Dutch climate activists take Shell to court over emissions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A group of environmental organizations backed by thousands of Dutch citizens is launching a civil case Tuesday against the energy giant Shell, asking a court to order the...

Russia under renewed pressure to explain Navalny poisoning

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Russia came under renewed pressure Monday to explain the nerve agent attack on opposition figure Alexei Navalny as the annual meeting of the global chemical weapons watch...

Dutch populist Baudet suggests splitting party he created

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Less than four months before the general election, a rising force in Dutch populism is in turmoil and looks to be careering toward an acrimonious breakup amid accusations...

Kosovo won't let Serb officials in, wants genocide apology

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo’s foreign minister said on Wednesday that Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic would not be allowed to visit the country until he apologized for “genocide” against Kosovo'...

MH17 court grants some defense requests for investigations

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court on Wednesday granted several requests for information or further investigations made by defense lawyers for a Russian accused of involvement in the downing ...

Taiwan's leader launches production of domestically made sub

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's president inaugurated the production of domestically made submarines Tuesday in the southern city of Kaohsiung, in a step forward for the island's defense strategy at...

Dutch populist Baudet says he won't lead party at elections

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The leader of a Dutch right-wing populist party said Monday he wouldn't lead it into parliamentary elections in March amid unrest caused by a report of far-right messages...

Nigerian soldiers had live ammo during deadly protest

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The Nigerian Army has admitted for the first time that soldiers were given live bullets when they went to disperse a large crowd at the Lekki Toll Plaza in Lagos, where several p...

Dutch court convicts 58-year-old man of sexually abusing boy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court convicted a man Friday of sexually abusing an 11-year-old boy and depriving him of his liberty leading to his death more than 20 years ago, but acquitted hi...

Dutch reporter hacks EU defense ministers' meeting

EU defense ministers and the bloc's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell had a surprise during a supposedly confidential video conference on Friday when a reporter for Dutch broadcaster RTL Nieuws g...

New Report Finds that Criminals Leverage AI for Malicious Use – And It's Not Just Deep Fakes

Europol, UNICRI and Trend Micro uncover current and future threats of AI and how to combat them HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 20 November 2020 - A jointly developed new report by Europol, the Unite...

On thin ice: Dutch speedskating race under threat from virus

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A near-mythical Dutch speedskating race could fall victim to the coronavirus pandemic — even if the looming winter is cold enough to stage it for the first time in more t...

Advice to Dutch government: Vaccinate elderly and ill first

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An advisory panel said Thursday that the Dutch government should prioritize coronavirus vaccinations for people over age 60, those with underlying health problems and fro...

Europe has half of world's 4M new virus cases but sees hope

GENEVA (AP) — Europe made up almost half of the world’s 4 million new coronavirus cases last week but recorded a nearly 10% fall in infections compared to the week before, thanks in part to strict gov...

Lawyers for Kosovo suspects: Trial can't start before 2022

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Defense lawyers for former leaders of Kosovo guerrillas, including ex-president Hashim Thaci, said Wednesday that their trial on charges of war crimes and crimes against ...