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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II waits in the Drawing Room before receiving Liz Truss for an audience at Balmoral, in Scotland, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022. (File/AP)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II smiles while receiving the President of Switzerland Ignazio Cassi during an audience at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England. (File/AP)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and her son Prince Edward visit Paddington Station in London to mark the completion of London’s Crossrail project, ahead of the opening of the new Elizabeth Line rail service. (File/AFP)
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In this file photo taken on June 5, 2022 Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II stands on Buckingham Palace balcony with her family at the end of the Platinum Pageant in London. (AFP)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II cuts a cake to celebrate the start of the Platinum Jubilee during a reception in the Ballroom of Sandringham House. (File/AFP)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and Prince Louis appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace as part of Trooping the Colour parade during the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in London. (File/Reuters)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II (C) attends an Armed Forces Act of Loyalty Parade at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, Scotland. (File/AFP)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II greets Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at Buckingham Palace in central London on March 7, 2018. (File/AFP)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth waves as she leaves Manchester town hall in northern England, Britain, March 23, 2012. (File/Reuters)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Saudi Arabia’ King Salman before going in to lunch at Buckingham Palace in London. (File/AFP)
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Britain’s Prince Charles, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Princess Anne, and Camilla Parker-Bowles, attend the “Prom At The Palace” concert as part of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee celebrations. (File/AP)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh travel in a carriage during celebrations for the Silver Jubilee in London, June 7 1977. (File/AP)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth makes her first visit to a British mosque as part of her Golden Jubilee tour. She visited the mosque at the Islamic Community Centre in Scunthorpe, north Lincolnshire. (File/Getty Images)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth makes her first visit to a British mosque as part of her Golden Jubilee tour. She visited the mosque at the Islamic Community Centre in Scunthorpe, north Lincolnshire. (File/Getty Images)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth arrives at Buckingham Palace with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah after a state carriage procession along the Mall, in London, 30 October 2007. (File/AFP)
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King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia with Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh are seen before the State Banquet at Buckingham Palace in London. (File/AFP)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II poses for a special Jubilee picture in the Throne Room of Buckingham Palace, after delivering the traditional Queen's speech at the 1976 official State Opening of Parliament. (File/AFP)
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In this June 20, 1959 file photo, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip are pictured in Schefferville during a royal tour of Canada. (File/AP)
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In this June. 2, 1953 photo, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, wave to supporters from the balcony at Buckingham Palace, following her coronation at Westminster Abbey, London. (File/AP)
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Britain’s Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh wave to the crowds from the balcony of Buckingham Palace in London, after their wedding, Nov. 20, 1947. (File/AP)
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Updated 08 September 2022

Longest-serving monarch in British history Queen Elizabeth II dies

LONDON: Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-serving monarch in British history and an icon instantly recognisable to billions of people around the world, died on Thursday. She was 96.