Afghanistan: Mortar attack on wedding party kills 6
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.
Turning Zanzibar into a Wedding paradise
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.
Hanan Buhari's wedding: Aisha Buhari expresses anger at Bulama Mustapha's wedding cartoon
Nigeria's first lady, Aisha Buhari is angry at the moment. The controversial first lady is attacking a popular Daily Trust cartoonist, Bulama Mustapha, over a cartoon on the wedding of her daughter, Hanan. In the cartoon, Mustapha depicted the First Lady holding up the wedding invite of her daughter while Nigerians drowned in a pool of blood with a message: “At least you can enjoy the pictures”.
Beirut bride recounts 'nightmare scene' of wedding day blast
Israa Seblani was posing for her wedding day photos when a deadly explosion blasted through the Lebanese capital. In an interview with DW, the doctor describes the moment, caught on film by her videographer.
Covid-19: Wedding bells silenced by a pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic has put life on pause for millions of people. Important life events and milestones have had to be canceled or postponed forever to help protect lives and properties. However, a few have been able to find a way around the seemingly dire situation.
India's lavish weddings go online in virus lockdown
Under lockdown and far apart, Sushen Dang and Keerti Narang went online to say their marriage vows -- and pulled off a spectacular Indian wedding complete with thousands of guests and raucous Bollywood dancing. In a country famous for lavish weddings that last for days, the young couple are among a growing number modifying their marriage ceremonies under a virus lockdown that has limited public gatherings.
Hundreds marry at mass Valentine's Day wedding in Nicaragua
More than 400 hundred couples have married at a mass wedding in the capital of Nicaragua. The ceremony was free for those attending and supported by the government. Nicaragua is one of the world's poorest nations.
Big fat Indian wedding goes on a diet as slowdown bites
India's weddings are famously lavish -- lasting days and with hundreds if not thousands of guests -- but this season many families are cutting costs even if it risks their social standing. It's symptomatic of a sharp slowdown in the world's fifth-largest economy, with Indians spending less on everything from daily essentials to once-in-a-lifetime occasions.
Weddings bells on hold for Hong Kong protester and her policeman fiance
The venue is reserved, the wedding rings custom-made and the search for the dress has begun. But Hong Kong protester May's nuptials are on hold because her friends oppose her marrying a policeman.