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Dutch state appeals expats Brexit case

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

The Dutch state Thursday appealed a decision by an Amsterdam court to refer a landmark case over Brexit to Europe's top court, as British expats demand clarification of their rights as EU citizens.In...

NATO not planning to boost military presence in Baltics

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

NATO is not planning to boost its military presence in Baltic nations, which have called for extra protection from their Russian neighbour, the alliance's head Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday."Currently...

Plea to repatriate Dutch children stuck in jihadist camps

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

The Netherlands must shoulder its responsibilities and bring home dozens of Dutch children left languishing in camps in Syria after their parents joined jihadist groups, the country's ombudswoman for...

Unilever Q1 sales drop as it prepares to sell margarines

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

Anglo-Dutch consumer giant Unilever Thursday revealed first quarter sales fell compared to last year, announcing a six billion euros ($7.4 billion) buy-back scheme ahead of the spin-off of its spreads...

Dutch state appeals expats Brexit case

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

The Dutch state Thursday appealed a decision by an Amsterdam court to refer a landmark case over Brexit to Europe's top court, as British expats demand clarification of their rights as EU citizens.In...

Italy, Greece to launch plan to identify missing migrants

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

Four European Mediterranean countries are launching an initiative in June to identify thousands of missing migrants who died or went missing during the perilous sea crossing to the continent.Italy, Greece,...

Experts will only deploy to Douma if given 'unhindered access': OPCW

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

Chemical weapons inspectors will only deploy to the Syrian town of Douma if they are given unhindered access, the OPCW chief said Wednesday, adding it was unknown when the team would go."I shall only...

Cold winter helps take fizz out of Heineken Q1 profits

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch brewing giant Heineken Wednesday posted an 11 percent drop in first quarter profits, with the cold winter taking the cheer out of the European market.But Heineken chairman Jean-Francois van Boxmeer...

Global arms watchdog starts talks on spy poison case

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

Diplomats were holding emergency talks Wednesday on the poisoning of a former Russian spy, after the global chemical arms watchdog confirmed British findings that he was the victim of a nerve agent attack.Diplomatic...

Dutch city moves to stub out downtown weed smokers

17 April 2018 | 0 comments

The Hague has become the first city in the Netherlands to ban cannabis smoking from downtown areas following numerous complaints by fed-up residents.Since last week "it's illegal to use soft drugs at...

Dutch, Belgians arrest four for suspected terror plot

16 April 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch and Belgian police arrested four men on terror-related charges Monday, including plotting a possible attack on the Turkish consulate in the port city of Rotterdam, prosecutors said.Two brothers,...

US tells watchdog Russia 'may have tampered' with Douma attack site

16 April 2018 | 0 comments

Russia may have visited the site of an alleged poison gas attack in the Syrian town of Douma and "tampered with" evidence, the US ambassador to the global chemical arms watchdog said Monday."It is our...

World press photo of the year award

Venezuelan photographer Ronaldo Schemidt wins the World Press Photo of the...

16 April 2018 | 0 comments

The World Press Photo of the Year honours the photographer whose visual creativity and skills made a picture that captures or represents an event or issue of great journalistic importance in the last year.

Russia, Syria not yet allowed OPCW team into Douma: UK embassy

16 April 2018 | 0 comments

Russia and Syria have not yet allowed a fact-finding mission from the world's chemical weapons watchdog to enter Douma to probe allegations of a gas poison attack, the British embassy here said Monday.The...

Boost OPCW to 'dismantle' Syria's toxic arms: France

16 April 2018 | 0 comments

Countries must help boost the work of the world's chemical arms watchdog so it can definitively dismantle Syria's "secret" toxic weapons programme, the French ambassador urged at talks Monday."The priority...



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