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March 27, 2018 6:11 AM Iceland leaders to snub 2018 World Cup in Russia

REYKJAVIK: Iceland announced Monday it will stage a diplomatic boycott of the football World Cup in Russia over the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain. "Among the measures taken by Iceland is the temporary postponement of all high-level bilateral dialogue with the Russian authorities," the foreign ministry said in a statement said. "Consequently 8

March 16, 2018 12:50 PM Arsenal draw CSKA Moscow in Europa League

NYON, Switzerland: London club Arsenal will take on CSKA Moscow after being drawn together in a Europa League quarter-final in Nyon on Friday at a time of strained relations between Britain and Russia. British Prime Minister Theresa May this week expelled 23 Russian diplomats over the nerve agent poisoning of a former spy, and said British royals and ministers 11

January 31, 2018 8:33 AM Royal presence at Thaipusam celebration

JOHOR BARU: Thousands of Hindu devotees at the Sri Subramaniar temple in Johor had an extra special Thaipusam this year as the Johor Ruler, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar joined in the festivities today. Devotees and tourist waited along the side of Jalan Skudai and Jalan Dato Esa, Tampoi while waving the state flag to greet Sultan Ibrahim and the Tunku 8

January 30, 2018 2:29 PM On his birthday, Spain’s king honours young daughter

Spain's King Felipe smiles after presenting his daughter Princess Leonor with the insignia of the ‘Toison de Oro’ (Order of the Golden Fleece) during a ceremony at the Royal Palace in Madrid January 30, 2018. — Reuters picMADRID, Jan 30 — Spain’s King Felipe VI celebrated his 50th birthday today by shining the spotlight on his 12-year-old daughter Leonor 29

January 15, 2018 10:59 AM Riyadh’s Ritz-Carlton to reopen in February

The Ritz-Carlton website was listing rooms as available from February 14. — Reuters picRIYADH, Jan 15 — The Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh, a holding place of royals and ministers detained in a sweeping Saudi corruption probe, will reopen for business in February, a source at the hotel said. The source, who requested anonymity as he was not authorised to brief 28

January 13, 2018 12:28 PM London store Harrods to remove Diana statue

A sale sign is seen at dawn on the outside of the Harrods store in Knightsbridge in London January 5, 2018. — Reuters picLONDON, Jan 13 — London luxury department store Harrods said today it was taking down a statue of the late Princess Diana and her boyfriend Dodi Al Fayed and returning it to former owner Mohamed Al Fayed. Al Fayed commissioned the bronze 15

November 7, 2017 11:27 AM UK royal couple’s thoughts with flood victims, says Clarence House

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall spent the penultimate day of their week-long tour of Malaysia in Penang. — Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, Nov 7 — Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall spent the penultimate day of their week-long tour of Malaysia by visiting Penang, and it was apparent that the British royals 15

October 26, 2017 6:09 AM Rama X: Thailand’s new monarch making his mark

Here is what we know -- and can safely say -- about the monarch's first year on the throne. BANGKOK: With the funeral of late king Bhumibol Adulyadej underway, his untested and unpredictable heir has taken centre stage. King Maha Vajiralongkorn, 65, is leading the day-long ceremony on Thursday that culminates in the cremation of his father, who reigned 19

October 24, 2017 7:59 AM Fit for a king: Thailand’s royal cremation

Here's a few things to know about the funeral of a king revered as a demi-god who reigned for seven decades. BANGKOK: Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej will receive a lavish send-off this week during a spectacular five-day funeral centered around a cremation at a gilded pyre in Bangkok’s historic heart on Thursday. Steeped in centuries of royal 18

October 19, 2017 9:23 AM Kings and princes make dramatic comeback in Southeast Asia

KUALA LUMPUR: Southeast Asia’s royal families are making a dramatic comeback after years of being quiet and staying in the shadows, according to a report in the South China Morning Post (SCMP). One of the main reasons is that a younger set of royals has found the power of social media and is using it to be relevant again. And one of those putting social 17