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2017 safest year for post-war civil aviation: industry agencies

2 January 2018 | 0 comments

Last year was the safest year for civil aviation since plane crash statistics were first compiled in 1946, two industry studies have found.A total of 10 crashes of civil passenger and cargo planes claimed...

Court says couldn't have 'detected' Balkan war criminal's poison

31 December 2017 | 0 comments

The potassium cyanide that Bosnian Croat war criminal Slobodan Praljak used to commit suicide in court could not have been detected before he drank it, said the UN tribunal's internal probe released Sunday.Praljak...

Dutch police arrest six over Rotterdam violence

29 December 2017 | 0 comments

Six people, including two minors, have been arrested in connection with violence at a pro-Turkey demonstration in the Dutch city of Rotterdam in March, officials said Friday."The public prosecutor is...

Turkey's Erdogan holds out olive branch to Germany, EU

28 December 2017 | 0 comments

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has expressed hope for a better relationship with Germany and the EU after a fractious 2017, saying Ankara needs to reduce its enemies and increase its friends, in an interview...

Dutch experts doubt authenticity of rare 'Hitler' painting

27 December 2017 | 0 comments

Two researchers in the Netherlands have raised doubts about a rare watercolour painting signed by Adolf Hitler, saying it appears more likely to be the work of a forger, a Dutch newspaper reported Wednesday."It...

Australia, Timor to sign new deal after sea border row

26 December 2017 | 0 comments

Australia and East Timor will sign a new treaty next year setting maritime boundaries in an effort to settle lingering disputes over lucrative oil and gas fields in the East Timor Sea.The accord "addresses...

Dutch arrest four for 'terrorism': prosecutors

26 December 2017 | 0 comments

Dutch police have arrested four men including a Swedish citizen suspected of being involved in terror-related activities, prosecutors said on Tuesday."Rotterdam police detained four men early on Sunday...

MH17 families voice concerns over new discovery of remains

24 December 2017 | 0 comments

Relatives of those killed in the MH17 air disaster have called for greater respect for victims' remains fearing some may be "playing a game" after a new discovery of bones.Freelance journalist Patrick...

US envoy apologizes after being caught out for 'fake news' jibe

23 December 2017 | 0 comments

The new US ambassador to the Netherlands apologized Saturday after denying he once said the country was in "chaos" because of Muslims and accusing an interviewer of peddling "fake news," only to be caught...

Dutch will accept Saakashvili if he comes: minister

22 December 2017 | 1 comment

The Netherlands will accept former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili if he decides to leave Ukraine, the Dutch foreign minister said Friday after reports the firebrand politician may move to the...

Two Dutch police get suspended jail terms in Aruba man's death

21 December 2017 | 0 comments

A Dutch court Thursday sentenced two police officers to a six-month suspended jail term for the 2015 death of a man from Aruba, who suffocated after being arrested at a music festival.Mitch Henriquez,...

Tributes to 'justice done' as Yugoslav war crimes court closes

21 December 2017 | 0 comments

Tributes flowed Thursday to mark the end of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), whose groundbreaking work brought to justice those behind the worst atrocities in Europe...

Romania arrests five suspected members of major ransomware gang

20 December 2017 | 0 comments

Romanian law authorities have arrested five suspected members of an internet-based ransomware gang responsible for infecting tens of thousands of computers across Europe, the United States and Canada,...

Dutch ban Bandidos bikers gang

20 December 2017 | 0 comments

Dutch judges on Wednesday banned violent biker gang the Bandidos and ordered all its chapters to close down, saying it posed a public threat."The Bandidos characterise themselves as lawless and use slogans...

South African court grants bail to Dutch arms dealer linked to warlord

19 December 2017 | 0 comments

Convicted Dutch arms dealer Guus Kouwenhoven who supplied arms that fuelled Liberia's bloody civil war was on Tuesday released by a South African court on bail of $78,000, local media reported.Kouwenhoven,...



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