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John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 'Bed-In' remembered at 50

Mar 25 2019

AMSTERDAM In March 1969, newlyweds John Lennon and Yoko Ono skipped a honeymoon and instead staged a "bed-in" in Amsterdam to promote world peace during the Vietnam War. | Video

Dutch populist wins provincial elections after Utrecht attack

Mar 21 2019

AMSTERDAM An upstart populist party shocked the Dutch political establishment by winning the most votes in provincial elections after a preliminary count in the early hours of Thursday, boosted by a possible terrorist attack this week in the city of Utrecht.

Dutch government loses Senate majority amid populist surge

Mar 20 2019

AMSTERDAM The Dutch government will lose its majority in the Senate after provincial elections on Wednesday, preliminary results showed, as voters flocked to a new populist party two days after a possible terrorist attack in the city of Utrecht.

Ex-Bosnian Serb wartime leader Karadzic sentenced to life in prison

Mar 20 2019

THE HAGUE U.N. judges on Wednesday sentenced former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic to life in prison on appeal, ending one of the most momentous trials over genocide committed during the Balkan wars of the 1990s. | Video

Dutch government likely to lose Senate amid populist surge

Mar 20 2019

AMSTERDAM Voting in provincial elections began in the Netherlands on Wednesday, just two days after a Turkish-born man was arrested over a shooting attack in the city of Utrecht, boosting Dutch populist parties.

Dutch prosecutors seek motive in Utrecht tram shooting

Mar 19 2019

AMSTERDAM Dutch prosecutors on Tuesday said they were investigating a possible "terrorist motive" behind the shooting on a tram in the city of Utrecht in which three people were killed and five wounded. | Video

Dutch join backlash at expensive drugs by making their own

Mar 08 2019

AMSTERDAM In a radiation-proof room at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, Emar Thomasa sits behind shielded glass as he carefully measures and mixes lutetium octreotate, an intravenous treatment for certain types of cancer.

Dutch state's Air France-KLM raid shows interventionist mood

Feb 27 2019

AMSTERDAM/PARIS When Air France's new Canadian chief executive met Dutch politicians in The Hague on Feb. 15, he unknowingly set in motion a new chapter in European aviation nationalism.

Air France-KLM shares slump on surprise Dutch stake buy

Feb 27 2019

AMSTERDAM/PARIS Shares in Air France-KLM fell sharply as the Dutch government amassed a 14 percent stake in the airline to counter French influence, in a surprise move highlighting tensions over the company's strategic direction. | Video

Dutch state's Air France-KLM raid shows interventionist mood

Feb 27 2019

AMSTERDAM/PARIS When Air France's new Canadian chief executive met Dutch politicians in The Hague on Feb. 15, he unknowingly set in motion a new chapter in European aviation nationalism.

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