Highlights on David Beckham | CNN

CNN — Here’s a look into the life of retired professional footballer David Beckham. Date of Birth: May 2, 1975 Place of birth: London, England Birth name: David Robert Joseph Beckham Dad: David Edward “Ted” Beckham, an appliance repairman Mother: Sandra (West) Beckham, a hairdresser Marriage: Victoria (Adams) Beckham (July 4, 1999–present) Children: Harper, Cruz, … Read more

Dominique Strauss-Kahn In brief | CNN

CNN — A look back at the life of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former director of the International Monetary Fund. Date of Birth: April 25, 1949 Birth place: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France Birth name: Dominique Gaston André Strauss-Kahn Dad: Gilbert Strauss-Kahn, legal and tax advisor Mother: Jacqueline Fellus, journalist Marriages: Myriam L’Aouffir (October 2017-present); Anne Sinclair (1991-2013, divorced); Brigitte … Read more

Highlights of the 2008 Georgia-Russia conflict

CNN — Here’s a look at the 2008 military conflict between Russia and Georgia. The conflict was centered on South Ossetia and Abkhazia, two “separatist provinces” of Georgia. They are officially part of Georgia, but have separate governments not recognized by most countries. Abkhazia and South Ossetia are supported by Russia. During the five days … Read more

Kashmir Highlights | CNN

CNN — Here is an overview of Kashmir, a region of the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges. India, Pakistan and China all claim partial or full ownership of Kashmir. Kashmir is an 86,000 square mile region in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent. India and Pakistan have been fighting over Kashmir since the two … Read more

Highlights on the European Union | CNN

CNN — Here is an overview of the European Union. The European Union is an international organization made up of 27 European countries. It governs the common economic, political, social and security policies of its member states. According to the EU website, the objectives of the European Union are to establish European citizenship, to ensure … Read more

Highlights on John Major | CNN

CNN — Here is a glimpse into the life of Sir John Major, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Date of Birth: March 29, 1943 Place of birth: Carshalton, Surrey Birth name: John Major Dad: Abraham Thomas Ball, stage name – Tom Major, performer Mother: Gwen (Coates) Major, dancer Marriage: Norma (Johnson) Major (1970–present) … Read more

Dmitry Medvedev At a Glance | CNN

CNN — Here is a glimpse into the life of former Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Date of Birth: September 14, 1965 Place of birth: Leningrad, USSR (now Saint Petersburg, Russia) Birth name: Dmitry Anatolyvich Medvedev Dad: Anatoly Medvedev, professor Mother: Yulia Medvedeva, teacher and tourist guide Marriage: Svetlana (Linnik) Medvedeva (1989-present) Children: There are … Read more

Highlights on Rodrigo Duterte | CNN

CNN — Here is a glimpse into the life of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Date of Birth: March 28, 1945 Place of birth: Maasin, Southern Leyte, Philippines Birth name: Rodrigo Roa Duterte Dad: Vicente Duterte, lawyer and politician Mother: Soledad (Roa) Duterte, teacher Marriage: Elizabeth Zimmerman (cancelled 2000) Children: with Elizabeth Zimmerman: Paolo, Sebastian and … Read more

Highlights on Cristiano Ronaldo | CNN

CNN — Here is a glimpse into the life of professional footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. Date of Birth: February 5, 1985 Place of birth: Funchal, Portugal Birth name: Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro Dad: Jose Dinis Aveiro, gardener Mother: Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro, the cook Children: with Georgina Rodriguez: Alana, 2017; with mother’s name not … Read more

Prince Albert of Monaco Highlights

CNN — A look back at the life of His Serene Highness Prince Albert II. He was officially invested as sovereign of Monaco on July 12, 2005, following the death of his father, Prince Rainier. Date of Birth: March 14, 1958 Place of birth: Monte Carlo, Monaco Birth name: Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre Grimaldi, His … Read more