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After Abdullah, a new Saudi king, but little prospect for change (+video)

After Abdullah, a new Saudi king, but little prospect for change (+video) | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
There may be economic and political rivalries within the dynasty. But its collective interest is in keeping the oil-rich nation on its longstanding course.
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Rights groups criticize British queen's guest list for Jubilee monarchs' lunch - CNN.com

Rights groups criticize British queen's guest list for Jubilee monarchs' lunch - CNN.com | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Rights groups slam a lunch being hosted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Friday for including monarchs criticized over their countries' human rights records.
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In pictures: Queen's Speech

In pictures: Queen's Speech | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
The Queen travels to the Palace of Westminster to set out the government's agenda for the next Parliamentary year in the Queen's Speech.
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The True Cost of the Royal Family Explained

I decided to put this together after hearing one too many people moan about **getting a public holiday** for the Royal Wedding. Full script at: http://blog.c...
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Nigeria's emirs: Power behind the throne

Nigeria's emirs: Power behind the throne | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Throughout 50 years of independence, Nigeria's traditional rulers have played an important stabilising role, reports Dan Isaacs in northern Nigeria.
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Pledge on royal succession reform

Pledge on royal succession reform | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Changes to royal succession rules to make them "fit for the 21st century" are confirmed by the Queen at the state opening of parliament.
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What does the monarchy say about Britain?

What does the monarchy say about Britain? | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
As Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 60 years on the throne, opinions are divided over having an unelected UK head of state.
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