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.
The head of Nigeria’s National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mohammed Buba Marwa, is proposing a mandatory drug test for persons intending to get married. In the opinion of the retired army general, compulsory drug tests for intending couples will reduce the prevalence of drug abuse in Nigeria. GuardianTV went to the Federal Marriage Registry, in Ikoyi, Lagos, to sample the opinion of Nigerians – including a few recently wed – on how they feel about Marwa’s proposal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
12 Sep 2020
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”.
8 Aug 2020
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.
7 Jun 2020
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.
8 May 2020
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.
16 Feb 2020
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.
6 Feb 2020
Hayley Bieber explains why they waited a year for the wedding ceremony, Stormi refuses to call Kylie Jenner Mommy, and Billy Porter launches scathing attack on Trump.