Amsterdam to clean up sex-and-drugs tourism in post-virus reboot

World Jun 9, 2020

Amsterdam to clean up sex-and-drugs tourism in post-virus reboot

As the coronavirus pandemic raged in March and April, the 500-year-old Amsterdam city-center became a ghost town: The scantily clad sex workers in brothel windows in small alleys like Stoofsteeg in the red-light district were gone, as were the hordes of tourists who come ...

Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman undergoes heart procedure

Soccer May 4, 2020

Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman undergoes heart procedure

Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman underwent a heart procedure Sunday at a hospital in Amsterdam after feeling pain in his chest, his management company said in a statement. The 57-year-old coach, who has also managed Premier League clubs Southampton and Everton, underwent a successful "heart catheterization" ...

Asia Pacific Mar 26, 2020

Dutch state must pay damages for colonial killings in Indonesia

The Dutch state must pay compensation to relatives of 11 men executed by colonial troops during Indonesia's independence war in the late 1940s, judges ruled Wednesday. The Hague District Court ordered the state to pay damages ranging from €10,000 ($10,800) to €123 to eight widows ...