King Charles III as monarch: ‘He will have to tread carefully with any changes’
27 October 2022 | 12:39 pm
Just 47 days into the job, Britain's King Charles III this week carried out his first significant constitutional responsibility as head of state, appointing Rishi Sunak as prime minister.
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The U.K.-based carrier Monarch Airlines has been placed under administration. All flights have been cancelled.
20 Apr 2018
Swaziland’s King Mswati III, Africa’s last absolute monarch, said he was officially renaming the country as the Kingdom of eSwatini.
20 Apr 2018
Swaziland’s King Mswati III, Africa’s last absolute monarch, said he has officially renamed the country as the Kingdom of eSwatini.
17 May 2019
Politicians converge on Ogun to bid farewell to Monarch.
29 Aug 2019
Yobe monarch speaks on state of insecurity in North-East
24 Dec 2019
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has issued a stern warning to all traditional rulers in the state, not to host his counterpart in Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson. He threatened to dethrone any erring monarch.
17 Feb 2020
There is palpable tension amongst traditional rulers in Osun State, following a report of Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi beating up another monarch during a peace meeting.
4 Mar 2021
Fulani Jukun Kona crises: Monarch appoints 30 village heads to foster peace
15 Mar 2021
NDLEA DG, Buba Marwa takes drug war to monarch, religious leaders
8 May 2021
Prince Misuzulu — whose name means "strengthening the Zulus" — will take over as the next Zulu king, according to the will of his mother and regent queen. The announcement led to chaos at the royal palace.
5 Sep 2021
With a magnifying glass in one hand and notebook in the other, butterfly enthusiasts are on the hunt for monarch eggs. In Canada, hundreds of hunters take part in the annual monarch census counting, as the emblematic butterflies remain threatened by extinction.
With the presidential election just around the corner, everyone is focused on the campaign. Today, FRANCE 24's Florence Villeminot take a closer look at the top prize: the presidency. There’s a reason everyone wants to be France's president: the role has a lot of power compared to the leaders of most other modern democracies, such as the US, Germany and the UK. In fact, critics say the French president is a kind of temporary modern-day monarch in the style of the ancient regimes.
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Janusz Walus was due to be released on parole after serving nearly 30 years in prison for killing anti-apartheid leader Chris Hani. News of his expected release caused wide controversy.
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The leaders of Germany and Norway have said they will propose that NATO plays a role in protecting undersea infrastructure like gas pipelines or fiber optic cables. This follows the sabotage of the Nord Stream pipelines.
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Content creator Ben Black is trying to see all 64 games at the World Cup – the first time anyone has attempted such a feat.
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Bangladesh's ruling Awami League has a firm grip on the country's politics, and experts say electoral reform is needed to break the one-party monopoly.
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The German government has adopted an action plan against antisemitism that is being described as a milestone. But much depends on its implementation, with antisemitic hate speech on the rise.