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Honeymoon over for Prince Albert, Princess Charlene

Princess Charlene of Monaco, right, reacts as she shares a moment with South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu in Cape Town, July 8, 2011. AP

(CBS) Prince Albert II of Monaco and his new bride, Princess Charlene, are back in Monaco this week after a honeymoon in the princess' native South Africa.

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The couple were wed July 1 and 2, and they followed up the two days of extravagant ceremonies in Monaco with a reception for nearly 500 people, including Britain's Princess Anne and IOC President Jacques Rogge, at a luxury resort in South Africa.

The two combined business with pleasure during their week in Durban, with the prince attending meetings of the International Olympic Committee, of which he is a member, while the princess did some charity work and met with Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

The princess spent the day Friday in Cape Town at charity engagements with a close friend.

Princess Charlene, an Olympic swimmer who competed for South Africa, joined Nobel Peace Prize laureate Tutu as co-patron of The Giving Organisation Trust, 10 charities that focus on issues ranging from HIV to environmental protection.

While she was in Cape Town, the prince reportedly attended a dinner in Durban to celebrate the end of the International Olympic Committee conference.

According to AFP reports, Tutu said he and the princess were "a mutual admiration society." Tutu hugged the princess when she arrived at a local clinic and told her that she already looked regal in photographs, complimented her "serene highness" title and said that she was beautiful.

"I'm taking him home," the princess later joked when she spoke to the audience.

The royal couple returned to Monaco amid reports that results of Albert's DNA paternity test are imminent. According to published reports, the 53-year-old prince, who already has aknowledged two illegitimate children, is being sued by a third woman who claims the prince fathered her child.

It is these accusations that gave rise to reports just before the royal couple's wedding ceremonies that the princess-to-be tried to flee Monaco three times in the weeks leading up to her wedding. The palace has roundly denied the reports, which cast a shadow over the opulent wedding.

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