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Monarchs from across Europe call for unity and tolerance

Monarchs from across Europe have made calls for unity and tolerance as they address their nation in an annual Christmas broadcast. Many of the broadcasts reflected on the recent atrocities that have occurred over the past year, including the deadly terror attacks around the world and the migrant crisis in which millions have fled their homes for a better life in Europe. In the United Kingdom…
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Queen Maxima’s Visit to Bangladesh Comes to an End

Starting off in Dhaka, her flight landed at the Shahjalal International Airport Monday morning, greeted by Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali and Bangladeshi Bank Governor, Atiur Rahman. Máxima travelled in her capacity as the UN Secretary-General’s Special for Inclusive Finance for Development and, according to the UNDP, was invited by the Bangladeshi government. Appointed to her UN position…
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Dutch Princess Mabel brings her child bride crusade to New York

Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau’s marriage to Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau was the stuff of fairy tales. He gave up his right to the throne and was no longer considered a member of the royal family. Hence, he was known as ‘of Orange-Nassau’ and not as ‘of The Netherlands’. He was second in line after his elder brother Willem-Alexander at the time of his marriage in…
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The Queen hosts King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands for afternoon tea

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands have made their first visit to Britain since Willem-Alexander’s investiture. On Wednesday, The Queen welcomed to the new monarch and consort to Windsor Castle as she hosted afternoon tea for the couple. The Queen was pleased to welcome the new King and Queen of the Netherlands. Photo: rtlnieuws.nl The new king and queen were welcomed…
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