Crown Prince

  • Saudi appoints Prince Salman as crown prince June 18, 2012

    Riyadh: Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has appointed Defense Minister Prince Salman as crown prince and heir apparent, ensuring a smooth succession at a time of tough challenges for the world's biggest oil exporter. The appointment was announced one day after the burial of Crown Prince and Interior Minister Nayef, who died...
  • Saudi Crown Prince Nayef, next in line to throne, dies June 16, 2012

    Riyadh: Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz al-Saud has died in Geneva, Saudi state television said on Saturday, citing a royal court statement. Nayef, interior minister since 1975, was the heir to Saudi King Abdullah and was appointed crown prince in October after the death of his elder brother and...
  • Ex-crown prince Paras quits Nepal for Singapore July 1, 2008

    Kathmandu: Nepal's ex-crown prince Paras, known for his playboy image, on Tuesday left for Singapore amid reports that he was planning to settle there with his family following abolition of the 240-year-old monarchy that led to the ouster of his father King Gyanendra. 36-year-old Paras, accompanied by his brother-in-law Raj Bahadur...
  • Calling me 'Yuvraj' is insulting: Rahul Gandhi April 26, 2008

    New Delhi: In a strong show of support for Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi on Saturday has called the PM his leader and said he is the "most able man" for the job. "Mr Manmohan singh is a very capable and an effective leader and I have full respect...