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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...

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,...

No nerve agents but possibly chlorine used in Douma: watchdog

6 July 2018 | 0 comments

The world's chemical arms watchdog said Friday it had found no evidence nerve gas was used in an alleged attack on the Syrian town of Douma, but chlorine may have been deployed.Rescuers and medics have...

Thieves steal ancient arrow poison from Dutch museum

5 July 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch police were on Thursday hunting for thieves who stole a museum safe containing a potentially deadly poison used by South American tribes to lace their arrows for hunting.The thieves broke into an...

Corbyn appeals to end 'tax haven Europe'

5 July 2018 | 0 comments

Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Thursday joined forces with Dutch leftwing politicians to demand an end to loopholes and tax breaks for wealthy multinationals, which suck funds from key...

ICC unveils second arrest warrant for Benghazi commander

5 July 2018 | 0 comments

The International Criminal Court revealed Thursday it has issued a second arrest warrant for a Libyan military commander accused of shooting dead 10 jihadist prisoners after a Benghazi mosque attack.The...

European police seize 25,000 trafficked ancient finds

4 July 2018 | 0 comments

Police forces in four countries on Wednesday seized some 25,000 Greek and Roman archaeological items worth over 40 million euros ($46 million) in pre-dawn raids, cracking down on illegal trafficking in...

Bemba 'tainted evidence' row flares into open at ICC

4 July 2018 | 0 comments

A bitter dispute at the world's only permanent war crimes court over Congolese politician Jean-Pierre Bemba flared back into the open Wednesday, as prosecutors alleged his surprise acquittal was based...



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