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Dutch government in 2-pronged bid to save coronavirus curfew

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government opened a two-pronged bid on Friday to save its coronavirus curfew. In a Hague courtroom, a lawyer urged appeals judges to overturn ...

Dutch prosecutors drop case of father of isolated family

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Prosecutors asked a Dutch court Thursday to drop the case against a 68-year-old father who is accused of isolating and abusing his own children, who were kept secluded fr...

Lawyer: Central African Republic soccer chief is innocent

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The former head of Central African Republic's soccer federation used the popular sport to foster peace and unity in his country and played no role in anti-Muslim atrociti...

Alleged rebels from Central African Republic face ICC trial

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The former head of the Central African Republic's soccer federation and an alleged rebel commander known as Rambo are going on trial Tuesday at the International Criminal...

Dutch get their skates on in Amsterdam before the thaw

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dozens of skaters took to the frozen surface of Amsterdam’s historic Prinsengracht canal Saturday as the deep freeze gripping Europe briefly made it possible to skate on a small secti...

Int'l Criminal Court member states to elect new prosecutor

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Member states of the International Criminal Court are electing a new prosecutor Friday, ending a drawn-out and divisive process for appointing the person who will replace...

European deep freeze serves up fun, frustrations and danger

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Three workers in a boat hacked away at ice Thursday to create a watery barrier around the Dutch prime minister's office, while others in the Netherlands tentatively teste...

Dutch govt offers gesture of appreciation to Srebrenica vets

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government said Wednesday that it will pay veterans of a United Nations peacekeeping mission that failed to prevent the massacre of thousands of Bosnian Muslims...

Skating-crazy Dutch defy pandemic by taking to outdoor ice

DOORN, Netherlands (AP) — A deep winter freeze gripping the Netherlands is reawakening the national obsession with skating on frozen canals. With subzero temperatures forecast to las...

Dutch government halts overseas adoptions after criticism

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government suspended adoptions from foreign countries Monday after an investigative committee report criticized past ruling coalitions for being “too passive” i...

Victim, perpetrator, or both? ICC verdicts in Uganda case

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Judges at the International Criminal Court are passing judgment Thursday on a senior commander in the brutal Ugandan rebel group Lord's Resistance Army who is charged wit...

UN court says it can hear case brought by Iran against US

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' highest court ruled Wednesday that it can hear a case brought by Iran against the United States in a bid to end sanctions the Trump administration re-...

Dutch virus infections fall 20% but variants gain strongly

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — New coronavirus infections in the Netherlands fell 20% over the last week but more transmissible variants now account for two-thirds of Dutch infections, the public healt...

Central African Republic suspect appears at ICC hearing

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An alleged commander in a mainly Muslim rebel group from Central African Republic appeared before an International Criminal Court judge Friday for the ...

Dutch court to rule in Nigerian farmers' case against Shell

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch appeals court is delivering its judgment Friday in a long-running civil case in which four Nigerian farmers are seeking compensation and a cleanup from energy gia...