Prince Philip was admitted to hospital on February 16, 2021 and was treated for a month for a pre-existing heart condition and an infection. The queen’s consort died at home in Windsor Castle.
Failure by Nepal's government to govern effectively is increasing nostalgia for the restoration of the monarchy.
Over 1,000 protesters marched towards the 11th Infantry Regiment in Bangkok. They believe the army undermines democracy in the country.
Thousands march against lacklustre education system while others protest with giant "asteroid" balls and half a dozen T-Rex characters representing the country's "political dinosaurs".
The months-long rallies, lead by students, have been calling for a rewrite of Thailand's military-scripted constitution and an end to alleged government harassment of political opponents, as well as reform of the once-unassailable monarchy.
The arrests of Muhammad bin Nayef and Ahmed bin Abdulaziz demonstrate the extent to which the crown prince is willing to go to keep his grip on power.
The Wall Street Journal reported that Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, a brother of King Salman, and the monarch's nephew Prince Mohammed bin Nayef were taken from their homes early Friday by royal guards after being accused of treason.
In a phone call, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has offered condolences to the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud, whose brother Bandar bin Abdulaziz al Saud recently died at the age of 96.
Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu took to Twitter to express the country's support for UN expert Agnes Callamard's proposal of an international criminal investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The Guardian reported that King Salman was angered by recent moves his son and heir-apparent made against him. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been in the spotlight over the war in Yemen and murder last year of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Instead of following the bloodline, nine royal families use an electoral system to choose the next Malaysian monarch for a five-year term.
Saudi king demoted foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir, a critic of Syrian regime amid international scrutiny over killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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