Traces of torched paintings found in Dutch heist probe

Jul 19, 2013

Traces of torched paintings found in Dutch heist probe

Romanian experts sifting through ashes that could contain charred debris of masterpieces stolen from a Dutch museum have identified fragments typical of burnt oil paintings, the museum carrying out the analysis said Thursday. In a bid to destroy evidence, the mother of Romanian heist ...

Yugoslavia tribunal's credibility hit

| Jul 3, 2013

Yugoslavia tribunal's credibility hit

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), which saw some of its powers transferred to a new body in The Hague on Monday, has come under fire for a series of recent acquittals. But analysts say it will be future judgments on ...

Argentine junta casts shadow over new Dutch queen

May 6, 2013

Argentine junta casts shadow over new Dutch queen

Dutch Queen Maxima has reached the zenith of her popularity both in the Netherlands and in her native Argentina after ascending the throne with her husband, King Willem-Alexander, last week, but calls remain for her to come clean on her father’s murky role in ...

Dutch prepare for 21st-century king

Apr 27, 2013

Dutch prepare for 21st-century king

The Netherlands’ Prince Willem-Alexander will become Europe’s youngest monarch when Queen Beatrix abdicates Tuesday as his country prepares to hail the avowedly 21st-century king with a massive orange-hued party. Willem-Alexander, who turns 46 on Saturday, will be the first Dutch king since 1890 and ...

Reality show seeks one-way travelers for Mars mission

Apr 24, 2013

Reality show seeks one-way travelers for Mars mission

Are you crazy enough to sign up for a one-way trip to Mars? Applications are now being accepted by the makers of a Dutch reality show that says it will deliver the first humans to the red planet in 10 years. The main requirements ...