The British monarchy is in the midst of one of its most tumultuous times in recent history. Queen Elizabeth announced Monday that she would be open to a new arrangement that would allow Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to pursue…
Manal al-Sharif inspired Saudi Arabian women to defy their country's ban on female drivers by posting a video of herself behind the wheel. The act saw her jailed but was ultimately influential in the 2018 lifting of the ban. Now…
Prince Harry, sixth in line to the throne, will marry American actress Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle next weekend. As the wedding approaches, royal commentators say it marks a moment to consider the monarchy’s relationship to the British public in…
By PBS NewsHour
Tomorrow, Queen Elizabeth will become the longest-reigning British monarch, surpassing her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria. In honor of the event, here are eight things you might not know about the two royals.
By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins, Alison Moore
By Elizabeth Shell
With the news of Spain’s King Juan Carlos abdicating the throne to his son, we wondered how many monarchies are still in existence, and how many abdications have happened in modern times.
By Larisa Epatko
For four days in early June, it was all about the queen and a sense of nationalism as the UK celebrated only its second Diamond Jubilee of a monarch.
Onlookers crowded London's streets and television viewers worldwide tuned into the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in London Friday. Margaret Warner recaps the ceremony's significance with John Burns, London bureau chief for the New York Times.
Protesters defied a ban on mass demonstrations Friday in Bahrain, holding funeral processions for those killed in clashes. Growing unrest could also be seen in Libya and Yemen. Jeffrey Brown gets perspective on the violence and the king of Bahrain's…
Thailand's Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat was removed from power, banned from politics for five years and his People Power Party disbanded on Tuesday as Thailand's three-year political crisis continued. An analyst explains the what's next for the troubled nation.
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