AJ Impact

EU power sector emissions drop as coal collapses across Europe

The year 2019 saw record decline in CO2 emitted from electricity generation as renewable sources rose to a new high.

EU power sector emissions drop as coal collapses across Europe

Netherlands

'As victim of war crimes, war criminals have impunity'

Court throws out case by man who alleged Israeli generals had role in killing his six relatives during 2014 Gaza War.

Dutch court dismisses case against former Israeli generals

Netherlands

Father who held children captive for years faces abuse charges

Gerrit-Jan van Dorsten told children he sexually abused that 'bad spirits' would enter their bodies if they spoke out.

Father who held children captive for years faces abuse charges

AJ Impact

US tried to block Dutch firm's chip machine sale to China: Report

The Trump administration reportedly pressured Dutch officials to cancel a licence for ASML to sell products to China.

US tried to block Dutch firm's chip machine sale to China: Report

Europe

Holland renamed: Just use 'The Netherlands', says government

Dutch government wants to officially use 'The Netherlands' in promotional material, as part of rebranding exercise.

Middle East

Dubai extradites alleged 'Angels of Death' boss to Netherlands

Ridouan Taghi, alleged head of a ruthless drug gang, arrived in Netherlands on Thursday, Dutch media reports.

Dubai extradites alleged 'Angels of Death' boss to Netherlands

AJ Impact

For women refugees, finding work is doubly hard

Refugee women say they face particular challenges in accessing jobs, from sexism to dependent care.

For women refugees, finding work is doubly hard

United Arab Emirates

Alleged 'Angels of Death' gang leader arrested in Dubai

Police say 41-year-old, one of the most wanted men in the Netherlands, entered the UAE using a fake identity last year.

Ridouan Taghi, alleged 'Angels of Death' boss, arrested in Dubai

Rohingya

ICJ speech: Suu Kyi fails to use 'Rohingya' to describe minority

While defending military against genocide charges, Myanmar leader does not use Rohingya to describe persecuted minority.

Aung San Suu Kyi

Transcript: Aung San Suu Kyi's speech at the ICJ in full

In a speech that lasted about 30 minutes, Myanmar leader defended her country's military against genocide allegations.

Rohingya

Aung San Suu Kyi defends Myanmar against genocide allegations

In unprecedented move, former human rights icon defends Myanmar generals at ICJ over killings, rape and displacement.

Aung San Suu Kyi defends Myanmar against genocide allegations

Inside Story

Is NATO still relevant?

Divisions threaten to overshadow 70th birthday celebrations of world's largest military alliance.

Russia

Dutch prosecutors say Russia let MH17 suspect return to Ukraine

Vladimir Tsemakh, suspect in the downing of the airliner, was among dozens of prisoners exchanged by Kyiv and Moscow.

Dutch prosecutors say Russia let MH17 suspect return to Ukraine

Netherlands

Black Pete: Blackface character stirs debate during Dutch holiday

Having caught the attention of celebrity Kim Kardashian, renewed debate over racism during Sinterklaas festival.

Black Pete: Blackface character stirs debate during Dutch holiday

Netherlands

Dutch police arrest 35-year-old suspect in The Hague stabbings

Police said suspect, described as having no fixed address, was brought to a police station for questioning.

Dutch police arrest 35-year-old suspect in The Hague stabbings