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King Juan Carlos

Spanish King’s Abdication Passes First Hurdle; Coronation Date Sought

By Hubert Kahl MADRID — Spanish King Juan Carlos’ decision to abdicate cleared its first procedural hurdle Tuesday as the Cabinet approved a law that would allow the king to step down. The monarch, 76, surprised the world Monday with his plans to step aside for a “younger generation,” — meaning his son, Felipe, 46, […]

June 3, 2014

King Juan Carlos Of Spain To Abdicate Throne

MADRID — Spain’s King Juan Carlos told his compatriots Monday he had opted to abdicate to his son Felipe, arguing that “a new generation demands, with justice, the leading role.” “Today, a younger generation deserves to come to the fore, one with new energy, willing to tackle with determination the transformations and reforms that the […]

June 2, 2014