Dutch letter trove details 17th century refugee wave

Nov 12, 2015

Dutch letter trove details 17th century refugee wave

A treasure trove of 17th century letters in the Netherlands is giving researchers a rare glimpse into the lives of ordinary people, many of them French refugees fleeing turmoil and persecution. Today’s wave of migrants escaping conflict to reach European shores is able to ...

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 ...