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Four children killed as Dutch train hits cargo bike

20 September 2018 | 0 comments

Four children were killed and two people seriously injured on Thursday in a collision between a train and a cargo bike in the Netherlands, Dutch police said.The accident happened in Oss, a town near the...

Terror suspects 'close to attack', Dutch prosecutors say

19 September 2018 | 0 comments

Two terror suspects arrested in June were close to carrying out attacks including at an iconic Rotterdam bridge and in France, Dutch prosecutors revealed Wednesday at the men's first court appearance.The...

Energy giants, banks launch new blockchain platform

19 September 2018 | 0 comments

Fifteen multinationals including energy behemoth Royal Dutch Shell and banking giant Citi on Wednesday announced the launch of a new blockchain platform to facilitate oil and gas deals.Dubbed komgo SA,...

Moscow summons Swiss, Dutch ambassadors over spy row

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Moscow on Tuesday summoned the ambassadors of Switzerland and the Netherlands over what it called "unsubstantiated accusations" that Russian spies had attempted to hack Swiss targets.Swiss envoy Yves...

Dutch budget for Brexit, scrap tax for multinationals

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

The Dutch government said Tuesday it is setting aside tens of millions of euros to deal with the fallout when Britain leaves the EU next year and courted controversy by announcing it will scrap dividend...

Nappy change: Dutch to turn diapers into furniture

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Fed-up with a growing mountain of stinking disposable nappies, a Dutch firm Tuesday started building the country's first recycling plant to turn poo into profit.Plastic from the nappies extracted by the...

Uganda warlord 'was child victim' of Lord's Resistance Army

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

A Ugandan warlord must be acquitted of war crimes because he himself was a brutalised former child soldier in the Lord's Resistance Army, defence lawyers told the International Criminal Court on Tuesday....

ICC to probe Myanmar crimes against Rohingya

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

The International Criminal Court's prosecutor opened a preliminary probe on Tuesday into Myanmar's alleged crimes against Rohingya Muslims, including killings, sexual violence and forced deportations.Prosecutor...

Nation state cyber attacks on rise, says Europol

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Global ransomware attacks are increasingly linked to nation states, with the lines between politics and crime often blurring, Europe's police agency said on Tuesday.Key ransomware attacks include the...

Court confirms Congolese ex-VP sentence for witness bribes

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

The International Criminal Court on Monday confirmed a one-year sentence against Congolese ex-vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba for bribing witnesses during an earlier trial, which saw him being excluded...

New Air France-KLM chief vows to invest half of salary in airline

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

Air France-KLM's new boss said Monday that he would invest half of his fixed salary into the company's stock as a gauge of his "confidence" in returning the strike-prone airline to a more solid footing.Benjamin...

ICC to sentence DR Congo's Bemba in bribery case

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba is to be sentenced Monday by international judges for bribing witnesses during an earlier war crimes trial, which led to him being excluded from running...

Russia claims fresh 'proof' Ukraine downed flight MH17

17 September 2018 | 1 comment

Russia on Monday released fresh information to back its claim the missile that downed a Malaysia Airlines flight over war-torn Ukraine in 2014 was fired by Kiev's forces.At a briefing, the Russian defence...

Dalai Lama: I knew of sex abuse by Buddhist teachers since 1990s

15 September 2018 | 0 comments

The Dalai Lama said Saturday that he has known about sexual abuse by Buddhist teachers since the 1990s and that such allegations are "nothing new".The Tibetan spiritual leader, revered by millions of...

Sex abuse claims rock Dutch Catholic Church

15 September 2018 | 0 comments

More than half of the Netherlands' senior clerics were involved in covering up sexual assault of children between 1945 and 2010, a press report claimed Saturday, further engulfing the Catholic Church...



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