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Dutch rail says it will compensate for Nazi death camps

27 November 2018 | 1 comment

The Dutch national railways company will for the first time pay individual compensation to relatives of Jews deported to German death camps during World War II, the country's rail provider announced Tuesday.The...

Dutch to tighten tax rules for multinationals after EU pressure

27 November 2018 | 0 comments

The Netherlands said it will tighten rules on tax breaks for foreign firms after facing criticism from the EU for offering complicated schemes for multinationals.Dutch authorities said they were cracking...

Uber hit with UK, Dutch fines for data breach

27 November 2018 | 0 comments

Britain and the Netherlands fined ride-hailing giant Uber more than one million euros (dollars) on Tuesday for hiding a huge data breach for more than one year.Hackers compromised customers' personal...

Chemical arms watchdog to 'review security' for Syria gas probe

26 November 2018 | 0 comments

The world's chemical watchdog said Monday it was reviewing security ahead of a possible probe into an alleged chemical attack in Syria's regime-held city of Aleppo over the weekend.Damascus formally requested...

C.Africa war crimes suspect 'Rambo' was tortured: lawyer

23 November 2018 | 0 comments

A former militia leader from the Central African Republic known as "Colonel Rambo" was tortured in detention before his transfer to The Hague on war crimes charges, his lawyer said Friday.The arrest of...

Iran failed to declare chemical weapons: US

22 November 2018 | 0 comments

The United States accused Iran on Thursday of failing to declare a toxic arms programme to the global chemical warfare watchdog, in breach of international agreements.US envoy Kenneth Ward told the Organisation...

Anne Frank's house revamped for 'new generation'

22 November 2018 | 0 comments

Teenage diarist Anne Frank has long been a symbol of humanity amidst the horrors of the Holocaust, but the house where she hid from the Nazis is now trying to teach a "new generation" about anti-Semitism.After...

Looted St Mark mosaic returns home to Cyprus

20 November 2018 | 0 comments

Cyprus has welcomed home a rare sixth-century Christian mosaic from the Byzantine period four decades after it was looted from a church in the island's Turkish-held north, Cypriot authorities said Tuesday."The...

Russia warns of split in chemical arms body

20 November 2018 | 0 comments

Russia warned Tuesday of a split in the world chemical weapons watchdog after Moscow failed to stall the body's new powers to apportion blame for attacks like those in Syria.After a bitter war of words,...

But is it art? Pranksters plant missing 'Picasso' in Romania

19 November 2018 | 0 comments

A writer who thought she had found a painting by Pablo Picasso stolen in an infamous art heist six years ago said Sunday she was the victim of a "publicity stunt", Dutch media reported.Picasso's "Harlequin...

Missing 'Picasso' thought found in Romania a hoax: report

18 November 2018 | 0 comments

A writer who thought she had found a masterpiece by Pablo Picasso stolen in an infamous art heist six years ago said Sunday she was the victim of a "publicity stunt", the NOS Dutch public newscaster reported.Picasso's...

Ex-C.Africa militia leader 'Rambo' arrives at ICC detention centre

18 November 2018 | 0 comments

A former Central African Republic militia leader nicknamed "Colonel Rambo" arrived on Saturday in The Hague, where he will stand trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity at the International Criminal...

EU won't make 'massive changes' to Brexit deal: Dutch PM

16 November 2018 | 0 comments

The European Union is unlikely to make any major changes to a draft Brexit deal struck between British and EU negotiators, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Friday."It's unlikely that any changes will...

France, Germany 'jumping the gun' on EU army: Dutch PM

16 November 2018 | 0 comments

France and Germany are jumping the gun with calls for a European army, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Friday, asserting that the continent's safety could be guaranteed only through NATO."The idea...

Jailed war criminal Mladic 'sends kisses' live on Serb TV

16 November 2018 | 0 comments

Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic, sentenced to life imprisonment for genocide, spoke live by telephone to a Serbian television channel from a Dutch jail Friday saying he was sending kisses, sparking...



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