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Now Dutch designers join hands with Indian fashion industry (With Images)


August 10th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) After Japan, now the Dutch fashion industry collaborates with Indian designers for a collection that will debut on the opening day of WIFW Spring Summer ... Read more...

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Dutch government threatens to boycott Euro 2012


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, May 2 (IANS) Dutch government officials and the royal family said they would not attend Euro 2012 Football Championships in Ukraine if the condition of imprisoned former prime ... Read more...

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Dutch PM, cabinet tender resignation


April 24th, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 24 (IANS) Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte Monday tendered his government's resignation to Queen Beatrix, paving the way for early elections.Although the Queen shall take the offer ... Read more...

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Dutch prince critical after skiing accident


February 20th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Feb 20 (IANS) Prince Friso of the Netherlands was still in critical condition after a skiing accident last week, the Dutch government said Sunday.The 43-year-old prince was buried ... Read more...

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Dutch prince hospitalised after Austrian avalanche


February 18th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Feb 18 (IANS) Dutch Prince Johan Friso was admitted to a hospital after he was rescued from under an avalanche in western Austria Friday.According to the Dutch government ... Read more...

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Dutch Prince Friso buried by avalanche in Austria, in critical condition


February 17th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch Prince Johan Friso was critically injured on late Friday afternoon when he was buried by an avalanche in western Austria, the Dutch government said. He was skiing ... Read more...

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Dutch government approves burqa ban


January 28th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Jan 28 (IANS) The Dutch government Friday approved a ban on face-covering clothing, such as a burqa, a niqab, a forage cap, or a full face helmet, reported ... Read more...

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Netherlands to reopen embassy in Libya


September 17th, 2011 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 17 (IANS) The Netherlands will reopen its embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli as soon as possible, the Dutch minister for foreign affairs has said.Uri Rosenthal announced ... Read more...

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Netherlands unfreezes Libyan funds


September 10th, 2011 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 10 (IANS) The Netherlands would unfreeze 1.4 billion euros (around $2 billion) of frozen Libyan assets, the ministry of foreign affairs has said.Initiated by Prime Minister Mark ... Read more...

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Netherlands to close cannabis coffee shops to tourists


May 28th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- In an effort to stop drug tourism, the Dutch government on Friday decided to restrict access to cannabis coffee shops so that tourists will no longer be able ... Read more...

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Dutch government says situation in Iraq does not require expulsion stop


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- The Dutch government on Tuesday said that the situation in Iraq is not so unsafe that failed asylum seekers cannot be deported back to Iraq.Dutch Minister for ... Read more...

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Soon, 155mph high speed “Superbus” with ambience of business class cabin of aircraft


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Sept 22 (ANI): Delft University of Technology is all set to unveil the prototype of a 155mph "Superbus" in Germany with a carrying capacity of 23 passengers.Billed as a "future vision ... Read more...

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Here comes the high speed superbus


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) A `superbus' that resembles a futuristic stretch-limousine and capable of travelling at a speed of 155 mph is on its way. The seating is like that of a ... Read more...

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Students wait for fee refund from closed European varsity


August 12th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) Twenty-nine students from different towns of Punjab and Haryana are waiting for the refund of their tuition fees, amounting to Rs. 87 lakh, from a Dutch university that ... Read more...

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Afghan interpreters denied Dutch visas, fear being killed by Taliban


July 22nd, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, July 22 (ANI): Interpreters working with Australian troops in Afghanistan's Oruzgan province fear being killed by the Taliban after being deserted by the departing Dutch troops. Netherlands has refused to ... Read more...

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Voters topple Dutch government


June 10th, 2010 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 10 (DPA) Dutch voters opted for a change of government in the parliamentary elections Wednesday, official projections showed in the first national elections to take place in Europe since ... 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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Economic crisis could reverse progress on child labour: ILO


May 8th, 2010 - 7:25 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 8 (DPA) The global economic crisis has the potential to reverse gains made in recent years in the fight against child labour, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) warned in a ... Read more...

