Russia has officially announced that it will be voting against an UN tribunal to prosecute those responsible for the MH17 disaster. In a statement on the country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs website, Russia calls the creation of a tribunal "untimely and counterproductive".
Joep Lange, the renowned HIV/AIDS researcher that died in the disaster with flight MH17 last year, will not be forgotten in Amsterdam. A medical institute called the Joep Lange Institute will be opening in the capital. The University of Amsterdam is also establishing a lectern named after the Aids researcher.
The Dutch Safety Board's report on the disaster with flight MH17 blames pro-Russian separatists for the downing of the plane, CNN reports based on sources who have seen the report. On Friday it will be exactly one year since the Malaysia Airlines flight crashed down on eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board.
The Museum Jan van der Togt in Amstelveen has been filled with nearly 5 thousand sunflowers for a private memorial on Wednesday for the family members of those who died in the MH17 disaster nearly a year ago
The Netherlands is working on a safety plan to keep Dutch planes away from conflict areas, sources surrounding the discussions of this plan told the Telegraaf. Authorities and intelligence agencies are involved in the formation of this plan.
Dozens of passenger planes are still flying over war zones and conflict areas - such as Mali, South Sudan and Sinai - on a daily basis. This includes airlines KLM and Air France as well as other European airlines such as Lufthansa and British Airways.
The Netherlands wants ask the United Nations to establish a tribunal to prosecute the suspects in the MH17 disaster. This proposal is supported by Malaysia, Belgium, Australia and the Ukraine.
The criminal investigation into the cause of the disaster with flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine is going well, according to chief prosecutor Fred Westerbeke.
Pro-Russion separatists in eastern Ukraine have denied Dutch investigators access to Luhansk area, the Pubic Prosecutor announced on Saturday. The investigators needed to do technical research into cell towers and the telephone network in the area as part of the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17.
To international criminal lawyers think that having the perpetrators responsible for the disaster with flight MH17 judged by an international tribunal, is a very bad idea.
The Netherlands thinks that a UN-style tribunal is the best option for prosecuting those suspected of being responsible for the MH17 disaster, British news agency Reuters reports based on two anonymous sources close to the discussion.
Australia is planning to install a permanent memorial for the victims of the MH17 disaster. The memorial will be located at the Parliament House in Canberra.
Hans van Mens, the brother of one of the MH17 victims, is having trouble with the Dutch Tax Authorities. The tax office wants him to pay half of the grief benefit her received after his sister's death as income tax, the Telegraaf reports.
The anonymous group of people who put up 47 million dollars for concrete evidence about suspects responsible for bringing down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 say they have the information they wanted, German private investigator Josef Resch says, according to newspaper Der Spiegel. Resch claims he was hired by the group to ferret out details and verify information they obtained.
A number of experts from the National Police and Defense launched a new mission in Eastern Ukraine on Tuesday. This investigation is aimed at gathering evidence in support or rejection of he different scenarios on what caused the disaster with flight MH17.
Last year the Public Prosecutor did 54 investigations into radicalization and terrorism aimed at approximately 90 suspects. "Dozens of Dutch people were prepared to travel to the ISIS proclaimed 'caliphate' in Iraq and Syria."
The safety of airlines was not mentioned once during the diplomatic meeting in Kiev three days before flight MH17 was shot down. At the time, the Ukrainian government had nothing to say on the matter and Europe still underestimated the conflict.
Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down on July 17 with a BUK-M1 missile, announced Mikhail Malyshevsky on Tuesday. Malyshevsky is the deputy head engineer at Moscow-based BUK missile manufacturer Almaz-Antey.
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima met with American President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington on Monday during their first visit to the Unites States after King-Willem Alexander took the throne two years ago. After their meeting, Obama called the Netherlands "some of our oldest and more precious allies".
A total of 653 thousand euros was donated at Amsterdam Dinner's benefit dinner at the Heineken Music Hall on Saturday night, the organization announced on Sunday. The money will be donated to the aids research of the two scientists who died in the MH17 plane crash in July last year.
The satellite images that Russia released days after the disaster with flight MH17, were falsified. This is according to British journalist Elliot Hggins' research collective Bellingcat.
Three Dutch parliamentarians appear on a Russian list of people from the European Union that are no longer allowed to enter the country.
According to Minister Bert Koenders of Foreign Affairs, the "breach of trust" caused by Russia's illegal annexation of the Crimea and the country's interference in the conflict in Eastern Ukraine will first have to be repaired before the international approach to Russia can get back to normal.
The team of aviation investigators that is investigating the disaster with flight MH17 had a meeting on Gilze Rijen air base on Thursday. According to the Dutch Safety Board, "good progress" was made in the meeting.