Belgium's King Albert says he will abdicate in favor of Crown Prince Philippe on July 21

  • by: RAF CASERT , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 3, 2013 - 2:40 PM

BRUSSELS — Weighed down by the years, Belgium's King Albert announced Wednesday that he will hand the throne of his fractious kingdom to his son, Crown Prince Philippe, on the country's national holiday, July 21.

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