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Burglars Break Into Prison In The Netherlands To Thieve Absent Convicts


April 22nd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): This piece of news would turn out to be an excellent joke for a comedy program if it were not really factual. The news is ... Read more...

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Burglars break into Dutch prison to steal televisions!


April 22nd, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Hoorn, Apr 22(ANI): A Dutch minimum-security prison has been robbed twice in the past six weeks, where television sets were stolen from inmates' rooms when they were on weekend leave.The prison, ... Read more...

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Iceland’s volcanic ash cloud disrupts flights across Europe (Second lead)


April 15th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo/London, April 15 (DPA) Air traffic across northern Europe was severely affected Thursday by ash from an erupting volcano in Iceland that forced airports including London's Heathrow airport - Europe's largest hub ... Read more...

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Religious leaders discuss HIV issues in the Netherlands


March 22nd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, March 22 (DPA) Religious leaders and top UN officials began Monday a two-day conference in the Netherlands to debate HIV issues and religions' response to the illness. Several dozen Baha'i, Buddhist, Christian, ... Read more...

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John Sheehan Faces Anger & Criticism


March 19th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Mar 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Sheehan, who happens to be an ex-U.S. general had claimed that he believes that the Dutch soldiers and their tremendous failure at the ... Read more...

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President Obama calls Dutch PM Balkenende, invites him for Nuclear Security Summit


March 11th, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday called Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende to discuss Afghanistan, the political situation and to invite him to the Nuclear Security Summit, ... Read more...

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President Obama calls Dutch PM Balkenende, invites him for Nuclear Security Summit


March 11th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday called Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende, the Dutch government said."President Obama of the United States on Wednesday afternoon March, 10 expressed ... Read more...

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Remarks of Dutch Party for Freedom leader Geert Wilders in London


March 6th, 2010 - 4:34 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch Member of Parliament and Party for Freedom leader Geert Wilders delivered the following remarks to the British House of Lords on Friday.Note: The remarks are as provided ... Read more...

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Afghan President Karzai applauds Dutch efforts in phone call with PM Balkenende


February 22nd, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- Afghan President Karzai on Monday called Dutch Prime Minister Balkenende to show his appreciation for the work of Dutch soldiers and development workers in his country, the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dutch Government collapses over country’s Afghanistan military mission


February 20th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Feb.20 (ANI): The Netherlands' coalition government has collapsed over the country's military mission in Afghanistan, the country's Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende said.The Daily Express quoted Balkenende, as saying ... Read more...

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Dutch government falls over Afghan mission


February 20th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Feb 20 (DPA) The Dutch coalition government collapsed early Saturday over a NATO request to extend the country's military mission to Afghanistan. In a statement announcing his cabinet's fall, Prime Minister Jan ... Read more...

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IPCC should investigate ‘warming bias’ in its report, says former climate chief


February 15th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): The former chief of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has said that the climate body must investigate an apparent bias in its report that resulted in ... Read more...

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NATO asks the Netherlands to stay in Afghanistan


February 10th, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- NATO Secretary General Rasmussen officially asked the Dutch government to stay in Afghanistan after its planned pull out in August.NATO asked the Netherlands to stay in Afghanistan ... Read more...

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The Netherlands pledges 2 million euros in emergency funds for Haiti following quake


January 13th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- The Dutch government on Wednesday said it would make available two million euros (US$2.9 million) in emergency funds after a powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake destroyed large ... Read more...

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Dutch ministry: No reports of Dutch casualties in Haiti quake


January 13th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- No Dutch citizens were reported injured in Tuesday's 7.0-magnitude earthquake that destroyed large parts of Haiti's capital, the Dutch government said on Wednesday.A spokeswoman for the Dutch ... Read more...

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US warplane violated Venezuelan airspace: Chavez


January 9th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Jan 9 (DPA) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said a US military aircraft had violated the country's airspace for 15 minutes before being intercepted and driven out by two Venezuelan F-16s. Chavez ... Read more...

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