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Crown Prince Haakon meets the King of Tonga

On Friday, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon began his visit to the Pacific-region. His very first stop was Tonga where he was warmly welcomed by His Majesty King Tupou. Crown Prince Haakon began his visit in the capital of Tonga, Nukuʻalofa. Crown Prince Haakon is accompanied by Norway’s development minister Dag-Inge Ulstein during the journey, where they will see, among other things…
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King of Tonga Calls for Snap Election

In a royal decree yesterday, King Tupou IV of Tonga has dissolved the national parliament and called for a new snap election to be held a year early on 16 November. The sudden decision will be one of the first major tests of the island nation’s young democratic…