Amitabh Bachchan is the king of Twitter: Report
Amitabh Bachchan is the king of Twitter: Report

Leaving behind all other actors in the film industry, megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been ranked number one on Twitter, in terms of both popularity and activity.

Jordan king urges measures to preserve status quo in Jerusalem

 King Abdullah II of Jordan Thursday urged Israel to take immediate and practical measures to preserve the status quo in Jerusalem, especially regarding al-Aqsa Mosque and its compound, media reported.

Bahrain activist detained for 'insulting' the king

Human rights organizations say a Bahraini activist who is eight months pregnant has been detained for "insulting" the king after she tore up his photograph in court.

`Dabangg` Salman plays king in next?

There`s been much talk about Bollywood superstar Salman Khan`s character in upcoming Sooraj Barjatya flick `Prem Ratan Dhan Payo` (PRDP). By now, everyone knows that Sallu bhai is playing a double role in the film, but what many may not know is that the two characters are completely opposite.

Shah Rukh is `king` of Bollywood: Salman

Superstar Salman Khan, who has been delivering hit films back-to-back, feels his arch rival Shah Rukh Khan is the `King of Bollywood`.

Spain`s Supreme Court receives paternity suit against ex-king

A paternity suit against Spain`s recently abdicated king Juan Carlos of Spain has been lodged with the nation`s Supreme Court by a waiter who believes he is the illegitimate son of the former monarch, a court spokeswoman said.

Lavish procession to enshrine Cambodian ex-king

Cambodians lined the streets of Phnom Penh Friday as the remains of former king Norodom Sihanouk were transported through the capital atop a golden float shaped like a mythological bird for his enshrinement.

Saudi king pledges to crush terrorism

Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz has said his government was determined to confront terrorism and will adopt all measures to protect its citizens and expatriates, a media report said Sunday.

Saudi king slams religious extremists as Muslims mark Ramadan

Saudi King Abdullah on Sunday sharply criticised religious extremists, vowing not to let "a handful of terrorists... terrify Muslims", in a speech marking the start of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan.

Saudi king sacks deputy defence minister

Saudi Arabia`s King Abdullah on Saturday sacked the deputy defence minister, Prince Khaled bin Bandar bin Abdul Aziz, just a month and a half after appointing him.

Saudi king tells Kerry he will press Sunnis to join Iraq government

Saudi King Abdullah pledged in talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry to use his influence to encourage Sunni Muslims to join a new, more inclusive Iraqi government to better combat an Islamist insurgency, a senior US official said on Saturday.

Magna Carta II to mark 800 years of rights

Queen Elizabeth II will mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, the first document imposed upon a King of England in an attempt to limit his power, by sealing a 21st-century version "reconfirming" its values.

Spain`s new king, queen meet terror victims

The new king and queen of Spain, Felipe VI and Letizia, carried out their first official function on Saturday, meeting "victims of terrorist violence".

Spain`s new King Felipe VI sworn in

Felipe becomes king after his father, Juan Carlos, abdicated earlier this month following a series of scandals that led many Spaniards to question the role of the monarchy itself.

Spain`s scandal-hit royals look to new king and queen

Spain`s scandal-hit royal family looked to a new king- and queen-in-waiting to mend its fortunes as King Juan Carlos called an end to his 39-year reign on Monday.

Spain`s opposition party greets future king

The Spanish Socialist Party wished success to the future King of Spain, Felipe de Borbon, as the head of state after his father Juan Carlos de Borbon abdicated.

Hun Sen renamed Cambodia PM as opposition boycotts

King Norodom Sihamoni issued a decree reappointing Hun Sen, giving the royal seal of approval to the results of July`s General Election.

Serbia holds funeral for Yugoslavia`s last king

Serbia held a funeral on Sunday for Yugoslavia`s last king, Peter II Karadjordjevic, who had fled the country at the start of World War II and died in the US in 1970.

Don`t categorize actors: Srihari

You may play a hero, heroine or even villain, but acting is common to all, feels Telugu actor Srihari, who urges people against categorization of actors based on the roles they play in movies. He says all actors need to be treated equally.

Spain`s king has not thought of abdicating

Spain`s King Juan Carlos has not considered for one moment the possibility of abdicating nor plans to do so, officials at the royal palace told EFE.