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Netherlands: '4,000 schools shut' in teacher strike
3 days ago
More than 4,000 schools in the Netherlands shut down on Wednesday owing to a teacher strike, according to organizers. The strike is the latest in a series of mass protests across the country.
Nigeria, Netherlands sign agreement on job creation
Nigeria, Netherlands sign agreement on job creation.
Dutch birdwatcher held hostage by terrorists killed in gun battle with Philippine army
Ewold Horn from the Netherlands was Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf's longest-held hostage. The military said that it also killed the Abu Sayyaf commander's wife during its raid.
EU leaders: We won't follow Trump's Huawei ban
Science & Tech
Germany, France and the Netherlands have said they will not block Huawei from participating in the expansion of national 5G networks. The US fears that China could use Huawei equipment for spying.
Multiple people injured in Utrecht shooting
Authorities in the Netherlands say several people have been injured in a shooting on a tram in Utrecht. The terror threat level around the Dutch city has been raised to maximum as police hunt for the suspected gunman.
Police target 'Ndrangheta mafia in raids across Europe
6 Dec 2018
Police in Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Belgium have arrested several members of the Calabrian mafia. The 'Ndrangheta is heavily involved in Europe's cocaine trade.
How the Netherlands learned to feed the world
2 Nov 2018
Despite its small size and dense population the Netherlands makes far more food than it can eat. This is how a nation that was once starving under the Nazis has now become a world leader in farming techniques and agriculture technologies.
Nigeria, Netherlands partner to end human trafficking
31 Oct 2018
Nigeria, Netherlands partner to end human trafficking.
Nigeria to sign MoU on bilateral consultation with Netherlands
17 Jul 2018
Nigeria to sign MoU on bilateral consultation with Netherlands.
Dutch WWII ceremony marred by button-busting fat-shaming scandal
12 Apr 2018
In the Netherlands, a WWII commemoration ceremony is marred by a fat-shaming scandal. The famed cartoon series The Simpsons face a race row over its portrayal of the Indian character Apu.
Netherlands coach admits his side needs some luck against Sweden
10 Oct 2017
Coach of The Netherlands knows his side faces a tough ask to advance in World Cup qualifying.
Dutch keep slender World Cup hopes alive after Belarus win
8 Oct 2017
Netherlands coach Dick Advocaat says his team have no illusions about their slim chances of qualification to Russia next year despite 3-1 win at Belarus.