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Feb 18 '15 19:20

Investigators in Aruba are that American teenager Natalee Holloway was seen with Joran van der Sloot at a Marriott hotel construction site the night she went missing. The former public prosecutor there had previously written off the lead, suggesting it was not credible enough to warrant use of the island's resources.

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Feb 16 '15 08:40

Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb is heading to the United States to participate in a 4 day conference on tackling radicalization and violent extremism, De Telegraaf reports. The conference starts on Tuesday and will happen in the White House.

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Feb 11 '15 12:47

Dutch exports of organic agricultural products rose to 928 million euros in 2014. That is an increase of 11 percent compared to 2013. State Secretary Dijksma of Economic Affairs presented the figures today.

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Feb 8 '15 14:34

Employee unions are rejoining discussions with management at Dutch retailer V&D. The department store is under significant financial pressure, and is trying to force employees to take a wage cut of six percent.

Jan 29 '15 18:12

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte was on hand at the opening of the new European headquarters of Israeli-owned global production and manufacturing company Israel Chemicals Limited (ICL) in Amsterdam.

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Jan 29 '15 09:46

The United States Justice Department is investigating whether Rabobank ignored signs of money laundering at its US branches in California. The investigation could lead to additional enforcement action against Rabobank, Bloomberg reports

Jan 27 '15 18:47

American pop icon Lionel Richie will appear at the 40th North Sea Jazz Festival. It will be his first performance at the annual event.

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Jan 27 '15 07:47

25 consular staff from the Dutch Consulate in New York had to go home early yesterday to avoid getting stuck in the snow storm.

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Jan 23 '15 17:57

It would be better if the State of Israel would be moved from the Middle East to the United States, says the former Minister of Economic Affairs, Herman Heinsbroek to Quote.
"Then we might finally see peace in the world."

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Jan 20 '15 14:12

Terrorist suspect Sabir K. will not be extradited to the United States, the court in The Hague ruled today. This is the second time that his extradition has been prohibited by the court.

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Jan 14 '15 17:11

The most fanatical follower of the far-right Norwegian terrorist Anders Breivik is probably a Dutchman, according to the Norwegian weekly newspaper Morgenbladet. The conclusion is the result of a year-long investigation into the forces behind eleven Breivik fan pages and social media communities.

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Jan 6 '15 17:35

Dutch drug manufacturer Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies started testing an Ebola vaccine on humans this week. The Johnson & Johnson subsidiary produced 400,000 doses of the vaccine for large-scale clinical trials that could launch by April, the firm said in a statement.

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Dec 23 '14 12:10

Dutch companies maintain warm relations with the Crimea, the Ukrainian region that was annexed by Russia earlier this year.

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Dec 19 '14 13:34

Cuba asked Dutch companies to invest in the country. The Cuban ambassador in the Hague made this request now that the relations between Cuba and the United States are better and trading will be easier.

Dec 18 '14 16:47

Sports car manufacturer Spyker declared bankruptcy Thursday after years of financial turmoil following the firm’s failed attempt to revive Swedish automaker Saab. The Dutch firm filed for voluntary financial restructuring earlier in December.

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Dec 15 '14 09:38

The Ministry of Defense will give more clarity regarding its plans with the JSF fighter aircraft that the government is considering to purchase this week. But it is already clear that the Netherlands will not be able to perform many external security missions with the 37 fighter jets in the coming years.

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Dec 8 '14 18:10

The Dutch men’s national football team is expected to square off against the United States on June 5 in a friendly match, SI.com reported. The game would take place just one week before a critical Oranje qualifier European Championship qualifier against Latvia.

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Dec 8 '14 16:35

PVV leader Geert Wilders told the national Police today that he meant every word of the "fewer Moroccans" statements he made during an election day rally on March 19. The controversial politician also cited American activist Martin Luther King jr. in Wilders' own fight against what Wilders calls the "Moroccan problem."

Nov 28 '14 08:21

Thirty Congolese children adopted by thirteen sets of Dutch parents, have been waiting for more than a year for their departure to the Netherlands. State Secretary Fred Teeven calls it a distressing situation.

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Nov 26 '14 13:26

Terrorist suspect Sabir K. was arrested last week Thursday to be extradited to the United States. But the court decided on Tuesday to set him free again.

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Nov 21 '14 11:02

De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) has adjusted its location policy for the gold reserve. The DNB announced today that it shifted some of the gold from the United States to the Netherlands in order to achieve a more balanced distribution over different locations.

Nov 10 '14 09:25

Flight MH17 was shot down with a missile system that was delivered by Russian forces.

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Oct 22 '14 17:05

Police in the Hague arrest a 28-year-old resident suspected of trafficking large amounts of anabolic steroids. Officers from the Office of Regional Criminal Investigations were acting on a tip from counterparts in the United States when they made the arrest at the man’s home, police say.

Oct 17 '14 11:42

Piet de Klerk was appointed special envoy to combat terrorism.

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