Posts Tagged ‘succession’

The ruler of the UAE emirate of Ras al-Khaimah died at dawn after several months in hospital, official reports say.

Sheikh Saqr bin Muhammad al-Qasimi (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk) was in his early 90s. A week of official mourning has been declared. (more…)

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For the first time in North Korea, state television showed live pictures of leader Kim Jong-il with his son and presumed heir, Kim Jong-un (photo, from aljazeera.net). (more…)

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