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FedEx to cut up to 6,300 jobs in Europe over next 18 months

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — FedEx plans to cut up to 6,300 jobs in Europe as it completes the process of folding a Dutch company it bought into its own delivery operation. FedEx said in a ...

Dutch govt to beef up lockdown amid fears about new variants

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government said Tuesday it needs to beef up lockdown measures “as soon as possible” to rein in the spread of the coronavirus amid fears about more transmissible...

Dutch government wipes out debt for parents in fraud scandal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government on Monday said it is wiping out debts owed to the tax office and other government departments by parents caught up in a fraud scandal that caused the...

Russia expels 2 Dutch diplomats in quid pro quo move

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Foreign Ministry on Monday announced the expulsion of two Dutch diplomats in a quid pro quo move. In December, the Netherlands ordered two Russian diplomats ou...

Weiwuying in southern Taiwan presents live concert program amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, or more commonly known as Weiwuying, has been lauded as one of a few that can put on shows normally in a world largely deprived...

The Latest: Chinese province ups restrictions amid outbreak

BEIJING — A Chinese province grappling with a spike in coronavirus cases is reinstating tight restrictions on weddings, funerals and other family gatherings, threatening violators with criminal charge...

Dutch police use water cannon on anti-government protesters

OTTERLO, Netherlands (AP) — Police in Amsterdam turned a water cannon on hundreds of demonstrators who were taking part in a banned protest Sunday against the Dutch government and its tough coronaviru...

Kelderman among 3 Bora-Hansgrohe riders injured in crash

Dutch cyclist Wilco Kelderman and two of his teammates on the Bora-Hansgrohe team have been hospitalized after a car crashed into their training group, the German team said Sunday. K...

Amsterdam police clash with COVID lockdown skeptics

Dutch riot police on Sunday dispersed thousands of people holding an unauthorized protest in Amsterdam against a national lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The demonstration to...

Hackers 'manipulated' stolen COVID vaccine papers, says EU agency

Hackers have leaked stolen coronavirus vaccine documents online and altered them prior to publication, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Friday. Documents and emails about the BioNTech-Pfiz...

Dutch media report Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s government is resigning over scandal involving child welfare fraud probes

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch media report Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s government is resigning over scandal involving child welfare fraud probes.

Dutch Cabinet meets amid speculation government will quit

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch Cabinet was set to meet Friday amid strong speculation that Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s government will resign to take political responsibility for a scandal in...

China's embassy in Netherlands condemns precedent-setting meeting between US, Taiwan representatives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese embassy in the Netherlands on Wednesday (Jan. 13) strongly condemned the meeting between Pete Hoekstra, the U.S. ambassador to the European country and Taiwane...

MATCHDAY: Roma visits Lazio looking to put pressure on top 2

A look at what’s happening around European soccer on Friday: ITALY Roma will be looking to put pressure on the top two in Serie A when it visits Lazio in the capita...

Dutch government could quit over child benefits scandal

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will decide later on Friday whether to resign after it emerged that officials had wrongly pursued thousands of people over welfare fraud. Rutte has called a Cabinet me...