Dutch anti-Islam MP absent as hate speech trial opens

/ Oct 31, 2016

Dutch anti-Islam MP absent as hate speech trial opens

The hate speech trial of Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders opened in his absence Monday, in a case that will test the boundaries of free expression ahead of parliamentary polls next year. Wilders's lawyer, Geert-Jan Knoops, read out a statement from his client at the ...

MH17 crash inquiry backs suspicions of Russian link: U.S.

Sep 29, 2016

MH17 crash inquiry backs suspicions of Russian link: U.S.

The United States welcomed Wednesday the preliminary results of a criminal inquiry into the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine, saying it supported Washington's suspicions of Russian involvement. The United States was quick to blame Russian-backed separatists after the Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down ...

Sep 24, 2016

Van Basten named FIFA technical boss

FIFA appointed Netherlands and AC Milan great Marco van Basten as a technical director on Friday to help raise coaching standards. FIFA confirmed Van Basten's new job after he resigned last month as an assistant coach with the Dutch national team. Van Basten was at FIFA ...

/ Apr 20, 2016

Dutch cops crack encrypted criminal communications network

Dutch police and prosecutors say they have taken down an encrypted communications network believed to have been used by criminals in the Netherlands and possibly overseas. Prosecutors say in a statement that they arrested a 36-year-old man Tuesday in the eastern city of Nijmegen who ...