35 min ago
South Sudan says war crimes court persecutes Africans
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir said on Thursday his country would never become a member of the International Criminal Court , saying it appeared to be preoccupied with prosecuting African leaders.
35 min ago
Kenya seeks African help to drop Hague charges against Kenyatta
Kenya has asked other African countries to urge the International Criminal Court to drop crimes-against-humanity charges against its new president and his deputy, according to an African Union document seen on Thursday.
2 hrs ago
Dutch arrest factory owner in horse meat probe
Dutch authorities have arrested the director of a meat processing business at the center of an investigation into undeclared mixing of horse meat with beef.
5 hrs ago
Livni: Coming days critical for Israel-Palestinian talks
Justice Minister joins Netanyahu meeting with Kerry; secretary of state meets Abbas in Ramallah in latest trip aimed at kick-starting negotiations; PM also holds talks with Hague, Sarkozy.
13 hrs ago
A Member of Design Hotels, the 215-room Mainport Opens in Rotterdam, Netherlands
The hotel, designed by MAS architectuur is characterized by a futuristic faade of black glass and aluminum.
Wed May 22, 2013
Asia News Network
MANILA : When neighbours fight
To my last column on the current conflict between the Philippines and Taiwan, a country with whom, until recently, we have had only friendly relations, a reader from Canada has written a most thoughtful rejoinder.
Dutch & English Intensive Summer Courses at the British School
Do you want to learn Dutch or improve your English? Join the Intensive Summer Courses at the British School Language Centre in The Hague! 2-week Dutch & English Intensive courses are offered several times a year in the mornings.
War crimes prosecutor receivesa
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court - the permanent war crimes court in The Hague, Netherlands - says she has received a complaint about Israel's 2010 raid on a humanitarian aid flotilla bound for Gaza, and she will open a preliminary investigation.
Journey Through Cholesteryl Ester Transfer Protein Inhibition: From Bench to Bedside [Review]
From the Departments of Cardiology and Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases , and Einthoven Lab for Experimental Vascular Medicine , Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands; Durrer Center for Cardiogenetic Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands ; and the Interuniversity Cardiology Institute , Utrecht, The Netherlands .
Mon May 20, 2013
The Netherlands is one of Europe's most gay-friendly nations
Alongside Belgium and the Scandinavian countries, the Netherlands is the most gay-friendly country in Europe, a European Union investigation has revealed.
Sat May 18, 2013
In the Dutch earthquake zone
As earthquakes become more intense and more frequent in the north of the Netherlands, there is mounting pressure on the government to reduce the amount of gas being extracted there.
Archinect School Blog
Nanne de Ru appointed Director of The Berlage
The Executive Board of The Berlage Center for Advanced studies in Architecture and Urban Design, chaired by Professor Karin Laglas, has appointed architect Nanne de Ru as the Director of The Berlage.
US News & World Report
Bureaucracy Keeps Adopted Children Stuck in International Limbo
According to reliable estimates, there are nearly 10 million children around the world who, if global bureaucrats would merely get out of the way, could be adopted into loving, permanent families.
Fri May 17, 2013
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Srebrenica Civilians Told 'Not to be Afraid'
A Bosnian Muslim woman whose husband and two sons died in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre testified this week that she heard defendant Ratko Mladic speaking to crowds of refugees who had fled the enclave after it fell to his troops.
European Union homophobia
Discrimination against gay men, lesbians and transsexuals is widespread in the European Union, researchers say.
EU survey reveals many gays live in fear - Fri, 17 May 2013 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Across Europe, gay couples are scared of publicly engaging in even the most basic expression of their affection: Holding hands.
Borealis Considering Import of U.S. Ethane in Ineos-Style Move
Borealis AG, the petrochemical and plastics company owned by Abu Dhabi and OMV AG of Austria, may consider bringing in cheap ethane from the U.S. if it's a cost-effective way of supplying petrochemical plants.
EU survey reveals many gays live in fear
Steven Alexander stood before the jury, looked up at a family picture and grimaced and cried as he ticked off the list of problems that have befallen him in the five years since his brother was murdered: ulcers,... Steven Alexander stood before the jury, looked up at a family picture and grimaced and cried as he ticked off the list of problems that ... (more)