Indian billionaire wedding celebrations wrap up with Beyonce, Clintons
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Beyonce and Hillary Clinton made appearances at the wedding of billionaire couple Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal. The wedding may have been one of the most expensive ever.
16 Jan 2021
Nikhil Kamath's trading platform has been dubbed the Robinhood of India, amassing millions of users and earning him billionaire status amid the pandemic. CNBC Make It's Karen Gilchrist spoke to the 34-year-old co-founder of Zerodha about how it all started with a game of chess.
17 Jan 2021
Jennifer Lopez is worried she and Alex Rodriguez won’t be able to “re-create” their dream wedding, after they had to cancel plans twice due to the coronavirus pandemic.
30 Jan 2021
Henna painters, makeup artist and fashion designers - they all come together at the Zanzibar Wedding Festival. The event aims to promote Zanzibari culture - and promote the island as a wedding destination.
28 Feb 2021
Couples say 'yes' at the altar during a mass marriage ceremony held in EL Salvador despite the Covid pandemic to mark Valentine's Day.
8 Apr 2021
The cosmetics and shapewear businesswoman, who launched her career off the reality TV series "Keeping Up with The Kardashians," was included on Tuesday for the first time on Forbes magazine's list of the world's billionaires.
4 May 2021
Swiss paper Le Temps warns of a "Syrian-style civil war" in Myanmar as civilians opposed to the military coup join forces with minority ethnic militia groups. We also look at calls to reinvestigate whether the coronavirus could have accidentally come from the Wuhan Institute of Virology. And Microsoft billionaire philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates may be divorcing after 27 years, but we also look at a potential new beginning: a marriage proposal written in a field in eastern France.
6 Jun 2021
Government forces and Taliban militants blamed each other for the deadly strike. Violence has risen across Afghanistan as the US and NATO move ahead with plans to withdraw their troops from the country.
29 Jul 2021
Sun Dawu, a farming magnate and a vocal government critic, was embroiled in a land dispute with a state-run competitor. His legal team argued the trial was unfair owing to the length of the hearing and its secrecy.
21 Aug 2021
At least 16 people from a Bangladeshi wedding party have been killed by lightning while disembarking from a boat. Fatal lightning strikes are becoming ever more frequent in the country.
6 Aug 2021
Rihanna is reportedly a billionaire, after raking in the cash from her Fenty Beauty line, as well as her music and her Savage x Fenty fashion brand.
24 Aug 2021
Moments before tying the knot, a suspected member of the 'Clan del Golfo' drug cartel is arrested at his wedding in a church in Antioquia, Colombia. Luis Daniel Santana, alias 'Machete', has been wanted by authorities since 2017 and had allegedly been avoiding them in the mountains of Antioquia, but intelligence officers determined that the 24-year-old would come out of hiding to attend his wedding.
19 Oct 2021
A couple in India's southern state of Kerala use a large cooking pot borrowed from a temple to get through floodwaters and reach their wedding venue. The southern state has been hit by days of heavy rain, triggering landslides and floods that have claimed at least 27 lives.
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Aid, personnel and equipment is arriving from around the world following the devastating earthquakes that have killed over 2,000 people in Turkey and Syria.
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