Dutch prosecutors probe four euthanasia cases

2018-03-09 07:46

Dutch prosecutors have launched criminal probes into four euthanasia cases amid concerns doctors may have flouted the rules in helping four elderly women to end their lives.

Dutch prosecutors to decide on criminal tobacco case

2018-02-22 18:15

Dutch prosecutors are set to announce if they will open a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on charges including attempted murder or manslaughter.

Dutch court convicts man of helping stepmother take her life

2018-02-01 06:32

A Dutch appeals court has convicted a man for helping his ailing, 99-year-old stepmother take her own life a decade ago, in a case that has become a focal point in the fierce debate in the Netherlands about end-of-life issues.

Dutch police shoot man with a knife at Amsterdam airport

2017-12-15 18:46

Dutch military police say they have shot a man after he threatened to use a knife at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport.

Praljak died from potassium cyanide

2017-12-01 22:46

Bosnian Croat war criminal Slobodan Praljak probably died from heart failure after swallowing potassium cyanide, Dutch prosecutors said late Friday.

UN court convicts Mladic of genocide over Bosnia's horrors

2017-11-22 13:43

The United Nations' Yugoslav war crimes tribunal has convicted Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic of genocide and crimes against humanity, and sentenced him to life in prison for atrocities during Bosnia's 1992-1995 war.

Egypt summons European envoys who criticised arrest of rights lawyer

2017-11-06 06:00

Egypt summoned the ambassadors of Germany, Italy and The Netherlands after they criticised the arrest of an Egyptian human rights lawyer opposed to enforced disappearances, the foreign ministry has said.

Ethiopian 'Red Terror' trial opens in Dutch court

2017-10-30 18:45

A Dutch-Ethiopian national has denied committing war crimes during bloody purges in Ethiopia in the late 1970s known as the "Red Terror," in a rare case before a Dutch court.

Europeans must prepare for 'Lucifer'

2017-09-28 08:52

Researchers say the likelihood of scorching summer temperatures in southern Europe is increasing because of man-made climate change.

Bones, silver found in 18th-century Dutch wreck off UK

2017-08-18 20:38

Maritime archaeologists said Friday they have begun excavating the wreck of a Dutch ship that sank off the English coast in 1740, recovering leather shoes, silver and the bones of its lost crew.


Turkey 'strongly' condemns Dutch MPs' recognising Armenian 'genocide'

2018-02-23 14:12

Turkey responded firmly on Thursday to the recognition by Dutch lawmakers of the early 1900s massacre of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire as "genocide".

Dutch foreign minister admits lying about meeting with Putin

2018-02-12 16:01

In a potentially damaging admission on the eve of his first visit to Russia as a member of the Dutch government, Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra has acknowledged lying about attending a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2006.

Nine dead as huge storms batter Europe

2018-01-19 07:47

Violent gales battered northern Europe and beyond, snapping air and train links and leaving at least nine people - including two firefighters - dead.

Bird flu: Dutch farmers ordered to keep poultry indoors

2017-12-08 21:30

The Dutch government has ordered the country's farmers to keep all poultry indoors after bird flu was discovered at a duck farm.

International justice: Yugoslav war crimes court helped end era of impunity

2017-11-23 10:29

Born from the fires engulfing the Balkans in the 1990s, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia closes next month having tried and judged dozens of those behind Europe's worst atrocities since World War II.

Dutch prosecutors demand life for Ethiopian war crimes suspect

2017-11-09 10:17

In a rare move, Dutch prosecutors have called for a Dutch-Ethiopian national to be jailed for life for "an atrocious campaign" of war crimes during Ethiopia's "Red Terror" in the 1970s.

Bye-bye beer bikes

2017-11-01 19:30

A ban on group-powered pedicabs that are popular with inebriated tourists and stag parties has taken effect in the busiest sections of down-town Amsterdam.

Verstappen refuses to retract 'idiot' insult

2017-10-25 09:15

Max Verstappen says he will not apologise for calling an F1 steward an "idiot" after the US grand prix.

Irma: International efforts in the Caribbean

2017-09-11 21:57

Britain, France, the Netherlands and the United States have ramped up relief efforts for their territories in the Caribbean after Hurricane Irma left devastation in its wake.

Dutch organic farmers feel duped in tainted eggs scandal

2017-08-13 22:45

Dutch farmers producing organic eggs, supposedly free from insecticides,have joined a chorus of outrage over the growing tainted-egg scandal, claiming they were duped by the suppliers of a reputedly natural pesticide.

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