May 19, 2012 15:33 EDT
A demure and elegant Valerie Trierweiler took her first steps on the world stage as France's new -- unwed -- first lady Saturday, joining Michelle Obama and G8 summit wives on a White House tour.
May 26, 2011 08:50 EDT
France's first lady Carla Bruni, visibly pregnant, welcomed wives of G8 leaders to a working lunch on the sidelines of the group's summit on Thursday.
Apr 14, 2011 00:33 EDT
The upcoming nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton is whipping up a frenzy in Canada which is to welcome them on their first official trip outside Britain as newlyweds.
Dec 10, 2010 14:20 EST
First Lady Maureen Harper said Friday she was "deeply saddened" that an Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning has not been released as reported earlier.
Nov 04, 2010 13:05 EDT
Rights group urges Iran to release son, lawyer of woman sentenced to death by stoning. An international rights group has urged Iran to immediately release the son and the lawyer of an Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, saying the two were only trying to save her life.
Nov 03, 2010 15:41 EDT
Iran's foreign minister: Final decision not made yet about woman sentenced to death by stoning. Iran's foreign minister said Wednesday that no final decision has been made about a woman who could be stoned to death for adultery, amid reports that her execution was imminent.
Apr 02, 2009 14:15 EDT
Michelle Obama charms queen into straying from protocol in rare public display of affection. Michelle Obama's meeting with Queen Elizabeth II began with a handshake and ended in a hug.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
Harper at the G8 summit, June 6, 2007
|Born||Laureen Ann Teskey|
1963 (age 45–46)
Turner Valley, Alberta, Canada
Stornoway (residence) 2002-2006
24 Sussex Drive 2006-Present
|Other names||Laureen Teskey Harper,|
Laureen Ann Teskey
|Alma mater||Southern Alberta Institute of Technology|
|Known for||Current Spouse of the Prime Minister of Canada|
|Religious beliefs||Christian Protestant|
|Spouse(s)||Neil Fenton (1985-1988), Stephen Harper 1993-Present|
|Children||Benjamin Harper (born 1996), Rachel Harper (born 1999)|
|Parents||Her father, Dennis, was an electrician, her mother, Barbara, a housewife.|