In our news wrap Wednesday, two aircrafts ferried the first of the victims from MH17 back to the Netherlands, home country of 193 of the 298 people killed in the crash. Also, a Trans-Asia Airways plane crashed in a storm…
People on the beach watched the detonation of a World War II-era airplane bomb in Wassenaar, Netherlands Monday.
By Saskia de Melker, Kristin Miller
NewHour’s investigation into how the Netherlands has managed the sale of pot for 40 years illustrated that laws and regulations governing marijuana are often in flux. Use the timeline below to see how both nations have changed their…
By PBS NewsHour
Dutch pension system, Chinese economy meeting, military children reflect.
Justin Fox on what aspects of the Dutch pension system might work in the U. S.
Former Liberian President Charles Taylor was convicted Thursday by an international war crimes court in The Hague, Netherlands, for a series of atrocities, including funding rebels in Sierra Leone. Alex Thomson of Independent Television News reports on the historic verdict.
In other news Monday, a car bomb went of in a market area and killed six children in Afghanistan. Also, the Netherlands became the first NATO country to pull troops out of the Afghan war.
Elections in the Netherlands on Wednesday showed significant growth in support for a far-right politician, who has taken a strong stance on immigration, and a pro-business party that backs cutting government spending, reflecting voters' concerns over the European economic downturn.
A roundup of arts headlines.
The Dutch interior ministry said Wednesday that initial findings appear to confirm al-Qaida's claim of responsibility in the Christmas Day airliner bombing attempt. Ray Suarez reports on the day's updates.
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