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Mar 11 '14 20:46

U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte in Amsterdam later this month. The U.S. head of state will visit the Dutch capital before attending the Nuclear Security Summit in the Hague.

Mar 8 '14 04:33

Bill Clinton, the former U.S. president was in Amsterdam, Friday, to give a lecture in the Krasnapolsky Hotel. Many people seized the opportunity to catch a glimpse of the former president.

Dec 24 '13 13:04

A Russian seaman is believed to be dead after he presumably went overboard from a ship operated by Dutch firm Wagenborg. Alexander Merkulov, 56, was discovered missing after the ship he was on was struck by a 10-meter-wave. He has not been found.

Dec 24 '13 10:43

Strong winds battered the coasts of the Netherlands early this morning marking the third major storm to hit the country this year. French newspaper Le Figaro is reporting that a Russian seaman was swept overboard on a ship operated by Dutch firm Wagenborg and has not been found.

Dec 18 '13 17:32

The Netherlands and United States have signed to agreement to allow automatic tax data exchange between the tax authorities of both countries.

Dec 13 '13 15:49

Authorities are investigating a collision between two planes at Schiphol airport this morning. The accident happened when a U.S. Airways Boeing 757 pulling into a gate clipped the wing of a stationary KLM airplane.

Oct 18 '13 13:56

The United States urged the Russian authorities to thoroughly investigate the recent attack on the Netherlands diplomat in Moscow.

Oct 2 '13 00:27

Just like many other public services in the United States, the American cemetery in the Zuid-Limburg Margraten was closed on Tuesday, reported a spokesperson of the war cemetery.

Sep 30 '13 03:55

The Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) will open a branch in the United States. The majority of the members has agreed. This past week there was unrest because part of the member companies is afraid that the U.S. secret service NSA now gets easy access to the Dutch data over the internet.

Sep 8 '13 12:00

Starting a new life in any place will have its ups and downs. But how easy is it to start a new life in Amsterdam? Are there special Dutch behaviors to take in account and how is the main capital, Amsterdam, helping expats to fit in? Two American expats share their story.

Jul 24 '13 10:14

A Dutch court obstructed the extradition of a Dutch-Pakistani al-Qaeda suspect to the United States since it is uncertain if US authorities were involved in tormenting him following his arrest in 2010.

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