United States

US indicts Russian agents over alleged hacking of doping agency

US indictments follow Dutch revelations of alleged disrupted Russian hacking attempt against chemical weapons agency.

US indicts Russian agents over alleged hacking of doping agency

Europe

Netherlands 'disrupted Russian hacking attack against OPCW'

Netherlands expelled four Russian agents, says Dutch defence minister, after UK accused the Kremlin of cyber attacks.

Netherlands 'disrupted Russian hacking attack against OPCW'

China

Global waste industry rocked by China import ban

Some countries are struggling to deal with a buildup of rubbish after Beijing restricts imports of plastic waste.

The Hague

Dominic Ongwen ICC trial: Child victim or war criminal?

Defence lawyers for former Ugandan warlord Dominic Ongwen, on trial for war crimes at The Hague are presenting him as a victim of the LRA's crimes, not their architect.

Sexual assault

Dutch Catholic Church accused of covering up child abuse

Dozens of high-ranking members of the Dutch Catholic Church reportedly knew of sexual abuse and actively covered it up.

Dutch Catholic Church accused of covering up child abuse

Netherlands

Hariri attends special trial of father's killing

Prosecutors say Rafik Hariri was killed by Hezbollah in 2005 because he opposed Syria's control over Lebanon.

Netherlands

ICC undeterred by John Bolton's threats

The ICC is reiterating its commitment to what it describes as its independent and impartial mandate that is backed by 123 countries.

Refugees

'I don't like Dutch food, but I like their honesty'

An Amsterdam housing unit aims to boost integration by accommodating Dutch citizens and refugees. We met some newcomers.

What do refugees in the Netherlands think of the Dutch?

Europe

Armenian children facing deportation can stay in the Netherlands

Dutch government says the siblings, who have lived in the Netherlands for 10 years, could remain in the country.

Armenian children facing deportation can stay in the Netherlands

Netherlands

Netherlands to deport Armenian children who went into hiding

The siblings, who went into hiding twice to escape deportation, lived in the Netherlands for 10 years.

Netherlands to deport Armenian children who went into hiding

Netherlands

Stabbed tourists in Amsterdam were US citizens

US ambassador to the Netherlands confirms identity of the two people wounded by a 19-year-old man.

Stabbed tourists in Amsterdam were US citizens

The Far Right

Dutch cartoon contest and protests in Pakistan: All for show?

Geert Wilders' competition as well as demands behind rallies in Pakistan only exist for attention, two analysts argue.

Dutch cartoon contest and protests in Pakistan: All for show?

Netherlands

Geert Wilders cancels Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest

November event that sparked protests in Pakistan was scrapped over security concerns, says far-right Dutch politician.

Geert Wilders cancels Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest

Pakistan

Pakistan marchers threaten Islamabad blockade over Dutch cartoons

Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan protesters vow to blockade the city unless Dutch ties are cut over cartoon competition.

Middle East

Iran sanctions hearing: Lawyers say 'time is running out'

Iranian government lawyers are at the International Court of Justice for the third day of hearings to challenge US sanctions.