Former US First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday defended her family and the Bushes against claims that the United States has been indirectly encouraging a monarchical system of governance on the lines of what has existed in the United Kingdom.
Maoist chief Prachnada, who led the decade-long armed struggle to bring down the monarchy in Nepal, wants to reinstate the royalty to save the country from "foreign intervention", a pro-royalist leader claimed on Thursday.
Nepal`s deposed king Gyanendra has said monarchy is far from over in the Himalayan nation although he admitted that his taking control five years ago, which led to the abolition of monarchy, was a mistake.
The Thai king`s health is improving but he needs time-consuming therapy, a palace official said on Thursday after concerns over his health sparked a second day of foreign selling in Thailand`s financial markets.
Mutineers who killed Bangladesh`s founding father Mujibur Rahman in 1975 were provoked by an army officer with a `story` that their country was about to be declared a `monarchy`, which would be subservient to neighbouring India.