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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...

Dutch soon to pull fighter jets striking IS targets

14 September 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch F-16 fighter jets will end bombing missions against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria at the end of the year, the Netherlands government said Friday."Cabinet has decided not to prolong the...

Dutch 'expelled two Russian spies over Novichok lab plot'

14 September 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch intelligence services arrested two alleged Russian spies on suspicion of planning to hack a Swiss laboratory investigating the poisoning of double agent Sergei Skripal, reports and officials said...

Dalai Lama to meet sex abuse victims in The Netherlands

13 September 2018 | 0 comments

The Dalai Lama will Friday meet a dozen victims of alleged sexual abuse by Buddhist teachers in what is believed to be the first such gathering with Tibet's spiritual leader.The victims launched a petition...

Norway police find missing WikiLeaks associate's kayak

13 September 2018 | 0 comments

Norwegian police on Thursday said they have found a kayak they believe belonged to a missing WikiLeaks associate who disappeared in mysterious circumstances three weeks ago.The police released a photo...

Missing WikiLeaks associate's belongings found in Norway fjord

12 September 2018 | 0 comments

Personal effects belonging to a Dutch WikiLeaks associate who went missing in Norway three weeks ago have been found in a fjord, Norwegian police said Wednesday.A fisherman found the objects floating...

ICC 'undeterred' after US sanctions threat

11 September 2018 | 0 comments

The International Criminal Court on Tuesday said its work would continue "undeterred" after Washington threatened to prosecute its judges if Americans are charged with war crimes committed in Afghanistan.France...

Dutch bank ING axes CFO over laundering probe

11 September 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch banking giant ING on Tuesday axed its top financial officer following a scandal over the firm's failure to vet clients in order to prevent money laundering. Koos Timmermans' head is the first to...

Lebanon's Hariri demands 'justice' for slain father at trial

11 September 2018 | 0 comments

Lebanon's incoming prime minister called for "justice" but not revenge on Monday as the trial of four Hezbollah suspects over the assassination of his father Rafiq Hariri in 2005 entered its final stretch.Saad...

Dutch govt under fire for Syria opposition support

10 September 2018 | 0 comments

The Dutch government faced a storm of protest from lawmakers Monday after a news report said it supported a Syrian opposition group which Dutch prosecutors had labelled a "terrorist" organisation.Parliamentarians...

Dutch investigators search for missing WikiLeaks associate in Norway

10 September 2018 | 0 comments

The Norwegian police on Monday said Dutch investigators were helping them search for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's associate Arjen Kamphuis, who mysteriously disappeared in northern Norway three...

Jordan defends Bashir non-arrest before ICC

10 September 2018 | 0 comments

Jordan defended Monday its decision not to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir during an Arab League summit last year, saying it was not obliged to detain and hand him over to the International Criminal...

Ban Ki-moon, Bill Gates head climate body

10 September 2018 | 0 comments

Former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon and billionaire businessman and philanthropist Bill Gates will head an international commission on climate change to launch next month, the Dutch government said...

'Missing' Armenian children found after Dutch deportation drama

8 September 2018 | 0 comments

Two Armenian children who disappeared to avoid deportation have been found, police in the Netherlands said Saturday, shortly after the justice ministry announced they would be allowed to stay, the latest...

Turkey, Netherlands appoint new envoys after freeze

7 September 2018 | 0 comments

Turkey and the Netherlands on Friday appointed new ambassadors after agreeing to renew diplomatic ties damaged last year when two Turkish ministers were barred from a Rotterdam rally.Saban Disli, a former...



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