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AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Nov. 16, 2018 2:56 AM EST

Japan's Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko, Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako greeted guests at the autumn garden party at the Akasaka Palace imperial garden. Akihito has said he will abdicate next year. In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, dancers in traditional dress waited for...

Prince Charles turns 70 with party, new family photos

Nov. 14, 2018 8:10 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles is turning 70 with a family birthday party, and a firm commitment to his environmentalist views. Charles is due to have tea on Wednesday with a group of people who are also turning 70 this year, before a Buckingham Palace party thrown by his mother, Queen Elizabeth...

Heir's big birthday: 70 candles lined up for Prince Charles

Nov. 13, 2018 8:51 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles turns 70 Wednesday and is still heir to the throne — a role he has served since he was a young child. He's not lacking in things to do and shows few signs of slowing down — he is wealthy, extremely active in matters of great importance to him, and preparing to...

The Latest: Leaders discuss Ukraine elections at Paris meet

Nov. 11, 2018 8:01 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — The latest on commemorations a century after the end of World War I (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The spokesman for Petro Poroshenko says the Ukrainian president has met with the leaders of Germany and France in Paris amid the ceremonies commemorating the end of World War I, and that they...

In remembering WWI, world warned of resurging 'old demons'

Nov. 11, 2018 11:25 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — World leaders with the power to make war but a duty to preserve peace solemnly marked the end of World War I's slaughter 100 years ago at commemorations Sunday that drove home the message "never again" but also exposed the globe's new political fault lines. As Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and...

A Democratic House could probe Trump business ties abroad

Nov. 7, 2018 1:53 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — President Donald Trump's Russian business ties, Jared Kushner's relationship with the Saudi crown prince, Ivanka Trump's Chinese trademarks — all could come under new scrutiny by the Democrats when they take over the House of Representatives. While Trump retains broad power over...

Elaborate preparations in UK to mark Armistice Day centenary

Nov. 7, 2018 11:38 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Elaborate preparations are underway in Britain ahead of ceremonies to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Armistice Day will be commemorated Sunday in Britain with a solemn ceremony at the Cenotaph in London that will be attended by Queen Elizabeth II and other senior...

Ghana: Prince Charles says visit to city evokes fond times

Nov. 4, 2018 1:47 PM EST

KUMASI, Ghana (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall have attended a dubar - a traditional celebration of leaders - as part of their visit to Ghana. The heir to the British throne and his wife, Camilla, arrived in the West African country's capital, Accra, on Friday night and flew into...

Prince Charles, Camilla land in Ghana on second Africa stop

Nov. 2, 2018 12:34 PM EDT

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, have arrived in Ghana for the second stop of their West African tour. The royals landed Friday afternoon in Accra where they walked down a red carpet at the start of their five-day stay. High school students lined the roads...

Royal sweets: Diana and sons feature in cake competition

Nov. 2, 2018 9:56 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — There seems to be a bit of a royal obsession on display at the Cake International exhibition taking place in Birmingham in central England. There was an oversize cake depicting the late Princess Diana with her two sons Prince William and Prince Harry. There's even a life-size cake of a...