• Iran to court in The Hague for US sanctions

    Iran to court in The Hague for US sanctions

    the hague August 27, 2018 12:32 Hot Recent News

    Iran has stepped to the International Court of Justice in The Hague in order to get US sanctions out of the table. The Islamic Republic states that the US violates a 1955 friendship treaty with the punitive measures. The countries were allies at the time. That changed after the Iranian Revolution.

  • Pakistan angry with the Netherlands for Wilders
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    Pakistan angry with the Netherlands for Wilders

    islamabad August 21, 2018 14:48 Hot Recent News

    Pakistan has called the envoy of the Netherlands on the carpet. The country is angry about a cartoon contest of PVV leader Geert Wilders. 'Deep concern has been conveyed about this willful and malicious attempt to put Islam in a bad light,' said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad.

  • Millions of Muslims on pilgrimage to Mecca

    Millions of Muslims on pilgrimage to Mecca

    the hague August 19, 2018 09:16 Hot Recent News

    Hajj, the largest pilgrimage in the world, is about to begin. From Sunday evening to Friday evening, the Saudi city of Mecca will visit around three million Muslims from all parts of the world, including several thousand pilgrims from the Netherlands.

  • Former lawyer Milosevic shot at home

    Former lawyer Milosevic shot at home

    belgrade July 28, 2018 22:57 Hot Recent News

    The Serbian lawyer Dragoslav Ognjanovic (57) was shot dead near his home in Belgrade. According to the police, it looks like a conscious assassination attempt. Ognjanovic was one of the lawyers who defended Serb leader Slobodan Milosevic during the Yugoslavia Tribunal in The Hague.

  • Ethiopia and Eritrea restore relations

    Ethiopia and Eritrea restore relations

    asmara July 8, 2018 21:12 Hot Recent News

    After almost twenty years, Ethiopia and Eritrea will restore relations. This was decided by the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the Eritrean President Isaia Afewerki at a joint summit. The countries are rivals that were almost at war.

  • The grazing continues

    The grazing continues

    brussels July 3, 2018 19:09 Hot Recent News

    The European Parliament refuses to impose rules for spending a monthly expense allowance of more than EUR 4400 for MEPs. The suspicion is that much of the money disappears in the pockets of the politicians as a hidden salary.

  • OPCW may now appoint the guilty party

    OPCW may now appoint the guilty party

    the hague June 27, 2018 16:39 Hot Recent News

    The organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The Hague gets more powers to denounce attacks with banned toxic substances and to designate the perpetrators. Member States have adopted a British proposal to that effect at a special meeting.

  • Amal Clooney with Kofi Annan to The Hague

    Amal Clooney with Kofi Annan to The Hague

    June 26, 2018 09:24 Hot Recent News

    Amal Clooney is coming to the Netherlands this fall. The international human rights lawyer and wife of George Clooney will be present at the international conference One Young World in The Hague on 18 October. There she talks with former secretary general of the United Nations Kofi Annan.

  • Yet Dutch success at Ocean Race

    Yet Dutch success at Ocean Race

    scheveningen June 24, 2018 16:45 Hot Recent News

    Carolijn Brouwer is the first Dutch woman to win the sailing race around the world. The 44-year-old pro from Scheveningen was the first to cross the finish line of the eleventh and final stage with her Chinese team Dongfeng in The Hague.

  • Italy wants the Netherlands to bring back ships

    Italy wants the Netherlands to bring back ships

    rome June 16, 2018 17:54 Hot Recent News

    Italy has asked The Hague to recall ships that pick up migrants under the Dutch flag in the Mediterranean. This happened after one of the non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that coordinate and finance the rescue operations the Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini called a fascist.

  • International Criminal Court releases Bemba

    International Criminal Court releases Bemba

    the hague June 12, 2018 17:18 Hot Recent News

    Jean-Pierre Bemba, the former Congolese vice president, may leave the prison and join his family in Belgium. The International Criminal Court ICC in The Hague has determined this on Tuesday. The judges spoke to Bemba last week on appeal.

  • Criminal court reverses Bemba verdict

    Criminal court reverses Bemba verdict

    the hague June 8, 2018 16:24 Hot Recent News

    The International Criminal Court ICC in The Hague has reversed the war crimes judgment against the Congolese former vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba. In June 2016, it was sentenced to eighteen years in prison for crimes against humanity because, under his command, militia members had murdered and raped in the Central African Republic.

  • Sir Ian Kershaw to Crossing Border
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    Sir Ian Kershaw to Crossing Border

    the hague June 6, 2018 10:03 Hot Recent News

    The British historian Sir Ian Kershaw, internationally renowned for his research on Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany, is one of the participants of the festival Crossing Border next autumn in The Hague.

  • Benelux still ambitious after 60 years

    Benelux still ambitious after 60 years

    brussels June 3, 2018 08:12 Hot Recent News

    The Benelux, the partnership between the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg that celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, still has plenty of plans for the future. The Heads of State, Prime Ministers and Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the three countries meet in Brussels Tuesday to look back and look ahead. Despite the somewhat old-fashioned image, the Netherlands sees the Benelux as 'more relevant than ever'.

