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Dutch DJs spinning tunes from home to beat lockdown blues

24 Nov 2020

AMSTERDAM In normal times, Dutch disc jockey Oliver Heldens performs for thousands of fans at electronic dance shows around the world. | Video

Russia withdraws from MH17 talks with Netherlands and Australia

15 Oct 2020

MOSCOW/AMSTERDAM The Dutch government urged Russia to return to the negotiating table after Moscow said on Thursday it was withdrawing from talks on liability for the downing of flight Malaysia Airlines in 2014.

Dutch return to 'partial lockdown' as COVID-19 cases soar

15 Oct 2020

AMSTERDAM The Netherlands will return to a "partial lockdown" on Wednesday, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said, closing bars and restaurants as it battles to control the coronavirus in one of Europe's major hotspots.

European countries face shortages of COVID-19 drug remdesivir

07 Oct 2020

AMSTERDAM/WARSAW/BRUSSELS European countries are facing shortages of COVID-19 drug remdesivir because limited supplies are running out, officials said, with cases surging and the United States having bought up most of drugmaker Gilead's output.

European countries face shortages of COVID-19 drug remdesivir

07 Oct 2020

AMSTERDAM/WARSAW/BRUSSELS European countries are facing shortages of COVID-19 drug remdesivir because limited supplies are running out, officials said, with cases surging and the United States having bought up most of drugmaker Gilead's output.

Chemical weapons body confirms nerve agent Novichok in Navalny's blood

06 Oct 2020

AMSTERDAM Blood samples taken from Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny confirmed the presence of a nerve agent from the banned Novichok family, the global chemical weapons watchdog said on Tuesday.

European countries face shortages of COVID-19 drug remdesivir

06 Oct 2020

AMSTERDAM/WARSAW/BRUSSELS, Oct 6 European countries are facing shortages of COVID-19 drug remdesivir because limited supplies are running out, officials said, with cases surging and the United States having bought up most of drugmaker Gilead's output.

Human rights lawyers sue Trump administration over 'unconstitutional' ICC sanctions

01 Oct 2020

AMSTERDAM Human rights lawyers launched a legal challenge on Thursday to U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order imposing economic sanctions on employees of the world's permanent war crimes tribunal, arguing it breaches the U.S. constitution.

Record Dutch COVID-19 cases prompt U-turn on face masks

30 Sep 2020

AMSTERDAM The Dutch government reversed course on Wednesday on its long-held position against recommending the use of face masks in public places, as new coronavirus cases hit record highs and a parliamentary majority appealed for decisive action.

Some social media stars chafe at COVID restrictions, angering authorities

23 Sep 2020

AMSTERDAM A handful of social media stars and influencers have publicly flouted rules aimed at containing the coronavirus pandemic and even encouraged others to do so, and authorities from the Netherlands to the United States are not happy.

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