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Thai princess relinquishes royal title

In this Aug. 31, 2007 file photo, Thailand's Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn, right, chats with his royal consort Princess Srirasm as they watch a parade at the historic Merdeka square in downtown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Thailand's Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn has asked the government to strip his wife's family of their royally issued surname, the latest development in a high-profile crackdown that involves senior members of the police force. The move came after at least three of Princess Srirasm's relatives were arrested as part of the probe. In a letter dated Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 but released over the weekend, the crown prince ordered the "cancellation of the royally bestowed family name 'Akrapongpreecha,'" which was issued after the pair married in 2001. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)

The woman who was in line to be Thailand’s next queen has relinquished her royal title.

Posted: December 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hospitalized Thai king makes rare public appearance

In this Sept. 15, 2014 file photo, a Thai woman holds a portrait of King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok where the Thai king received medical checkups before returning to his seaside palace. AP

Thailand’s revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-serving monarch, has made a rare public appearance outside the Bangkok hospital where he was admitted last month.

Posted: November 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Swedish king involved in car crash, unhurt


Sweden’s royal palace says King Carl XVI Gustaf was involved in a car crash on his way to an airport in Stockholm but was unhurt.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Prince Harry closes US visit with polo match

Prince Harry. AP

Britain’s Prince Harry is wrapping up a weeklong visit to the United States in the affluent New York City suburb of Greenwich, Connecticut, where he is playing in a polo match at a club with a history of hosting royal visitors.

Posted: May 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Sihanouk: Cambodia’s last true king

The chariot carrying the portrait of late former King Norodom Sihanouk leads his royal funeral procession Friday  in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. AP

When the flames at the cremation ground are quenched and Cambodia’s former monarch Norodom Sihanouk’s ashes scattered on Phnom Penh’s riverfront, the mighty Mekong River may well carry away the country’s last true king, a towering figure in a procession of more than 100 monarchs stretching back 2,000 years.

Posted: February 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »