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190,000 ducks culled in the Netherlands after bird flu discovery

The Netherlands' Economy Ministry said Saturday that 190,000 ducks had been culled after a strain of bird flu was discovered in the country's north-east.

Dutch government seeking adjustments to EU-Ukraine agreement

The Dutch government said Monday that it wants to reach a compromise that would allow it to ratify an agreement to boost ties between the European Union and Ukraine.

ICC convicts former Congolese vice president of bribing witnesses

The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday convicted a former Congolese vice president and four members of his legal team of bribing witnesses in his trial.

Dutch euthanasia law may be expanded to people with "completed" lives

The Dutch government wants to expand the country's assisted suicide law to include those who feel their lives are "completed" and wish to die, even if they are not ill.

Netherlands summons Russian envoy over MH17 crash probe criticism

The Dutch Foreign Ministry has summoned Russia's ambassador to the Netherlands following Moscow's criticism of a criminal probe into the downing of a passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in 2014....

MH17 probe: Missile brought from Russia downed plane over Ukraine

The Malaysia Airlines MH17 flight shot down over eastern Ukraine was struck by a Buk missile brought into the conflict zone from Russia, prosecutors said Wednesday on presenting the long-awaited...

Lawyer: Ex-EU official named in Bahamas tax leak acted in good faith

Former EU commissioner Neelie Kroes acted "in good faith" when she failed to declare her directorship of an offshore company in the Bahamas, thinking that the firm had been dissolved, Dutch media...

Trial over destruction of Timbuktu mausoleums to be first of its kind

The destruction of several ancient mausoleums in the historic city of Timbuktu by rebel groups in 2012 caused worldwide outcry. Now, the suspected planner - an Islamist insurgent - will stand...

Bosnian Serb leader appeals 40-year sentence for Srebrenica genocide 

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on Friday appealed his 40-year prison sentence after being found guilty of genocide by a UN international criminal court in The Hague.

Netherlands rejects initiative to hold "Nexit" referendum

The Dutch parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected an initiative for a vote on the Netherland's EU membership.

Eurogroup chief: Britain has chosen path of instability

Britain has chosen the path of instability with its Leave vote on the Brexit question, says Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the head of the Eurogroup of eurozone finance ministers.

Dutch woman reporting rape in Qatar sentenced for extramarital sex

A Qatari court has handed down a one-year suspended prison sentence to a Dutch tourist for having extramarital sex, even though the woman had reported being raped, the Foreign Ministry in The...

Netherlands to extradite suspected terrorist attack plotter to France

A man arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity in the Netherlands can be extradited to France, following a ruling by a court in Amsterdam Thursday.

Dutch journalist detained over Erdogan tweets leaves Turkey

A Dutch journalist who was detained by authorities in Turkey and then banned from leaving the country has returned to the Netherlands, the Dutch Foreign Ministy said.

Home of Dutch journalist arrested in Turkey broken into

The Amsterdam flat of a Dutch journalist who was arrested at the weekend in Turkey was broken into Sunday night, Dutch police said Monday.