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World - International
1/14/2024 5:37:19 PM
Denmark's King Frederik X acceded to the throne on Sunday, ushering in a new era after his mother Queen Margrethe abdicated, with more than 100,000 Danes turning out for the unprecedented event.

World - International
1/1/2024 5:08:11 PM
Danes were on Monday slowly coming to terms with Queen Margrethe's surprise announcement that she will abdicate on January 14 in favour of her son after 52 years on the throne.

World - International
10/31/2023 5:25:40 PM
Princess Leonor, heir to the Spanish crown, swore loyalty to the constitution on Tuesday, her 18th birthday, a legal milestone on the path to inheriting the crown from her father King Felipe VI.

World - Africa
9/29/2023 12:31:04 PM
Voters in Eswatini, Africa's last absolute monarchy, cast their ballots on Friday for legislative elections that despite recent -- and deadly -- pro-democracy protests are unlikely to change the political scenery in the tightly controlled kingdom.

World - Region
9/14/2023 11:55:36 AM
The United States on Wednesday signed an agreement with Bahrain to enhance defense and economic ties, a show of support for the Gulf monarchy that a decade ago faced an arms embargo.

World - Region
6/1/2023 12:46:55 PM
The future king of Jordan and an architect from Saudi Arabia linked to her country’s own monarchy are getting married on Thursday in a palace celebration.

Arts & Culture - Screens
5/22/2023 7:43:12 PM
Jude Law has become an immediate awards contender for his demonic performance as English King Henry VIII in Firebrand which premiered at Cannes, but he told reporters on Monday that he sees the current British monarchy as "theatre".

World - International
5/6/2023 1:17:12 PM
King Charles III is being crowned Saturday at Westminster Abbey, in a ceremony built on ancient traditions, at a time when the monarchy faces an uncertain future.

World - Region
1/16/2023 1:35:53 PM
With occasional renditions of the Greek national anthem, thousands of people began lining up long before dawn Monday outside Athens' cathedral to pay their final respects to Greece's former and last king, Constantine, who died last week at the age of 82.

Arts & Culture - Screens
12/15/2022 5:47:03 PM
Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, vent their grievances against the British monarchy in the second half of their Netflix documentary series released Thursday, which includes Harry describing how his older brother shouted at him during a meeting and Meghan talking about wanting to end her life as she struggled to cope with toxic press coverage.

World - International
9/8/2022 9:28:08 PM
As Prince Charles becomes king, the order of succession for Britain's monarchy is as follows:

World - International
9/8/2022 9:14:27 PM
The UK's new king will travel without a passport and drive without a licence, own all the mute swans in England and may continue a tradition of celebrating his birthday twice a year.

World - International
9/8/2022 7:54:14 PM
The British monarchy's rules state that ``a new sovereign succeeds to the throne as soon as his or her predecessor dies.''

World - Region
6/14/2022 8:44:06 PM
Gulf monarchy Bahrain has issued a royal decree ordering 17 cabinet changes including a new oil minister in its biggest reshuffle and first for 20 years, officials said.

World - International
5/31/2022 12:34:30 PM
Australia's centre-left Prime Minister Anthony Albanese named his cabinet on Tuesday including an "assistant minister for the republic", despite the country being a constitutional monarchy.

World - International
3/27/2022 2:05:34 PM
Prince William ended a turbulent tour of the Caribbean by starkly admitting this weekend that the region's former British colonies must decide whether to scrap the monarchy's role in their countries.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Special
2/22/2022 8:15:23 PM
A hundred years after Britain’s unilateral declaration of Egyptian independence in February 1922, Tarek Osman reflects on how that nominal independence shaped Egypt’s liberal politics in the decades up until the end of the monarchy in 1952

World - International
2/6/2022 8:00:00 PM
Queen Elizabeth II remembered the past and sought to cement the future of the monarchy Sunday as the United Kingdom marked the 70th anniversary of her rule.

Opinion -
9/23/2021 9:27:00 AM
Taking issue with those who idolise the past

World - Region
9/9/2021 7:08:37 PM
Moroccans voted Wednesday to eject the moderate Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD) from its 10-year grip on government

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