International royals

Saudi Prince executed for murder

Prince Turki bin Saud al-Kabir, a member of the Royal Family of Saudi Arabia, has been executed for his role in a murder. Though the exact means of execution has not been revealed, most convicted people in Saudi Arabia are beheaded with a sword. He was put to death in the capital of Riyadh for the killing of Adel al-Mahemid, another Saudi and a friend of the Prince, during a brawl. He had been…
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International royals

King Bhumibol of Thailand has died

King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, who was also known as King Rama IX, has died today at the age of 88, the according to senior palace sources. An official announcement of the monarch’s death is expected to be announced imminently. King Bhumibol was the longest…
International royals

Family of King Bhumibol of Thailand gather at his Bedside

King Bhumibol of Thailand (or King Rama IX) is said to be close to death and members of the royal family, including Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya, and Princess Chulabhorn Walailak, along with members of the Thai cabinet are reportedly at the King’s bedside. King Bhumibol of Thailand is currently on a ventilator in Siriraj…
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Monaco

A Visit To The Kremlin For Monaco’s Prince Albert

Prince Albert II of Monaco paid a visit to Russia on 6 October to mark the tenth anniversary of renewed diplomatic relations between Monaco and Russia. He had an audience with President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin. Afterwards the two heads of state opened the exhibition…
International royals

A Royal Wedding in Albania

Prince Leka of Albania, or King Leka II of Albania as he is known by Albanian royalists, is getting married to his longtime fiancee Elia Zaharia today. Prince Leka is the grandson of King Zog I, who ruled the country from 1928 until 1939. His parents are Leka, Crown Prince of Albania (of King Leka I of Albania) and Australian born Susan Cullen-Ward. His father was just a few days old when the…
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The Netherlands

Princess Beatrix undergoes knee surgery

Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands had knee surgery yesterday in the Franciscus/Vlietland Hospital in Schiedam. During the surgery a prosthesis was inserted in the right knee. The surgeons were doctor M.J.M Driessen en doctor S. Breugem. Doctor Driessen also performed surgery on Princess Beatrix’s left knee in 2005. It was the same procedure that was done today on the…
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