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Dutch Heineken to sell Mexican package business for $1.2bn

Dutch brewing giant Heineken on Monday announced selling Mexican-based packaging business Empaque to US-based Crown Holdings in a deal worth more than one billion dollars.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Abbas Once Again Threatens Israel with ICC Action

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday once again threatened to pursue Israel through the International Criminal Court in the Hague, Kol Yisrael radio reported.

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Dear Kitty

Bird book exhibition in The Hague, the Netherlands

From August 29th, 2014 till January 4, 2015, the Royal Library and Museum Meermanno have a major exhibition on birds in books .

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DNA India

Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav to visit Netherlands from Monday to 'attract investment'

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will be visiting the Netherlands along with a delegation from Monday to attract overseas investment in the state.

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The Free Dictionary

Wilhelmina I of the Netherlands

Wilhelmina was Queen regnant of the Kingdom of the Netherlands from 1890 to 1948.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

GhanaWeb

Ghana Garden and Flower show underway in Accra

The second Ghana garden and flower show opened in Accra to provide awareness for the beautification of the country, enhance its green space and make it a pleasant habitat for the citizens.

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The Times of Israel

Livni: Resume peace talks or brace for diplomatic intifada

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni speaks at the Israel Conference for Peace in Tel Aviv, Tuesday July 8, 2014.

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NCR Iran

Photos: Iranians in The Hague demand action to protect Camp Liberty residents

Iranians in The Hague have staged protests outside the US embassy in the city to demand a full investigation into the September 1, 2013, massacre of Iranian opposition members at Camp Ashraf by Nouri al-Maliki's forces at the behest of the Iranian regime.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Recipe: Summer nectarine salad

We're celebrating the 830th anniversary of Gouda cheese. Gouda is a Dutch cheese named after the city in the Netherlands.

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Graham Leader

After injury, Kings of Leon ready for stage

In this Nov. 10, 2013 file photo, from left, Matthew Followill, Jared Followill, Nathan Followill and Caleb Followill of the band Kings of Leon pose for photographers upon arrival at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards, in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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The York Daily Record

After injury, Kings of Leon ready for stage

In this Nov. 10, 2013 file photo, from left, Matthew Followill, Jared Followill, Nathan Followill and Caleb Followill of the band Kings of Leon pose for photographers upon arrival at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards, in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Business News

Daley Blind left out of Ajax squad - move to Manchester United close?

Daley Blind appears to be close to moving to Manchester United after Ajax gave him permission to speak to the Premier League giants.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Ruth: Strap on the mudflaps

Here's the most pressing question of the 2014 campaign for governor. By the time election day arrives Nov. 4, after being inundated with negative commercials, how many of us will be reduced to basket cases curled up in fetal positions? This isn't going to be a campaign pitting incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott against former Republican ... (more)

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Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.

Of 2 Medtronic Acquisitions Announced This Week, Only 1 Is Noteworthy

No offense to the Dutch company Medtronic acquired this week, but it's the second acquisition the Minnesota device maker announced a day later that is worth paying attention to.

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Archinect School Blog

Orandajima House by Martin van der Linden

After a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the town on 11 March 2011, several major companies were urged to help by a longtime friend of Yamada-machi in The Hague, the Netherlands.

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CBC News

Britain plans new laws to tackle homegrown terrorists lured by ISIS

British Prime Minister David Cameron says he'll introduce new laws to combat terror suspects, pledging to seize passports to fight what he described as an extremist threat more dangerous than any previously seen.

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Medical News Today

Artificial virus improves delivery of new generations of pharmaceuticals

Researchers from Wageningen UR, together with colleagues from the University of Leiden, Eindhoven University of Technology and Radboud University Nijmegen, have successfully developed an artificial virus.

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Hindustan Times

MH17 trial in Malaysia or international justice court

The trial of those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in July over Ukraine could be conducted either here or the International Court of Justice in The Hague, a top minister has said.

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DNA India

Somalia takes Kenya to UN court in oil rights row

Somalia filed a suit against Kenya at the U.N.'s highest court, seeking to resolve a long-running dispute over lucrative oil reserves in the Indian Ocean.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Europe: Two Arrested for Suspicion of Recruiting Jihadists

Police in Germany and Holland have placed two men under arrest for allegedly recruiting fighters to join the jihadist forces in Syria and Iraq.

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