The Ukrainian chief of security Valentyn Nalyvaichenko has reported that they have arrested a terrorist group that was planning an attack on the Dutch investigation team in Kharkov.
A mother from Maastricht has single-handedly rescued her daughter from the Syrian city of Raqqa. Raqqa is regarded as the capital city of the caliphate of the terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS).
The five major energy companies, which import coal from Colombia in South America, has promised to investigate any abuses and human rights violations around the coal mining.
A 31 year old man was arrested in Almelo during the Sinterklaasintocht for assaulting a 15 year old girl dressed as Zwarte Piet.
"This does me an awful lot of pain." said Leroy Fer on RTL Late Night last night in response to the racist comments on the selfie he posted on Twitter of him and eight other players in the Dutch national team.
Following exceedingly racist reactions to a selfie posted by footballer Leroy Fer, the Dutch national football association, KNVB, confirmed they contacted the public prosecutor to investigate the response for possible crimes. The football association waited until after Sunday’s European Championship qualifier against Latvia before making their decision, to prevent any unnecessary distractions amongst teammates.
According to an estimate by the United Nations, 25 thousand Dutch people have HIV and 6 thousand do not know that they are infected.
Four months after the disaster with flight MH17, a video surfaced showing how close the plane came to hitting a nearby village.
On Sunday night Robin van Persie, captain of Oranje, called on the Public Prosecutor to investigate the racist comments on the selfie Leroy Fer posted on Twitter and Instagram. The photo depicted Fer along with other dark skinned players of the Dutch national team.
A positive test for bird flu has led the Dutch government to ban the transportation of all poultry products nationwide, the Ministry of Economic Affairs announced Sunday. The ban affects the distribution of poultry, eggs, poultry manure and used bedding from poultry farms, and similar items are banned from mixed farms.
A group photo of several non-white Dutch national football players sparked a torrent of racially-charged remarks targeting the teammates. Midfielder Leroy Fer posted the photo of himself with eight other players on Twitter and Instagram, including Memphis Depay, Karim Rekik, Kenneth Vermeer and Gregory van der Wiel.
Dutch investigators on the ground in eastern Ukraine have officially begun to salvage the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, the Dutch Safety Board announced Sunday. The Boeing 777 crashed near Donetsk in mid July on its way to Kuala Lumpur. Nearly 300 people died on the flight that took off from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport.
Nearly 90 people were arrested in Gouda yesterday for arguing over the presence of blackfaced Zwarte Piet characters at the city’s annual arrival of Sinterklaas celebration. Those taken into custody were a mix of protestors and Zwarte Piet supporters, police told broadcaster Omroep West.
Up until 2018 ABN Amro will be srapping between 650 and 1,000 jobs. The bank wants to further concentrate and improve the branch network by expanding the offerings of each office.
Last night the Sinterklaasjournaal introduced a few White Petes. Or at least a Piet-in-training with a few soot marks on his face from going down the chimney.
On Thursday night/Friday morning police officers were shot at from a house on the Rijnauwensrtaat in The Hague. No one was injured.
Dutch filmmaker Sunny Bergman was met with stunned looks and stern words from Londoners when she dressed up as Zwarte Piet to gauge reaction to the character abroad. A three-minute clip of her documentary, Our Colonial Hangover, was posted to YouTube featuring the director's day out in blackface.
The European Commission has reasonable doubts about the tax deal between US coffee chain Starbucks and the Dutch tax authorities. The commission wants to make its concerns known this week.
Garden store Intratuin is dropping all pesticides that cause death in bees.
Municipalities are overtaxed in the supervision of returned Syria-goers and retained jihadists. The Mayor of the Hague is demanding help from the state.
According to Jens Anders Toyberg-Frandzen, the Debuty Under-Secretary General of the United Nations, the cease fire in eastern Ukraine is in acute danger.
Minister of Social Affairs Lodewijk Asscher is very concerned about the large amount of support among Turkish youth in the Netherlands for violent jihadist groups such as Islamic State (ISIS).
The American online store Amazon has finally arrived in the Netherlands. From Wednesday e-books and Kindle e-readers will be available from their Dutch site.
A team of ten to 15 experts from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) have arrived at the scene of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday. The team left Donetsk in the morning accompanied by an armed escort and travel journalists.