AMSTERDAM/MADRID Images of a white police officer kneeling on the neck of African-American George Floyd, who then died, have sparked protests from Amsterdam to Nairobi, but they also expose deeper grievances among demonstrators over strained race relations in their own countries. | Video
AMSTERDAM/MADRID, June 2 Images of a white
police officer kneeling on the neck of African-American George
Floyd who then died have sparked angry protests from Amsterdam
to Nairobi, but they also expose deeper grievances among
demonstrators over strained race relations in their own
AMSTERDAM Shareholders in the now defunct Russian oil giant Yukos have seized Netherlands-based assets of two well-known vodka brands controlled by the Russian state in their most recent legal move to obtain $57 billion in damages from Moscow, they said on Monday.
AMSTERDAM The Dutch economy contracted by 1.7% in the first quarter of 2020 as the coronavirus outbreak began to bite, led by the largest drop in consumer spending on record, Statistics Netherlands said on Friday.
AMSTERDAM Ahold Delhaize , one of the world's largest food retailers, said first-quarter core earnings rose by more than a third as consumers stockpiled during the coronavirus outbreak and stepped up online shopping, notably in the United States.
PARIS/AMSTERDAM Air France-KLM secured 7 billion euros (6 billion pounds) in French government aid on Friday, as the airline industry struggles to survive the coronavirus crisis that has all but halted passenger traffic across much of the world.
BRUSSELS/AMSTERDAM As the European Union hammered out an emergency economic package this week for countries reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Dutch held true to their reputation for thriftiness by refusing to support a plea by southern members to take on collective debt.
BRUSSELS/AMSTERDAM, April 9 As the European
Union spars over an emergency economic package for countries
reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Dutch have revived their
image of thriftiness by refusing to support a plea by southern
members to take on collective debt.
Syrian Arab Air Force pilots flying Sukhoi Su-22 military planes and a helicopter dropped bombs containing poisonous chlorine and sarin nerve gas on a village in the country's western Hama region in March 2017, a new team at the global chemical weapons watchdog concluded in its first report.
PARIS/AMSTERDAM Air France-KLM is in talks with banks to receive up to 6 billion euros ($6.5 billion) in loans guaranteed by the French and Dutch governments, as the airline group braces for a sustained coronavirus shutdown, sources told Reuters.