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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...

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...

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...

Dutch Labor Party leader steps down over welfare scandal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The leader of the Dutch opposition Labor Party said Thursday he will not lead the party into the Netherlands' March election and will not run for reelection following a s...

Pietrangelo set for Vegas debut, carries high expectations

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Pietrangelo will be carrying the weight of many expectations on his shoulders when he finally takes the ice for the Vegas Golden Knights. Team President George ...

Dutch hold mass coronavirus testing amid new variant fears

BERGSCHENHOEK, Netherlands (AP) — Residents of a Dutch town filed into a sports hall Wednesday to take part in the country's first mass coronavirus testing program, which aims to find out more about t...

Dutch see new coronavirus infections fall, credit lockdown

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The number of new coronavirus infections in the Netherlands has fallen for the second week in a row, its public health institute said Tuesday, calling the decrease “the f...

US ambassador to Netherlands meets with Taiwan representative on embassy grounds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands met with Taiwan’s representative to the country at the American embassy in The Hague on Monday (Jan. 11), following the U.S. S...

Dutch prosecutors won't investigate scandal-hit tax office

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors declined Thursday to open an investigation into possible discrimination by staff at the country's tax office, saying they found no evidence of criminal ...

European Union medicines agency recommends approval of Moderna Inc.'s COVID-19 vaccine for use in the 27-nation bloc

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — European Union medicines agency recommends approval of Moderna Inc.'s COVID-19 vaccine for use in the 27-nation bloc.

Dutch begin COVID-19 vaccinations; last EU nation to do so

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Nearly two weeks after most other European Union nations, the Netherlands on Wednesday began its COVID-19 vaccination program, with nursing home staff and frontline worke...

EU agency ponders approval for Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The European Union’s medicines agency was meeting Wednesday to consider giving the green light to Moderna Inc.'s COVID-19 vaccine, a decision that would give the 27-nation bloc a seco...

Russia and West clash over Syria chemical weapons sanctions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria and close ally Russia clashed with the U.S. and other nations Tuesday over a Western initiative to suspend Syria’s voting rights in the global chemical weapons watchdog for...