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Good morning

We will take you through briefly on what hit the headlines in the past hours.

A special Special guest for today’s Royal Wedding will be attending today’s Royal Wedding between Prince Henry and Meghan Markle. Ms Markle announced she’ll be walking down the aisle on her own, only to be accompanied by Prince Charles in a small part of the walk. 111 people died when a Boeing 737 operating for Cuba’s state airline crashed and exploded soon after take off in Havana. At least 10 students were killed in a shoot out at Texas School. A seventeen-year-old is being held in custody.

Syria, Iran and Ukraine were amongst the main topics discussed in a meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

In Italy, 94% of the Movimento 5 Stelle approve the contract between their party and the Lega for the formation of the new Italian government. From his end, Silvio Berlusconi said that if the President needs him he’s available. In the UK we read that Salisbury’s poisoned agent was released from hospital.

Turkish President Erdogan said that Muslim leaders should unite and confront Israel. Earlier, the United Nations Rights Council approved probe into Israeli’s response to Gaza clashes. Donald Trump announced that the summit between the US and North Korea was still on the cards. Japan notified the WTO that it is reserving the right to impose tariffs against the USA.

All Chilean bishops submitted their resignation to Pope Francis following the investigation done by Maltese Archbishop Charles J Scicluna on child abuse allegations in the diocese of Chile. A two-year-old girl died after being hit in the face by shots fired from Belgian police during a chase for a van full of Kurds.

Malta woke up to the news of the death of experienced diplomat Dr. Joseph Cassar. The Maltese newspapers carry a number of stories on multiple issues including the risks Malta’s facing with the connections a number of companies registered in Malta have with criminal organisations Ndrangheta, Camorra and Cosa Nostra. We also read about two man and a woman under the age of 28 who were charged in court for inciting persons to commit a crime through misuse of electronic equipment.

A new movie about the turbulent life of Whitney Houston reveals the pain and suffering she, together with her daughter went through. Michel Platini revealed that ‘trickery’ was applied to manipulate the draw of the France 98 World Cup.

Have a good day!