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Mourners lined the streets of London for Queen Elizabeth II's funeral

Monday, September 19, 2022

Queen Elizabeth II's funeral was watched by millions around the world. She was Britain's longest serving monarch.

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Britain and the world say goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II with a state funeral

Monday, September 19, 2022

Nearly 2,000 people crowded Westminster Abbey for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. A long procession through London carried her coffin to a final resting place at Windsor Castle, 25 miles away.

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The line to see the queen's casket got so long, organizers kept people from joining

Friday, September 16, 2022

A massive line has formed in London as tens of thousands wait to pay their respects to Queen Elizabeth II. The waiting time is over 20 hours.

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King Charles III faces an uphill battle to match his late mother's popularity

Friday, September 16, 2022

Attention in Britain will soon turn to King Charles III, as he tries to guide the monarchy into a new, uncertain era.

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Some anti-monarchy activists face repercussions after protesting royal events

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Some people who oppose the British monarchy have staged protests in recent days. They've been questioned, detained or even arrested by police.

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Procession in Scotland moves Queen Elizabeth II's coffin to Edinburgh

Sunday, September 11, 2022

We are following the procession in Scotland, where Queen Elizabeth II's coffin is moved from Balmoral Castle to Edinburgh, where she will lie in state.

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Queen Elizabeth's coffin arrives in Edinburgh ahead of a final journey to London

Sunday, September 11, 2022

The coffin travels more than 100 miles to the royal Palace of Holyroodhouse in the Scottish capital. Eventually, the queen's body will be taken to London for the Sept. 19 funeral.

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Queen Elizabeth II's body begins its journey to London on Sunday

Saturday, September 10, 2022

The coffin will pass through Edinburgh, Scotland, where people are sharing their differing views on the monarchy.

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King Charles III makes first speech to the U.K.

Friday, September 09, 2022

King Charles III gave his first speech on Friday, in which he paid tribute to his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, who died at the age of 96 at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on Thursday.

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Encore: Queen Elizabeth II, who brought stability to a changing nation

Friday, September 09, 2022

At age 96, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II died Thursday at her Balmoral estate in Scotland, after 70 years on the throne. (Story first aired on All Things Considered on Sept. 8, 2022.)

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Queen Elizabeth II, the monarch who brought stability to a changing nation

Thursday, September 08, 2022

The queen served as the United Kingdom's monarch since 1952. Her reign spanned a remarkable arc in British history and was defined by duty to country — and considerable family pain.

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The IAEA says it's worried about the stability of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Wednesday, September 07, 2022

The U.N.'s nuclear watchdog says it's concerned about the stability of the plant in Ukraine under Russian control. The IAEA called for a security protection zone to prevent a nuclear accident.

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Ukraine's southern offensive relies on heavy weapons. Soldiers say there aren't enough

Friday, September 02, 2022

Progress has been slow but Ukrainian military officers say U.S.-supplied rockets and training are making a difference from when NPR visited in the spring.

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Ukrainian military launches offensive to retake territory from Russia

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

The Ukrainian military says it is launching an offensive in the country's south to take back territory from Russia forces and break a stalemate in the region.

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Ukraine begins offensive in south to take back territory from Russia

Monday, August 29, 2022

The Ukrainian military says it has begun a counteroffensive in the country's south to take back key territory occupied by the Russians early in the war.

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On the 31st anniversary of Ukraine's split from Soviet Union, the war hits month 6

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Ukraine is celebrating 31 years of independence from the Soviet Union on Wednesday. It is also six months to the day since President Putin sent troops to try to bring Ukraine back into Russia's orbit.

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Russia will let inspectors enter occupied Ukrainian nuclear power plant, Putin says

Friday, August 19, 2022

There have been nearly two weeks of shelling around a nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine. President Vladimir Putin said that Russia will allow international inspectors to enter the plant.

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The United Nations wants to avoid a nuclear disaster in Ukraine

Friday, August 19, 2022

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is in Ukraine where he is calling for the Russian and Ukrainian armies to back away from a nuclear power plant over fears of a nuclear catastrophe.

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Why did U.K.'s Tories pull the plug on Johnson but Republicans still support Trump?

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Why did Conservative party lawmakers in Britain force out Prime Minister Johnson for a series of scandals and lies, while in the U.S., many GOP lawmakers continue to support former President Trump?

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These lawmakers are gunning for Boris Johnson's Prime Minister role

Monday, July 11, 2022

Nine British lawmakers are lining up to replace Boris Johnson, just days after his resignation as the leader of Britain's Conservative party.

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