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Ajax to miss Sigthorsson for four more months


September 13th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 13 (IANS) Ajax will be without striker Kolbeinn Sigthorsson for at least another four months due to a shoulder injury, the Amsterdam based club announced Thursday.The 22-year-old ... Read more...

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Bosnia war witness says paramilitary raped Muslims


September 7th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) A prosecution witness in the trial of wartime Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic has said she witnessed Serb paramilitary forces raping Muslim women in ... Read more...

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Spanish plane hijacking report denied


August 30th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 29 (IANS) The Netherland police Wednesday denied that a passenger plane of Spanish airline Vueling landing at Amsterdam Schiphol airport had been hijacked. It stated the ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son to stand trial in September


August 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Saif al-Islam, the second son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, will go on trial in September in the Libyan town of Zintan, despite repeated ... Read more...

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UAE holds talks with Kenya, Netherlands


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 22 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the UAE have met their counterparts from Kenya and the Netherlands to discuss bilateral ties.Abdullah Sulaiman Al-Hamadi, director of African Affairs at ... Read more...

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Buttner to follow Van Persie to Manchester United


August 20th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 20 (IANS) After signing Robin van Persie from Arsenal, Manchester United is due to sign another Dutchman, Alexander Buttner from Vitesse Arnhem.The 23-year-old Buttner is expected ... Read more...

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Newcastle United complete Anita transfer


August 16th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 16 (IANS) Newcastle United confirmed the signing of Dutch football midfielder Vurnon Anita from Ajax Amsterdam Thursday.Ajax and the English Premier League club agreed on a transfer ... Read more...

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Sneijder named captain of Dutch football team


August 15th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 15 (IANS) Wesley Sneijder has replaced Mark van Bommel as the new captain of the Dutch football team, head coach Louis van Gaal announced ahead of Wednesday's ... Read more...

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Murdoch buys Dutch league rights


August 8th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 8 (IANS) Media magnate Rupert Murdoch has bought the live broadcasting rights of the Dutch football league for around 1 billion euros.Murdoch's US television network Fox will ... Read more...

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Monchengladbach signs De Jong from Twente


July 18th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, July 18 (IANS) Dutch club FC Twente and Borussia Monchengladbach have agreed on the transfer of Luuk de Jong to Germany, they announced Wednesday.The 21-year-old forward signed a ... Read more...

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Ajax lose El Hamdaoui, Vertonghen in transfers


July 12th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, July 12 (IANS) After selling defender Jan Vertonghen to Tottenham Hotspur Dutch club Ajax have agreed to transfer striker Mounir El Hamdaoui to Fiorentina.On Jan 31 this year, ... Read more...

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Ajax appoints Overmars as sporting director


July 7th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, July 7 (IANS) Former Netherlands international Marc Overmars has been appointed as sporting director of Ajax football club, the Dutch club announced.Overmars, whose career included spells at ... Read more...

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Van Gaal to coach Dutch national team


July 7th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, July 7 (IANS) The Dutch football association KNVB has appointed Louis van Gaal as the new head coach of the Netherlands national team.Van Gaal succeeds Bert van ... Read more...

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Iran threatens legal action over oil embargo


July 5th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 5 (IANS) Iran has called the Western sanctions "unproductive" and threatened to take legal action against the European oil embargo.Chief of Iran's Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and ... Read more...

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Danish international Eriksen gets extra rest due to fatigue


June 21st, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 21 (IANS) Danish international Christian Eriksen has got an extra week of rest from his employer, Dutch club, Ajax due to fatigue, local reports said Thursday.Since his ... Read more...

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Netherlands adjusts training after racist abuse by fans


June 7th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 7 (IANS) Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk adjusted his training in Krakow after hearing racist abuse from the stands.During the warm-up for the training in the Wisla ... Read more...

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Strootman from fan to player at Euro 2012


June 7th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 7 (IANS) Kevin Strootman played for Sparta Rotterdam in the Dutch second division in January last year and now he is part of the Netherlands football squad ... Read more...

