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Breaking News: International court orders Japan to halt Antarctic whaling
   
Posted by: Robert Myles

The Hague :: Netherlands | updated 2014-04-03 22:40:45 -0700 | causes-news

The International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands, Monday ordered Japan to put a stop to whaling in the Southern Ocean. Japan has long contended that Japanese whalers operating in the Southern Ocean engage in “scientific research” under that...
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Breaking News: Bringing smiles worldwide: The larger-than-life sculptures of Florentijn Hofman
   
Posted by: Robert Myles

Rotterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-06-22 12:18:20 -0700 | arts-culture-news

Florentijn Hofman, the Dutch sculptor famed for his much larger-than-life creature creations has been busily working his animal magic again. In a range of public art projects across Europe and beyond from Saint Petersburg in Russia to Shanghai, China, Hofman,...
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Breaking News: Spanish construction workers treated as 'slaves' by German company
   
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-04-15 12:21:40 -0700 | business-news

With the high unemployment rate in Spain, along with government-imposed austerity measures and budget cuts, many Spaniards are seeking employment in other European countries in order to make ends meet and put food on the table. However, it seems some...
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Breaking News: Greenpeace 'Arctic 30' ship leaves Russia
   
Source: Guardian Unlimited

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-08-01 05:39:28 -0700 | green-news

Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise leaves Murmansk on 1 August 2014 Photograph: /Greenpeace A Greenpeace ship impounded by Russia has left the country nearly a year after armed coastguards stormed it in response to a protest against oil drilling . The Arctic...
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Source: BBC

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-08-01 01:40:21 -0700 | entertainment-news

It has never been considered a cheap place to go on holiday but a few have told Newsbeat that the prices have spoiled the "magic" of the island. Paul Oakenfold has been going to Ibiza since he was a teenager...
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Source: Dutch News

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-08-01 08:04:44 -0700 | business-news

C Friday 01 August 2014 The Telegraaf Media Groep (TMG) is attempting to take over the NRC Handelsblad newspaper and has bid 90m for the company, the Financieele Dagblad says on Friday. The offer from TMG, which publishes the country's...
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Source: Dutch News

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-08-01 08:04:43 -0700 | green-news

In order to protect the country against flooding, a 35-year project to raise and reinforce the dykes along the bigger rivers will be needed, the programme quotes ministry documents as saying. While the current network of dykes is safe, it...
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Source: Dutch News

Utrecht :: Netherlands | updated 2014-08-01 08:04:42 -0700 | political-news

In the latest incident, two mares were attacked on Wednesday night in fields near Bunschoten in Utrecht province. Police have declined to say what was done to the horses but say there are strong similarities between the dozens of incidents...
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Source: Dutch News

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-08-01 01:54:23 -0700 | political-news

The city authorities need to be given all the room they need to ensure the city remains liveable and while the first steps have been taken, much more remains to be done, Wim Pijbes said in his letter . The...
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Breaking News: Dutch police to get tough on anti-semitism at pro-Gaza rallies
   
Source: Dutch News

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-08-01 05:53:18 -0700 | political-news

The decision follows criticism of the police lack of action at a rally in The Hague at which some demonstrators were chanting death to Jews'...There has been a rise in anti-semitic incidents in the Netherlands since fighting flared up again...
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Source: Dutch News

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-08-01 00:00:00 -0700 | political-news

The police had been working on information given to them by a woman who had at one time been held as a virtual prisoner by the Ndrangheta crime clan, the BBC said...The 46-year-old man arrested in Amsterdam is due to...
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Source: Dutch News

Lopik :: Netherlands | updated 2014-08-01 00:00:00 -0700 | technology-news

Junior farm minister Sharon Dijksma told parliament in a briefing on Thursday that no traces of the banned drug furazolidone had been found in the animals. Some 2,400 calves on four other livestock farms were found to have eaten food...
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Source: Israel National News

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-07-31 23:50:10 -0700 | political-news

According to residents who come out in favor of Israel, during an anti-Semitic demonstration in The Hague last week, where slogans such as "Death to Jews", were called out, and where the Nazi salute was performed, no effort was made...
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Source: India Abroad

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-07-31 22:38:28 -0700 | business-news

V ijay Mallya, UB Group chairman who has painted himself into a corner over debts for his now-grounded Kingfisher Airlines, might be forced to shed some of his holdings in United Breweries, the maker of India's largest-selling beer, Kingfisher. Mallya...
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Breaking News: Guus Hiddink begins second stint as Netherlands coach: Team will be attractive but practical
   
Source: New Europe

Amsterdam :: Netherlands | updated 2014-08-01 06:49:48 -0700 | sports-news

Guus Hiddink vowed on his first day as the Netherlands coach to put together a team that will play attractive but practical football...Van Gaal accepted the top job at Manchester United before leading the Netherlands on a flashy run to...
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