Former Saudi FM Prince Saud alFaisal dies

Posted by on Jul 09, 2015 | Leave a Comment

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Prince Saud al-Faisal, who was the world’s longest-serving foreign minister, has died, family members and a foreign ministry spokesman said late Thursday. “May God accept him in paradise,” the prince´s nephew Saud Mohammed al-Abdullah al-Faisal said on Twitter. Saud al-Faisal served as the kingdom’s foreign minister for 40 years. View full post on  Read More →

Swedens Prince Carl Philip marries exmodel Sofia Hellqvist

Posted by on Jun 15, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Sweden’s Prince Carl Philip married former model and reality TV star Sofia Hellqvist in the chapel of the royal palace in Stockholm on Saturday. The 36-year-old prince, third in line to the throne, was visibly nervous during the ceremony, which was attended by royals from around the world including Princess Takamado of Japan, Queen Mathilde of Belgium and the Earl and Countess of Wessex from Britain. Hellqvist,... 

Prince William’s wife Kate gives birth to girl palace

Posted by on May 02, 2015 | Leave a Comment

London: Prince William´s wife Kate on Saturday gave birth to a girl, who will be fourth in line to the British throne, Kensington Palace said in a statement. “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a daughter at 8.34 am,” the statement said. (AFP) View full post on  Read More →

Saudi Arabia´s crown prince dismissed royal decree

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015 | Leave a Comment

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia´s King Salman on Wednesday dismissed the heir to the throne, Crown Prince Moqren bin Abdul Aziz bin Saud, and replaced him with the Interior Minister Mohammed bin Nayef. “We have decided to respond to his highness and what he had expressed about his desire to be relieved from the position of crown prince,” said a statement from the royal court, carried by the official Saudi Press Agency. ... 

Prince Harry to quit British army after 10 years

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 | Leave a Comment

London: Prince Harry announced Tuesday he is to leave the British army after 10 years´ service that has seen him fight on the front line twice in Afghanistan. The 30-year-old said it had been a “really tough decision” to conclude his military service in June, but added that he was looking forward to a new chapter in his life. His decision will come as a surprise to many royal-watchers as the prince was... 

Prince William meets Xi visits sites on China visit  

Posted by on Mar 02, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Beijing: Britain´s Prince William met China´s Communist President Xi Jinping on Monday before strolling through the Forbidden City, the former home of the country´s deposed imperial dynasties. Xi warmly welcomed the second-in-line to the British throne, making the highest-profile visit to China by a member of the royal family since Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip in 1986. William was met by the... 

Prince William swaps royal notes with Japan emperor

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 | Leave a Comment

TOKYO: Britain´s Prince William compared royal notes with Japan´s imperial family on Friday in the tradition-laden Imperial Palace that dominates central Tokyo. The young scion of the House of Windsor was welcomed by Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at the entrance of the imposing palace, which is cut off from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo by a large moat. Akihito, whose family claims to be able to trace its... 

PM Nawaz meets Saudi Crown Prince

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 | Leave a Comment

RIYADH: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is on a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia to meet King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz. The prime minister met Crown Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud and discussed Pak-Saudi relations. Prime Minister Sharif also inquired about the health of the Saudi King. In his pre-departure statement, Nawaz Sharif said that Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are tied in close bonds of shared faith and values. ... 

Prince William Kate expecting second baby

Posted by on Sep 08, 2014 | Leave a Comment

LONDON: Britain´s Prince William and his wife Kate are “very pleased” to announce that they are expecting their second child, Kensington Palace said on Monday. The prince´s grandmother Queen Elizabeth II was said to be “delighted” at the news, which comes less than 14 months after the birth of the couple´s first child, Prince George. Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, is again suffering from... 

Pop icon Prince blasts music bosses always at beach

Posted by on May 05, 2014 | Leave a Comment

LOS ANGELES: US pop icon Prince fueled his long-running feud with music industry bosses Monday, slamming them for being “always at the beach,” while hard-working artists make fortunes for them. The 55-year-old, who only weeks ago agreed a new deal with Warner Bros and who is due to release a new studio album, said he has had enough of record label supremos living the good life on the back of musicians. The... 


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