Dec 16, 2014

Dutch debut 'intelligent bicycle' that warns of danger

The Netherlands on Monday launched its first-ever “intelligent bicycle,” fitted with an array of electronic devices to help bring down the high accident rate among elderly cyclists in the bicycle-mad country. Developed for the government by the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), ...

Dutch set to begin assembling MH17 wreckage for investigation

Dec 10, 2014

Dutch set to begin assembling MH17 wreckage for investigation

Crash investigators will try to reconstruct the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July from wreckage that was brought by truck to a Dutch air force hangar on Tuesday. Members of the national Safety Board will piece together ...

Swedish navy widens search for mystery submarine

Oct 21, 2014

Swedish navy widens search for mystery submarine

The Swedish navy stepped up its hunt Monday for a suspected foreign submarine in its waters with fingers pointing at Moscow in a throwback to the Cold War. Swedish soldiers and sailors were scouring the sea southeast of Stockholm in the biggest operation of ...

Aug 1, 2014

Security around MH17 site still 'very unstable': Dutch police

Dutch police heading up the international probe into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 said Thursday that the situation around the crash site remains perilous despite a small team managing to access the scene. “The security situation is still very unstable,” Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg, ...

Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

Jul 28, 2014

Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month. Reports of the intensifying unrest prompted a postponement of a trip to the ...

Dutch to recover MH17 bodies from morgue train

Jul 22, 2014

Dutch to recover MH17 bodies from morgue train

Dutch experts on Tuesday prepared to take custody of some 280 bodies recovered from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, as a train carrying the remains arrived in the government-held Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. Rebels controlling the crash site released the morgue train under intense ...