ICC declines term cut for Lubanga

2015-09-22 20:01

The International Criminal Court has rejected an application by convicted Congolese war criminal Thomas Lubanga for his early release.

Dutch schools do away with 'Black Pete'

2015-09-17 18:01

Elementary schools in the Dutch city of The Hague will stop using Santa helpers with painted black faces, a holiday tradition that has drawn UN criticism as racially offensive.

Russia ordered to compensate Greenpeace in Arctic Sunrise case

2015-08-25 13:11

Environmental campaigners Greenpeace have welcomed a ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague that says Russia must pay them compensation for boarding their ship the Arctic Sunrise.

Three injured in shooting on Amsterdam-Paris train

2015-08-21 21:29

A gunman has shot and wounded three people on a train travelling between Amsterdam and Paris before being overpowered by passengers, a spokesperson for French state rail company SNCF says.

Dutch crane collapse demolishes houses WATCH

2015-08-03 20:29

Two cranes hoisting a massive section of bridge collapsed in a western Dutch town flattening a row of houses and injuring at least 20 people. VIDEO

Russia submits alternative UN resolution on MH17

2015-07-21 11:16

Russia has introduced an alternative draft resolution at the UN Security Council in a bid to thwart the creation of a tribunal that would prosecute those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over rebel-held east Ukraine.

Dairy firm boosts stocks in Greece, expects hoarding

2015-06-30 13:10

A Dutch dairy company has boosted its stocks of condensed milk and infant formula in Greece in anticipation of stockpiling by consumers.

Dutch to cut emissions to protect citizens

2015-06-24 23:06

A Dutch court has ruled the Government must back a 25% cut in emissions by 2020 to protect its citizens.

Reader: 2 Belgian events, 143 great pics!

2015-06-17 07:33

Wheels24 reader TREVOR NOBLE took great images at two motoring events at Spa-Francorchamps. You have to see these cars...!

Mountain strippers charged with indecent exposure in Malaysia

2015-06-12 13:34

Four Western tourists have been charged with indecent exposure for allegedly stripping on a sacred mountain in Borneo in eastern Malaysia a few days before a deadly earthquake struck, a police official say.


Dutch police arrest man after causing security threat

2015-09-18 14:26

Police in the Netherlands have arrested a man who locked himself in a toilet of a Thalys high-speed train heading for Paris.

Norway sends first convicts to Dutch prison

2015-09-01 17:54

Norway has sent for the first time a group of convicts to a jail in the Netherlands because its own prisons are filled to the brim.

Enormous Pacific flotsam gyre mapped

2015-08-24 20:04

Researchers have returned from mapping and sampling a massive swirling cluster of debris floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

Dutch PM faces no-confidence vote

2015-08-19 19:27

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is facing a grilling in parliament, and a possible no-confidence vote, for his cabinet's support for debt-ridden Greece's third international bailout.

US should cut security aid to Uganda - HRW

2015-07-24 08:05

Human Rights Watch has reportedly urged the US to cut back security assistance to Uganda in response to the country’s recently enacted anti-gay law.

A year after MH17 downed, families want justice

2015-07-16 17:05

One by one, the names of the 298 passengers and crew who died aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will be read aloud by relatives on Friday, a year after the passenger jet was shot out of the sky.

Rossi record lap scorches to Assen pole

2015-06-27 12:24

Resurgent Rossi - he's done it again with not only pole but a record lap time for Saturday's 2015 Dutch MotoGP at Assen.

Australia, Malaysia, Netherlands to mark MH17 anniversary

2015-06-22 10:10

Australia’s PM says the Australian, Malaysian and Dutch governments are set to hold services to mark the first anniversary of the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine with the loss of 298 lives.

Bashir fiasco highlights world powers' failure: Experts

2015-06-16 19:54

South Africa's refusal to hand over Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court is a fresh snub for the Dutch-based tribunal, highlighting its reliance on support from world powers to do its job, experts say.

Dutch police roll up cannabis 'crime family'

2015-06-10 07:51

Dutch police have arrested six family members accused of exporting large amounts of cannabis to France, police say.

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