Gulf Times - Vajiralongkorn
UN veteran is S. Korea's first female foreign minister

UN veteran is S. Korea's first female foreign minister

South Korean President Moon Jae-In on Sunday appointed a veteran diplomat as the country's first female foreign minister, tasked with easing tensions over North Korea's nuclear ambitions.

Vajiralongkorn becomes Thailand's new king

Vajiralongkorn becomes Thailand's new king

Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn was proclaimed king of Thailand late on Thursday, opening a new chapter for the powerful monarchy in a country still mourning the death of his father.

Thai parliament invites prince to become new king

Thai parliament invites prince to become new king

Thailand's parliament on Tuesday invited Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to become the next king, resolving lingering anxiety over his accession following his father's death last month.

Farewell ceremony

Farewell ceremony

Kenyan’s President Mwai Kibaki (centre) inspects a guard of honour at the Eastleigh military airbase during a farewell ceremony.