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World Aug 22Merkel calls for EU-wide climate neutrality by 2050
The German chancellor made her appeal after a meeting with the Dutch where they shared experiences on how best to shift their economies to sustainable energy sources.
World Jun 194 suspects charged in downing of Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine
A team of international investigators said the trial will start in March 2020 at the Hague District Court.
World May 26Europe’s voters elect new parliament as nationalism mounts
From Germany and France to Cyprus and Estonia, voters from 21 nations went to the polls Sunday in the final day of a crucial European Parliament election that could see major gains by the far-right, nationalist and populist movements sweeping…
World May 23EU elections begin in the Netherlands and the UK
Four days of voting across the 28-nation bloc pits supporters of deeper integration against populist euroskeptics who want more power for their national governments.
World Mar 20Former Bosnian leader’s sentence increased to life in prison
A United Nations judge upheld Radovan Karadzic's convictions for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.
World Mar 19Dutch prosecutors consider terror motive in tram shooting
Dutch prosecutors said Tuesday they are taking very seriously the possibility that the deadly shooting on a tram in the central city of Utrecht was an act of terror.
World Mar 18Gunman kills 3 on Dutch tram
A gunman killed three people and wounded nine on a streetcar in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday morning in what the mayor said appeared to be a terror attack, touching off a manhunt that saw heavily armed officers…
World Dec 11European Union officials rule out Brexit renegotiation
The main sticking point since the Brexit talks began is how to keep goods flowing seamlessly between EU member Ireland and the U.K's Northern Ireland after Britain leaves the bloc.
World Sep 01Amsterdam officials say ‘terrorist motive’ alleged in attack on Americans
A 19-year-old Afghan citizen had a "terrorist motive" for allegedly stabbing two Americans at the main train station in Amsterdam, city authorities in the Dutch capital said Saturday.
World May 24Russia behind crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, investigators say
The Boeing 777 passenger jet was headed from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, when it was blown out of the sky over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014. All 298 passengers and crew were killed.