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A child looked at flowers outside of Windsor Castle in Windsor, England after the announcement regarding the death of Britain's Prince Philip on Friday.

UK mourns Prince Philip; leaders honor his service to queen

Britain mourned the death of Prince Philip Friday from the moment the BBC interrupted scheduled programming to broadcast the national anthem, “God Save the Queen.”

US climate envoy John Kerry after a meeting with Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in New Delhi.

US envoy Kerry discusses climate challenges in Bangladesh

John Kerry, the special US envoy on climate, said Friday that President Joe Biden was keen to work with Bangladesh in dealing with climate change impacts after the United States’ return to the Paris accord.

Expedition 65 Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy, NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei, and Russian cosmonaut Pyotr Dubrov.

US-Russian trio blast off on mission to space station

A Russian-US trio of space travelers launched successfully Friday, heading for the International Space Station.

Nationalists attack Police on Springfield Road just up from Peace Wall interface gates which divide the nationalist and loyalist communities on April 8, 2021 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Northern Ireland sees spasm of violence as old tensions resurface

For almost a week, scenes of violence familiar from Northern Ireland’s brutal past have returned in a stark warning of the fragility of a peace process, crafted more than two decades ago, that is under growing political and sectarian strain.

US climate envoy John Kerry gestured as he left the Ministry of Finance after a meeting with Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in New Delhi this week.

In Asia, John Kerry urges bold action on climate to avoid global ‘suicide pact’

Kerry said that as catastrophic impacts of climate change have become more tangible and more frequent, the urgency of the problem means that countries must work together to confront it, or else face a "mutual suicide pact across the planet."

President Biden speaks at the White House on Tuesday. The Biden administration is trying to calibrate a policy that protects democratic, technology-rich Taiwan without inciting a disastrous armed conflict.

Biden backs Taiwan, but some call for a clearer warning to China

If anything can tip the global power struggle between China and the United States into an actual military conflict, many experts and administration officials say, it is the fate of Taiwan.

Two years after the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, suffered stinging defeats in Syria and Iraq, the terrorist group has found a new lifeline in Africa.

In bid to boost its profile, Islamic State turns to Africa’s militants

The Islamic State group’s self-declared caliphate has fallen, its fighters have dispersed and its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has been killed. But two years after it suffered stinging defeats in Syria and Iraq, the terrorist group has found a new lifeline in Africa, where analysts say it has forged alliances with local militant groups in symbiotic relationships that have pumped up their profiles, fund-raising, and recruitment.

EU Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen.

Two presidents visited Turkey. Only the man was offered a chair

If diplomacy is part theater, acted out on meticulously crafted sets, then a protocol blunder this week turned a top-level visit by European Union leaders to Turkey into high drama.