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Yesterday โ€” April 19th 2018Expatica Dutch Headlines

Qualcomm says China regulators prompt delay of NXP merger

US mobile chipmaking giant Qualcomm on Thursday said it extended the deadline for its planned merger with Dutch rival NXP to work on getting clearance from regulators in China.At the request of the Ministry...

  • April 19th 2018 at 02:00

NATO not planning to boost military presence in Baltics

NATO is not planning to boost its military presence in Baltic nations, which have called for extra protection from their Russian neighbour, the alliance's head Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday."Currently...

  • April 19th 2018 at 02:00

Dutch state appeals expats Brexit case

The Dutch state Thursday appealed a decision by an Amsterdam court to refer a landmark case over Brexit to Europe's top court, as British expats demand clarification of their rights as EU citizens.In...

  • April 19th 2018 at 02:00

Plea to repatriate Dutch children stuck in jihadist camps

The Netherlands must shoulder its responsibilities and bring home dozens of Dutch children left languishing in camps in Syria after their parents joined jihadist groups, the country's ombudswoman for...

  • April 19th 2018 at 02:00

Unilever Q1 sales drop as it prepares to sell margarines

Anglo-Dutch consumer giant Unilever Thursday revealed first quarter sales fell compared to last year, announcing a six billion euros ($7.4 billion) buy-back scheme ahead of the spin-off of its spreads...

  • April 19th 2018 at 02:00
Before yesterdayExpatica Dutch Headlines

Italy, Greece to launch plan to identify missing migrants

Four European Mediterranean countries are launching an initiative in June to identify thousands of missing migrants who died or went missing during the perilous sea crossing to the continent.Italy, Greece,...

  • April 18th 2018 at 02:00

Experts will only deploy to Douma if given 'unhindered access': OPCW

Chemical weapons inspectors will only deploy to the Syrian town of Douma if they are given unhindered access, the OPCW chief said Wednesday, adding it was unknown when the team would go."I shall only...

  • April 18th 2018 at 02:00

Cold winter helps take fizz out of Heineken Q1 profits

Dutch brewing giant Heineken Wednesday posted an 11 percent drop in first quarter profits, with the cold winter taking the cheer out of the European market.But Heineken chairman Jean-Francois van Boxmeer...

  • April 18th 2018 at 02:00

Dutch city moves to stub out downtown weed smokers

The Hague has become the first city in the Netherlands to ban cannabis smoking from downtown areas following numerous complaints by fed-up residents.Since last week "it's illegal to use soft drugs at...

  • April 17th 2018 at 02:00

Dutch, Belgians arrest four for suspected terror plot

Dutch and Belgian police arrested four men on terror-related charges Monday, including plotting a possible attack on the Turkish consulate in the port city of Rotterdam, prosecutors said.Two brothers,...

  • April 16th 2018 at 02:00

US tells watchdog Russia 'may have tampered' with Douma attack site

Russia may have visited the site of an alleged poison gas attack in the Syrian town of Douma and "tampered with" evidence, the US ambassador to the global chemical arms watchdog said Monday."It is our...

  • April 16th 2018 at 02:00

Russia, Syria not yet allowed OPCW team into Douma: UK embassy

Russia and Syria have not yet allowed a fact-finding mission from the world's chemical weapons watchdog to enter Douma to probe allegations of a gas poison attack, the British embassy here said Monday.The...

  • April 16th 2018 at 02:00

Venezuelan photographer Ronaldo Schemidt wins the World Press Photo of the Year Award

The World Press Photo of the Year honours the photographer whose visual creativity and skills made a picture that captures or represents an event or issue of great journalistic importance in the last year.

  • April 16th 2018 at 02:00

Boost OPCW to 'dismantle' Syria's toxic arms: France

Countries must help boost the work of the world's chemical arms watchdog so it can definitively dismantle Syria's "secret" toxic weapons programme, the French ambassador urged at talks Monday."The priority...

  • April 16th 2018 at 02:00

Moscow vows 'not to interfere' in OPCW's work in Syria

Moscow vowed on Monday not to interfere in the work of a fact-finding mission sent to Syria by the global chemical arms watchdog to probe an alleged poison gas attack in Douma."Russia confirms its commitment...

  • April 16th 2018 at 02:00

OPCW starts emergency talks on Douma attacks: diplomatic sources

The global chemical arms watchdog on Monday opened emergency talks on the suspected poison gas attack in the Syrian town of Douma, diplomatic sources told AFP.The meeting has "just started," said one...

  • April 16th 2018 at 02:00

Suicide machine draws crowds at Amsterdam funeral show

A controversial suicide pod that enables its occupant to kill themselves at a press of a button went on display at Amsterdam funeral show on Saturday.Called the "Sarco", short for sarcophagus, the 3D-printed...

  • April 14th 2018 at 02:00

OPCW continuing mission into alleged Douma gas attack

Experts from the world's global chemical arms watchdog are continuing their mission to probe an alleged gas attack in Douma despite Western air strikes in Syria, the body said Saturday.The Organisation...

  • April 14th 2018 at 02:00

Fiery AFP picture wins World Press Photo Award

Agence France-Presse photographer Ronaldo Schemidt won the prestigious 2018 World Press Photo of the Year Award on Thursday with an image of a masked Venezuelan protester on fire, taken during violent...

  • April 12th 2018 at 02:00

AFP photographer Ronaldo Schemidt: a moment, a life

The whole thing lasted about 10 seconds: a Venezuelan protester engulfed in flames running through the street. But there is a lifetime of experience behind the now-famous picture by photojournalist Ronaldo...

  • April 12th 2018 at 02:00
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