Turkey

Frans Timmermans
Aug 11 '14 10:00

The Ministry of Defense may take part in the strategic transport of goods for North Iraq, according to De Telegraaf. The paper writes that the Ministry is currently measuring the possibility of this, which may be restricted by the European connection via the European Air Transport Command.

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Jun 16 '14 09:29

Netherlands intelligence service AIVD has given Turkey a list of around 100 names of potential terrorists planning to travel to Syria from The Netherlands, De Volkskrant reports. According to the paper, Turkish authorities have said that these people will be arrested and deported if found.

Jun 4 '14 16:54

The Amsterdam ArenA will serve as the home base for the Dutch men's national football team in the run-up to the 2016 European Championship. Oranje will play all of its home matches in the qualifying round at the Amsterdam stadium, according to the national football association KNVB.

Jun 1 '14 06:30

The highly-anticipated Boeing 787 Dreamliner is set to join the Arke airline fleet next week. The plane will arrive for the first time on Dutch soil on Thursday, with Arke becoming the first Dutch operator to make use of the jumbo jet.

Apr 2 '14 19:43

Former PVV parliamentarian Roland van Vliet says that the current eleven PVV MPs have remained loyal to party leader Geert Wilders strictly for financial reasons. Van Vliet told Elsevier magazine that the loyalty is bought by the comfortable salaries members of parliament receive.

Voting
Mar 4 '14 09:07

The PvdA is losing voter interest among immigrants, many of whom are moving over to the D66 instead, a study shows.

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Feb 10 '14 05:00

A mistake of the court in Utrecht has resulted in the release of hard criminal Mehmet K. last month, while he still had a prison sentence of five and a half years.

Jan 21 '14 17:13

Former Secretary-General of the Ministry of Security and Justice, Joris, Demmink, has to be prosecuted by the Publice Prosecution for alleged sexual crimes, ruled the court in Arnhem, Tuesday.

Jan 10 '14 15:00

It took him a trip to the Middle East, but in the end Mark Stroop from car rental agency Silverline in Ijsselstein retrieved his cars that thieves had taken to northern Iraq; and they even bought him lunch and compensated him for his troubles.

Dec 5 '13 13:39

The European Commission (EC) and the Turkish government have agreed to launch a visa liberalization dialogue and to sign a readmission agreement.

Nov 14 '13 04:34

NATO has agreed to the extension of the Patriot mission in Turkey. Netherlands contributes to the mission, of which Turkey is now asking for an extension

Oct 16 '13 06:55

After the successful match against Turkey, the Dutch team won 2 - 0, the team has been unbeaten during the qualification matches for the World Cup in Brazil next year.

Louis van Gaal could not play with Nigel de Jong, because of suspension, and Kevin Strootman and Michel Vorm, both light injuries. Nevertheless, he pulled out some other guys and showed the Turks how to play football.

The stadium was very noisy and packed with enthusiastic Turkish fans. After eight minutes the noise became less because Arjen Robben scored from a free kick.

Oct 15 '13 04:46

On Tuesday evening the Dutch soccer team will play a loaded match against the Turkish national team in Istanbul. Turkey has to win in order to become number two in the group and have a possibility to go to Brazil.

While the Netherlands is already a participant at the World Cup in Brazil, Turkey has to win. In their group Romania will play, also on Tuesday, against Estland. So it will be Romania or Turkey who will end as number two in the group.

Aug 14 '13 09:03

The IRS wants to make agreements with Morocco and Turkey on the automatic exchange of data on property. Dutch tax payers who have not informed the IRS about their house(s) in Morocco or Turkey can be addressed by the tax authorities.

State Secretary Frans Weekers (Finance) announced this on Tuesday in the House, in response to questions from SP MP Farshad Bashir. The Netherlands can at this moment also request Turkey and Morocco for information about real estate, but the information exchange is not automatic.

Aug 9 '13 16:55

T-Mobile customers traveling abroad have been reporting problems with connecting phone calls, transmitting text messages and mobile internet connectivity for the second day in a row

Jul 19 '13 07:21

For the first time, Turkey will export 40 tons of tulip bulbs to the Netherlands.

Jul 17 '13 07:42

The Netherlands Consulate General in Istanbul, Turkey caught fire today.

Jun 24 '13 08:50

Today, June 24, the European Union will discuss Turkey’s concerns after the setbacks. The 27 nations wanted to modify Germany’s position, which is firm in stopping negotiations in response to Ankara’s attack on protestors.

Jun 17 '13 08:13

On Sunday Minister of Foreign Affairs Frans Timmermans leaves for a four-day trip through the Middle East. His first destination wil be Tunesia in North Africa. Timmermans will also visit Israel, the Palestinian Territories and Turkey. The goal of the trip is to strengten the relationships.

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