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Dec 17 '15 13:22

American hunting company GetDucks.com is offering its clients five days of unlimited goose hunting in the Netherlands for only 4,600 dollars.

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Dec 17 '15 08:58

A KLM flight between Houston, Texas and Amsterdam was cancelled on Wednesday after fighting passengers had it grounded for several hours

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Dec 11 '15 17:10

After years of not serving any food on economy class, American airline United Airlines are reintroducing the snack. And they chose a very delicious snack indeed - Dutch stroopwafel cookies.

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Dec 8 '15 16:12

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders was unnerved by statements made by U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump's recent statements calling for a block of all Muslims trying to enter the United States. "These statements by Trump are not helpful, and that's putting it mildly," the Netherlands official said on Tuesday.

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Dec 8 '15 11:35

United States regulators are investigating at least four controversial military equipment deliveries bankrupt Dutch firm Imtech made to Iraq

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Dec 4 '15 12:01

The Dutch government will make a decision on whether or not the Netherlands will take part in the bombardment of terrorist organization Islamic State in Syria in the "coming weeks", Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis Plasschaert said just before the Council of Ministers meeting on Friday morning

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Dec 4 '15 07:25

The United States officially requested that the Netherlands "intensify" the fight against terrorist organization Islamic State by participating in bombarding in Syria. The Cabinet is considering it, Minister Bert Koenders of Foreign Affairs said in a parliamentary debate on Thursday. He called ISIS "an enemy that can not only be contained, but must be destroyed"

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Dec 1 '15 07:26

The United States want Dutch traveling to the country to go through sharp security checks before they board the plane in the Netherlands. The Americans are currently discussing this measure with the Netherlands and five other countries.

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Nov 25 '15 09:27

A joint investigation between the Dutch National Police, the American FBI and an Australian investigation team led to the dismantling of a massive child porn site. A total of 303 suspects, 5 of them Dutch, were arrested.

Nov 24 '15 20:21

With the International Documentary Film festival Amsterdam, (IDFA), in full swing and industry people roaming the Dutch capital’s streets, there is no denying that documentaries are a hot topic. Especially in times like these they help shape our view of this crazy world.

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Nov 24 '15 15:35

Dutch criminals are responsible for a large share of the trade of illegal products, especially drugs and firearms, on the so-called Dark Web. One one of the illegal online market places, Dutch retailers even accounted for 10 percent of the orders.

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Nov 24 '15 08:31

The United States of America officially requested that the Netherlands participate in bombing terrorist organization Islamic State in Syria. At this time the Netherlands is only bombing ISIS in Iraq.

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Nov 23 '15 13:24

The Netherlands has refused to host a delegation of the United States Congress for the biannual Transatlantic Legislator's Dialogue - a meeting between the representatives of the U.S. and the EU to discuss international issues affecting both regions. The U.S. calls this refusal a "slap in the face"

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Oct 28 '15 10:22

The Rabobank branch in Calexico, California is facing an investigation by American judicial authorities due to suspicions of across the border money laundering. Rabobank is "cooperating fully" with the investigation

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Oct 23 '15 21:49

An outbreak of scabies at a temporary asylum reception center in Reuver, Limburg has emergency services quickly trying to contain the infection. Fire department personnel working in the region say 48 people from Eritrea are suffering from the skin condition, newswire ANP reported.

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Oct 15 '15 17:48

The delicate balance of Vietnamese food enters the spotlight in this week's collaboration with Guys Love Cooking, their tasty dish consisting of a rice noodle salad with tofu and egg.

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Oct 12 '15 11:03

The report on the MH17 investigation that the Dutch Safety Board will be presenting on Tuesday will focus solely on the facts of the disaster in detail, and not on the perpetrators. Finding the perpetrators is the task of the international criminal investigation, which is expected to be completed at the end of this year.

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Oct 5 '15 18:04

Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders signed an agreement on Monday to establish the International Commission for Missing Persons (ICMP) in The Hague. The organization was first proposed in 1996 by U.S. President Bill Clinton at the G7 summit that year, and it was first tasked with trying to account for 40,000 missing people after war the early 1990s war in the former Yugoslavia.

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Sep 30 '15 17:07

A small contingency of Dutch soldiers were dispatched to Kunduz, Afghanistan, to advise that nation's army as it attempts a counter-offensive against the Taliban in the northern city. Speaking at the lower house of Parliament on Wednesday, Minister of Defense Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert emphasized that the Netherlands is not engaged in any fighting, but serving strictly as strategic counsel.

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Sep 30 '15 16:54

Sources speaking anonymously to newspaper De Telegraaf blame Dutch Minister of Culture, Jet Bussemaker, for not securing a deal that would bring two large Rembrandt portraits to the Netherlands in a 160 million euro deal with the Rothschild family in France. They accuse the minister of speaking bilaterally with her French counterpart about a joint purchase of the paintings in secret and on her own accord.

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Sep 30 '15 11:50

The Netherlands has risen three places to once again sit in fifth place on a list of 140 countries that were part of the annual measure of global competitiveness, according to figures released by The Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016, conducted by the World Economic Forum.

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Sep 29 '15 19:55

The latest Global Wealth report from insurer Allianz revealed on Tuesday that the Netherlands placed sixth among the top 20 richest countries in the world according to their assessment of household equity versus debt conducted in more than fifty countries.

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Sep 29 '15 10:37

Dutch King Willem-Alexander addressed the United Nations General Assembly in New Yorkby highlighting seventy years of the Netherlands work with the UN on achievements that have helped shape and improve today's world. In a speech where he strongly advocated for the Netherlands to get a seat on the UN Security Council, he also called upon all the nations of the world to show solidarity in the face of the current refugee crisis, noting that the Netherlands has again increased its contribution to humanitarian assistance making it one of the world’s largest donors.

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Sep 29 '15 09:44

The Netherlands has signed on to provide training to the civilian and military leaders of UN missions in Africa. Both Africans and Europeans will be selected for the program, meant to better protect African civilians in conflict zones.

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