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.
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.
Pata Honda team heads to Donington The Pata Honda team will reconvene in the UK this week for the upcoming fifth round of the 2013 World Superbike championship event at Donington Park on 24-26 May.
CHINESE applicants who signed up for a Dutch project to land humans on Mars in 2023 are raising doubts about the enterprise after its founder said the goal might not be achieved.
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.
New research presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity in Liverpool, UK, shows that while the FTO genetic variation predicts weight gain over 10 years in men, a different variation on the MMP2 gene predicts weight gain in women.
Individuals suffering from Crohn's disease are often plagued by reduced muscle strength, fatigue and poor quality of life.
Discrimination against gay men, lesbians and transsexuals is widespread in the European Union, researchers say.
Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender movement hold a gay pride flag as they attend a march to mark the International Day Against Homophobia in Managua, Nicaragua.
The boats were making their annual trip from the Netherlands to Lowestoft but two got into difficulty and RNLI lifeboat Spirit of Lowestoft was launched.
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.
Hyatt Regency Amsterdam will be the first Hyatt Regency hotel and the third Hyatt-branded hotel to open in the city, joining the recently opened Andaz Amsterdam and the late-2013 opening of Hyatt Place Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.
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.