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Corruption trial of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi hears payoff claim

Corruption trial of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi hears payoff claim A former ally of Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s leader ousted in a February military takeover, has testified at her corruption trial that he had handed to her large amounts of cash and gold in proceedings supporters say are meant to discredit her ByThe Associated PressOctober …

Leaders of 4 Dutch parties open to renewing coalition

Leaders of 4 Dutch parties open to renewing coalition Leaders of the four parties that made up the last coalition government in the Netherlands have agreed to join forces for another four-year term By MIKE CORDER Associated PressSeptember 30, 2021, 2:48 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – In …

Dutch activists lose ethnic profiling case, vow to appeal

Dutch activists lose ethnic profiling case, vow to appeal A Dutch court has ruled that border police can use ethnicity as one of the criteria for selecting people for checks at the border By MIKE CORDER Associated PressSeptember 22, 2021, 1:26 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressMpanzu Bamenga, center, …

Dutch court: Syrian brothers guilty of Jabhat al-Nusra roles

Dutch court: Syrian brothers guilty of Jabhat al-Nusra roles A Dutch court has convicted two Syrian brothers of holding leading roles in the Jabhat al-Nusra extremist group in their home country between 2011 and 2014 ByThe Associated PressSeptember 20, 2021, 1:35 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article THE HAGUE, Netherlands — …

Dutch police hold man with crossbow after 2 fatally stabbed

Dutch police hold man with crossbow after 2 fatally stabbed Two people have been killed in a stabbing incident in the eastern Netherlands and a suspect was detained by armed police ByThe Associated PressSeptember 17, 2021, 3:44 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Two people were killed …

30 kph max: Paris shrinks speed limit to protect climate

30 kph max: Paris shrinks speed limit to protect climate The speed limit for most of Paris is now 30 kilometers per hour (less than 19 miles per hour) By ANGELA CHARLTON and JEFFREY SCHAEFFER Associated PressAugust 30, 2021, 3:52 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressA speed camera is …

Body of missing cruise ship passenger found in Netherlands

Body of missing cruise ship passenger found in Netherlands Dutch police say a body that washed up on an island in the northern Netherlands is that of an 81-year-old German man who went missing from a cruise ship earlier this month ByThe Associated PressAugust 26, 2021, 2:31 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail …

Dutch data protection authority fines TikTok over privacy

Dutch data protection authority fines TikTok over privacy The data protection authority in the Netherlands has fined TikTok 750,000 euros for not offering its privacy statement in Dutch ByThe Associated PressJuly 22, 2021, 1:32 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article5:27 TikTok twins cash in as new NCAA policy lets athletes profit …

Thousands pay last respects to slain Dutch reporter

Thousands pay last respects to slain Dutch reporter Thousands of people are lining up to pay their last respects to slain crime reporter Peter R ByThe Associated PressJuly 21, 2021, 2:08 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – In this Thursday Jan. 31, 2008 file photo, Dutch crime reporter …

$470 million flood damage bill in hard-hit Dutch town

$470 million flood damage bill in hard-hit Dutch town The mayor of a Dutch tourist town hit by devastating flooding last week says the raging waters caused around 400 million euros ($470 million) in damage to homes and businesses ByThe Associated PressJuly 21, 2021, 1:26 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:09 …

Merkel tours ‘surreal’ flood scene, vows aid, climate action

Merkel tours ‘surreal’ flood scene, vows aid, climate action German Chancellor Angela Merkel has surveyed what she called a “surreal, ghostly” scene in a devastated village By GEIR MOULSON Associated PressJuly 18, 2021, 6:12 PM• 6 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:04 On Location: July 16, 2021 Catch up on the developing stories …

Survivors recall escape, ponder future after Europe’s floods

Survivors recall escape, ponder future after Europe’s floods Survivors of the massive flooding that crashed through parts of Western Europe are confronting haunting memories and the daunting task of cleaning up and making repairs By ERIC FUX and EMILY SCHULTHEIS Associated PressJuly 18, 2021, 9:53 AM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe …

AP PHOTOS: Swollen rivers smash through parts of Europe

AP PHOTOS: Swollen rivers smash through parts of EuropeByThe Associated PressJuly 17, 2021, 4:29 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressThe Ahr river floats past destroyed houses in Insul, Germany, Thursday, July 15, 2021. Due to heavy rain falls the Ahr river dramatically went over the banks the evening before. …

Rescuers race to prevent more deaths from European floods

Rescuers race to prevent more deaths from European floods Emergency workers in western Germany and Belgium are rushing to rescue hundreds of people threatened by historic floods, including residents of a town where the ground gave way beneath their homes By FRANK JORDANS Associated PressJuly 16, 2021, 8:37 PM• 6 min readShare to FacebookShare to …

Dutch court: Syrian guilty of war crime in prisoner shooting

Dutch court: Syrian guilty of war crime in prisoner shooting A Dutch court convicted a Syrian man Friday of committing a war crime in his country for his leading role in the 2012 summary execution of a captured soldier ByThe Associated PressJuly 16, 2021, 1:57 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article …

