Following the death of the much-loved Queen, what’s next for the future of the British monarchy and the British Commonwealth? We discuss what lies ahead with a French podcaster who produced a special series about Queen Elizabeth II’s seven decade reign.
Queen Elizabeth's coffin was lowered into a vault at Windsor Castle, her final resting place, on Monday after a day of inimitable pageantry that drew world leaders to her funeral and huge crowds to the streets to say farewell to a revered monarch.
We take a look at the tributes to tennis great Roger Federer, who is retiring next week. We also discuss how the Chinese and Russian press are covering the talks between Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping in Uzbekistan. We then find out about the history of sending migrants from the south to the north of the US.
We take a look at how the British papers are paying tribute to Queen Elizabeth II. We also look at some criticism of the monarchy that's been picked up in the foreign press, in addition to the many praise-filled tributes. Meanwhile, British cartoonists have been bidding farewell to the monarch. Finally, we find out how a double rainbow touched mourners at Buckingham Palace.
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Bosnia Herzegovina is set to bid farewell next Wednesday to 16 more victims who were identified in the Prijedor massacre. The Institute for Missing Persons said the identifications of the 1992 massacre victims are 30 years late.
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A solemn funeral for slain former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was held in Tokyo as hundreds gathered to pay their respects.
11 May 2022
US tech giant Apple has announced it is stopping production of its iconic iPod device, which was first launched in 2001. With a battery life of 10 hours and enough space for 1,000 songs, the iPod completely changed the way we listen to music and paved the way for smartphones. Also in the show, US President Joe Biden says the fight against inflation is his "top priority".
25 Oct 2021
Angela Merkel was praised as the "Eiffel Tower" of the European Union at her 107th, and likely final, leaders' summit. Even former US President Barack Obama sent a video message to Brussels for her.
20 Oct 2021
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he hopes to continue working well with new German government during Chancellor Angela Merkel's farewell visit to the country.
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The two leaders discussed the pandemic, climate change and human rights during a video call. Xi Jinping reportedly called Merkel a "friend of the Chinese people."
31 Aug 2021
Many African heads of state saw German Chancellor Angela Merkel off at the Compact with Africa summit in Berlin. Merkel once more underlined Africa's potential — and what needs to be done to use it.