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EU must rally against threat from US, Russia: Dutch PM

EU must rally against threat from US, Russia: Dutch PM

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Wednesday urged the European Union to rally urgently behind a rules-based international order against threats from Russia and even the United States.

Dutch Queen Maxima's sister found dead in Argentina

Dutch Queen Maxima's sister found dead in Argentina

The younger sister of Queen Maxima of the Netherlands has died at the age of 33, a palace spokeswoman said in The Hague on Thursday.

Missile that downed MH17 plane came from Russian military: investigators

Missile that downed MH17 plane came from Russian military: investigators

Investigators probing the 2014 downing of flight MH17 said Thursday, for the first time, that the missile which brought down the plane over eastern Ukraine came from a Russian military brigade.

World's largest freshwater pearl to sell at Dutch auction

World's largest freshwater pearl to sell at Dutch auction

The world's largest known freshwater pearl, which once belonged to Catherine the Great, will go on sale in the Netherlands later this month, the auctioneers announced Thursday.

Unilever drops London for post-Brexit Dutch HQ

Unilever drops London for post-Brexit Dutch HQ

Anglo-Dutch consumer giant Unilever on Thursday chose The Netherlands over London to host its headquarters, dealing a blow to Britain's efforts to keep multinational companies onside following Brexit.

Lawyer raises 67,000 euros online to aid expats' Brexit case

Lawyer raises 67,000 euros online to aid expats' Brexit case

A lawyer helping British expatriates in a legal battle over their rights as EU citizens after Brexit said Monday more than 67,000 euros was raised in four days to fight an appeal in the case.

Netherlands confirms highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu outbreak

Netherlands confirms highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu outbreak

The Netherlands confirmed an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu at a farm in the northern part of the country, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Wednesday, citing a report from the Dutch ministry of Economic Affairs.

Dutch shocked by call to ban EU electric pulse fishing

Dutch shocked by call to ban EU electric pulse fishing

The black clouds hanging over the boats in Dutch ports Friday were not the remnants of wild winter gales, but harbingers of another devastating storm brewing for Dutch fishermen.

Rare Van Gogh drawings, 'forgotten' Flincks go on display

Rare Van Gogh drawings, 'forgotten' Flincks go on display

Art lovers are in for a rare treat as four forgotten works by Dutch masters Vincent van Gogh and 17th-century painter Govert Flinck have gone on display, after gathering dust for more than 100 years.

MH17 families voice concerns over new discovery of remains

MH17 families voice concerns over new discovery of remains

Relatives of those killed in the MH17 air disaster have called for greater respect for victims' remains fearing some may be ‘playing a game’ after a new discovery of bones.

Iranian political activist shot dead in Netherlands

Iranian political activist shot dead in Netherlands

A political activist who founded an Arab nationalist group seeking an independent state inside Iran was shot dead in the Netherlands, police said on Thursday.

Dutchman put on trial for Ethiopian war crimes in 1970s

Dutchman put on trial for Ethiopian war crimes in 1970s

A Dutch citizen will go on trial in the Netherlands next Monday on charges he committed war crimes in Ethiopia in the 1970s.