Morocco

New banknotes to be issued in Morocco to mark the King's 20 years on the throne

New banknotes have been issued in Morocco by Bank Al Maghrib to mark the 20th anniversary of King Mohammed VI, 56, ascending the Moroccan throne. The bank will be issuing a limited amount of commemorative MAD 20 notes in September of this year. According to Moroccan World News, the bank explained about the new banknote saying it is “characterised by a vertical design, which carries a…
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International royalsMiddle East

Princess Haya seeks 'forced marriage protection order' in English court

Princess Haya bint al-Hussein, the wife of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, has applied for a “forced marriage protection order” in England’s High Court. This protection order helps if someone is being forced into marriage or has already been forced into marriage. Princess Haya requested the order for one of her children. She also applied for a…
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International royalsJapan

Princess Mako visits Machu Picchu

Princess Mako of Akishino, a niece of Emperor Naruhito of Japan, has visited the ancient Inca ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru as part of her six-day visit to the country. The official trip to Peru and Bolivia marks the 120th anniversary of the start of Japanese immigration to South American countries. It is her first official overseas visit since the accession of her uncle. Embed from Getty…
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InterestsInternational royals

Royal Rolex sells at auction for over $300,000

A one-of-a-kind Rolex 32.00ctw VVS1-VVS2 E-F diamond and 18K yellow gold watch has sold at an auction for $307,500; it was custom made for a member of a Royal Family although which member of which royal family remains a mystery. The auction house sells many items from Vietnamese royals, meaning it is likely from there. The auction took place on Saturday, 15 June in Los Angeles, California, by…
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