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France charges Liberia 'ex-militant' for crimes against humanity

7 September 2018 | 0 comments

France has detained a suspected former militant commander from Liberia's brutal civil war and charged him with crimes against humanity for alleged atrocities including torture and cannibalism, police...

Spain hands over suspect in 1998 murder of Dutch boy

6 September 2018 | 0 comments

A suspect in the brutal killing of a Dutch boy arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday after being handed over by Spain following an extensive manhunt lasting nearly two decades, prosecutors said.Suspect...

US urges top UN court to stay out of Chagos islands row

5 September 2018 | 0 comments

The United States told the UN's top court Wednesday it had "a duty" not to take a position on a bitter dispute over the British-ruled Chagos islands, home to a strategic joint US military base.Judges...

Chemical weapons group confirms Novichok killed British woman

4 September 2018 | 0 comments

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) confirmed Tuesday that it was the Soviet-developed Novichok nerve agent that poisoned a British couple in southern England earlier this...

KLM reaches wage accord with pilots to avert strike

4 September 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch national carrier KLM said Tuesday it had reached an accord with pilots for a new wage deal to avert a strike."Following an intensive round of negotiations and with the assistance of an arbitrator,...

Armenian teens in Dutch asylum row come out of hiding: report

4 September 2018 | 0 comments

Two Armenian teens who grew up in the Netherlands but now face imminent deportation have come out of hiding and reported to authorities, a newspaper and their lawyer said on Tuesday.Howick, 13 and his...

Dutch bank ING settles money laundering probe

4 September 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch banking giant ING has paid 775 million euros to settle a criminal investigation over money laundering after it failed to ensure its accounts were not misused, prosecutors said Tuesday.The bank swiftly...

Van Gogh was murdered claims new film at Venice

3 September 2018 | 0 comments

A new film about the artist Vincent Van Gogh claims that he was murdered rather than having shot himself."At Eternity's Gate" starring Willem Dafoe as the tortured genius, was premiered Monday at the...

Amsterdam attack suspect said insults to Islam spurred him: Prosecutors

3 September 2018 | 0 comments

A 19-year-old Afghan man suspected in last week's stabbing of two American tourists at Amsterdam Central Station said Monday was motivated by insults to Islam, prosecutors said Monday."The man is of the...

Norway police probe disappearance of WikiLeaks associate

2 September 2018 | 0 comments

Norwegian police on Sunday said they were investigating the disappearance of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's associate Arjen Kamphuis, a cyber security expert, who was last seen in northern Norway....

US condemns 'horrifying' Amsterdam attack on 2 Americans

2 September 2018 | 0 comments

The US State Department on Sunday condemned what it called the "unprovoked, horrifying attack" at Amsterdam's Central Station on Friday in which two people, both US citizens, were injured.Dutch authorities...

Dutch former defence minister appointed UN Iraq envoy

1 September 2018 | 0 comments

A Dutch former defence minister has been appointed as the United Nation's envoy to Iraq, to head a mission which plays an essential role in the country's political and economic spheres.Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert...

Two US citizens hurt in Dutch 'terrorist' knife attack

1 September 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch officials Saturday said a knife-wielding attacker who wounded two US citizens at Amsterdam Central Station a day before "had a terrorist motive", as a police probe widened to Germany."Following...

Dutch populist Wilders cancels Prophet Mohammad cartoon contest

30 August 2018 | 0 comments

Controversial anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders late Thursday said he was cancelling plans to stage a Prophet Mohammad cartoon competition, a scheme that had angered many Muslims particularly in Pakistan.The...

Congolese rebel says he is a 'revolutionary,' not a criminal

30 August 2018 | 0 comments

Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda told international judges Thursday he was a "revolutionary and not a criminal" as arguments drew to a close in his three-year war crimes trial.Ntaganda, aged around 44,...



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