Netherlands misses out on Euros; Belgium tops rankings

Oct 14, 2015

Netherlands misses out on Euros; Belgium tops rankings

The Dutch charmed the world with their free-flowing Total Football during the 1970s. In 2015, they are just a Total Loss. With a second straight home defeat, 3-2 to already-qualified Czech Republic, the Netherlands failed to reach the European Championship finals for the first ...

Jul 16, 2015

Putin tells Dutch PM MH17 tribunal would be counterproductive

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday told Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte that establishing an international tribunal to prosecute those behind the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine would be counterproductive. “Vladimir Putin in detail explained the Russian position regarding the premature ...

Jul 11, 2015

As first anniversary looms, MH17 families demand justice

Families of those killed when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine last year demanded justice Saturday at an emotional memorial ceremony ahead of the first anniversary of the disaster. The somber memorial service at Kuala Lumpur International Airport was attended by ...

Robot to 3-D print Amsterdam bridge

Jun 17, 2015

Robot to 3-D print Amsterdam bridge

A Dutch startup has unveiled plans to build the world’s first 3-D printed bridge across an Amsterdam canal, a technique that could become standard on future construction projects. Using robotic printers “that can ‘draw’ steel structures in 3-D, we will print a (pedestrian) bridge ...

Jun 6, 2015

U.S. rallies late to down Dutch

United States4Netherlands 3 Bobby Wood scored a 90th-minute winner Friday as the United States rallied from two goals down to beat the Netherlands 4-3 in a friendly at Amsterdam Arena. Jurgen Klinsmann’s team trailed 3-1 with 20 minutes left but John Brooks started the ...

Mar 30, 2015

Russia, Australia, Netherlands to join China's development bank

Russia, Australia and the Netherlands on Saturday became the latest three countries to say they plan to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, adding clout to an institution seen as enhancing China’s regional and global influence. The AIIB, seen as a challenge to ...

Falconer catches owl that terrorized Dutch town

Mar 15, 2015

Falconer catches owl that terrorized Dutch town

A falconer has captured an aggressive eagle owl that terrorized a Dutch town by swooping out of the sky and sinking its talons into residents’ heads. The bird earned the nickname “terror owl” in Purmerend, 20 km (12 miles) north of Amsterdam where it ...

Rogue owl attacking residents of Dutch city

Feb 26, 2015

Rogue owl attacking residents of Dutch city

The northern Dutch town of Purmerend has advised residents to arm themselves with an umbrella when going out at night after a mysterious spate of bloody rogue owl attacks. Over the last three weeks, the European eagle owl has silently swooped on dozens of ...