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5 min ago | Detroit News

Dozens of Flight 17 families still in limbo

Silene Fredriksz, left, poses in front of a photograph of her son Bryce, right, and his girlfriend Daisy Oehlers in Rotterdam, Netherlands. - Seven weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky above Ukraine, Bryce Fredriksz and Daisy Oehlers' bedroom is still a mess.


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4 hrs ago | Reuters

Ex-president Gbagbo's party withdraws from Ivory Coast poll body

The party of former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo withdrew from the country's election commission on Sunday, setting back efforts to draw it into the political mainstream before a scheduled presidential election next year. Negotiations in recent months between President Alassane Ouattara's government and the FPI, however, had led to the party agreeing to participate in the elections commission, raising hopes it would take part in next year's poll.


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6 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Netherlands' stress on educational ties with Oman

Muscat: Educational cooperation between Oman and The Netherlands has witnessed an exponential growth, Barbara Joziasse, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Sultanate, said here Sunday. "When it comes to Oman- Netherlands cooperation in education, we have decided to prioritise vocational education.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Oman, Middle East

10 hrs ago |

How a German soldier-artist saved Dutch Jews from the Nazis

This is the story of how a beloved German children's book illustrator, while serving in the army of Nazi Germany, saved the lives of hundreds of Jews from Adolf Hitler's death machine. It's a story from before Werner Klemke was deeply beloved for his drawings of the Grimm's Fairy Tales, which made their way to every East German child's bookshelf, and his hundreds of often lightheartedly erotic magazine covers, which were eagerly snapped up upon publication.


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12 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Casey surges to win KLM Open

Zandvoort, The Netherlands - Paul Casey fired a final- round, 4-under 66 to earn a 1-shot victory at the KLM Open on Sunday. Casey, who just made the cut by two shots and used a third-round 62 to get into contention, finished the week at 14-under-par 266.


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16 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Palestinians holding up Gaza war probe, says ICC

Palestinian Islamic Jihad supporters celebrate what they said was a victory over Israel, in Gaza City on August 29, 2014. The Palestinian Authority has yet to approve an International Criminal Court investigation into the fighting in the Gaza Strip this summer, according to an ICC document obtained by Al Jazeera.


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20 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Middle East, 10:27 PMHaniyeh: No to Disarmament

Ismail Haniyeh, head of Hamas's Gaza government, has joined Hamas politburo head Khaled Mashaal's call to indict Israel at the International Criminal Court in the Hague. In a meeting with reporters in Gaza, Haniyeh expressed opposition to direct talks with Israel, and stressed that the Palestinian terrorist groups will not disarm.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Terrorism

Sat Sep 13, 2014

ABC News

Bearing witness at the MH17 crash site

ELIZABETH JACKSON: If you're a news junkie, like many of here at the ABC, it's been a hell of a year to date. It seems there are more hotspots around the globe than ever before and none of them ever deliver any good news.


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Dutch Ebola doctors 'to be evacuated on Sunday'

Two Dutch doctors feared to have contracted the deadly Ebola virus while working in Sierra Leone are set to be flown back to the Netherlands "as soon as possible", the foreign ministry said on Saturday . THE HAGUE: Two Dutch doctors feared to have contracted the deadly Ebola virus while working in Sierra Leone are set to be flown back to the Netherlands "as soon as possible", the foreign ministry said on Saturday .


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea

American Thinker

Where have all the anti-war protestors gone?

A clarifying moment in the history of the far left. Since 2009, the US has gone to war in Libya, Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, and the odd military action in Nigeria - all without specific congressional authorization And yet, the anti-war movement - who never met a policy by President Bush that they didn't turn out in massive numbers to protest - has remained dead silent in the face of a massive expansion of another war in Iraq and Syria.


