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Manila starts South China Sea case at Hague tribunal

Manila starts South China Sea case at Hague tribunal

7 July 2015 | 0 comments

The Philippines opened its case against China before an international arbitration tribunal Tuesday, which it hopes will rule in its favour in an increasingly fraught territorial dispute with Beijing over...

Srebrenica relatives to appeal Dutch court ruling

Srebrenica relatives to appeal Dutch court ruling

7 July 2015 | 0 comments

Relatives of those killed in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre Tuesday appealed a partial ruling in their favour before a Dutch court, demanding justice for all victims of Europe's worst bloodshed since World...

Genocide, the gravest and hardest crime to prove

Genocide, the gravest and hardest crime to prove

7 July 2015 | 0 comments

Genocide, the key charge arising from the Srebrenica massacre two decades ago, is the gravest crime in international humanitarian law, yet it is also the most difficult to prove.Derived from the Greek...

Mobile phone roaming charges to be axed in 2017

Mobile phone roaming charges to be axed in 2017

7 July 2015 | 0 comments

Roaming charges levied by mobile phone operators for communication services in another EU country are to be scrapped from the summer of 2017.

Teva to lift bid for Mylan: report

Teva to lift bid for Mylan: report

6 July 2015 | 0 comments

Israeli pharmaceutical giant Teva plans to increase its bid for rival Mylan and could announce the move as soon as this week, according to a US media report Monday.Teva Pharmaceutical, a big player in...

Europe, Greece 'no closer to solution' after vote: Dijsselbloem

6 July 2015 | 0 comments

Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said Monday the results of Greece's resounding 'No' to further austerity measures has brought Europe "no closer to a solution" to Athens' financial situation."The referendum's...

Europe, Greece 'no closer to solution' after vote: Dijsselbloem

6 July 2015 | 0 comments

Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said Monday the results of Greece's resounding 'No' to further austerity measures has brought Europe "no closer to a solution" to Athens' financial situation."The referendum's...

Dutch lag behind EU in wind energy

Dutch lag behind EU in wind energy

6 July 2015 | 0 comments

The Netherlands is lagging far behind other European Union countries when it comes to wind energy.

KLM to cut winter services, fewer flights to Europe, Africa

KLM to cut winter services, fewer flights to Europe, Africa

6 July 2015 | 0 comments

Dutch airline KLM said on Thursday it is reducing its winter services in an effort to cut costs.

Changes for smartphone subscriptions

Changes for smartphone subscriptions

6 July 2015 | 0 comments

Telecoms firms will now be required to check if clients are able to pay for subscriptions, and expensive smartphone subscriptions will be recorded in the national debt register.

350,000 people brave the heat for Tour de France in Utrecht

350,000 people brave the heat for Tour de France in Utrecht

6 July 2015 | 0 comments

Tour de France frenzy hit Utrecht over the weekend as 350,000 people braved the heat to line the city streets for Saturday’s time trial and Sunday’s Grand Départ.

Pressure on patients is cause for concern: euthanasia expert

Pressure on patients is cause for concern: euthanasia expert

6 July 2015 | 0 comments

Around one in five patients who choose euthanasia in the Netherlands acts under pressure from family members, according to a leading expert on the ethics of assisted dying.

'Silent march' for police victim after Dutch riots

'Silent march' for police victim after Dutch riots

4 July 2015 | 0 comments

Hundreds of residents of The Hague staged a "silent march" on Saturday afternoon to protest the death of a Caribbean man who died after being forcefully arrested by Dutch police, sparking four days of...

3 exchange rate moving developments to watch out for this week – Greek referendum, FOMC minutes, BoE interest rate decision

3 exchange rate moving developments to watch out for this week – Greek refe...

3 July 2015 | 0 comments

Recent days have seen extensive currency market movement as the Greek debt situation came to a head. [Contributed by TorFX]

ICC postpones trial of Terminator' warlord Ntaganda

ICC postpones trial of Terminator' warlord Ntaganda

3 July 2015 | 0 comments

The war crimes trial of Congolese former warlord Bosco Ntaganda, nicknamed "The Terminator", was postponed Friday until September to give his lawyers a chance to prepare their case, the International...

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