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Queen Elizabeth’s death: Reaction from world leaders

Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, and the nation’s figurehead for seven decades died on Thursday aged 96. Here is some reaction to her death: IRAQI PRESIDENT BARHAM SALIH “Queen Elizabeth will be remembered as a great icon of history who served with grace, dignity, and fortitude.” U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL ANTONIO GUTERRES …

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‘Huge shock’: Reactions to death of Queen Elizabeth II

The queen spent more than seven decades on the throne as the United Kingdom rebuilt following the second world war. Tributes from around the world poured on Thursday after Buckingham Palace announced that Queen Elizabeth II, the world’s longest-reigning monarch and the United Kingdom’s figurehead for seven decades, had died …

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Queen Elizabeth dies at 96, ending an era for Britain

Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, and the nation’s figurehead for seven decades, died at her home in Scotland aged 96 on Thursday. “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon,” Buckingham Palace said in a statement. “The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will …

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UK army troops preparing for war against Russia

Warrant Officer Paul Carney said soldiers should prepare their families for the possibility of being sent to Ukraine to fight Russia. The UK’s top ‘other ranks’ soldier has said that British troops must be ready to fight Russia and should prepare their families for the prospect of an “extended” deployment, …

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