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Disputed Van Gogh self-portrait is genuine, Dutch research finds

20 Jan 2020

AMSTERDAM A rare Vincent van Gogh self-portrait, which had been contested as a forgery for decades, is a genuine work by the Dutch master, researchers have concluded after six years of study.

Myanmar's lawyer to critics on genocide case: Everyone has right to defence

13 Dec 2019

THE HAGUE Canadian lawyer William Schabas, an international scholar on genocide, has been criticised by friend and foe for first researching crimes against the Muslim Rohingya of Myanmar, and now defending the state accused of perpetrating them.

Myanmar's lawyer to critics on genocide case: Everyone has right to defence

13 Dec 2019

THE HAGUE, Dec 13 Canadian lawyer William Schabas, an international scholar on genocide, has been criticised by friend and foe for first researching crimes against the Muslim Rohingya of Myanmar, and now defending the state accused of perpetrating them.

Suu Kyi in court as genocide case set out against Myanmar

10 Dec 2019

THE HAGUE Mass rapes, the burning alive of Muslim Rohingya families in their homes and the killing with knives of dozens of children were described by Gambia's legal team as it set out its genocide case against Myanmar at the U.N.'s highest court on Tuesday. | Video

Rohingya pray for justice on eve of Myanmar genocide hearings

10 Dec 2019

THE HAGUE Members of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority prayed for justice on the eve of hearings at the U.N.'s International Court of Justice during which leader Aung San Suu Kyi will defend the country against genocide charges.

Rights groups launch Myanmar boycott ahead of Hague genocide hearings

09 Dec 2019

THE HAGUE/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh Human rights campaigners supporting Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority on Monday called for a global boycott of the country, a day before genocide hearings begin at the International Court of Justice in The Hague.

In rare legal test, Myanmar faces genocide hearings at The Hague

06 Dec 2019

THE HAGUE In a wood-panelled hall of the ornate Peace Palace at The Hague, lawyers pressing a case against Myanmar for alleged genocide against its Muslim Rohingya minority will next week ask judges to order immediate action to protect them from further violence.

U.S. accuses Russia of helping Syria cover up chemical weapons use

28 Nov 2019

AMSTERDAM The United States on Thursday accused Russia of helping Syria conceal the use of banned toxic munitions in the civil war by undermining the work of the global chemical weapons agency trying to identify those responsible.

Top Putin aide named by MH17 airliner investigators

14 Nov 2019

AMSTERDAM An international investigation into the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on Thursday released a series of phone intercepts, including one between a top aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin and pro-Russian rebels accused in the crash.

European vets learning Dutch in no-deal Brexit push

06 Nov 2019

WAGENINGEN No-deal Brexit preparations were largely put on hold in the Netherlands this week but a group of veterinarians from across Europe remained hard at work in a classroom, with just six months to learn advanced Dutch.

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