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Climate action urgent, says world's only 'water ambassador'

8 October 2018 | 0 comments

Countries must work urgently to solve water issues caused by climate change, a Dutch official billed as the world's only "water ambassador" said Monday, backing a dire warning from the UN.Henk Ovink said...

Dutch expulsion of alleged Russian spies a 'misunderstanding': Moscow

8 October 2018 | 0 comments

Moscow said Monday that four Russians expelled as alleged spies by the Netherlands were on a "routine visit", insisting that the Dutch intelligence operation had failed to provide proof of any hacking...

Dutch expulsion of alleged Russian spies a 'misunderstanding': Lavrov

8 October 2018 | 0 comments

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday said the expulsion of four alleged Russian agents from the Netherlands in April had been a "misunderstanding", calling their visit a "routine trip"."There...

Kremlin says Netherlands has no proof of alleged Russian hacking plot

8 October 2018 | 0 comments

Moscow on Monday said that documents presented by the Netherlands last week alleging that Russian agents attempted to hack into the global chemical watchdog organisation were not proof of Moscow's involvement.Asked...

Moscow to summon Dutch envoy over cyber-attack claim: Russian news agencies

8 October 2018 | 0 comments

The Russian foreign ministry was to summon the Dutch ambassador on Monday after the Netherlands said it had foiled a cyber attack by Russians, state news agencies reported."Due to the campaign of disinformation...

Iran has 'unclean hands' in world court battle, US says

8 October 2018 | 0 comments

The United States accused Tehran Monday of having "unclean hands" as it fought an Iranian court bid to unfreeze $2.0 billion dollars earmarked by Washington for terror victims.Washington said Iran's "support...

Lion cub found abandoned in Dutch field

7 October 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch police were on Sunday seeking the owners of a small lion cub found abandoned in a cage in a field outside the central city of Utrecht, police and news reports said."Today (Sunday) we received quite...

Police hunt owners who abandoned lion cub in Dutch field

7 October 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch police were on Sunday seeking the owners of a small lion cub found abandoned in a cage in a field outside the central city of Utrecht, police and news reports said."Today (Sunday) we received quite...

Dutch scramble F-16s after airline passenger scare

6 October 2018 | 0 comments

The Dutch air force scrambled two F-16 fighter jets to escort a flight from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam after an onboard fight broke out with an aggressive American passenger, authorities said Saturday.The...

Unilever blow sparks Dutch PM tax rethink

5 October 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Friday he would reconsider a controversial tax break aimed at luring foreign firms after Unilever axed plans to move its HQ to the Netherlands.Rutte's fragile coalition...

Marmite maker Unilever axes move from UK to Netherlands

5 October 2018 | 0 comments

Consumer giant Unilever, owner of iconic brands like Marmite and Dove soap, on Friday ditched its post-Brexit plan to move its main headquarters from London to Rotterdam after a revolt by shareholders.The...

West accuses Russia of global hacking conspiracy

5 October 2018 | 0 comments

Western powers have accused Russia of orchestrating a string of global cyber attacks including a bungled plot to hack the world's chemical weapons watchdog in The Netherlands.The United States indicted...

Dutch PM defends decision not to arrest Russian spies

5 October 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch agents decided not to arrest four Russians accused of plotting a cyber-attack on the world's chemical weapons watchdog because it was "not a criminal inquiry", Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Friday.The...

France says Russian global hacking claims 'worrying'

4 October 2018 | 0 comments

France expressed solidarity with other Western powers Thursday night after they accused Russia of orchestrating a string of global cyber-attacks, denouncing them as "serious and worrying". "The reported...

Key facts about world's chemical watchdog

4 October 2018 | 0 comments

The Netherlands said on Thursday it had expelled four Russians over a bungled plot to hack into the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).Here are the key details about the world's...



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