Belgium's Queen Fabiola, widow of King Baudouin, dies

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Posted: Dec 05, 2014 1:47 PM

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium's Queen Fabiola, widow of King Baudouin and queen between 1960 and 1993, died on Friday at the age of 86, the royal palace said.

"Their majesties the King and Queen and the members of the royal family announce with great sadness the death of Her Majesty Queen Fabiola in Brussels this evening," a statement from the palace said.

(Reporting by Julia Fioretti; Editing by Mark Trevelyan)