Bhutan’s monarch set to marry later this year (AP) – 1709th Edition

CORRECTS KING'S NAME IN THE THIRD SENTENCE - In this photo taken on Nov. 6, 2008, Bhutan's fifth King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk looks on as he interacts with members of the public during a coronation ceremony at the Tendrel Thang ceremonial ground adjoining the Tashichho Dzong in Thimpu, Bhutan, as the Himalayan nation crowned it's fifth king after a two-year wait for the precise moment deemed most auspicious for a successful reign by court astrologers. While it won't have the international following that the marriage between Prince William and Kate Middleton had, another royal wedding is on the horizon, this one in the picturesque Himalayan nation. Wangchuk, Bhutan's 31-year-old Oxford-educated monarch, says he'll marry a 20-year-old commoner later this year. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)AP – Their thunder may have been stolen by Prince William and Kate Middleton, but the monarch of the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan and his sweetheart plan to marry this year.

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