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50 min ago | BBC News

ICC calls Kenya Ruto trial witnesses

The International Criminal Court in The Hague has summoned reluctant witnesses to testify at the trial of Kenya's Vice-President William Ruto.


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5 hrs ago |

Dutch man arrested in Amanda Todd cyberbullying case

A 35-year-old Dutch man has been arrested in connection with the suicide of a Canadian teenage girl that sparked a worldwide debate on cyberbullying and online harassment, prosecutors said on Friday.


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9 hrs ago |

Mind-reading proven to be possible

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Bellingham Herald

UN council considers human rights abuses in North Korea

Michael Donald Kirby, chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea, speaks to the media following a meeting by the United Nations Security Council at United Nations Headquarters, Thursday, April 17, 2014.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea, Prison

Opinion: Will pews remain full after Easter?

A girl sits amid a sea of tulips at Keukenhof, near Amsterdam, Netherlands, Thursday.


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hosted Revolution Health | Revolution Health

Older Dads Can Pass on Gene Mutations That Lower Intellect

Certain genetic abnormalities in a man's chromosomes appear to be linked to intellectual disabilities in his offspring, especially if he fathered them late in life, a new study suggests. These abnormalities are caused by what are called "copy number variations" in genes.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, World News, Health


George W. Bush's Art of Legacy

Rather than being tried at The Hague's International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity where he belongs, our ex-president George W. Bush is sitting at his Texas ranch painting his little heart out.


Related Topix: George Bush, World News, Painting, Arts, US News, Liberal Political News

Dear Kitty

Rare early medieval coins discovered in the Netherlands

This Dutch video is about archaeological research under the cathedral square in Utrecht in 2011.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, World News


A guide to celebrating the first King's Day in the Netherlands

Although the accession of Willem-Alexander has forced a name change on our beloved Queen's Day , the enthusiasm and zealous celebrations will remain very much the same.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Travel, Netherlands Travel, Europe Travel, Beatrix Beatrix,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Post-Standard

World's No. 1 DJ Hardwell throws a party for Syracuse at the F Shed Tuesday night

Dutch DJ Hardwell electrified Syracuse's F Shed Tuesday night, proving his position as the the number one DJ in the world.


Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Trance, Ibiza, World News, Entertainment

The Straits Times

High stakes for Philippines in its legal fight with China

As far as diplomatic gambits go, the stakes don't get any higher than the Philippines' decision to challenge China's contentious South China Sea territorial claims at a United Nations tribunal.


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The Daily Star

A Russian attack on Ukraine may threaten its nuclear reactors

Twenty-eight years after its Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded, Ukraine confronts a nuclear specter of a different kind: the possibility that the country's reactors could become military targets in the event of a Russian invasion.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Opinion


Japan lawmakers demand continued whaling

Japanese lawmakers on Wednesday demanded the government redesign its "research" whaling programme to circumvent an international court ruling that described the programme as a commercial hunt dressed up as science.


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Emirates News Agency

Energy minister attends Netherlands Embassy's reception

WAM ABU DHABI, 16th April, 2014 -- Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy attended today a reception, hosted by Gerard Michels, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the UAE, on the occasion of his country's National Day anniversary and the coronation of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima.


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Korea Herald

Park, Obama likely to meet April 25

U.S. President Barack Obama will visit South Korea next week for talks with President Park Geun-hye on the alliance between the two countries, North Korea and its nuclear program, and other regional and global issues, both sides announced.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Park Geun-hye, South Korea,

Inside Costa Rica

"La Trocha" to see 10 new bridges for $6 million over next 90 days

April 15th, 2014 The controversial border road between Costa Rica and Nicaragua which has become known as "La Trocha," will see the construction of ten bridges over the next 90 days, at a cost of nearly $6 million USD.


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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Voice of America

Ivory Coast PM: 'We Can Astonish the World'

In an interview with VOA, Daniel Kablan Duncan said the government has worked hard to restore security and investor confidence following 2010's post-election violence that killed 3,000 people.


Related Topix: Cote d'Ivoire, World News, Africa,


When will UK ratify 1954 Hague Convention on stolen art?

After many years of delay, the UK announced in 2005 that they were going to ratify the 1954 Hague Convention on the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict.


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The Independent

Follow the 'cheese trail' across the Netherlands

A dairy-based route highlights some of the country's most picturesque towns and villages - and its most delicious produce Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Cheese, World News, Agriculture, Science, Travel

Common Dreams

Gaza Corrodes Israel's Soul

As Israel continues its unlawful siege of the Gaza Strip, the health situation for the Palestinians continues to be critical.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US News, Liberal Political News