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Treasure: Etching likely of 19th-century Dutch origin
The small print features a group of women in costume, possibly in a court setting        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Netherlands 19th century Printmaking The Detroit News Detroit Engraving 2nd millennium Oakland County Michigan
German trade slowdown raises cooling economy concerns
Trade activity in the largest European economy significantly shrank in July, according to Germany's Federal Statistical Office. Read Full Article at
32 points by Russia Today | European Union Economics United Kingdom International trade Industry Netherlands Germany Summer
Pope Francis: EU ‘risks dying if it loses direction’
The Pope has condemned the rise of nationalism and anti-immigrant populism in Europe and has urged EU countries to show unity, as representatives from the 28-nation bloc gather to mark the 1957 Treaty of Rome. Read Full Article at
-1 points by Russia Today | European Union Europe European Economic Community Germany Italy European integration Netherlands United Kingdom
European forces conduct aerial refueling training
Air forces from Germany, Italy, France and the Netherlands began conducting air-to-air refueling exercises with tanker aircraft, military officials said.
-1 points by UPI | Royal Air Force Netherlands United Press International KC-10 Extender Gloster Meteor European Union Aerial refueling Dutch people
MH17 crash: Russia ready to help Netherlands decode 'most detailed' raw radar data
Moscow has offered its assistance in decoding radar data it previously shared with the Dutch commission investigating the crash of a Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine. The material was provided "raw" to the investigators ensuring it's "most detailed." Read Full Article at
891 points by Russia Today | Russia World War II Netherlands Ukraine Lawyer Russian language 2016 Prosecutor
Far-right Wilders targets ’Moroccan scum’ in his election campaign launch in the Netherlands (VIDEO)
As the Netherlands gears up for its general election in March, Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders is laying out his stall to the electorate, including a promise to crack down on "Moroccan scum" in the country. Read Full Article at
160 points by Russia Today | European Union Netherlands People's Party for Freedom and Democracy Germany Dutch language Spain Party for Freedom House of Representatives of the Netherlands
Liberty Global Swings to Profit in 2016 as Content Profile Grows
Liberty Global, the international cable arm of John Malone’s media empire, is coming off a strong 2016 financial performance in Europe as profile in the content arena is rising. Liberty Global’s European cable business, which includes the U.K.’s Virgin Media, delivered full-year earnings of $2 billion, compared to a loss of $1.1 billion in 2015.... Read more »
7 points by Variety | John C. Malone Liberty Media Liberty Global Europe Starz Media Discovery Holding Company Cable television Netherlands
Berlinale: Variety Hosts 10 Europeans to Watch Luncheon with Tiffany, Medienboard (Photos)
Variety’s 10 Europeans to Watch were feted at a luncheon last week at Soho House in Berlin, in association with Tiffany & Co., and later the same day at a reception hosted by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. The honorees were welcomed at the luncheon by Tiffany’s communications manager Central Europe, Melanie Kelm, Medienboard... Read more »
6 points by Variety | Germany East Germany Europe Poland 1967 births Film Central Europe Netherlands
Wilders launches campaign bid to 'de-Islamise' the Netherlands
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Geert Wilders kicks off his election campaign on Saturday, promising to ban Muslim immigration and close all the mosques in the Netherlands, hoping a global upsurge in populism will propel him to power.
5725 points by Reuters | Netherlands Reuters European Union Thomson Reuters News agency People's Party for Freedom and Democracy Vincent van Gogh House of Representatives of the Netherlands
UFC champ de Randamie says Holm rematch should be next — VIDEO
Championship fights in the newly minted UFC women’s featherweight division could be put on hold if Germaine de Randamie takes time off for surgery.
