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WHO confirms case of yellow fever in Netherlands, says risk low

WHO confirms case of yellow fever in Netherlands, says risk low

A case of yellow fever, an acute and contagious mosquito-borne viral disease, has been reported in a man in the Netherlands who recently travelled to Gambia and Senegal, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday.

Unilever buys GSK Asian health drinks arm for 3.3 bn euros

Unilever buys GSK Asian health drinks arm for 3.3 bn euros

Anglo-Dutch food giant Unilever said Monday it is buying GlaxoSmithKline's health drinks portfolio in Asia for a total of 3.3 billion euros ($3.7 billion), including iconic night-time hot drink Horlicks.

New drugs, test offer TB hope for millions

New drugs, test offer TB hope for millions

Thousands of scientists, activists and disease survivors Saturday wrap up a global conference on lung health dominated by the announcement of several breakthroughs in the battle against tuberculosis.

Spain's police seize massive cocaine haul in banana cargo

Spain's police seize massive cocaine haul in banana cargo

Spanish police said Thursday they had seized over six tonnes of cocaine hidden in a shipment of bananas and arrested 16 suspects, some of them wanted in the Netherlands.

Swiss probe Russian agents over WADA 'cyber-attack'

Swiss probe Russian agents over WADA 'cyber-attack'

Two Russian spies arrested in the Netherlands on suspicion of targeting a Swiss labouratory are also being probed over an attempted cyber-attack on the World Anti-Doping Agency, an official said Saturday.

Lymphedema clinic earns international accolades for HMC

Lymphedema clinic earns international accolades for HMC

Last month a delegation from Qatar participated in two international conferences in the Netherlands, receiving international praise for Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)'s development of a dedicated lymphedema clinic.

Dutch arrest three linked to 2016 Paris terror plot

Dutch arrest three linked to 2016 Paris terror plot

Dutch police have arrested three men whose DNA was found on weapons seized in a Paris suburb after law officers foiled a planned 2016 terror attack, Dutch prosecutors said Tuesday.

Van kills one at Dutch music festival, suspect arrested

Van kills one at Dutch music festival, suspect arrested

A van struck four people at the Netherlands' largest music festival in the early hours of Monday, killing one of them and injuring the others before driving off, police said.

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.