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King Carlos of Spain Abdicates After 40 Years

The monarch's health is failing; his prime minister said he is stepping down for personal reasons.

In a surprise announcement, King Carlos of Spain has told his prime minister he is abdicating in favor of his son, Prince Felipe.

The announcement was made Monday by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. “His majesty, King Juan Carlos, has just communicated to me his will to give up the throne,” he said. “I’m convinced this is the best moment for change.”

The 76-year-old Spanish monarch, whose health is failing, has led his people for 40 years from the throne. Rajoy said he is stepping down for personal reasons.

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4 Responses to “King Carlos of Spain Abdicates After 40 Years”

  1. can't blame him. they have too many muslims and not enough money.

  2. You islamist are are doing a great and successful job of murdering each other and blaming the world for all your troubles.
    Israel will always be a Jewish State and Jerusalem the Capital of the Jews.Judea and Samaria also belong to the Jews.You do not accept this as fact then GO to one of your so called arab countries and enjoy your sharia law.Israel does not want savages with evil intent.Just leave if Israel makes you so unhappy!

  3. Anonymous says:

    Do you live in New Orleans? Shmuel ben Lester.

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