AFGHANISTAN: Homage to Majesty

Not unto glamorous "Holy Russia" but into the drab, mechanized Soviet Union came last week the first Reigning Sovereign to enter Moscow since the days of Tsar Nicholas the Last. The visiting potentate was His Majesty, King Amanullah of Afghanistan, styled by his Moslem subjects, "The Peace of God." Accompanied by his Queen, Thuraya, "The Starry One," he is now completing a tour of the Occident (TIME, Jan. 23 et seq.) which has taken him on state visits to Rome, Paris, Berlin, London and several smaller Capitals. Last week the royal party,...

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