UNRWA

Netherlands, Switzerland suspend UNRWA funding over ethics report

UNRWA leadership rejects 'unreservedly' allegations of misconduct, nepotism and discrimination made in internal report.

Netherlands, Switzerland suspend UNRWA funding over ethics report

Srebrenica

Netherlands has 'very limited liability' for Srebrenica deaths

Dutch Supreme Court lowers liability of the Dutch state in the massacre of 350 Bosniaks during Srebrenica genocide.

Netherlands has 'very limited liability' for Srebrenica deaths

Football

USA beat Netherlands to win Women's World Cup

Captain Rapinoe and Lavelle score in front of 57,000 fans as US beats the Netherlands 2-0 to seal fourth global title.

USA beat Netherlands to win Women's World Cup

Opinion

Performing Puccini in Persian: Can Europeans sing right to left?

What two operas - Turandot and Turan Dokht - tell us about Europe today.

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Football

World Cup final: Netherlands respect US team, but 'not in awe'

Dutch entered almost every game as favourite since winning Euros in 2017, but for Sunday's final they are the underdog.

World Cup final: Netherlands respect US team, but 'not in awe'

Netherlands

Dutch crime boss sentenced to life over five murders

Willem Holleeder, a notorious figure in organised crime in the Netherlands, sentenced to life for ordering five murders.

Dutch crime boss Holleeder sentenced to life over 5 murders

Europe

Tram attack suspect tells court he refuses to recognise Dutch law

Alleged attacker, who killed four people in Utrecht, said he rejects the Dutch law and does not recognise its authority.

Tram attack suspect tells court he refuses to recognise Dutch law

Netherlands

Dutch queen derided over MBS meeting: 'Silence equals complicity'

UN special rapporteur accuses Queen Maxima of complicity by not discussing Khashoggi with Saudi crown prince MBS.

Dutch queen derided over MBS meeting: 'Silence equals complicity'

Netherlands

Netherlands set to name suspects in 2014 attack on MH17

Investigators are expected to announce criminal proceedings over the July 2014 attack on the commercial aircraft.

Netherlands set to name suspects in 2014 attack on MH17

Philippines

Dutch hostage held in Philippines killed in gun battle

Ewold Horn shot dead during firefight between ISIL-linked group and Philippines military forces after years-long ordeal.

Dutch hostage held in Philippines killed in gun battle

Netherlands

'Violent' Hells Angels motorcycle club banned in the Netherlands

The country-wide ban is a first for the club that operates in more than 50 nations around the world, Dutch media says.

'Violent' Hells Angels motorcycle club banned in the Netherlands

Europe

Netherlands FM demands international tribunal to try ISIL members

The United Nations has called the crimes committed by ISIL, in both Syria and Iraq, a genocide.

European Elections 2019

Voting begins in European elections

This year's polls have generated a level of drama and debate normally reserved for the national stage.

Voting begins in European elections

Iraq

Germany, Netherlands suspend Iraq training missions

The United States has warned of increasing threats to Western military forces from Iran-allied groups.

Germany, Netherlands suspend Iraq training missions

Iran

US orders 'non-emergency government employees' to leave Iraq

Directive comes as tensions between the US and neighbouring Iran ratchet up as US military forces head to the Gulf.