Iran frees Dutch human rights campaigner held on death row

A Dutch-Iranian human rights campaigner who had been sentenced to death in Iran has been freed and allowed to return home to the Netherlands, his son told a Dutch press agency on Friday. 

Willem-Alexander sworn in as Dutch king

Queen Beatrix abdicated the throne on Tuesday to pave way for Williem-Alexander to the first Dutch King in over a century in once in a generation royalty shift.

Netherlands` Queen Beatrix gives farewell speech

The Netherlands` Queen Beatrix thanked her people on Monday and urged them to support her son, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, in a final address before she abdicates and he takes over as king.

Dutch Queen Beatrix announces abdication

Queen Beatrix of Netherlands has decided to abdicate to make way for her son, Prince Willem-Alexander.

Dutch Queen calls for September 12 elections

The Dutch Queen has called for national elections on September 12, leaving the country with only a caretaker government for more than four months.

Dutch Queen asks cabinet to okay fresh polls

Dutch Queen Beatrix has asked PM Mark Rutte`s outgoing cabinet to help dissolve Parliament, thereby setting the wheels in motion for fresh elections expected by September 12.