-2 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | New York Dutch people New York City The Bell Conference call Netherlands
Boys as young as 9 may pose terrorist threat, Dutch report on ISIS returnees warns
There are some 190 Netherlands nationals currently living in the territories under terrorist control, the Dutch intelligence reported. Even their children as young as nine may have combat experience and pose a threat upon returning to the country. Read Full Article at
1101 points by Russia Today | Netherlands Terrorism Nederlandse Omroep Stichting European Union Central Intelligence Agency Intelligence agency Intelligence Islam
EU parliament approves trade deal with Canada
Some governments and legislations had tried to modify or scupper the deal       
9 points by USA Today | European Union United States United Kingdom NATO Canada Legislature Netherlands International trade
Anti-Islam Wilders frontrunner as Dutch election campaign begins
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Campaigning for the Dutch election began on Wednesday with anti-Islam leader Geert Wilders frontrunner in a vote that will test the anti-establishment sentiment that swept Britain out of the European Union and Donald Trump into the U.S. presidency.
-2 points by Reuters | Netherlands Voting Reuters People's Party for Freedom and Democracy Thomson Reuters European Union Political party Dutch general election 2006
Trump Puts NATO Allies in the Crosshairs Over Military Spending
U.S. officials head to Europe seeking to put new muscle behind a long-standing demand that allies spend more on defense—including pressing Germany to add tens of billions of dollars to its military budget.
602 points by The Wall Street Journal | NATO European Union Europe Germany Netherlands North Sea Belgium
Germany to deepen military ties with France, others: sources
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will move forward this week with plans to set up a joint fleet of Lockheed Martin Corp C-130J transport planes with France and join a Netherlands-led fleet of Airbus A330 tanker planes, defense ministry sources said on Monday.
139 points by Reuters | European Union NATO Germany Czech Republic Reuters France Netherlands United States
Spoiler alert: Nearly half of Netflix watchers ‘cheat’ on their significant other
Netflix infidelity is on the rise and dramas are to blame.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | AMC The new black Netherlands Breaking Bad Strapping Young Lad The Walking Dead The New Black Significant Other
America First? There's a line to be second
For President Trump, one country and one country only is first — America. Which is why there's a long line of other nations begging to be se...       
282 points by USA Today | Netherlands Europe Germany The Wall Donald Trump Wall Atlantic Ocean European Union
Ajax winger Piet Keizer, star of 1970s team, dies at age 73
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Ajax winger Piet Keizer, part of the front line that took the Amsterdam team to the summit of world club football in the early 1970s, has died at age 73, the club announced Saturday.Together with his late teammate Johan Cruyff, Keizer's attacking flair led Ajax to three straight titles in the European Cup, the predecessor of the Champions League, from 1971-73.
-2 points by Boston Herald | AFC Ajax Edwin van der Sar Netherlands The Hague FC Barcelona Netherlands national football team Amsterdam Germany
Happy haul: Dutch police seize ingredients enough to make 1 bn ecstasy pills
Dutch police have seized materials that could make as many as 1 billion ecstasy pills in a stolen truck near the Belgian border on Thursday. Three men were arrested at the scene. Read Full Article at
57 points by Russia Today | Illegal drug trade Controlled Substances Act Methamphetamine Netherlands Recreational drug use Morphine Drug Drug addiction
8 countries join fight to counter Trump's anti-abortion move
Trump has banned funding for groups that provide information about abortion.       
1529 points by USA Today | Abortion Abortion debate Netherlands Maternal death United States Agency for International Development European Union Barack Obama International trade
Berlinale: Fortissimo Films Poised to Be Revived
Fortissimo Films, the Amsterdam- and Hong Kong-based sales company that filed for bankruptcy in August last year, may be refloated. For the past few months, the company has been controlled by a court-appointed administrator in the Netherlands. Now it appears that a small consortium, including Chinese production and investment firm Hehe Pictures, are preparing to... Read more »
4 points by Variety | Michael J. Werner Netherlands Wouter Barendrecht Amsterdam Canada Corporation The Hague Prostitution in the Netherlands
Shell to decommission parts of Brent field
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 8 (UPI) -- It may take as long as a decade, but Royal Dutch Shell said it was making preparations to dismantle part of its vast production infrastructure in the North Sea.
