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Dutch detain two suspected jihadists back from Turkey

3 July 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch authorities detained two suspected jihadist fighters Tuesday after they returned from Turkey where they had been sentenced for terror-related activities, prosecutors said.The two Dutch nationals,...

British PM meets Dutch counterpart in key Brexit week

3 July 2018 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May held talks Tuesday with her Dutch counterpart in a crunch week when she is due to thrash out with ministers the shape of trade ties with the EU after Brexit.There were...

British PM meets German, Dutch leaders in crucial Brexit week

2 July 2018 | 1 comment

Prime Minister Theresa May will visit the German and Dutch leaders this week before she gathers ministers to finally agree what trade ties Britain wants with the EU after Brexit, her spokesman said Monday.May...

EU leaders deal Macron eurozone reform setback

29 June 2018 | 0 comments

EU leaders tackled watered-down proposals to reform the euro single currency on Friday, with an ambitious plan for a eurozone budget wanted by French President Emmanuel Macron left on the sidelines.The...

Qatar urges UN's top court to end UAE 'climate of fear'

29 June 2018 | 0 comments

The United Arab Emirates has spread a "climate of fear" among Qataris living there, splitting families and causing "substantial pain" during a year-long blockade, the UN's top court heard Friday.As the...

One dead, two hurt in harbour boat crash amid Volvo race

28 June 2018 | 0 comments

One person was killed and two others injured when two inflatable boats crashed into each other in a Dutch harbour crowded with spectators amid a major ocean race, rescue services said Thursday.Scheveningen...

Spain busts designer drug gang paid in bitcoin

28 June 2018 | 0 comments

Police said Thursday they busted a gang operating in Spain and the Netherlands that made new designer drugs including opioids ravaging countries worldwide and were paid mainly in crypto currencies, an...

Qatar 'must stop support for terror', top UN court told

28 June 2018 | 0 comments

Abu Dhabi on Thursday called on Doha to stop "supporting terrorist groups and individuals" and strongly denied human rights abuses against Qatari citizens before the UN's top court.The bitter Gulf crisis...

State of Fashion

State of Fashion June 1, 2018 - July 22, 2018

28 June 2018 | 0 comments

Big fashion houses, designers and innovative businesses will be sharing their vision at the event.

Dutch unveil ambitious law to cut greenhouse gases

27 June 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch MPs unveiled ambitious new climate legislation Wednesday aimed at reducing the country's greenhouse gas emissions to almost zero by 2050, while introducing an annual review to ensure targets are...

Drug gangs may be behind Dutch newspaper attacks: police

27 June 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch police on Wednesday stepped up a probe into a van attack on one of the country's leading newspapers, with drug-trafficking gangs possible suspects, as the daily vowed it would never be cowed."We...

Global chemical arms body gains new powers, Russia says may quit

27 June 2018 | 0 comments

The international community Wednesday endowed the global chemical weapons watchdog with new powers to identify those behind toxic arms attacks in Syria, prompting an angry Russia to say it would not rule...

Dutch approve partial ban on burqa wearing in public

26 June 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch senators overwhelmingly approved a bill Tuesday to ban the Islamic full-face burqa from some public places such as schools and hospitals, ending years of discussion on a hot-button issue."The Senate...

Heathrow's Spanish manager to move international holdings to Amsterdam due...

26 June 2018 | 0 comments

Spanish infrastructure giant Ferrovial, which manages London's Heathrow airport, said Tuesday it will move its international holdings from Britain to Amsterdam because of Brexit. "The reason for the move...

Dutch boost media security after van rams newspaper offices

26 June 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch officials moved Tuesday to boost security around media organisations, after a van deliberately rammed into the offices of a top daily in the second attack on a newspaper in less than a week.Police...



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