Dutch star Sneijder calls it a career

Soccer Aug 13, 2019

Dutch star Sneijder calls it a career

The Netherlands' most-capped player Wesley Sneijder announced on Monday his retirement from soccer, bringing down the curtain on a trophy-laden career that spanned 17 years. The 35-year-old, who played 134 times for his country, made the announcement while speaking to the YouTube channel of his ...

Business Jul 18, 2019

Dutch airline KLM under fire for breastfeeding cover-up rule

Dutch airline KLM faced criticism Wednesday for policies that "shame women's bodies" after a breastfeeding mother said she was told to cover up in case other passengers were offended. The woman named Shelby Angel said on Facebook that a flight attendant told her to put ...

Calls for justice on fifth anniversary of MH17 crash

World Jul 17, 2019

Calls for justice on fifth anniversary of MH17 crash

Families of the victims of flight MH17 marked five years on Wednesday since the crash, with calls for justice for the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines plane over war-torn eastern Ukraine. The remembrance services in the Netherlands and Kuala Lumpur came less than a ...

ICC is told Malian jihadist 'terrorized Timbuktu'

World / Crime & Legal Jul 9, 2019

ICC is told Malian jihadist 'terrorized Timbuktu'

A Malian jihadi accused of demolishing Timbuktu's fabled shrines also imposed a reign of terror on local residents, who were "scared out of their minds," the International Criminal Court heard on Monday. Prosecutors accuse Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud of war ...