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  1. News - World - NETHERLANDS

    Dutch authorities probe China link to baby milk shortages

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... ordered an investigation into persistent shortages of certain brands of baby formula, blamed on networks of traffickers who ship milk powder to China where it is sold at premium prices. Deputy ... bulk-buy powder in shops before sending it to China. "I want to gather information... over the bulk buying and trade in the Netherlands in order to inform Chinese authorities ...

  2. News - World - NETHERLANDS

    Netherlands apologises for Indonesian colonial killings

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 08:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta The Netherlands sought to “close a difficult chapter” with its former colony Indonesia on Thursday by publicly apologising for mass killings carried out ... However, 81-year-old Shafiah, whose father and brother were killed in an attack by Dutch soldiers on her village in Bulukumba district on Sulawesi island, said the Netherlands had not gone far ...

  3. News - World - NETHERLANDS

    Four dead as cargo ship sinks off Dutch coast

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 07:59am by AFP

    ... their survival seemed unlikely after their ship sank following a collision in a busy shipping lane off the Dutch coast. The Dutch coastguard and navy and other ships plucked 13 survivors from the water after the Baltic Ace, a 23,000 tonne car carrier, collided with container ship the Corvus J at about 7.15pm on Wednesday about 100 kilometres southwest of Rotterdam. The Baltic Ace sank shortly ...

  4. News - World - NETHERLANDS

    Father and six teens jailed in Netherlands for kicking death of football linesman

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lelystad, Netherlands Brutal assault on 41-year-old at amateur local match shocked the football world, says judge Father, six teens jailed for bashed ... being kicked by enraged youth players after officiating in a match in which one of his sons was playing shocked the football-mad Netherlands. He died in hospital the day after the match. ...

  5. News - World - NETHERLANDS

    Ex-pupil of British School in the Netherlands held over shooting threat

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... arrested a former pupil at a British school in the Netherlands in connection with a threat to go on a shooting spree that saw armed police deployed and schools closed. Police in the university city ... in the Netherlands said: "We have been informed that a former student … has been arrested in connection to threats made against a Dutch school in Leiden." The school- in Voorschoten, between Leiden ...

  6. News - World - NETHERLANDS

    Abe visits Anne Frank House before US, Korea meeting

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:48am by AP

    ... documented her family's experiences hiding in concealed rooms during the German occupation of the Netherlands where they settled in 1933. They were caught and sent to Nazi concentration camps ...

  7. News - World - NETHERLANDS

    Dutch ex-minister who drafted euthanasia law found dead in garage

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 10:39pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Amsterdam Dutch ex-minister who drafted euthanasia law found dead in garage Els Borst, a former health minister who drafted the Netherlands' 2002 law permitting euthanasia, has been found dead in her garage. She was 81. Utrecht police spokesman Thomas Aling told state broadcaster NOS that police had not ruled out a natural cause of death, an accident ...

  8. News - World - NETHERLANDS

    Former top Dutch banker, wife and daughter found dead

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:45am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Amsterdam Ex-top banker, wife and daughter found dead A Dutch former top banker who came under fire for taking a large pay-off after the nationalisation of his troubled bank was found dead along with his wife and daughter in what police called ...

  9. News - World - NETHERLANDS

    Dutch alcoholics given beer and work in Amsterdam

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 08:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Amsterdam Park pests put to work cleaning streets in Amsterdam to keep them out of trouble Dutch alcoholics given beer and work At nine o'clock in the morning in a garden shed behind a house in Amsterdam, a handful of chronic ...

  10. News - China - NETHERLANDS

    New China H7N9 strain gives kick to mutant bird flu research

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 06:13pm by Reuters

    ... of a highly bio-secure laboratory in the Netherlands which will lead some of the H7N9 mutation work. “This is a critical question – what does this virus really need to become transmissible? ...




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