Macron to visit devastated Caribbean isles as France defends hurricane prep

Sep 11, 2017

Macron to visit devastated Caribbean isles as France defends hurricane prep

The French government on Sunday defended its hurricane preparations for the hard-hit Caribbean islands of St. Martin and St. Barts, rejecting criticism by political opponents and by islanders who felt abandoned as their homes and towns were devastated. French President Emmanuel Macron announced he would ...

Malaysian princess marries Dutchman in lavish ceremony

Aug 14, 2017

Malaysian princess marries Dutchman in lavish ceremony

The daughter of one of Malaysia's most powerful sultans married her Dutch fiance Monday in a ceremony steeped in centuries of tradition during a day of lavish celebrations. Princess Tunku Tun Aminah Sultan Ibrahim, 31, the only daughter of the Sultan of Johor, tied the ...

Contaminated eggs from Europe found in Hong Kong

Aug 12, 2017

Contaminated eggs from Europe found in Hong Kong

A scandal involving eggs contaminated with insecticide spread to 15 EU countries, Switzerland and as far away as Hong Kong on Friday as the European Commission called for a special meeting on the growing crisis. Ministers and food safety chiefs from around the European Union ...

Dutch police nab Chickfriend execs in contaminated eggs debacle

Aug 11, 2017

Dutch police nab Chickfriend execs in contaminated eggs debacle

Dutch police arrested two suspects on Thursday as part of an investigation into the illegal use of a potentially harmful insecticide in the poultry industry, the Dutch prosecution service said. Millions of chicken eggs have been pulled from European supermarket shelves as a result of ...

Court holds Dutch state partly liable for Srebrenica genocide

Jun 28, 2017

Court holds Dutch state partly liable for Srebrenica genocide

A Dutch court ruled Tuesday that the state was partly to blame for the deaths of hundreds of Muslims in Srebrenica, as the 1995 genocide cast another shadow over the country two decades on. "The court finds that the Dutch state acted unlawfully," Judge Gepke ...