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  1. Central African Republic: Bemba's Lawyer, Aides ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Today, Jean Pierre Bemba's former lead defense lawyer and two associates were released from International Criminal Court detention. The trio, along with another former lawyer to the Congolese opposition leader, had been held in The Hague for nearly a year on accusations of bribing witnesses and forging evidence.

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  2. Kenya: Kenya Wants ICC Judges DiscussedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    KENYA has sought the help of the Assembly of States Parties over what she terms gross violation of the Rome Statute by the ICC in the prosecution of the twin Kenyan cases. In a letter to the Court's 122 signatory states - known collectively as the ASP - Kenya wants the institution to explore her concerns in depth during the upcoming meeting in New York.

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  3. International OutreachRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Georgia Faces

    ... International Forum on Unleashing Science, Technology and Innovation for Food and Nutrition Security in Arnhem, Netherlands. "We developed a suite of technologies that made it possible to evaluate and control aflatoxin at the smallholder farmers ...

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  4. Cameron Joins Rutte in Opposing EU Budget Surcharge CallRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte greets British Prime Minister David Cameron, left, as he arrives for a G7 summit at the official residence of the Dutch prime minister in The Hague on Mar. 24, 2014 on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit. Close

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  5. Doctors accuse government of harming refugeesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Green Left Weekly

    Doctors have spoken out for refugees in unprecedented numbers, as an open letter to the government signed by more than 62,000 Australians was handed to parliament on October 20. The letter, signed by more than 240 health professionals, legal experts and academics, accuses the government of "willfully and deliberately" harming refugees. Infant psychiatrist Professor Louise Newman convened the letter.

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  6. Communities Seek Criminal Investigation of Chevron CEORead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Scoop

    Rainforest communities in Ecuador today requested that an international court open a criminal investigation of Chevron CEO John Watson and other high-level officers of the company over their role in violating international humanitarian law by obstructing a court-mandated clean-up of toxic contamination in the Amazon, putting thousands of lives at risk.

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  7. Implenting the eugenics (Nazi) 'Opening Minds' school curriculum globallyRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Indy Media

    ... The Assessment Centre is located in Cardiff, Wales and the curriculum centre moved in 2011 to The Hague, Netherlands. Three Global Centres have been opened: Bethesda Maryland, United States, Singapore and The Hague, Netherlands. The organisation is ...

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  8. BBC Media Action launches "Dosh Unisher Mor"Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... health and rights, and gender violence. The programme is funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN), through UNFPA and Plan International, Bangladesh. This project aims at building healthy relationships for primary prevention of ...

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  9. Paul van Musscher racially discriminatory statement comes back to haunt himRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... to join the terrorist organization ISIS. NLTimes.nl reported on Thursday, that the suspect from Huizen, the Netherlands, has been forced to wear the ankle bracelet by prosecutors because they believe that he is a flight risk. Prosecutors believe ...

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  10. Terrorist failed, says HobackRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    Prince Albert MP Randy Hoback is seen at the Canadian Vimy Memorial in France prior to his summer of 2012 Nijmegen Marches -- a 160-kilometre jaunt around Nijmegen, in The Netherlands, in honour of Canadian soldiers. Gunshots in Parliament left Prince Albert MP Randy Hoback huddled against a wall with his arms around colleagues who gathered for prayer.

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  11. U.S. Allocates $1.6 Million for Tracking Atrocities in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

    Stepping up efforts to hold Islamic State extremists accountable for war crimes, the Obama administration said Thursday it was allocating $1.6 million to gather evidence of atrocities committed in Iraq. Ambassador Stephen Rapp, the chief U.S. war-crimes official, said in an interview that the grant, being awarded to a consortium of nongovernmental groups, was intended "to strengthen Iraqi capacity to document human rights abuses perpetrated by all sides in the conflict."

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  12. Free marriage ceremonies too popular, Dutch councils overwhelmedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | IamExpat

    ... dramatically in the last six years. Schulten estimates that the total proportion of free marriages in the Netherlands has increased from three per cent in 2008, to 35 per cent in 2014. Councils are required by law to offer free ceremonies, which are ...

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  13. Hospbit launches its first module 'Maintenance' as part of a Building Management SystemRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Oct. 23, 2014 - AMSTERDAM, Netherlands -- Hospbit launches a brand new web service that helps companies maintain their buildings more easily and more efficient. The maintenance module is developed with the maintenance department in mind.

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  14. Stocks professional investors are buyingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Age

    "There are some stocks that are a lot cheaper than others where sentiment is very poor still. They are the hardest ones to buy."

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  15. Finance news you need to know todayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... his shares in the struggling firm saying "more urgency will be necessary" to get it back on track. THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - Dutch food and cosmetics giant Unilever has posted a third-quarter drop in sales down 2.0 per cent, blaming a slowdown in ...

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  16. Rainforest Communities Seek Criminal Investigation of Chevron CEO Watson Before International CourtRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | CSRwire.com

    Rainforest communities in Ecuador today requested that an international court open a criminal investigation of Chevron CEO John Watson and other high-level officers of the company over their role in violating international humanitarian law by obstructing a court-mandated clean-up of toxic contamination in the Amazon, putting thousands of lives at risk.

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  17. Dutch seventeenth century shipwreck discovery in CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Dear Kitty

    The Dutch ship Huis de Kreuningen went to her watery grave on March 3, 1677. But until a team led by University of Connecticut professor and maritime archaeologist Kroum Batchvarov found her this past summer in the waters of the southern Caribbean, no one knew precisely where that grave was.

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  18. See it: Dutch bridge's unique design stops traffic for passing boatsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    The Slauerhoff in the city of Leeuwarden in the Dutch province of Friesland, is referred to by locals as the 'flying drawbridge.' Resembling a giant "Transformers" character, it raises a 50-foot-by-50-foot piece of roadway high into the air so boats can pass by.

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  19. International Outreach International outreach materials developed by...Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Georgia Faces

    ... International Forum on Unleashing Science, Technology and Innovation for Food and Nutrition Security in Arnhem, Netherlands. "We developed a suite of technologies that made it possible to evaluate and control aflatoxin at the smallholder farmers ...

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  20. Thodey spruiks Asian expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Age

    Telstra chief executive David Thodey has conceded profit margins will shrink as the company looks to expand into Asia and invest in areas outside of its core businesses. The company is moving into new business segments to avoid becoming a dumb-pipe internet provider whose profits are eaten by global tech giants.

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