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India, Pakistan in UN court for death row 'spy' case

Den Haag - India will ask the UN's top court Monday to order Pakistan to take an alleged Indian spy off death row, in a case that could stoke fresh tensions after a deadly attack in Kashmir.

Dutch unveil furry Brexit monster

Den Haag - What's big, blue, furry and monstrous? For the Netherlands the answer is simple: Brexit.

Dutch to set up Venezuela aid hub on Curacao: minister

Den Haag - The Netherlands will set up a hub for humanitarian aid for Venezuela in the Caribbean island of Curacao, off the coast of the troubled South American country, the government said.

Dutch unveil furry Brexit monster

Den Haag - What's big, blue, furry and causes trouble? For the Netherlands the answer to this riddle is simple: Brexit.

Iran bid to recover funds frozen in US can proceed: world court

Den Haag - The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled Wednesday that Iran can proceed with a bid to recover billions of dollars in frozen assets the United States says must go to victims of attacks blamed on Tehran.

US fails to halt Iran bid to free frozen billions

Den Haag - An international court Wednesday ruled Iran can proceed with a bid to unfreeze assets in the United States, rejecting Washington's claims the case must be halted because of Tehran's alleged support for international terrorism.

Dutch staff warn Air France-KLM of strikes over chief

Den Haag - Dutch airline managers have warned Air France-KLM of possible strikes if KLM chief executive Pieter Elbers is not reappointed, reports said on Monday.

Dutch students march for climate as protests spread

Den Haag - Thousands of Dutch students skipped classes to march for action on climate change on Thursday, following the example of young demonstrators in Belgium and other countries for the first time.

I.Coast's Gbagbo in Belgium after ICC acquittal

Den Haag - Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo has been released in Belgium under conditions following his acquittal by the International Criminal Court in The Hague, the court said Tuesday.

Dutch former anti-Islam MP says he's become a Muslim

Den Haag - A Dutch former far-right MP and right-hand man of anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders set tongues wagging in the Netherlands on Tuesday after revealing he has converted to Islam.

Tax reprieve for Dutch citizens in UK if no-deal Brexit

Den Haag - Tens-of-thousands of Dutch citizens living in Britain will have until the end of the year to get their taxes in order in case of a no-deal Brexit, the Dutch government said Monday.

ICC orders conditional release of former I.Coast leader Gbagbo

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Friday ordered the conditional release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo after he was cleared last month on charges of crimes against humanity.

Wary Dutch hire foreign vets for Brexit customs checks

Den Haag - The Netherlands is hiring around 100 mainly foreign veterinarians to check imported animals and food from Britain in its latest contingency plan for a no-deal Brexit, the government said Friday.

Ivory Coast's Gbagbo freed by war crimes court

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court finally freed former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo on Friday after his shock acquittal last month on charges of crimes against humanity.

Reprieve for church asylum family after Dutch parliament deal

Den Haag - A Dutch church said Wednesday it would finally halt a marathon three-month-long religious service aimed at stopping the deportation of an Armenian family after a parliamentary deal was struck that will allow them to stay.

'Muppet' and radio rhymes warn Dutch of Brexit perils

Den Haag - Using rhyming radio ads and a puppet intended to represent Brexit, the Netherlands launched a media blitz Monday to warn firms about the impact of Britain's departure from the EU.

Dutch reject Italian call to take 47 rescued migrants

Den Haag - The Netherlands on Monday refused a request by Italy to take in 47 migrants stuck on board a Dutch-flagged rescue ship that Italian ports have refused to allow to dock.

Dutchmen jailed over huge Amsterdam airport diamond heist

Den Haag - A Dutch court on Monday jailed three men over a daring $72 million diamond robbery in 2005 at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport, one of the world's biggest ever heists, the court service said.

Nine injured in Dutch gas blast building collapse

Den Haag - A suspected gas explosion in The Hague has caused a home to partially collapse, injuring at least nine people including four who were plucked from the rubble, Dutch emergency services said Sunday.

Blasphemy lawyer returns to Pakistan to aid in Bibi appeal

Den Haag - The Pakistani lawyer of a Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy Saturday jetted out of the Netherlands to "hopefully assist his client for the last time" in a Pakistani court hearing, a Dutch MP said.
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