Dutch media: Crime reporter De Vries has died after shooting

Dutch crime reporter de Vries dies after Amsterdam shooting A renowned Dutch crime reporter who was shot last week in a brazen attack has died By MIKE CORDER Associated PressJuly 15, 2021, 8:05 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:09 On Location: July 15, 2021 Catch up on the developing stories making …

1 dead, 1 missing in Europe floods after heavy rainfall

1 dead, 1 missing in Europe floods after heavy rainfall Storms that caused severe flooding across parts of western and central Europe led to the drowning of a firefighter and the disappearance of man in Germany By FRANK JORDANS Associated PressJuly 14, 2021, 7:46 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:08 On …

Road to future: Dutch province unveils solar bicycle path

Road to future: Dutch province unveils solar bicycle path Authorities in a central Dutch province have opened what they are billing as the world’s longest solar bicycle path By ALEKSANDAR FURTULA Associated PressJuly 14, 2021, 6:05 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressPeople use the solar cycle path in Maartensdijk, …

Dutch reinforce COVID-19 measures after spike in cases

Dutch reinforce COVID-19 measures after spike in cases The Dutch government has reinforced measures to contain COVID-19 after a spike in new cases driven by the new delta variant ByThe Associated PressJuly 9, 2021, 5:37 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article THE HAGUE — The Dutch government has reinforced measures to …

Dutch court keeps suspects in custody over reporter shooting

Dutch court keeps suspects in custody over reporter shooting Two men suspected in the shooting of a celebrated Dutch crime reporter appeared in court and were ordered to stay in custody for another two weeks, while doctors were still fighting to save the journalist’s life in an Amsterdam hospital By MOLLY QUELL Associated PressJuly 9, …

Dutch crime reporter shot, badly wounded in Amsterdam street

Dutch crime reporter shot, badly wounded in Amsterdam street One of the Netherlands’ best known crime reporters has been shot and taken to a hospital with serious injuries, police said ByThe Associated PressJuly 6, 2021, 8:14 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – In this Thursday Jan. 31, 2008 …

‘Terrorist intent’ alleged in Dutch restaurant vandalism

‘Terrorist intent’ alleged in Dutch restaurant vandalism Prosecutors say a man who allegedly vandalized a kosher restaurant in Amsterdam last year, smashing a window and ramming an Israeli flag through the hole, acted with terrorist intent ByThe Associated PressJune 30, 2021, 5:35 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – …

Dutch timber ship runs aground in northern Sweden

Dutch timber ship runs aground in northern Sweden A cargo ship has run aground in northern Sweden in the estuary of the Angerman River that feeds into the Bay of Bothnia ByThe Associated PressJune 24, 2021, 5:36 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressThe Koningsborg, a 130 meter long cargo …

Dutch woman, three children repatriated from Syria IS camp

Dutch woman, three children repatriated from Syria IS camp The Kurdish-led administration in Syria’s northeast has handed to the Netherlands a Dutch woman, her two young sons, and a Dutch girl, who lived in a camp for families of alleged Islamic State militants ByThe Associated PressJune 5, 2021, 3:19 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare …

Before final verdict, Mladic’s bloody legacy divides Bosnia

Before final verdict, Mladic’s bloody legacy divides Bosnia U.N. judges will soon deliver their final ruling on the conviction of former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic on charges of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity during Bosnia’s 1992-95 ethnic carnage By ELDAR EMRIC Associated PressJune 5, 2021, 12:11 PM• 6 min readShare to …

Court orders Royal Dutch Shell to cut net emissions by 45%

Court orders Royal Dutch Shell to cut net emissions by 45% A Dutch court has ordered Royal Dutch Shell to cut its carbon emissions by net 45% by 2030 compared to 2019 levels in a landmark case brought by climate activist groups By MIKE CORDER Associated PressMay 26, 2021, 3:40 PM• 4 min readShare to …

Daimler Truck says batteries, hydrogen are the future

Daimler Truck says batteries, hydrogen are the future Daimler Truck says it’s all in for a zero emission future By DAVID McHUGH AP Business WriterMay 20, 2021, 6:33 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressA prototype of a truck for future electric technology strategy of the Daimler Trucks company is …

Robbery suspects exchange gunfire with Dutch police; 1 dead

Robbery suspects exchange gunfire with Dutch police; 1 dead An attempt to rob a cash transport in Amsterdam has ended in a police chase that saw suspects attempt to flee across fields outside a village north of the Dutch capital ByThe Associated PressMay 19, 2021, 5:56 PM• 1 min read THE HAGUE, Netherlands — An …

Police fire tear gas on banned Palestinian march in Paris

Police fire tear gas on banned Palestinian march in Paris French riot police fired tear gas and used water cannons on defiant protesters supporting Palestinians in the Gaza Strip despite a ban on Saturday’s demonstration in the French capital By ELAINE GANLEY and BOUBKAR BENZABAT Associated PressMay 15, 2021, 6:53 PM• 3 min readShare to …

Bosnian Serb ex-leader Karadzic to spend life in UK prison

Bosnian Serb ex-leader Karadzic to spend life in UK prison Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic will serve his life sentence for war crimes in a U.K. prison ByThe Associated PressMay 12, 2021, 4:09 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – In this Wednesday, March 20, 2019 file photo, …