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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle greeted by cheering fans in Wales
Chris Jackson/Getty Images (CARDIFF, Wales) -- Meghan Markle stepped out with Prince Harry Thursday for their second official event of the New Year as an engaged couple.Markle, 36, and Harry, 33, were greeted by large crowds of cheering fans and chants of "Meghan" and "Harry" in Wales, where they are celebrating the area's heritage and culture.The couple's arrival was delayed around one hour due to a delay on the train they took from London to Wales.Harry and Markle, who will wed in a castle in May, visited Cardiff Castle, an iconic building in Wales that dates back about 2,000 years.They...
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Gunmen kidnap 2 Americans, 2 Canadians in Nigeria, police say
iStock/Thinkstock (NIGERIA) -- Two Americans and two Canadians who were traveling through northern Nigeria have been kidnapped by gunmen, police said.Police officers were escorting the four foreigners through Kaduna state on Tuesday night when they were ambushed on a roadway in Kagarko, Kaduna state police spokesman Mukhtar Aliyu told ABC News.A gun fight ensued between the police officers and the attackers, and two policemen were killed and another was wounded. The gunmen abducted the foreigners and took off, according to Aliyu.The foreigners had visited Kafanchan and Kaura in Kaduna state and were heading back to Nigeria's capital city, Abuja, at...
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Norwegian teen fighting deportation to Afghanistan: 'This is our last hope'
Taibeh Abbasi/Amnesty International (TRONDHEIM, Norway) -- For 18-year-old Taibah Abbasi, Thursday's vote in parliament will almost certainly be another blow in a losing battle with the Norwegian government over her future.Her message to politicians in Oslo today: "Don't take away my dreams. Don't let me lie awake at night wondering when they will take me."She knows what that's like.Abbasi was born in Iran after her Afghan parents fled the Taliban in Afghanistan. Six years ago, Abbasi, her two brothers and mother smuggled their way out of Iran and traveled to Norway."We were finally safe," she told ABC News, sitting in...
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