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Bracing for Brexit, Dutch regulator seeks more resources - sources

Oct 15 2018

AMSTERDAM The Dutch financial markets regulator, already scrambling to process a flurry of relocation requests from UK-based companies, will need about 10 percent more staff to cope with the extra work caused by Brexit, sources close to the matter told Reuters.

Unions accuse Chevron of 'massive' tax avoidance via the Netherlands

Oct 09 2018

AMSTERDAM International and Dutch unions filed a complaint with a global trade body on Tuesday accusing Chevron Corp. of funneling billions of euros through letter box companies in the Netherlands to avoid taxation.

West accuses 'pariah state' Russia of global hacking campaign

Oct 04 2018

LONDON/THE HAGUE/WASHINGTON Western countries issued coordinated denunciations of Russia on Thursday for running what they described as a global hacking campaign, targeting institutions from sports anti-doping bodies to a nuclear power company and the chemical weapons watchdog. | Video

Dutch government says it disrupted Russian attempt to hack chemical weapons watchdog

Oct 04 2018

THE HAGUE Dutch authorities disrupted an attempt in April by Russian intelligence agents to hack the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, Defence Minister Ank Bijleveld said on Thursday. | Video

Britain says Russian military intelligence behind host of global cyber attacks

Oct 04 2018

THE HAGUE Britain accused Russian military intelligence on Thursday of directing a host of cyber attacks aimed at undermining Western democracies by sowing confusion in everything from the 2016 U.S. presidential election to the global chemical weapons watchdog. | Video

Dutch government says it disrupted Russian attempt to hack chemical weapons watchdog

Oct 04 2018

THE HAGUE Dutch authorities disrupted an attempt in April by Russian intelligence agents to hack the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, Defence Minister Ank Bijleveld said on Thursday.

Dutch superyacht builders propelled by rising economic tide

Aug 14 2018

OSS, Netherlands With three lounges, three dining rooms, an open-air jacuzzi, a bar and six luxury cabins, the 50-metre "Aster" is one of Dutch shipyard Heesen's more modest superyachts. | Video

Suriname leaders slam Dutch minister over 'failed state' comments

Jul 18 2018

PARAMARIBO/AMSTERDAM Suriname politicians on Wednesday slammed Holland's Foreign Minister Stef Blok for saying the former Dutch colony was a "failed state" as a result of its diverse ethnic makeup.

Chemical weapons agency finds 'chlorinated' chemicals in Syria's Douma

Jul 08 2018

(In July 6 story, corrects the location of positive samples in paragraph 10)

Chemical arms watchdog wins right to assign blame for attacks

Jun 28 2018

THE HAGUE The world's chemical weapons watchdog won new powers on Wednesday to assign blame for attacks with banned toxic munitions, a diplomatic victory for Britain just months after a former Russian spy was poisoned on its territory. | Video

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