The Duke of Sussex reportedly rejected an offer to spend the anniversary of The Queen’s death at Balmoral with his father. King Charles was said to be ready to forgive his son for public criticism of the Royal Family. Harry, 39, appeared at a WellChild charity event in Chelsea, west London before jetting to Dusseldorf, Germany the next day for the Invictus Games - meaning he spent September 8 on his own.
A fugitive who spent 32 years on the run laughed when finally caught by the FBI in southern Mexico. Greg Lawson, 63, smiled and asked arresting officers “How are you doing?” as he was handcuffed in Huatulco. Lawson fled Louisiana shortly before a jury found him guilty of attempted murder for shooting Seth Garlington in 1991 - sparking a manhunt.
Russian foreign policy hawks savoured chaotic scenes at Kabul airport when U.S. forces quit Afghanistan two years ago. Images of fleeing Armenians at Russia's own peacekeeping base at an airport in Nagorno-Karabakh have been harder for them to watch. Just as Washington's retreat prompted some Americans to fret over U.S. power and emboldened its foes, the apparent impotence of Russian peacekeepers stationed in Karabakh to prevent Turkish-backed Azerbaijani forces from sweeping in to seize the area by force is awkward for Moscow.