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Surge in young Republicans worried about the environment: survey

29 Aug 2019

AMSTERDAM A growing majority of U.S. Republicans, especially younger voters, are worried that human behavior is damaging the planet, according to a survey of global attitudes to the environment conducted by an Amsterdam-based polling agency.

Police need intercept tools as mobile networks develop: Europol

18 Jul 2019

THE HAGUE European law enforcement agencies set to lose the ability to tap criminals' mobile devices with the launch of 5G technology must be brought into discussions earlier when communications networks are modernised, the new head of Europol told Reuters.

Exclusive: New chemical weapons team to launch first Syria investigations

10 Jul 2019

THE HAGUE A new team established by the global chemical weapons watchdog to attribute blame for the use of banned munitions in Syria will investigate nine alleged attacks during the country's civil war, including in the town of Douma, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters.

Alleged Islamic State fighter on trial in Netherlands for war crimes

09 Jul 2019

AMSTERDAM A Dutch-born alleged Islamic State militant went on trial in the Netherlands on Monday for war crimes committed in Iraq and Syria, after posing with a crucified body and sharing images of dead victims online.

Amsterdam's first woman mayor plans to overhaul red-light district

03 Jul 2019

AMSTERDAM Amsterdam's first female mayor launched plans on Wednesday to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking tourists. | Video

Russians, Ukrainian to face murder charges over downing of Flight MH17

20 Jun 2019

NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands Three Russians and a Ukrainian will face murder charges for the deaths of 298 people aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 that was shot down over eastern Ukraine in 2014, the international investigative team said on Wednesday. | Video

U.S. ambassador: Dutch should ban Huawei outright on 5G network

05 Jun 2019

THE HAGUE U.S. Ambassador Pete Hoekstra said on Wednesday the Dutch government should ban Huawei outright from supplying equipment for a new 5G mobile telecommunications network in the Netherlands if it wants to prevent spying by the Chinese state.

Pro-EU Dutch parties see surprise gains in first results of EU election

24 May 2019

AMSTERDAM Dutch mainstream, EU-supporting political parties made gains in the first test of the European Parliament election, according to an exit poll that showed a surprise Labour victory and a weak showing for eurosceptics in the Netherlands.

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote - exit poll

24 May 2019

(This May 23 story has been refiled to clarify source in headline.)

Staffing firm Randstad tops forecast as Europe steadies, North America grows

24 Apr 2019

AMSTERDAM Netherlands-based staffing company Randstad beat first-quarter earnings forecasts on Wednesday, helped by stabilizing markets in Europe, apart from Germany, and growth in North America.

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