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Kenya's Ruto wins key ICC witness appeal

12 February 2016 | 0 comments

The International Criminal Court on Friday upheld an appeal by Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto and barred the use of recanted testimonies in the crimes against humanity case brought against him.In...

UN court's verdict on radical Serb leader due March 31

12 February 2016 | 0 comments

The UN war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia announced Friday it will hand down its verdict in the long-running case against ailing Serb ultranationalist leader Vojislav Seselj next month.Judges...

Kenya's Ruto wins ICC appeal against using recanted testimonies

12 February 2016 | 0 comments

The International Criminal Court upheld Friday an appeal by Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto, denying war crimes prosecutors the use of recanted testimonies to beef up a faltering case of crimes against...

Expat currency news — Pound softens on poor UK data as stock market rout boosts safe-haven currencies

Expat currency news — Pound softens on poor UK data as stock market rout bo...

12 February 2016 | 0 comments

If you have a foreign currency transfer coming up, securing a competitive exchange rate can make a big difference on how much you receive. [Contributed by TorFX]

Mladic's right-hand man died in jail of natural causes: Court

12 February 2016 | 0 comments

A Bosnian Serb general jailed for life for committing genocide during the Balkans wars died of natural cases in a UN detention centre, court officials said Friday after an autopsy.Zdravko Tolimir died...

Dutch 'serial' rapist gets maximum 16 years jail term

12 February 2016 | 0 comments

A Dutch man found guilty of committing four rapes and suspected of a raft of others some two decades ago was sentenced to 16 years in jail on Friday.The 52-year-old man, identified simply as Gerard T....

Fewer cyclists fined for not having lights at night

12 February 2016 | 0 comments

Last year police handed out fines to cyclists for not having proper lights at night 25,733 times, according to new figures from the government’s fine collection agency.

Some 250 minors in the Netherlands may get ‘married’ every year

12 February 2016 | 0 comments

A new report on child and illegal religious marriages in the Netherlands suggests some 250 under-18s may get married every year.

Young offenders need independent complaints system: ombudsman

12 February 2016 | 0 comments

Staff in youth detention centres and other institutions sometimes bribe young inmates into not making complaints by offering them fizzy drinks and pre-paid phone credits, according to a new report by children’s ombudsman Marc Dullaert.

Privacy groups slam new Dutch police hack law

12 February 2016 | 0 comments

Privacy watchdogs and lawyers’ organisations are highly criticial of draft Dutch legislation which will give the police what they say are ‘unprecedented’ powers to hack phones and internet.

Inflation drops to 0.6% in January

12 February 2016 | 0 comments

The Dutch rate of inflation fell marginally to 0.6% in January, due to lower prices for home nursing, the national statistics office CBS said on Thursday.

Bosch's works reunited in hometown 500 years after death

11 February 2016 | 0 comments

For the first time in 500 years, and probably ever, some of the most gut-wrenching, tormented works of Hieronymous Bosch have been brought together for an unprecedented exhibition.Seventeen of the Dutch...

Unilever to cut 240 jobs in the Netherlands

11 February 2016 | 0 comments

Unilever is cutting 240 jobs in the Netherlands by shifting abroad some operations, particularly IT.

Justice ministry to investigate refugee crime rate

11 February 2016 | 0 comments

The justice ministry is launching an investigation into the impact of asylum seekers centres on local crime rates in an effort to base discussions on ‘facts not emotions’, according to Dutch media reports on Thursday.

Stay in Rotterdam, Amsterdam mayor tells tourists

11 February 2016 | 0 comments

Amsterdam is appealing to other Dutch cities to absorb some of the tourists who come to the Dutch capital, the Parool said on Wednesday.

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