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Quad Cities Orthopaedic Surgeon to Lecture at Dutch Wrist Arthroscopy Course

This course is endorsed by the European Wrist Arthroscopy Society and affiliated with the Dutch Society for Hand Surgery. In addition to being part of the lecture portion of the course, Dr. Cobb will be sharing the responsibility of teaching laboratory with another international faculty member, Dr. Jan-Ragnar Haugstvedt, an orthopedic surgeon from Norway specializing in surgical treatment of the upper extremity.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, World News

Chaptzem Blog!

Dutch Jew Plans Shabbat 'Kippah Walk' to Protest Growing Muslim Anti-Semitism

After enduring years of growing anti-Semitic hostility and harassment in his neighborhood, one Dutch Jew tells The Algemeiner that he's had enough, and is planning a peaceful mass walk in protest, this weekend. "Something unique is happening here," Fabrice Schomberg, 36, who lives in the Schilderswijk area of The Hague, said in a telephone interview on Thursday.


Related Topix: World News, Religion, Judaism, Israel, Middle East

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Netherlands sends more experts to Ukraine over MH17 crash

The Dutch government has decided to send more experts to Ukraine to strengthen the recovery and repatriation mission tasked to handle the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crash, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Friday . A photo taken on September 9, 2014 shows part of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 at the crash site in the village of Hrabove , some 80km east of Donetsk.


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Judy Crowell: Tiptoe Through the Tulips in Amsterdam

What could be a more vivid harbinger of spring than tulips? Pink ones, red ones, striped ones - millions of them in every color of the rainbow, sitting in crates at the Aalsmeer Flower Auction outside Amsterdam, Netherlands, ready to be bid on by thousands of buyers stationed at computer desks and shipped to your local Schnucks , Whole Foods and florists. Set your alarm early for this largest flower auction in the world, open to the public for tours beginning at 7 a.m. This gigantic display of beauty and frenetic activity is on a scale not to be missed, and, I promise you, you'll never look at a bunch of tulips in the same way again.


Related Topix: World News, Home Gardening, Home

BBC News

Letter from Africa: Haunted by ghosts

In our series of letters from African journalists, media and communication trainer Joseph Warungu reflects on the Kenyan government's decision to pursue the ghosts that are haunting the public service. And no, they are not flying about invisibly around the International Criminal Court in The Hague, causing him sleepless nights.


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WTKR-TV Norfolk

Poll: Attention Hampton Roads Residents! Can you navigate through a flood?

The Hampton Roads community constantly fall victim to flooded streets due to heavy rains and high tides. Residents often have trouble navigating around flood ridden areas, but their troubles may be over.


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Vancouver Sun

As many as 40 Dutch victims of man suspected of Amanda Todd cyber harassment: prosecutor

The Port Coquitlam teenager drew global attention to cyberbullying when she posted a video on YouTube in which she told her story - just weeks before she committed suicide Cyberbullied teen Amanda Todd, whose suicide made headlines around the world, led an active online life. These photos appear to have been posted in 2009.


Related Topix: Canada, Suicide, World News,

Westport News

"The Expendables 3," featuring a cast of veteran action-movie stars, is playing in area theaters.

Arnold Schwarzengger and Harrison Ford are among the large crew of actors featured in the action movie, "The Expendables 3." Photo: Contributed Photo This latest installment in Sylvester Stallone 's action franchise is filled with beefy heroes, a really bad guy and an endless barrage of bullets as the murder and mayhem continue. The opening sequence features a helicopter-versus-train battle in which Barney Ross and what's left of his crew help a fellow mercenary, a knife expert known as Doctor Death , escape from incarceration.


Related Topix: The Expendables, Celebrities, Sylvester Stallone, World News,


New Ivory Coast citizens no longer "live like ghosts"

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Gbagbo facing trial for crimes against humanity

The International Criminal Court on Thursday confirmed that Ivory coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo will face trial for crimes against humanity, throwing out an appeal by the defence. "Preliminary Chamber I rejected the defence's request to appeal against the decision relative to the confirmation of the charges," the court based in The Hague said in a statement.


Related Topix: Laurent Gbagbo, World News, Cote d'Ivoire,