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This post has been updated. See the note below for details.LONDON -- With an exchange of smiles and the flourish of a pen, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicated the throne and her son Willem-Alexander took her place Tuesday to become the country’s first king in more than a century. In a simple...
So here’s the real question about the Tuesday ceremony in Amsterdam in which Queen Beatrix abdicated and passed the robe (they don’t wear crowns) to her son, Willem-Alexander, who just turned 46: Did Britain's Prince Charles, who was in...
Imagine you are a benevolent monarch and you have the power to institute a sales tax. (Even benevolent government has to be financed, after all.) Would you set one up that gave preference to sellers located outside your kingdom and penalized your own...
ReutersApril 19 (Reuters) - Nicolas Maduro will be sworn in as Venezuela's president on Friday after a decision to widen an electronic audit of the vote took some of the heat out of a dispute over his election victory. The 50-year-old Maduro was also a union...
— How provocative has the United States been to North Korea? For almost two months, the United States and South Korea have had more than 200,000 ground troops, tanks, helicopters, fighter-bombers, strategic bombers, submarines and destroyers...
Reuters* Opposition wants full recount vote, government refuses * Violence overshadows Capriles' surprisingly strong showing * Maduro set to be sworn in as president on Friday By Brian Ellsworth CARACAS, April 18 (Reuters) - Henrique Capriles may have...
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Arab News, Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaMainstream and new media organizations in the Gulf should defend and promote the interests of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) against unwarranted and false domestic and foreign attacks, it was stressed at the fourth Gulf Press Association (GPA)...
Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to meet Thursday with the family of a Russian lawyer whose death sparked an international outcry over human rights in that country, renewing focus on a controversy that has complicated U.S.-Russian relations at a sensitive...
Cal ThomasBELFAST, Northern Ireland -- The death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has prompted reactions from Britain's far left that takes bad taste to new extremes. During its Top 40 music countdown Sunday night, BBC Radio 1 was "forced" to play...
BELFAST, Northern Ireland — The death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has prompted reactions from Britain's far left that takes bad taste to new extremes. During its Top 40 music countdown Sunday night, BBC Radio 1 was "forced"...
Testing the waters for a revitalized Asian alliance Now through Saturday, April 20: Democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to Japan this week is purportedly unofficial, but the Nobel Peace Prize laureate probably has more clout than any...
BEIJING — U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry arrived in Beijing on Saturday in hopes of turning the Chinese government's obvious frustration with North Korea's nuclear program into decisive action. Kerry's debut trip to East Asia as secretary...
Tags: Kim Il Sung, South Korea, Politics, Park Geun-hye, North Korea
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