Popular Thai politician charged with defaming monarchy over Facebook Live comments

On Wednesday, the Thai government filed a formal lèse-majesté complaint against prominent billionaire opposition leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit. Thanathorn, the founder of the progressive Future Forward Party, had criticised the slow rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine. Thanathorn’s family owns the Thai Summit Group, the largest auto parts manufacturer in Thailand. The complaint…
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The Countess of Wessex participates in virtual royal tour of Libya

The Countess of Wessex has undertaken an important royal engagement on behalf of the Foreign, Commonwealth, & Development Office. The Countess participated in engagements related to the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum, which was launched on 26 October by Stephanie Williams, the acting head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya. The goal of the Forum is to promote stability and…
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Princess Eugenie shares touching tribute to the Duchess of York on her birthday

Princess Eugenie shared a touching birthday message to her mother Sarah, Duchess of York, who turned 61 today. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Princess Eugenie (@princesseugenie) The Princess writes: “Happy Birthday to my dear mumsy… You are one of a kind. There were too many pictures to choose from that show how completely unique you are.&#8221…
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Vatican City: the world’s smallest state and monarchy

Vatican City State is the world’s smallest state, located entirely within the Italian capital, Rome. Covering 0.17 square miles (121 acres), Vatican City also has the smallest population of any country in the world, at roughly 800 inhabitants. The Vatican is one of the most unique countries in that it is an elective ecclesiastical monarchy, with the Head of the Catholic Church, His Holiness…
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