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Stephanie van den Berg

Dutch to reconsider scrapping dividend tax after Unilever U-turn

Oct 05 2018

THE HAGUE The Dutch government will reconsider plans to scrap the country's dividend tax, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Friday, hours after multinational Unilever said it would not move its headquarters to the Netherlands.

Dutch to reconsider scrapping dividend tax after Unilever U-turn

Oct 05 2018

THE HAGUE The Dutch government will reconsider plans to scrap the country's dividend tax, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Friday, hours after multinational Unilever said it would not move its headquarters to the Netherlands.

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

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.

U.S. withdraws from international accords, says U.N. world court 'politicized'

Oct 03 2018

By Roberta Rampton, Lesley Wroughton and Stephanie van den Berg

World Court orders U.S. to ensure Iran sanctions don't hit humanitarian aid

Oct 03 2018

THE HAGUE The World Court ordered the United States on Wednesday to ensure that sanctions against Iran, due to be tightened next month, do not affect humanitarian aid or civil aviation safety.

World Court: Chile not forced to negotiate over Bolivia sea access

Oct 01 2018

THE HAGUE Landlocked Bolivia cannot force Chile to negotiate over granting it "sovereign access" to the Pacific Ocean, judges at the International Court of Justice ruled on Monday in a setback to Bolivian President Evo Morales.

Lebanon's PM-designate Hariri says he's not seeking revenge for father's murder

Sep 11 2018

THE HAGUE Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri said on Tuesday he is not seeking revenge for the 2005 car bombing that killed his father, ex-premier Rafik Hariri, and that he would act to preserve stability in his country.

World Court weighs Britain's claim to Chagos Islands

Sep 03 2018

THE HAGUE Mauritius tried to persuade judges at the World Court on Monday to find that it was illegally stripped by Britain of another Indian Ocean archipelago, the Chagos Islands, now home to a major U.S. air base.

Former Congolese military leader: I am not 'the Terminator'

Aug 30 2018

THE HAGUE A former Congo military leader on trial for charges ranging from murder and rape to conscripting child soldiers and sexual slavery told judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday that he was "a revolutionary, but not a criminal”.

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