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Prince Charles to attend King Abdullah's funeral

The Prince of Wales is to attend the funeral of King Abdullah in Saudi Arabia later on Friday afternoon. It is understood that Clarence House officials immediately began working on travel arrangements to have Charles arrive in Riyadh in time for ceremony. The Prince has been a regular visitor to Saudi Arabia over the years and counted the king as a friend. His most recent visit to the country…
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King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dies, aged 90

The King of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, has died at the age of 90. King Abdullah, who acceded to the throne on 1st August 2005, was admitted to hospital on the 2 January, requiring treatment for pneumonia. His health had deteriorated since 2010. He will…
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Thailand's Princess Srirasmi relinquishes Royal title

<![CDATA[Princess Srirasmi, the wife of Thailand's Crown Prince, has relinquished her Royal title sparking a downfall which means that she is no longer in line to become the country's next Queen. The exact reason for Princess Srirasmi's decision is unknown though last month it emerged that several of her family members were detained in a high-profile corruption scandal which…
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The Duchess of Alba dies at age 88

<![CDATA[It has been reported that the Spanish aristocrat, The Duchess of Alba, died yesterday morning at Duenas Palace in Seville. The Duchess passed away at the age of 88 after contracting pneumonia. It is said that The Duchess' husband, Alfonso Diez Carabantes…
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Romania may hold a referendum on the return of Monarchy

<![CDATA[Romania's Prime Minister Victor Ponta has pledged to hold a referendum on the country's form of government, should he be elected President. Ponta is running for the position of President, an apolitical role within the government, like that of Germany. The PM has said on TV recently: ‘I believe, in the coming years, that in Romania we should have not only a public…
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