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Today โ€” September 18th 2018Expatica Dutch Headlines

Dutch budget for Brexit, scrap tax for multinationals

The Dutch government said Tuesday it is setting aside tens of millions of euros to deal with the fallout when Britain leaves the EU next year and courted controversy by announcing it will scrap dividend...

  • September 18th 2018 at 02:00

Nappy change: Dutch to turn diapers into furniture

Fed-up with a growing mountain of stinking disposable nappies, a Dutch firm Tuesday started building the country's first recycling plant to turn poo into profit.Plastic from the nappies extracted by the...

  • September 18th 2018 at 02:00

Nation state cyber attacks on rise, says Europol

Global ransomware attacks are increasingly linked to nation states, with the lines between politics and crime often blurring, Europe's police agency said on Tuesday.Key ransomware attacks include the...

  • September 18th 2018 at 02:00
Yesterday โ€” September 17th 2018Expatica Dutch Headlines

Court confirms Congolese ex-VP sentence for witness bribes

The International Criminal Court on Monday confirmed a one-year sentence against Congolese ex-vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba for bribing witnesses during an earlier trial, which saw him being excluded...

  • September 17th 2018 at 02:00

New Air France-KLM chief vows to invest half of salary in airline

Air France-KLM's new boss said Monday that he would invest half of his fixed salary into the company's stock as a gauge of his "confidence" in returning the strike-prone airline to a more solid footing.Benjamin...

  • September 17th 2018 at 02:00
Before yesterdayExpatica Dutch Headlines

Dalai Lama: I knew of sex abuse by Buddhist teachers since 1990s

The Dalai Lama said Saturday that he has known about sexual abuse by Buddhist teachers since the 1990s and that such allegations are "nothing new".The Tibetan spiritual leader, revered by millions of...

  • September 15th 2018 at 02:00

Sex abuse claims rock Dutch Catholic Church

More than half of the Netherlands' senior clerics were involved in covering up sexual assault of children between 1945 and 2010, a press report claimed Saturday, further engulfing the Catholic Church...

  • September 15th 2018 at 02:00

Ugandan warlord's defence to open at ICC

Notorious Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen's lawyers open their defence Tuesday at the International Criminal Court, where their client is charged with conducting a reign of terror in northern...

  • September 15th 2018 at 02:00

Dutch soon to pull fighter jets striking IS targets

Dutch F-16 fighter jets will end bombing missions against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria at the end of the year, the Netherlands government said Friday."Cabinet has decided not to prolong the...

  • September 14th 2018 at 02:00

Dutch 'netted two Russians over Novichok lab plot'

Dutch intelligence services snatched two alleged Russian spies earlier this year on suspicion of planning to hack a sensitive Swiss laboratory used by the world's chemical warfare watchdog, reports and...

  • September 14th 2018 at 02:00

Dalai Lama to meet sex abuse victims in The Netherlands

The Dalai Lama will Friday meet a dozen victims of alleged sexual abuse by Buddhist teachers in what is believed to be the first such gathering with Tibet's spiritual leader.The victims launched a petition...

  • September 13th 2018 at 02:00

Norway police find missing WikiLeaks associate's kayak

Norwegian police on Thursday said they have found a kayak they believe belonged to a missing WikiLeaks associate who disappeared in mysterious circumstances three weeks ago.The police released a photo...

  • September 13th 2018 at 02:00

Missing WikiLeaks associate's belongings found in Norway fjord

Personal effects belonging to a Dutch WikiLeaks associate who went missing in Norway three weeks ago have been found in a fjord, Norwegian police said Wednesday.A fisherman found the objects floating...

  • September 12th 2018 at 02:00

Key questions on US relations with the ICC

Threats by the United States to sanction judges from the International Criminal Court if it pushes ahead with a probe into war crimes in Afghanistan have further strained Washington's relationship with...

  • September 11th 2018 at 02:00

Dutch govt under fire for Syria opposition support

The Dutch government faced a storm of protest from lawmakers Monday after a news report said it supported a Syrian opposition group which Dutch prosecutors had labelled a "terrorist" organisation.Parliamentarians...

  • September 10th 2018 at 02:00

Dutch investigators search for missing WikiLeaks associate in Norway

The Norwegian police on Monday said Dutch investigators were helping them search for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's associate Arjen Kamphuis, who mysteriously disappeared in northern Norway three...

  • September 10th 2018 at 02:00

Jordan defends Bashir non-arrest before ICC

Jordan defended Monday its decision not to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir during an Arab League summit last year, saying it was not obliged to detain and hand him over to the International Criminal...

  • September 10th 2018 at 02:00

Ban Ki-moon, Bill Gates head climate body

Former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon and billionaire businessman and philanthropist Bill Gates will head an international commission on climate change to launch next month, the Dutch government said...

  • September 10th 2018 at 02:00

'Missing' Armenian children found after Dutch deportation drama

Two Armenian children who disappeared to avoid deportation have been found, police in the Netherlands said Saturday, shortly after the justice ministry announced they would be allowed to stay, the latest...

  • September 8th 2018 at 02:00

Turkey, Netherlands appoint new envoys after freeze

Turkey and the Netherlands on Friday appointed new ambassadors after agreeing to renew diplomatic ties damaged last year when two Turkish ministers were barred from a Rotterdam rally.Saban Disli, a former...

  • September 7th 2018 at 02:00
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