Queen makes first public appearance while recovering from cold
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth makes her first public appearance in weeks since falling ill.
2 Aug 2021
Netflix has released the first on-set photographs of British actor Imelda Staunton playing Queen Elizabeth II in the award-winning television series "The Crown."
17 Aug 2021
In rare public criticism of the UK'S NATO ally, the British government has called the US move to withdraw from Afghanistan "a mistake" because the country "is heading towards civil war."
12 Sep 2021
People enjoy the snow after unusually heavy snowfalls in the mountains and highlands close to the town of Ceres, about 180km from Cape Town.
19 Sep 2021
The blaze continues to rage close to a popular Costa del Sol resort, fanned by strong winds and late summer temperatures. Emma Raducanu, who won the US Open tennis final as a qualifier, has been hailed as the new queen of British sport. The 18-year-old is the country's first women's Grand Slam singles champion since 1977.
22 Sep 2021
Addressing the UN General Assembly for the first time as president, Joe Biden tells the world the United States is not seeking a new Cold War with China as he vows to pivot from post-9/11 conflicts and take a global leadership role on crises from climate to Covid.
3 Oct 2021
A pop-up store dedicated to Queen gets ready to open in London to mark the 50th anniversary of the legendary British rock band, which continues to perform despite the death of iconic singer Freddie Mercury in 1991. Called "Queen The Greatest", the store takes visitors back to the beginnings of the band formed in 1971 and whose hits are known the world over.
4 Oct 2021
Queen Elizabeth II speaks at the opening of the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh saying the beginning of a new session is the time for renewal and fresh thinking after a particularly difficult time. She adds that she will attend the COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow in November and that "the eyes of the world" would be on Scotland during the event.
7 Oct 2021
In an interview with FRANCE 24, US Trade Representative Katherine Tai insisted the country was not in a new Cold War with China despite lingering tensions over trade. She also stressed that the US was keen to repair ties with France and Europe after a recent Australian submarine dispute, which led to the first-ever recall of a French ambassador to the United States.
17 Oct 2021
Queen Elizabeth II takes aim at world leaders who "talk" but "don't do" enough about climate change, in an apparent jibe at those not attending the upcoming COP26 summit. The 95-year-old monarch is overheard making the remarks as she opened the Welsh Assembly in Cardiff.
20 Oct 2021
Queen Elizabeth has politely declined the Oldie of the Year Award as she told organisers you're "as old as you feel".
22 Oct 2021
Londoners react to news of Britain's Queen Elizabeth being hospitalised
6 Nov 2021
Britain on Thursday (November 4) granted conditional authorization for Drugmaker Merck's COVID-19 pill, molnupiravir, the first pill shown to successfully treat COVID-19. It reduced hospitalizations, and deaths by around 50% in people severely infected with the coronavirus, according to interim clinical trial results announced on October 1. Due to the strong positive results, the Phase 3 trial is being stopped early at the recommendation of an independent group of medical advisers.
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In an interview with DW's Conflict Zone, Russian former Duma MP Ilya Ponomarev said Vladimir Putin's war aims go way beyond Ukraine. He argues that it is NATO in the Russian president's sights.
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Mexican President Manuel Lopez Obrador has angered the Jewish community by comparing a prominent member to Hitler. It's not the first time the leftist leader has tried to smear opponents with such comparisons.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping was in Hong Kong to celebrate 25 years of the former British colony's handover to Beijing amid heightened security and a clampdown on pro-democracy protests.
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Trafficking of timber is rampant in the country because of the high demand for rosewood in China.
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The murder trial of rapper Nipsey Hussle has been delayed after his alleged killer was attacked in a cell while waiting to be brought to court. Eric Holder Jr.'s public defender told Rolling stone that Holder was beaten by two inmates and cut with a razor in the back of his head.