Virus gives asylum-seekers chance to thank Dutch villagers

TER APEL, Netherlands (AP) — Raffat Altekrete is battling the coronavirus one shopping cart at a time. The 34-year-old electrical engineer from Iraq is also expressing gratitude and...

MH17 trial to resume with no public due to virus measures

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The murder trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian accused of involvement in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 will be closed to the public and media when i...

Dutch prosecutors: Russia wants to thwart MH17 investigation

SCHIPHOL, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch prosecutor said Tuesday that there are “strong indications” Russia wants to undermine investigations into the downing of Malaysia Flight 17 and told judges at the ...

Zandvoort banked turns offer overtaking chances at Dutch GP

ZANDVOORT, Netherlands (AP) — Arie Luyendyk knows a thing or two about racing around banked turns. The two-time winner of the Indianapolis 500 liked what he saw when Formula One star...

Trial of 4 suspects in downing of flight MH17 set to open

SCHIPHOL, Netherlands (AP) — The trial is opening Monday of three Russians and a Ukrainian charged with multiple counts of murder for their alleged involvement in the 2014 downing o...

MH17 relatives protest Russian actions with 298 empty chairs

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The families of people killed when a missile shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 set out 298 white chairs outside the Russian embassy on Su...

MH17 families hope truth emerges from unprecedented trial

AMSTERDAM (AP) — United by grief across oceans and continents, families who lost loved ones when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down in 2014 hope that a trial starting next week will finally del...

ICC set to rule on Afghanistan investigation appeal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Judges are set to rule on an appeal by International Criminal Court prosecutors against a decision rejecting an investigation into atrocities committed...

Verstappen tests Zandvoort track that will host Dutch GP

ZANDVOORT, Netherlands (AP) — Max Verstappen tested his home Formula One venue Wednesday, taking a spin around the Zandvoort circuit to christen a track that has undergone major ren...

Dutch terror trial starting for deadly Utrecht tram shooting

UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — The gunman in last year's attack in the Dutch city of Utrecht walked calmly into and around a tram, shooting at passengers from close range while shouting “Allahu akbar,” o...

Kosovo court takes step toward indicting suspects

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after Kosovo's 1998-99 independence war with Serbia took a significant step Monday toward charging suspects f...

Dutch farmers protest in The Hague against emissions policy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Thousands of angry Dutch farmers converged on The Hague on Wednesday in the latest protest against the government's plans to rein in emissions of nitrogen oxide. ...

Riders in the storm: Dutch cyclists brave Storm Ciara

NEELTJE JANS, Netherlands (AP) — Call them riders in the storm. While much of northern Europe hunkered down Sunday and hoped that Storm Ciara would blow over quickly with its hurric...

Lawyers to ICC: Free Ivory Coast's Gbagbo unconditionally

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Lawyers for former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo urged International Criminal Court judges Thursday to lift conditions they imposed on him last ...

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' highest court is set to rule Thursday on whether to order Myanmar to halt what has been described as a genocidal campaign against t...