News Regarding Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands. (VIDEOS)



On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands accompanied by the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mr. Mark Rutte, His Royal Highness Prince Laurent of Belgium, the Governor-General of Australia, Mr. Peter Cosgrove, the Australian Foreign Minister, Ms. Julie Bishop, various dignitaries as well as families and friends attended a solemn ceremony at Eindhoven Airbase to witness the arrival of planes from Ukraine carrying the remains of the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17).

MH17 was shot down last Thursday, July 17, 2014, by a BUK ground-to-air missile killing 298 innocent passengers and crew members.

 

Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan Visit a Shopping Center in Minamisanriku. (VIDEOS)


On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan visited the Minamisanriku Sun Shopping Village in Minamisanriku in the Miyagi Prefecture.

According to Kyodo News, the town of Minamisanriku:

“…was devastated in the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami that claimed more than 15,000 lives. [In 2012] the shopping village was opened and consists of 32 restaurants and shops.”