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Netherlands recalls ambassador from Syria


February 8th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Feb 8 (IANS) The foreign ministry of the Netherlands Tuesday recalled its ambassador from Syria, following similar steps by several nations to ramp up pressure against Damascus, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Dutch government: 70 Dutch citizens killed in Tripoli plane crash


May 13th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday confirmed that 70 of its citizens died in Wednesday's plane crash in Tripoli, not 61 as initially ... Read more...

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Survivor of Tripoli plane crash is 9-year-old Dutch boy


May 13th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- The sole survivor of Wednesday's plane crash in the Libyan capital is a nine-year-old boy from the Dutch city of Tilburg, the Dutch Ministry of ... Read more...

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Plane crash in Libya kills over 100 (Fourth Lead)


May 12th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Cairo, May 12 (DPA) More than 100 people died when a Libyan aircraft on its way from South Africa crashed in Tripoli Wednesday, officials said. A nine-year-old Dutch boy was the only survivor ... Read more...

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8.8 mn euros for strengthening Balochistan’s education system


May 5th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Quetta, May 5 (IANS) Global NGO Save the Children with financial assistance from the Netherlands has launched an 8.8 million euros Balochistan Education Programme to provide access to quality basic education to ... Read more...

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Chennai court sent Heum to judicial custody


November 18th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Nov 18 (ANI): William Heum, a Dutch national, who has been charged for child sex, has been sent to 15 days judicial custody by the Saidpet Magistrate Court here on Wednesday.Disclosing ... Read more...

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‘Concerned’ Pak bans US diplomat to from discussing intelligence issues in media


October 9th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.9 (ANI): Perturbed by the recent remarks of US Deputy Chief of Mission Gerald Feierstein, that top Al-Qaeda and Taliban leaders, including the one-eyed Taliban chief Mullah Omar are presently ... Read more...

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Dutch diplomats detained in Pakistan for carrying illegal arms


October 7th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (DPA) Pakistani police detained briefly two Dutch diplomats for carrying illegal weapons in Pakistani capital Islamabad a day ago, media reports said Wednesday. According to the liberal English-language Dawn ... Read more...

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Sobhraj ready to take on Bollywood, with or without old foe


March 4th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 4 (IANS) The entry of his old foe in the ring once again does not scare yesteryear's super criminal Charles Sobhraj, who says he is ready to take on Bollywood, ... Read more...

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Dutch Foreign Minister on six-day visit to India from Feb 8


January 31st, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): Dutch Foreign Trade Minister Frank Heemskerk will reach New Delhi on February 8 with the objective of enhancing business ties between India and The Netherlands. He ... Read more...

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Proposed UN ban on Zimbabwe a dangerous precedent: Russia


July 12th, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti United Nations, July 12 (RIA Novosti) Russia Saturday said the draft proposal by the UN Security Council for sanctions against Zimbabwe is an illegal intrusion in the internal affairs of a ... Read more...

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US considering more sanctions against Zimbabwe


June 28th, 2008 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, June 28 (DPA) The US would "take a very strong look" at the possibility of extending sanctions on Zimbabwe government following the "sham" elections that took place Friday, the US State ... Read more...

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Tsvangirai urges Zimbabwe transition government talks (Roundup)


June 26th, 2008 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
DPA Harare/Johannesburg, June 25 (DPA) Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai Wednesday called for the African Union and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to lead a UN-backed transitional government to help the country ... Read more...

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Tsvangirai returns to Dutch embassy after short leave


June 26th, 2008 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
DPA Amsterdam, June 25 (DPA) Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who Wednesday morning left the Dutch embassy in Harare where he has taken refuge, returned to the mission in the afternoon, Dutch news ... Read more...

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Tsvangirai formally delivers withdrawal letter


June 24th, 2008 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Harare, June 24 (DPA) Morgan Tsvangirai, the major contender in Zimbabwe's bloody presidential run-off election, Tuesday formally notified electoral authorities of his withdrawal from the race, officials of the Movement for Democratic ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe police term Tsvangirai refuge an antic


June 24th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Harare/Johannesburg, June 24 (DPA) Zimbabwe's police chief said Tuesday that the move by Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai to seek refuge in the Dutch embassy in the country was ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe opposition office raided, 60 arrested


June 24th, 2008 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
DPA Harare/Johannesburg, June 23 (DPA) Riot police in Zimbabwe raided the headquarters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change Monday, arresting about 60 people, all of them victims of political violence who had ... Read more...

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Security beefed up for EU missions in Pak


February 8th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, Feb 8 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has reportedly tightened up security at diplomatic missions of European nations following the release of a controversial film by a right-wing Dutch lawmaker. The leader of ... Read more...

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