International : The Two-WayThe world is full of fascinating stories and The Two-Way tells them. Drawing from NPR correspondents around the world and other news outlets and websites, we look for the best reports. We collect the highlights to give readers a window on the world.
As Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip was the longest-serving consort in British history. In 2015, he attended the Queen's Speech in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster.
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Some ancient statues on Easter Island wear multi-ton stone "hats" known as pukao. A team of researchers say that a technique called parbuckling was most likely used to move the hats into place.
A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces, the rebel group backed by the U.S.-led coalition, looks out upon the ruins of Raqqa last October, toward the end of the coalition's campaign to dislodge the Islamic State from its former stronghold.
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People wait for news of friends and relatives in the Tunisian town of Sfax on Monday after the deadly sinking of a migrant boat off the Tunisian coast over the weekend.
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FIFA accuses ticket reseller Viagogo of unfair competition and "opaque and deceptive business conduct." Here, the view from seats inside the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, where the 2018 World Cup will kick off on June 14.
Vogue Arabia's June cover stirred controversy by featuring Princess Hayfa bint Abdullah Al Saud in a car, while activists who fought to lift the ban on female drivers in Saudi Arabia remain in custody.
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The EU will take its complaint over new U.S. tariffs to the World Trade Organization, according to Cecilia Malmström, the European commissioner for trade. Malmström spoke at a news conference Friday in Brussels.
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At a news conference on Thursday in Kiev, Arkady Babchenko answered critics of his staged death. Authorities had announced that he had been fatally shot at his home on Tuesday.
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Women wearing the niqab sit in the audience at the Danish Parliament in Copenhagen on Thursday, as a bill that bans face coverings in public passes by a majority vote.
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Bill Browder, a former Moscow financier turned anti-Kremlin activist, prepares to speak with European officials about the Magnitsky Act last week in The Hague.
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