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The night 19 Ottoman princes were killed by their brother

The former church Haga Sophia has been widely reported in the media over recent weeks after the building has been converted into a mosque for the second time. However, what isn’t known to many is that right next to the famous building is a unique hidden story. In a burial chamber, 19 Ottoman princes are buried next to each other, all of whom were killed on the same evening, by their only…
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Sweden

Sweden’s Royal Court having financial difficulty

Sweden’s Royal Court is having financial problems, the Royal Court has said. The royal palaces have been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The visitors are absent, and a loss of approximately 75 per cent of the revenue is expected this year. According to the Head…
Serbia

Crown Prince Alexander congratulates the Islamic community in Serbia

Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia has sent his best wishes for Kurban Bayrami to Sead Nasufovic, Reisu-l-ulema of the Islamic Community of Serbia; Abdulah Numan, the Mufti of Serbia, Mevlud Dudic, President of the Meshihat of the Islamic Community, Nusret Abdibegović, the Mufti of Banja Luka and all members of the Islamic community in Serbia and the Republic of Srpska. Kurban Bayrami, also…
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Denmark

Danish doctors consult with French doctors following Prince Joachim's operation

According to the Danish news agency «DR», doctors from Denmark have been in contact with the doctors in Toulouse in France who are currently treating Prince Joachim. There have been several reports about contact between Danish and French doctors in this case after Prince Joachim needed emergence brain surgery last week. At the same time, more details emerge of the dramatic moment the Danish…
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Sweden

Killed in battle: King Karl XII of Sweden

King Karl XII of Sweden was born 17 June 1682 as the son of King Karl XI and the Danish-born Ulrika Eleonora. Karl continued his father’s war politics against other Nordic nations, which led to Denmark joining forces with Poland and Russia. They then went to war with…
British RoyalsFeaturesHistory

Killed in battle: Prince Maurice of Battenberg

Prince Maurice of Battenberg was Queen Victoria’s grandson, as he was the son of Victoria’s daughter, Princess Beatrice and her husband, Prince Henry of Battenberg. Prince Maurice of Battenberg was born at Balmoral Castle in 1891 and grew up in Great Britain. His elder sister, Princess Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg married Alfonso XIII of Spain and was Queen Consort of Spain between 1906 and…
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