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    Newlyweds Ranveer and Deepika return to Mumbai

    Indian Bollywood actors and recently-wedded couple Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone acknowledge fans gathered at the Mumbai international airport early on November 18, 2018, following their return from their nuptials at Italy's Lake Como. Shree Building, the residence of Indian Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh, is seen decorated with lights in celebration of his marriage with Deepika Padukone in Mumbai. Photos: AFP

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    CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince behind Khashoggi murder: reports

    The US Central Intelligence Agency has concluded Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was behind the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, US media reported Friday, citing people close to the matter. The US assessment directly contradicts the conclusions of a Saudi prosecutor one day prior, which exonerated the prince of involvement in the brutal murder. But The Washington Post, which broke the story, said the CIA found that 15 Saudi agents flew on government aircraft to Istanbul and assassinated Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate. Queried by AFP, the CIA declined to comment. Khashoggi, a Post columnist, had gone to the consulate to obtain documents necessary to marry his Turkish

  • Arab News

    FaceOf: Princess Lamia bint Majid, secretary-general of Alwaleed Philanthropies

    Saudi Princess Lamia bint Majid has been secretary-general of Alwaleed Philanthropies since April 2016, and is a member of its board of trustees. The Riyadh-based charitable foundation supports and initiates projects worldwide to empower women and the youth, develop communities, provide disaster relief and create cultural understanding through education. It has donated $4 billion to humanitarian causes in more than 60 countries. Before becoming secretary-general, Princess Lamia was executive manager of media and communication at Alwaleed Philanthropies between 2014 and 2016.  She has a bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing and advertising from Misr International University in Cairo,

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    Salman Khan injured; returns home

    Salman Khan came in for trouble recently during the shooting of the film Bharat. We are not talking about the political controversy that ensued over the use of the Pakistan flag during the shoot of the film in Ludhiana, but also of a physical injury caused to the actor. Well, Salman did not death-defying stunts, but the actor was normally working out in the gymnasium at the shoot when he hurt himself pretty badly. “It is not a very serious injury, but he needs a lot of rest and that was one reason why Salman came back to Mumbai to also get checked up to assuage himself and people around him that nothing was too serious.  Salman was in a lot of pain and could not complete the shooting schedule

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    Spotted: Janhvi Kapoor, Sunny Leone, Neha Dhupia...

    Taimur Ali Khan Malaika Arora Sunny Leone and her daughter Nisha Weber Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi Janhvi Kapoor shoots for a commercial at Aksa Beach, Madh Island, Mumbai. Jacqueline Fernadez Shraddha Kapoor Alia Bhatt\ Arjun Rampal with girlfriend Gabriella Demetriades Sunny Leone's husband Daniel Weber and daughter Nisha. Inaaya Naumi Khemu and Soha Ali Khan Katrina Kaif Vidya Balan and her husband Siddharth Roy Kapoor. Taimur Ali Khan learns horse riding. Akshay Kumar with his Kabaddi team. Kareena Kapoor at Prithvi Theatre Festival launch. Varun Dhawan and Aayush Sharma at the gym. Taimur Ali Khan Priyanka Chopra Photo: Instagram

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    Barack Obama surprise guest at Michelle Obama's book show

    Former President Barack Obama practically brought the house down at Michelle Obama's book show in Washington. The former first lady is currently touring the country promoting her memoir, "Becoming," and participated in a conversation Saturday night moderated by her longtime friend and former Obama White House adviser Valerie Jarrett. When the conversation shifted toward Mrs. Obama's feelings about her husband, Jarrett announced a "special guest" and Barack Obama came on stage carrying a bouquet of pink roses for his wife. The crowd at Capital One Arena leapt to its feet. Jarrett asked him what about Michelle Obama captured his heart when they met at a Chicago law firm where she was his mentor.

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    Abu Dhabi Crown Prince receives Pakistani Prime Minister

    His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today received Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan, who is on an official visit to the country. Upon his arrival at the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi, the Pakistani Prime Minister was accorded an official reception where the Pakistani national anthem was played, and a 21-gun salute was fired in his honour. Khan and his accompanying delegation were also greeted by a number of Sheikhs and senior officials who welcomed his visit to the country. Amongst those welcoming the Pakistani official were H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser;