Myanmar jails Dutch tourist for pulling plug on Buddhist sermon

Oct 6, 2016

Myanmar jails Dutch tourist for pulling plug on Buddhist sermon

A Myanmar court on Thursday jailed a Dutch tourist for three months with hard labor for insulting religion after he unplugged an amplifier relaying a late-night Buddhist sermon. Klass Haytema, 30, was arrested two weeks ago after he pulled the plug on the Buddhist ...

Dutch soccer legend Cruyff dies at 68

Mar 24, 2016

Dutch soccer legend Cruyff dies at 68

Dutch soccer great Johan Cruyff, who revolutionized the game with the concept of “Total Football,” has died. He was 68. Family spokeswoman Carole Thate confirmed to The Associated Press that Cruyff had died. Joaquin Munoz of the Cruyff Foundation in Barcelona said he died ...

Mar 1, 2016

Dutch ID 30 war crimes suspects among thousands of '15 refugee arrivals

Dutch officials have identified 30 war crimes suspects, including 10 Syrians, among tens of thousands of asylum-seekers who arrived in the country last year, the justice ministry said Monday. Immigration authorities found the 30 after investigating 170 people, Deputy Justice Minister Klaas Dijkhoff told ...

Feb 17, 2016

Dutch F-16s go after first Islamic State targets in Syria

Dutch F-16 fighter jets have bombed Islamic State targets for the first time in Syria since broadening its mission in the U.S.-led air campaign, the defense ministry said on Tuesday. “Dutch F-16s carried out around 10 missions over Iraq and eastern Syria,” the Hague-based ...

Jan 24, 2015

Dutch to collect more remains from MH17 crash site in Ukraine

A Dutch team is to return to the MH17 crash site in war-torn Ukraine to collect more remains of the 298 people killed when the Malaysia Airlines Boeing was downed in July, officials said Friday. “A small team including defense ministry employees will return ...