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Dutch Twitter pics go black for MH17 bodies' return

2014-07-21 22:28

Dutch social media users are turning their profile photos black and tweeting the hashtag #BringThemHome as anger mounts that bodies from flight MH17 have not yet been repatriated.

Woeful Brazil downed by Dutch

2014-07-12 23:55

Brazil have suffered a second defeat in a row, after they were beaten by the Netherlands in the SWC third/fourth place playoff .

Rare female crocodile suffocated during mating

2014-03-19 21:56

A very rare and endangered female crocodile has died of suffocation in a Dutch zoo during attempted mating with a "dominant" male partner, the zoo says.

Dutch euthanasia minister found dead in garage

2014-02-11 19:26

Former Dutch health minister Els Borst, instrumental in introducing the world's first euthanasia law in the Netherlands in 2002, has been found dead at her home.

Mexican cartel leader held in the Netherlands

2014-01-04 10:34

A Mexican man described as an alleged leader of the powerful Sinaloa drug syndicate has been detained in the Netherlands on a US arrest warrant, US authorities say.

 

Court: Dutch liable for 300 Srebrenica deaths

2014-07-16 22:40

A court has ordered the Netherlands to compensate the families of more than 300 Bosnian Muslims killed after Dutch troops handed them over to Bosnian Serb forces in 1995.

Dutch media angered by 'gay ghetto' hoax

2014-06-20 06:33

Dutch media has hit out after authorities in a southern city took part in an elaborate hoax announcing the construction of a 'gay only' village.

35 countries pledge to boost nuclear security

2014-03-25 21:22

Thirty-five countries have pledged to turn international guidelines on nuclear security into national laws, aimed at preventing terrorists from getting nuclear material.

Three-tram crash hurts 25 in Rotterdam

2014-03-10 18:12

At least 25 commuters have been injured in a three-tram pile-up at a busy intersection in the southwestern Dutch port city of Rotterdam, police say.

Dutch want prisoners to pay for cells

2014-01-13 20:11

Prisoners in the Netherlands may soon have to pay for their cell accommodation, if a tabled bill becomes law.

Thousands of Dutch take icy New Year's dip

2014-01-01 16:22

Tens of thousands of revellers across the Netherlands have braved the chilly winter weather to take a traditional New Year's plunge in the North Sea's icy waters.

 
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