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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex Fast Facts

CNN Editorial Research (CNN) — Here is a look at the life of the Duchess of Sussex, the former actress Meghan Markle. Personal Birth date: August 4, 1981 Birth place: Los Angeles, California Birth name: Rachel Meghan Markle Father: Thomas Markle, Hollywood lighting director Mother: Doria Ragland, social worker and yoga instructor Marriages: Prince Harry,

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Angela Merkel Fast Facts

CNN Editorial Research (CNN) — Here’s a look at the life of Angela Merkel, former chancellor of Germany. Personal Birth date: July 17, 1954 Birth place: Hamburg, Germany Birth name: Angela Dorothea Kasner Father: Horst Kasner, a Lutheran minister Mother: Herlind Kasner, an English teacher Marriages: Joachim Sauer (1998-present); Ulrich Merkel (1977-1982, divorced) Education: University

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Far-right demonstrators broke through the police cordon and started a fire.

Tbilisi Pride festival canceled after violent anti-LGBTQ protests

By Niamh Kennedy, CNN (CNN) — A Pride festival was canceled in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi on Saturday by organizers who say authorities failed to prevent violent disruptions from Russian-affiliated far-right groups. According to Georgian public broadcaster First Channel, police clashed with anti-LGBTQ protesters in Lisi Wonderland, an events venue outside Tbilisi where the

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A Jerusalem court acquitted an Israeli border police officer of “involuntary reckless manslaughter” in the fatal shooting of Eyad al-Hallaq

Israeli Border Police officer acquitted of charges in the fatal shooting of autistic Palestinian man

By Kareem Khadder and Ingrid Formanek, CNN Jerusalem (CNN) — A Jerusalem court acquitted an Israeli border police officer of “involuntary reckless manslaughter” in the fatal shooting of Eyad al-Hallaq, an unarmed Palestinian man. The unnamed police officer was charged in the fatal shooting of al-Hallaq that took place on May 30, 2020 in Jerusalem’s

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