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Extravagant wedding celebrations for the son of Asia's richest man conclude with a reception

Jul. 14, 2024 22:49 PM EDT

MUMBAI, India (AP) — A wedding reception on Sunday wrapped up the monthslong celebrations as the youngest son of Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest man, married his longtime girlfriend with a price tag running into the millions. The newlyweds were cheered by friends and relatives at...

Global leaders condemn assassination attempt targeting former US President Donald Trump

Jul. 14, 2024 19:24 PM EDT

Global leaders expressed concern Sunday over an assassination attempt targeting former U.S. President Donald Trump at a rally in Pennsylvania that left one attendee dead and critically injured two others. Trump’s campaign said the presumptive Republican nominee was doing “fine”...

The son of Asia's richest man gets married in the year's most extravagant wedding

Jul. 13, 2024 13:06 PM EDT

MUMBAI, India (AP) — The youngest son of Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest man, married his longtime girlfriend early Saturday in what many dubbed the wedding of the year, attended by global celebrities, business tycoons and politicians, highlighting the billionaire’s staggering wealth and rising...

India's Modi discusses the Ukraine war with Austria's leader a day after meeting Putin

Jul. 10, 2024 07:28 AM EDT

VIENNA (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed the war in Ukraine on Wednesday with the leader of Austria, an ally of Kyiv that has a policy of military neutrality, emphasizing the need for diplomacy a day after he met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. Modi...

Putin hosts India's prime minister to deepen ties, but Ukraine looms over their relationship

Jul. 09, 2024 22:15 PM EDT

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Tuesday, seeking to deepen the relationship between the two nuclear powers at a time when NATO leaders gathered in Washington and Russia launched deadly missile attacks in Ukraine that hit a children's hospital. ...

Putin meets Indian prime minister in Russia on his first visit since Moscow sent troops into Ukraine

Jul. 08, 2024 16:19 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Moscow on Monday for a two-day visit, his first since Russia sent troops into Ukraine, complicating the relationship between the longtime partners and pushing Russia closer to India’s rival, China. Modi met Russian...

A NATO summit and mending EU relations are among first tasks for new UK leader Keir Starmer

Jul. 06, 2024 09:58 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — New British Prime Minister Keir Starmer doesn’t get to take a breather. After a draining six-week election campaign, the center-left politician must get straight to work assembling his government, tackling a mountain of domestic problems and putting his stamp on the U.K.’s...

Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani is set to throw a grand wedding for his son. Here's what to know

Jul. 06, 2024 08:44 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — In March, Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani threw a three-day prenuptial bash for his son that included a 1,200-person guest list, including former world leaders, tech tycoons and Bollywood's megastars, and a performance by renowned singer Rihanna. It was only the...

India's Modi will meet with Putin on 2-day visit to Russia starting Monday, Kremlin says

Jul. 04, 2024 20:51 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin on Thursday said Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Russia next Monday and Tuesday and hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The visit was first announced by Russian officials last month, but the dates have not been previously disclosed. ...

India cricketers feted in victory parade in Mumbai after winning Twenty20 World Cup

Jul. 04, 2024 14:07 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Tens of thousands of jubilant fans poured onto Mumbai’s Marine Drive to cheer India's new world cricket champions when they returned home on Thursday. India beat South Africa in a tight finish in the Twenty20 World Cup final last weekend in Barbados for their...