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Dutch have no worries upfront, but defence vulnerable


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 2 (IANS) As runners-up of World Cup, the Netherlands will settle for nothing less than the title at Euro 2012, but the Dutch seem defensively more ... Read more...

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Former Liberian president jailed for 50 years


May 30th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, May 30 (IANS) Liberia's ex-president Charles Taylor was sentenced to 50 years in jail by a UN-backed war crimes court Wednesday for aiding and abetting rebels in Sierra ... Read more...

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Van Bommel signed by PSV Eindhoven


May 15th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, May 15 (IANS) Mark van Bommel signed a contract for one year at his former club PSV Eindhoven Monday a day after he announced his departure from ... Read more...

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Sudan ready for talks with South Sudan: Russia


May 1st, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sudan has informed Moscow of its readiness to start negotiations with South Sudan to settle their conflict, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.Lavrov revealed ... Read more...

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Apex court clears judge for international court


April 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday dismissed a challenge to the candidature of one of its judges for appointment to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), saying ... Read more...

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130 injured in Netherlands train collision (Lead)


April 22nd, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 22 (IANS) Around 130 people were injured when two passenger trains collided Saturday near the Netherlands' capital city Amsterdam, Xinhua reported.The accident took place around 6.30 p.m. ... Read more...

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Ajax signs Schone, lures Narsingh and Moisander


April 20th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 20 (IANS) Dutch football club Ajax made its first signing for the 2012/2013 season by signing Danish international Lasse Schone on a free transfer from NEC Nijmegen. ... Read more...

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Pieters out for season, might miss Euro 2012


April 17th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 17 (IANS) Netherlands and PSV defender Erik Pieters will miss the remainder of the Dutch football season and is in danger of missing out on Euro 2012, ... Read more...

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Ajax move closer to Dutch title


April 16th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 16 (IANS) Defending champions Ajax football club beat De Graafschap 3-1 to open a six-point lead over the other title contenders at the top of the Dutch ... Read more...

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Many biofuels less sustainable than petrol: Experts


April 4th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 3 (IANS) Many biofuels are less sustainable than petrol and diesel, Dutch think tank CE Delft said Tuesday."If you take into account the land use, CO2-emissions and ... Read more...

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Dutch football league title becomes two-team race


March 26th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 26 (IANS) The close battle for the Eredivisie title seems to be heading towards a duel between AZ Alkmaar and Ajax after the latter beat rivals PSV ... Read more...

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FC Twente striker De Jong suffers ankle injury


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 23 (IANS) FC Twente striker Luuk de Jong injured his ankle against De Graafschap in the Dutch Eredivisie, and after examining it in the hospital he will ... Read more...

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Heracles reaches first Dutch Cup final


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 23 (IANS) Heracles Almelo secured its first berth in the final of the Dutch Cup by shocking Eredivisie leaders AZ Alkmaar 4-2.Heracles took an early lead Thursday ... Read more...

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AZ coach Verbeek gets one-match ban


March 21st, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 21 (IANS) AZ Alkmaar coach Gertjan Verbeek received a one-match ban Wednesday and will therefore miss the Dutch Cup match against Heracles Almelo Thursday.The disciplinary committee of ... Read more...

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Former Dutch international Ooijer announces retirement


March 13th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 13 (IANS) Ajax defender and former Netherlands international Andre Ooijer will hang up his boots at the end of this season, he announced Tuesday."Soccer is the most ... Read more...

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PSV fire coach Rutten


March 13th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 13 (IANS) Dutch football club PSV Eindhoven fired manager Fred Rutten after three consecutive defeats.Former players Phillip Cocu and Ernest Faber will take over the first team ... Read more...

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‘Invisible children’ 2012 campaign launched to bring Kony to justice


March 7th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Invisible Children," a non-profit organization, has launched an ambitious campaign to bring Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony to justice. Kony, who is the leader of the ... Read more...

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Twente crush PSV as AZ move back on top in Dutch football


March 5th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 5 (IANS) PSV suffered a humiliating 2-6 home defeat against FC Twente in the Dutch Eredivisie football.AZ Alkmaar took over the top position from PSV by ... Read more...

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