Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II takes her seat alone in St. George’s Chapel during the funeral of Prince Philip.

The queen says goodbye to Philip, continues her reign alone

Sitting by herself at the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday, Queen Elizabeth cut a regal, but solitary figure: still the monarch, but now alone.

US orders diplomats to leave Chad as rebels near capital

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Supporters of Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno gather for a rally in N’djamena, Chad, Friday April 9, 2021. The State Department on Saturday order
The State Department on Saturday ordered non-essential diplomats at the U.S. Embassy in Chad to leave the African nation due to potential insurgent attacks on the capital.

Navalny's doctor: Putin critic 'could die at any moment'

In this image taken from video, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny speaks as he waits for a court hearing in a police station in Khimki, outside
A doctor for imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is in the third week of a hunger strike, says his health is deteriorating rapidly and the 44-year-old Kremlin critic could be on the verge of death.
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Ontario retracts new restrictions that drew the ire of many

Ontario's premier retracted restrictions Saturday that banned playgrounds and allowed police to require anyone not at home to explain why they're out and provide their address after a backlash from police forces, health officials and the public.

Hopelessness continues driving Hondurans to migrate

At a converted seaside hotel, more than 200 Honduran migrants stepped off six buses, weary from traveling overnight across Guatemala after being deported by Mexico.

Czechs expel 18 Russians over huge depot explosion in 2014

The Czech Republic announced Saturday that it was expelling 18 Russian diplomats who it has identified as spies in a case related to a huge ammunition depot explosion in 2014.

Russia arrests two alleged Belarus coup plotters

Russia's main security agency says it has arrested two Belarusians who it said were preparing a plot to overthrow Belarus' government and kill authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko.

Detention of Jerusalem candidates threatens Palestinian poll

Israeli briefly detained three Jerusalem-based candidates for Palestinian legislative elections on Saturday, deepening a dispute over whether banning Palestinian residents of east Jerusalem from voting in next month's polls could derail them.

Iran offers upbeat assessment of progress in nuclear talks

A senior Iranian official offered a cautiously upbeat assessment of progress in talks aimed at bringing the United States back into world powers' 2015 deal with Tehran on its nuclear program, saying Saturday that a "new understanding" appears to be taking shape.

AP PHOTOS: Reflections on a royal funeral amid a pandemic

As military bands played and a procession of royals escorted his coffin to the church, Prince Philip was laid to rest Saturday in a funeral ceremony that honored his lifetime of service to the U.K., the crown and his wife of 73 years, Queen Elizabeth II.

China says US-Japan actions are stoking division

China hit back at the U.S.-Japan show of alliance during talks between President Joe Biden and Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, calling it an "ironic attempt of stoking division."

From Russia to Britain, Philip's royal ties spanned Europe

Prince Philip's life spanned a century of European history. His family ties were just as broad, with Britain's longest-serving consort linked by blood and marriage to most of the continent's royal houses.

Libya welcomes UN decision to deploy cease-fire monitors

Libya's transitional government on Saturday welcomed a U.N. Security Council decision to deploy international monitors to watch over a nearly six-month-old cease-fire in the conflict-stricken country.
Prince William, Peter Phillips and Prince Harry walk in a procession behind the coffin of Prince Philip, during the funeral of Britain’s Prince Phil

Harry, William seen chatting together after royal funeral

A year after they last saw one another, Prince William and his brother Prince Harry put their fraught relationship aside as they said farewell to their grandfather at his funeral on Saturday.
The remains of a woman who died from complications related to COVID-19 were placed into a niche April 13 by cemetery workers and relatives at the Inah

Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million

The global death toll from the coronavirus topped a staggering 3 million people Saturday amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide vaccination campaign and a deepening crisis in places such as Brazil, India and France.

After China, US envoy Kerry in S. Korea for climate talks

U.S. climate envoy John Kerry met with South Korea's foreign minister in Seoul on Saturday for talks ahead of a virtual climate summit of world leaders called by President Joe Biden for next week.

Russia, Ukraine expel diplomats over classified information

Russia has ordered a Ukrainian diplomat to leave the country after allegedly receiving classified information from a database of the country's main security agency and Ukraine responded by expelling a Russian diplomat.
The coffin arrives at St George’s Chapel for the funeral of Britain’s Prince Philip inside Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, Saturday, April 17,

The funeral of Prince Philip

Prince Philip, who died April 9 at the age of 99, was being laid to rest in the Royal Vault at Windsor Castle after a funeral service steeped in military and royal tradition — but also pared down and infused with his own personality.

Bangladesh police kill 5 workers amid protests over back pay

Police in southeastern Bangladesh on Saturday killed at least five people at an under-construction power plant amid clashes with thousands of workers protesting over unpaid wages and other demands, officials said.

Italy's Salvini to stand trial for 2019 migrant standoff

A judge in Sicily on Saturday ordered former Interior Minister Matteo Salvini to stand trial for having refused to let a Spanish migrant rescue ship dock in an Italian port in 2019, keeping the people at sea for days.
In this image made from April 17, 2021, video released by the Islamic Republic Iran Broadcasting, state-run TV, centrifuge machines line the hall dama

Iran names suspect in Natanz attack, says he fled country

Iran named a suspect Saturday in the attack on its Natanz nuclear facility that damaged centrifuges there, saying he had fled the country "hours before" the sabotage happened.

Zimbabwe frees some inmates to reduce COVID-19 risk in jails

Zimbabwe has begun releasing about 3,000 prisoners under a presidential amnesty aimed at easing congestion to reduce the threat of COVID-19 in the country's overcrowded jails.

Pressure mounts for Merkel's bloc to end its power struggle

Pressure mounted Saturday on the two contenders hoping to lead German Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right bloc into September's national election to end their power struggle and agree which of them will run to succeed her.