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ICC unveils arrest warrant for ex-Kadhafi security chief

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

International judges on Monday unsealed an arrest warrant for Libya's former security chief, accusing him of carrying out war crimes in 2011 to quash opposition to late dictator Moamer Kadhafi.The warrant,...

US paintmaker splashes out for third AkzoNobel bid

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

US paints and coatings group PPG Monday upped its offer in a battle to take over the world's leading paintmaker AkzoNobel, with a new bid valuing the Dutch company at about 24.6 billion euros.In its third...

Philippine lawyer accuses Duterte of 'mass murder' at ICC

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

A Philippine lawyer on Monday filed a complaint at the world's only permanent war crimes court against President Rodrigo Duterte, alleging his war on drugs has caused some 8,000 deaths. Lawyer Jude Sabio...

Dutch businessman found guilty of war crimes in Liberia

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

A Dutch businessman has been found guilty of war crimes and smuggling weapons into Liberia by the appeal court in Den Bosch in the latest twist in a legal case dating back over 10 years.

Fewer Dutch bulb growers, but their farms are getting bigger

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

The number of companies active in the Netherlands’ vast flower bulb sector has declined by 40% to about 1,600 since 2000, the national statistics office CBS reported on Friday.

New Dutch government won’t have as much cash as expected

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

The four parties currently discussing forming a new Dutch government will have less money to divide up than expected, chief negotiator Edith Schippers told reporters on Thursday evening.

Dutch house prices soar 7% in March, biggest increase in 15 years

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

House prices soared 7.3% in March compared with the year-earlier period, the biggest monthly rise in 15 years, according to new land registry figures.

King’s Day set to be chilly and wet, but there may be some sun

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

The annual May holidays, which actually start on Monday, are set to be the coldest on record, website Weerplaza said on Friday.

Philips posts sevenfold jump in profits in Q1

24 April 2017 | 0 comments

Dutch electronics giant Philips on Monday posted a sevenfold leap in first quarter profits after spinning off its lighting business last year.Net profit soared to 259 million euros ($281 million) in the...

Dutch 'abortion boat' arrives off Mexico

22 April 2017 | 0 comments

A Dutch sailing boat offering abortions, often in defiance of some country's laws, arrived in international waters off Mexico on Friday, the organization crewing it said.The "Women on Waves" vessel was...

Dutch court jails Charles Taylor arms-supplier for 19 years

21 April 2017 | 0 comments

A Dutch court on Friday sentenced a businessman to 19 years in prison for arms trafficking and aiding war crimes in Liberia and Guinea by armed forces of ex-Liberian leader Charles Taylor.Guus Kouwenhoven,...

Dutch PM to meet Danish, Irish counterparts on Brexit

21 April 2017 | 0 comments

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte was Friday to meet his Irish and Danish counterparts as the three northern European countries grapple with the likely fallout from Britain's divorce from the EU.Rutte was...

Toneelgroep Amsterdam goes English with Obsession

21 April 2017 | 0 comments

After numerous successes abroad, and bowling over British audiences with Roman Tragedies – six hours of Shakespearian drama in Dutch (with subtitles)-

Dutch banks join forces to Belgian payment system to NL

21 April 2017 | 0 comments

The big Dutch banks have joined forces to launch a new mobile payment system in the Netherlands which they say integrates three current payment methods in one app.

Queen Maxima joins Ivanka Trump and Angela Merkel in Berlin panel

21 April 2017 | 0 comments

Queen Maxima will join German chancellor Angela Merkel and US president Trump’s daughter Ivanka in a panel discussion on female entrepreneurship at the Women20 Summit in Berlin this weekend.



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