is barely five but Indian-American Kiara Kaur in UAE has already won international acclaim for reading 36 books nonstop for over an hour. She has entered the World Book of Records in London and Asia Book of Records for her feat.

6 Killed After Earthquake Hits Indonesia

6 Killed After Earthquake Hits Indonesia

Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 10, 2021, Jakarta, Indonesia

At least six people have been killed after a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia's main Java island, the country's disaster agency said Saturday.

Watch: Gun Salutes Fired Across UK In Tribute To Prince Philip

Watch: Gun Salutes Fired Across UK In Tribute To Prince Philip

Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 10, 2021, London, United Kingdom

Gun salutes echoed around the United Kingdom on Saturday as the military paid solemn tribute to Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip, after his death aged 99.

US Approaching China From Position Of Patience, Not In Hurry: White House

US Approaching China From Position Of Patience, Not In Hurry: White House

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 10, 2021, Washington

The Biden administration is approaching China from the position of patience and is not in a hurry, the White House has said.

Gun Salutes, Silence To Mark Prince Philip's Death

Gun Salutes, Silence To Mark Prince Philip's Death

Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 10, 2021, London, United Kingdom

Military guns will be fired across Britain and sporting events will fall silent on Saturday as part of worldwide tributes to mark the death of Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip.

China's COVID-19 Vaccine Output To Hit 3 Billion By Year-End: Official

China's COVID-19 Vaccine Output To Hit 3 Billion By Year-End: Official

Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 10, 2021, Chendu, China

China's will likely have produced 3 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines by the end of the year, a National Health Commission official said on Saturday.

Iran Starts Up Advanced Centrifuges In New Nuclear Deal Breach

Iran Starts Up Advanced Centrifuges In New Nuclear Deal Breach

Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 10, 2021, Tehran, Iran

Iran announced Saturday it has started up advanced centrifuges that enrich uranium more quickly, in a new breach of its undertakings under a troubled 2015 nuclear agreement.

6.0-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesia Coast: US Agency

6.0-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesia Coast: US Agency

Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 10, 2021, Jakarta, Indonesia

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia's Java island Saturday, the United States Geological Survey said.