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By Crispian Balmer VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Sunday he would elevate 14 churchmen from five continents to the rank of cardinal, picking candidates who work with the poor or where Catholics are in a minority and putting his stamp on the group that will elect his successor. Making the surprise announcement during his weekly Sunday address, the pope said the new cardinals came from Italy, Spain, Portugal, Poland, Iraq, Pakistan, Japan, Madagascar, Peru, Mexico and Bolivia. Eleven of the group are under 80, the age limit for entering the secret conclave that will be called to elect a new pope once Francis dies or retires.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Two foreign climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest have died on the world's highest peak, a Nepal mountaineering official said Monday.
In most respects, Royal weddings bear little resemblance to the countless other civilian ceremonies that take place in these isles. Yet amid the stunning pomp and pageantry of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s nuptials today there were a series of touching and emotional moments familiar to many families’ big day. With a global audience of hundreds of millions of watching around the world, the happy couple managed to share some intimate moments at the altar. And there were points where the joy they both felt was clear to see. Meanwhile cameras also captured Ms Markle’s mother’s tearful pride at watching her daughter marry the Prince a well as a cameo for the youngest members of the Royal Family. Royal wedding day pictures: Best photos from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's ceremony and reception Prince Harry visibly moved Prince Harry looked confident and dashing as he arrived at St George’s Chapel with his brother and best man, the Duke of Cambridge. The pair were dressed in the frockcoat uniform of the Blues and Royals, in a nod to the Prince’s military service. Prince Harry and the Duke of Cambridge arriving at St George's chapel Credit: PA But Prince Harry’s face betrayed hints of emotion at times as he awaited his bride in the chapel. He looked visibly nervous at points in the build-up and was seen taking the odd deep breath between exchanging the occasional comments with the Duke, for whom he was the best man in 2011. Prince Harry looked nervous at points as he awaited his bride Although his nerves appeared to ease and his face lit up when he finally laid eye on Ms Markle coming down the aisle. ‘You look amazing’ and holding hands As Ms Markle approached the High Altar, accompanied by the Prince of Wales, Prince Harry was seen mouthing to her "you look amazing." The Prince’s demeanour visibly warmed as Ms Markle approached, wearing a simple, long-sleeved white wedding dress, with veil covering her face. The Prince's demeanor change when Ms Markle arrived at the altar Credit: PA When she reached the altar smiles suffused across the faces of the happy couple and the Prince seemed more relaxed. As they waited for the opening hymn to end, the couple exchanged some words and both laughed as they shared a private joke. The Prince and Ms Markle held hands at the beginning of the ceremony Credit: PA The pair were then seen holding hands as the ceremony began. Meghan’s joy From the moment Ms Markle stepped out of the Rolls-Royce that brought her to St George's Chapel, she looked the epitome of poise and grace. The former actress’s demeanor was of someone at ease on such an elevated stage, with hundreds of million watching live. Ms Markle had a smile on her face for large parts of the ceremony As she stood next to her groom a faint smile could be seen showing the clear joy she was feeling, which rarely left her face throughout the ceremony. At points the couple exchanged loving glances with each other, which frequently led Ms Markle breaking into a broad smile. Doria’s tears Ms Markle’s mother, Doria Ragland, was also visibly emotional as she watched her daughter marry into royalty. The pair, who are very close, had spent the night together at the Cliveden House Hotel. She also accompanied her daughter to the chapel in the vintage Rolls-Royce Phantom IV. Sitting with her hands clasped on her lap, Ms Ragland was visibly tearful as she watched her daughter take centre stage inside the chapel. Doria Ragland was tearful as she watched her daughter take her place at the altar Ms Markle’s father, Thomas, had been due to walk his daughter down the aisle, but was unable to make the wedding due to health problems. Ms Ragland watched the ceremony from the opposite side of the chapel from the Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. There was a touching moment later in the ceremony, when Ms Ragland was required to witness the signing of the register and Prince Charles offered her his hand. The Prince of Wales linking arms with Ms Ragland after the ceremony Credit: AFP The two parents walked through hand-in-hand to officially register their children as a married couple and they left the chapel side-by-side behind the royal couple. The kiss Following the ceremony, the newlyweds emerged from St George's Chapel to loud cheers from the crowd. The pair then delighted the onlookers by stopping on the stone stairs and sharing a tender kiss. Prince Harry and Ms Markle shared a public kiss after the ceremony Credit: Reuters According to lip reader Tina Lannin, when the newly-wed couple stopped mid-way down the West Steps there was a moment of uncertainty over their first kiss as husband and wife. Meghan discreetly asked Harry: "Do we kiss?" To which Harry quietly replied: "Yeah". Judi James, a body language expert, said: "The timing of the kiss was perfect and it looked like Meghan's idea to do it on the steps, as she was the one who murmured to him. Ms Markle asked the Prince if they should kiss before their embrace Credit: Getty "It almost seemed like her theatrical experience may have influenced the decision to do it early, as the more time you wait the more tension and pressure builds up. Whereas she signalled to do it early to keep things calm." The children Before the wedding, Ms Markle said she could not choose a maid of honour from her very close-knit group of friends so instead had children close to her and the Prince fulfill the roles. Cutest pictures of Prince George, Princess Charlotte and more young royals at the wedding Among those chosen for the special occasion were Prince George and Princess Charlotte as well as the pair’s goddaughters Florence van Cutsem, Remi Litt, Rylan Litt, Ivy Mulroney and Zalie Warren. Prince Harry’s godson Jasper Dyer, and John and Brian Mulroney, the sons of Ms Markle’s close friends, Jessica Mulroney and Benedict Mulroney, completed the complement of page boys. Princess Charlotte waving to the crowds as she makse her way into the chapel with her mother, the Duchess of Cambridge and the other bridesmaids Credit: PA The page boys helped Ms Markle with her five metre long train. However the show was stolen by Princess Charlotte who appeared to enjoy her cameo thoroughly and was happily waving to the crowd. Royal wedding | Read more
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Hundreds of Arab Israelis demonstrated Saturday evening in Haifa in solidarity with Gaza, where more than 60 Palestinians have died from Israeli fire in recent days, an AFP reporter said. Protesters shouted "down with the occupation, stop fascism" and denounced the arrests Friday of 19 people in the northern city during a previous rally held in solidarity with Gaza residents. A total of 62 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli gunfire on Monday, when thousands of Palestinians protested as the US officially moved its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem after recognising the disputed city as the capital of Israel.