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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 »

New Zealander admits manure plan for Prince Charles

Castislav Sam Bracanov talks to the press after appearing at the Auckland District Court where he entered a not guilty plea for allegedly preparing to commit an assault on Britain Prince Charles and his wife Camila in Auckland on November 13, 2012. The royal couple arrived in New Zealand on the last leg of their tour marking Queen Elizabeth II's diamond jubilee. AFP / MICHAEL BRADLEY

A New Zealand man said Tuesday he had intended to throw manure over Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla in central Auckland just minutes after pleading not guilty in court to planning an assault.

Posted: November 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »