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Monaco guards arrive for a ceremony announcing the birth of Monaco royal twins Gabriella Therese Marie and Jacques Honore Rainier, outside the Palace in Monaco, Thursday, Dec.11 , 2014.  For the first time since Monaco was founded in the 13th century, its royal family gave birth to twins on Wednesday, and dozens of cannons were fired to celebrate. Monaco's Princess Charlene had a girl first and a boy second, but the boy will be the principality's future ruler, reflecting the male priority of Monaco's laws of succession.

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Monaco guards arrive for a ceremony announcing the birth of Monaco royal twins Gabriella Therese Marie and Jacques Honore Rainier, outside the Palace in Monaco on Thursday

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball to Teymuraz Gabashvili of Russia during the Monte Carlo Masters in Monaco April 16, 2014.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball to Teymuraz Gabashvili of Russia during the Monte Carlo Masters in Monaco

Guardsman arrive in the rain at the cathedral in Monaco before the mass for the Monaco's National Day.

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Guardsmen arrive in the rain at Monaco cathedral before a mass to mark the principality’s national day.

The masts of yachts tower over boats moored in the harbour during the Monaco Yacht Show (MYS) in Monaco, France. Over 100 of the world's luxurious yachts are displayed in Port Hercules during the 23rd MYS which runs September 25 - September 28.

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The masts of yachts tower over boats moored in the harbour during the Monaco Yacht Show in France. More than 100 of the world’s most luxurious yachts are displayed in Port Hercules during the 23rd show, which runs from September 25-28.

A person visits the exhibition "Requins" (Sharks) on June 7, 2013 in Oceanography museum in Monaco. The exhibition opens on  June 8 on the eve of World Oceans Day.

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A person visits the exhibition “Requins” (Sharks) on Friday in Oceanography museum in Monaco. The exhibition opens on June 8 on the eve of World Oceans Day.