the republic logo
follow in feedlyrss feed
Stories with place: Bhutan
  • Following Diana's footsteps, British royals visit Taj Mahal story has photos
    Updated: Apr-16-16 4:49 pm

    AGRA, India - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge invoked nostalgia Saturday as they sat and smiled for photos on the same marble bench in front of the Taj Mahal where Prince William's late mother, Princess Diana, had posed alone for a memorable 1992 photo.

  • Bhutan holds elaborate naming ceremony for new crown prince 
    Updated: Apr-16-16 8:02 am

    GAUHATI, India - Bhutan's new crown prince was bestowed with a name Saturday at a solemn religious ceremony at a majestic 17th century palace that houses the relics of a famous Buddhist master.

  • British royal couple trek to Bhutan's cliff-side monastery story has photos
    Updated: Apr-15-16 6:24 am

    GAUHATI, India - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge trekked through blue pine forests to visit a famed Buddhist monastery in Bhutan on Friday during their weeklong tour of South Asia.

  • World's wild tiger count rising for first time in story has photos
    Updated: Apr-10-16 11:26 pm

    NEW DELHI - The world's count of wild tigers roaming forests from Russia to Vietnam has gone up for the first time in more than a century, with 3,890 counted by conservation groups and national governments in the latest global census, wildlife conservation groups said Monday.