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UN court orders alleged Serb war criminal Seselj back to cell

Den Haag - The UN Yugoslav war crimes tribunal on Monday revoked the provisional release of ailing Serb ultra-nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj after he vowed not to return to the court.

Dutch seek BUK missile witnesses in MH17 crash probe

Den Haag - Dutch and international experts probing the MH17 plane crash in eastern Ukraine appealed Monday for witnesses who saw the transport or firing of a BUK surface-to-air missile around the time of the disaster."Investigators are looking at all scenarios.

Justin Bieber escorting Floyd Mayweather to ring at Pacquiao bout

Guess whose coming to the biggest boxing fight in history? And who will be alongside Floyd Mayweather on May 2 when he walks out to the ring in Las Vegas to do battle with Manny Pacquiao? None other than his fellow-celebrity Justin Bieber.

Power supply restored after cut at Amsterdam Schipol airport

Den Haag - A massive power cut caused chaos in and around the Dutch capital Amsterdam on Friday, including temporarily halting all flights at Schiphol International Airport, an airport spokeswoman and news reports said.

Dutch seek five-year jail term for horsemeat scandal trader

Den Bosch - Dutch prosecutors demanded Tuesday a five-year sentence for a local meat wholesaler suspected of being a key player in Europe's massive 2013 horsemeat scandal.

Six Item Cognitive Impairment Test for Alzheimer's Disease

With regards health, Alzheimer's Disease, and other forms of dementia, are often uppermost in the minds of aging persons today. Obviously nobody wants their life to end with their mental facilities gradually slipping away.

Province of Ontario bans breeding, acquiring of killer whales

The province of Ontario is banning the acquisition and breeding of killer whales. The announcement was made Monday after legislation on the ban was tabled, legislation that will also improve the treatment of captured marine creatures.

Dutch visit previously inaccessible MH17 Ukraine crash site

Den Haag - Dutch experts returned to war-ravaged Ukraine on Friday to probe the MH17 crash site, including visiting a location previously considered unsafe because of fighting with pro-Russian separatists.

Alzheimer's test: Mayo clinic finds easy test to detect dementia

Testing for Alzheimer's Disease is an expensive and complicated proposition at the moment but the Mayo Clinic may have a solution. They've released a study this week on a three-part test for dementia that could be done in your physician's office.

Mayweather - Pacquiao: Fan vote chooses $1 million belt to winner

Besides all that money Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather will each collect for their superfight in Las Vega on May 2, the winner will also get a classy and very expensive belt. Champs get belts in the fight game but this belt is something else.

Dutch vote leaves coalition facing uncertain future

Den Haag - Dutch voters punished premier Mark Rutte's ruling coalition in provincial elections on Wednesday, exit polls said, leaving the Liberal-Labour government facing an uncertain future and scrambling for partners to pass reforms in the Senate.

Wine-drinkers delight: Hangover free wine could be on the way

A researcher at the University of Illinois said they can now alter yeast in such a way that they will be able to make wine with more nutritional value - and no hangover effect. Care to drink to that?

Masked men attacking Amsterdam Uber drivers with brass knuckles

Masked men are attacking Uber drivers in the Dutch capital of Amsterdam. Groups armed with brass knuckles and hammers are targeting drivers of the car-booking service, De Telegraaf reports.

'Terror owl' trapped in Dutch city

Den Haag - A rogue owl that has terrorised a northern Dutch city for the past year, forcing citizens to arm themselves with umbrellas at night, has finally been caught, officials announced Friday.

Mayweather and Pacquiao press conference gets fighters talking

Big fights in boxing often have more than just one press conference, with the fighters together for a few, in different cities. But the Pacquiao vs. Mayweather bout is having just one and it came Wednesday. The next time they meet will be fight night.

UFC boss Dana White to be ringside at Mayweather - Pacquiao fight

UFC President Dana White climbed aboard the Floyd Mayweather v. Manny Pacquiao fight train today and said he intends to be ringside for the fight. But like many others he wishes these two champions stepped into a ring together years ago.

Netherlands justice minister resigns over deal with drug trafficker

Den Haag - The Dutch justice minister resigned late Monday in an ongoing scandal over a deal worth millions of guilders (euros) struck by prosecutors with a famous drug trafficker 15 years ago.

Bereaved to view MH17 wreckage at Dutch base

Rijen - The first of around 500 relatives of those killed in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine visited the wreckage at a Dutch airbase on Tuesday, investigators said.

Report says air pollution killing thousands in Europe each year

The European Environment Agency (EEA) released a major report Tuesday slamming the region's slow movement on air pollution and predicting thousands more premature deaths in Europe as a result. The report also said many positive steps have been taken.

Protein linked to Alzheimer's discovered in brains as young as 20

In a study released today, researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois found traces of the protein amyloid in patients as young as 20. The abnormal protein is a cause of Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia.
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