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Sixty-Five Year Old Thai Woman Sentenced to 43-Year Prison Sentence for Insulting King

Thailand has sentenced a woman to 43 years in prison on grounds of violating the lese-majeste law.Thailand has sentenced a woman to 43 years...

Oman Creates Crown Prince Post in Constitutional Change

On the first anniversary of Sultan Haitham bin Tariq’s leadership, the sultan announced two royal decrees which include the appointing of a crown prince...

Spain’s Former King Paid $820,000 to Settle New Probe

Former King of Spain Juan Carlos paid about $820,000 in back taxes to settle a new investigation by Spanish authorities into whether he and...

Bangkok Police and Demonstrators Stand-Off Over Imperial Defamation Law

Protesters have gathered at the October 14 Memorial, on Constitution Day to call for the repeal of Section 112 of the criminal code or...

Saudi Prince Denies Claims He Sought to Assassinate Former Spy Chief in Canada

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has denied the allegations that he ordered the assassination of a former intelligence official.Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin...

Twitter Suspends Thai Royalist Account

Twitter has suspended a Thai royalist account linked to an influence campaign of the palace. Twitter has suspended a Thai royalist account linked to...

Thai Activists Face Charges of Insulting King Ahead of Protests

Thai police have summoned 15 prominent pro-democracy demonstrators to face charges under the country's lese-majesty law. Thai police have summoned 15 prominent pro-democracy demonstrators...

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn Addresses Protesters

As mass anti-government protests intensifies across Thailand and calls for reform of the monarchy increase, King Maha Vajiralongkorn has suggested a compromise, hinting that...

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