  • Belgium silent for victims Liège

    Belgium silent for victims Liège

    liege May 30, 2018 12:39 Hot Recent News

    At a number of places in Belgium, a minute's silence was observed Wednesday at 1:00 pm out of respect for the two police officers and the student who were shot dead in Liège on Tuesday. Political forces, politicians, administrators and citizens in cities such as Antwerp, Brussels and of course Liege also commemorated the victims.

  • Zuckerberg Tuesday for discussion in Brussels

    Zuckerberg Tuesday for discussion in Brussels

    brussels May 17, 2018 11:09 Hot Recent News

    The talk between Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and parliamentary leaders of the European Parliament will take place on Tuesday at 5.45 pm. The subject is the abuse of personal data from millions of users collected by the British company Cambridge Analytica to be used in election campaigns.

  • Wedding stalls en masse on the voucher in Brussels

    Wedding stalls en masse on the voucher in Brussels

    brussels April 25, 2018 13:20 Hot Recent News

    The police in Brussels have already issued two hundred official reports this month for dangerous and inappropriate behavior during wedding ceremonies. After a lot of complaining of residents, measures have come into force since April 1 to counteract the inconvenience of the festive parades.

  • Russia: 'Douma-killing' to the Netherlands

    Russia: 'Douma-killing' to the Netherlands

    the hague April 24, 2018 19:48 Hot Recent News

    Russia plans to bring Syrians to the Netherlands that were seen on images of the alleged poison gas attack in the Syrian Douma. Russian ambassador Alexander Sjoelgin said in an interview with ITV News that his country's 'unforgivable lies' \u0026 # x27; \u0026 # x27; about the incident.

  • Prosecutors ask for life in the Karadzic case

    Prosecutors ask for life in the Karadzic case

    the hague April 24, 2018 15:57 Hot Recent News

    Prosecutors have demanded a life imprisonment against Radovan Karadzic on appeal. Prosecutor Katrina Gustafson told the UN Tribunal MICT in The Hague that the former leader of the Serbs in Bosnia 'abused his enormous power to shed the blood of countless victims. Justice demands that he gets the highest possible sentence: lifelong. '

  • Defender demands acquittal Karadzic

    Defender demands acquittal Karadzic

    the hague April 23, 2018 12:12 Hot Recent News

    The trial against the former leader of the Serbs in Bosnia, Karadzic, has been unfair. He must be acquitted or the process must be over. This was his counsel Peter Robinson argued at the start of the appeal in The Hague on Monday. The prosecutors have also lodged an appeal because they want him to receive a life sentence.

  • UN court is looking into Karadzic's profession

    UN court is looking into Karadzic's profession

    the hague April 23, 2018 05:54 Hot Recent News

    The UN war tribunal MICT in The Hague will consider the appeal in the Karadzic case on Monday and Tuesday. In 2016, the Yugoslavia Tribunal condemned Radovan Karadzic to 40 years in prison for crimes against humanity and genocide, including the genocide in Srebrenica in 1995. Both Karadzic and the prosecutor decided to challenge this ruling.

  • Task sentences for rioters Brussels

    Task sentences for rioters Brussels

    brussels April 20, 2018 10:45 Hot Recent News

    The Brussels court has imposed community service sentences on five rioters who caused destruction in the Belgian capital in November after the qualifying match for the World Cup between Morocco and Côte d'Ivoire. A rapper who had been arrested for calling on the riots via Facebook was acquitted for lack of evidence.

  • Russians: research poison gas Douma Wednesday

    Russians: research poison gas Douma Wednesday

    the hague April 16, 2018 19:36 Hot Recent News

    An international team of experts who want to investigate the possible poison gas attack in the Syrian Douma can start work on Wednesday. That expectation was expressed by the Russian ambassador at the organization against chemical weapons (OPCW) in The Hague.

  • Attack cost hundreds of millions
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    Attack cost hundreds of millions

    April 14, 2018 14:36 Hot Recent News

    The attack by the US, the United Kingdom and the French on targets in Syria was a huge logistical operation. The costs run into hundreds of millions, says defense specialist Peter Wijninga. There may even have been a bomber in America to fire rockets on Syria.

  • Madrid shows German justice violence Catalonia

    Madrid shows German justice violence Catalonia

    madrid/the hague April 13, 2018 14:18 Hot Recent News

    Spanish prosecutors have tried to convince their German counterparts at Eurojust in The Hague that the Catalan ex-prime minister Carles Puigdemont can be extradited for rebellion or mutiny. Images of violence in Catalonia have been shown for this. The defendant could then have thirty years in prison due to rebellion.

  • 'Consultation about Puigdemont in the Netherlands'

    'Consultation about Puigdemont in the Netherlands'

    berlin April 11, 2018 17:18 Hot Recent News

    German and Spanish prosecutors meet in the Netherlands about Carles Puigdemont, the former prime minister of Catalonia. According to sources of the Spanish newspaper El País, the meeting would take place at Eurojust, the European Union (EU) legal organization based in The Hague.

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