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Cambodia cremates former king Sihanouk
Thousands gather in Phnom Penh to pay their final respects to the revered monarch who ruled the country for six decades.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2013 14:14 GMT
Huge crowds mourn Cambodia's former king
Hundreds of thousands fill streets of Pnom Penh to pay their final respects to Norodom Sihanouk, who died in October.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2013 10:52 GMT
Japan prince wants emperor 'age limit' debate
Prince Akishino, second in line to throne, says retirement may become necessary for emperors once they pass certain age.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2011 20:15 GMT
Japanese royal heir named
The first boy to be born into Japan's royal family in 41 years has been named Hisahito during a traditional ceremony at the Tokyo hospital where he was born.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2006 09:06 GMT
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