The Queen Just Handed Over 2 Royal Duties to Meghan Markle. Here’s What to Know
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The Queen Just Handed Over 2 Royal Duties to Meghan Markle. Here’s What to Know

Meghan Markle’s résumé just got a major boost. Her grandmother-in-law, the Queen, has given her not one, but four shiny new gigs, Kensington Palace announced Thursday morning in a series of tweets. The Duchess of Sussex will assume two royal patronages long held by Queen Elizabeth II herself. The first is the royal patron of the National Theatre, and the second is the royal patron of the Association of Commonwealth Universities. “The...

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Catholic Church and Others Challenge Congo Presidential Election Results

(KINSHASA, Congo) — Congo appeared ready to achieve its first peaceful transfer of power with the surprise victory Thursday of opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi, despite clear signs that a rival opposition leader actually won in a landslide. With no major protests in the capital and limited violence elsewhere in the vast Central African country, the population seemed to be choosing stability over credibility, accepting...

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‘Rahaf Is Going to Start a Revolution.’ Saudi Women Are Demanding Reforms After a Teen Fled the Country in Fear for Her Life

Women across Saudi Arabia, inspired by a teenager who fled the country to seek asylum in Australia amid fears that she would be killed by her family, are demanding further reforms — including an end to the male-dominated guardianship system — or else they will leave the country, they say. The emigration threats began trending on social media in the days since 18-year-old Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun was detained in Thailand on Saturday...

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Na fórum do Davosu jedou Trump, Babiš i šéf Microsoftu
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Na fórum do Davosu jedou Trump, Babiš i šéf Microsoftu

Světové ekonomické fórum ve švýcarském Davosu přivítá i letos špičky politiky, byznysu a akademického světa. Mezi 3 tisícovkami účastníků nebude opět chybět americký prezident Donald Trump, jehož loňská účast vyvolala obrovskou mediální pozornost, i proto že přes všechny předpoklady vůdce USA na fóru zabodoval. Do Davosu se chystá i český premiér Andrej...

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