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Malaysia honors a new king in coronation marked by pomp and cannon fire

Jul. 20, 2024 03:57 AM EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Traditional pomp and cannon fire on Saturday marked the coronation of Malaysia's billionaire King Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar, who pledged to govern fairly during the five-year term he will serve under a unique rotating monarchy system. Sultan Ibrahim,...

What to know about Malaysia's coronation of its king, Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar

Jul. 20, 2024 03:26 AM EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's billionaire king Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar was installed on Saturday, six months after he was sworn in for a five-year term under a unique rotating monarchy system. The coronation at the national palace formalized the sultan's role as...

European leaders discuss migration and Ukraine at a UK summit as concern grows about direction of US

Jul. 18, 2024 17:31 PM EDT

WOODSTOCK, England (AP) — Leaders from across Europe expressed support for Ukraine and concern about the direction of the United States on Thursday at a security-focused summit clouded by worries about whether the U.S. will remain a reliable ally if Donald Trump wins a second presidency. ...

UK's new government announces legislation for 'national renewal' as Parliament opens with royal pomp

Jul. 17, 2024 14:12 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s new Labour Party government promised to calm the country’s febrile politics and ease its cost-of-living crisis as it set out its plans for “national renewal” at the grand State Opening of Parliament on Wednesday. Stabilizing the U.K.’s public...

Trumpets, tiaras and tradition on display as King Charles III presides over opening of Parliament

Jul. 17, 2024 06:58 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — King Charles III arrived at Parliament to preside over the State Opening on Wednesday, donning his ceremonial robes and the crown of state to deliver a speech laying out the legislative program of the U.K.’s first left-leaning government in 14 years. The state...

King Charles III arrives at Parliament to preside over State Opening and set out Labour government's plans

Jul. 17, 2024 06:18 AM EDT
LONDON (AP) — King Charles III arrives at Parliament to preside over State Opening and set out Labour government's plans.

No kidding! King Charles III bestows royal title on rare golden goat breed

Jul. 16, 2024 14:19 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — King Charles III has bestowed a royal title on a rare golden goat breed. From now on, the breed known for its connection to the island of Guernsey will have the special title of Royal Golden Guernsey Goat. The title, bestowed Tuesday during the king's visit to the...

The Latest: King Charles writes to Trump, who was in 'great spirits' Sunday

Jul. 15, 2024 05:00 AM EDT

A shooting at Donald Trump ’s rally in Butler, Pennsylvania is being investigated as an attempted assassination of the former president and presumptive Republican nominee, law enforcement officials say. Trump called Sunday for unity and resilience as shocked leaders across the...

Kate, the Princess of Wales, hands Carlos Alcaraz his Wimbledon trophy in a rare appearance for her

Jul. 14, 2024 23:22 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Kate, the Princess of Wales, handed Carlos Alcaraz the champion's trophy after the Wimbledon men's final at the All England Club on Sunday in only her second public appearance since announcing she was diagnosed with cancer. Kate, wife of heir to the throne Prince...

King Charles III to visit Australia and Samoa as he recovers from cancer

Jul. 14, 2024 20:26 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — King Charles III is preparing to visit Australia and Samoa in October, an itinerary that will span 12 time zones and test the monarch’s stamina as he recovers from cancer treatment. The trip, announced on Sunday by Buckingham Palace, marks a watershed moment for the...