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Russia must 'account for role' in MH17 tragedy: G7

15 July 2018 | 0 comments

Russia must "account for its role" in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine and cooperate with efforts to establish truth and justice, foreign ministers of the world's industrial...

Dutch court backs record 1.3 bn euro Ageas deal over Fortis

13 July 2018 | 0 comments

A Dutch court Friday ended a long-running saga over the 2008 dismantling of the Fortis bank insurance group, approving a record 1.3 billion euros ($1.5 billion) settlement deal for out-of-pocket shareholders.The...

Fake booze: EU says back pain caused Juncker summit stumble

13 July 2018 | 0 comments

The EU on Friday said back pain caused European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker to stumble at a NATO summit and denied "insulting" insinuations that he was drunk.The 63-year-old was seen repeatedly...

Europol reveals 'most wanted' football team

12 July 2018 | 0 comments

France may be facing Croatia in the World Cup final on Sunday, but Europe's anti-crime agency is footing its own squad of a somewhat different kind in the run-up to the big match.From Thursday, Europol...

Dutch city to unveil world's first 3D-printed housing complex

11 July 2018 | 0 comments

The southern Dutch city of Eindhoven plans to unveil the world's first 3D-printed housing complex next year, which its inventors believe could revolutionise the building industry by speeding up and customising...

Genocide-convicted Mladic lashes NATO at court hearing

10 July 2018 | 0 comments

Convicted Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic lashed out at NATO during a court appearance Tuesday, accusing the Atlantic defence bloc of "destroying my people and my health."At a pre-appeal court appearance...

1 dead, 20 injured in S.Africa vintage plane crash: official

10 July 2018 | 0 comments

One person was killed and about 20 were injured when a vintage plane crashed Tuesday after it took off on a test flight from a small airport in the South African capital Pretoria, emergency services said.The...

Court orders Ryanair to comply with Dutch law

10 July 2018 | 0 comments

A Dutch appeals court has ruled that employees of the Irish budget carrier Ryanair who are based in the Netherlands are covered by Dutch law, in a decision made public Tuesday.In a case which could have...

Dutch senators vote to end referendum law

10 July 2018 | 1 comment

Dutch senators narrowly approved plans to scrap a controversial referendum law Tuesday, clearing the final hurdle to ending a practice which saw voters reject a key EU-Ukraine pact two years ago."Forty...

'Hard' Brexit could see Philips quit Britain: CEO

8 July 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch electronics giant Philips warned Sunday it may shift production out of Britain in the event of a "hard" Brexit, saying it was "deeply concerned about competitiveness" of its operations there.The...

Iran threatens to retaliate after Dutch expel two diplomats

8 July 2018 | 0 comments

Iran protested on Sunday against the Netherlands' expulsion of two of its diplomats and threatened to retaliate for the "unfriendly and destructive move".A spokesman for the Dutch intelligence service...

Dutch expel two Iranian embassy staff: officials

6 July 2018 | 0 comments

The Netherlands last month expelled two workers from the Iranian embassy, the Dutch intelligence agency said Friday, without revealing the reason for their expulsions."Two workers from the Iranian embassy...

Dutch give go-ahead to legal weed experiment

6 July 2018 | 0 comments

The Dutch government gave the green light Friday to a wide-ranging experiment to allow six to 10 municipalities around the country to legally grow cannabis."The cabinet has decided... to start the cannabis...

Top UN court asked to rule in Qatari air blockade row

6 July 2018 | 0 comments

The bitter fight between Qatar and its Gulf neighbours took a new twist Friday as three Middle Eastern countries asked the UN's top court to resolve a dispute with Doha over sovereign airspace.Bahrain,...

Dutch court nixes lawsuit over English on campus

6 July 2018 | 0 comments

A Dutch court Friday slapped down a lawsuit by the country's largest teachers' association against two universities which had been accused of favouring English in their teaching instead of Dutch.BON,...



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