2 points by UPI | Netherlands Petroleum Brent Crude Royal Dutch Shell North Sea Benchmark Shetland United Press International
ADO fires coach Petrovic after bad run in Eredivisie
ADO The Hague fired coach Zeljko Petrovic because it was at risk of relegation from the Eredivisie         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Eredivisie Associated Press The Hague Rotterdam Copyright Amsterdam All rights reserved Netherlands
Geert Wilders tweets fake picture of rival
Altered picture purports to show party leader Alexander Pechthold at rally with banners calling for rule of Islamic law.
701 points by Al Jazeera English | Party for Freedom Geert Wilders People's Party for Freedom and Democracy Pim Fortuyn Islam Dutch general election 2006 House of Representatives of the Netherlands Netherlands
Damen Schelde delivers frigate to Indonesia
Richard TomkinsFeb. 3 (UPI) -- Damen Schelde frigate is delivered to Indonesian military.
2 points by UPI | United Press International Netherlands World War II Indonesia Royal Navy Frigate Anti-submarine warfare Shipbuilding
Germany open to discussing name records for train travelers
BERLIN (AP) - Germany says it is willing to discuss with Belgium the possibility of recording passenger data for travelers on international trains. Belgium, France and the Netherlands reached an agreement last week to draw up passenger lists and introduce passport checks on cross-border rail links. The move was described ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | European Union Germany Netherlands German language Europe Belgium Brussels Luxembourg
‘Trump has already done more than entire EU ever to curb mass migration’ – Dutch far-right leader
The two-week old administration of Donald Trump has already achieved more in dealing with the mass migration crisis than all the European countries have ever done, the leader of the far-right Dutch party said. Read Full Article at
5397 points by Russia Today | Netherlands European Union Europe The Hague Spain Immigration Germany Norway
Driver dies as Tesla slams into tree in central Dutch town
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Police and firefighters say the 53-year-old driver of a Tesla electric car died when the vehicle smashed into a tree in the central Dutch town of Baarn and burst into flames. Police are investigating the cause of the accident Wednesday morning and Tesla says in ...
4 points by The Washington Times | Netherlands English-language films Emergency service Automobile Nikola Tesla Public safety Renault Emergency management
Police doing investigation, checking cars at Dutch airport
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Military police are carrying out an investigation at a Dutch airport and checking cars approaching the terminal. Dutch broadcaster NOS showed armed police guarding a road leading to Rotterdam The Hague Airport early Thursday afternoon. Military police spokesman Steven Comba tells The Associated Press that ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Netherlands Associated Press The Hague Rotterdam English-language films Randstad Amsterdam South Holland
Prosecutors summing up case in Wilders hate speech trial
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Dutch prosecutors insisted Wednesday that the decision to put populist anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders on trial for hate speech was based purely on the law, countering Wilders' claims that the case is politically motivated.Putting Wilders on trial "is based on a thorough analysis of the law, the specific circumstances of this case and the use of all the expertise of the prosecutor's office," prosecutor Wouter Bos told a three-judge panel. "Nothing more, nothing less."
-2 points by Boston Herald | Dutch general election 2006 People's Party for Freedom and Democracy Hate speech Netherlands Lawyer House of Representatives of the Netherlands Party for Freedom Geert Wilders
Dutch soccer fans organize teddy bear toss for sick children
Fans of Dutch soccer club ADO Den Haag produced a glorious act of kindness in their Eredivisie match away to Feyenoord by throwing cuddly toys to sick children seated in the tier below them. Read Full Article at
-1 points by Russia Today | Eredivisie Rotterdam Feyenoord AFC Ajax The Hague KNVB Cup Netherlands Feijenoord Stadion
Toronto: Global Screen Picks Up Cross-Cultural Movie ‘Zagros’
LONDON — Global Screen has picked up worldwide distribution rights to cross-cultural drama “Zagros,” the latest production from Belgium’s A Private View (“Vincent,” “Moscow, Belgium”). Global Screen is selling the film at the Toronto Film Festival. “While Zagros, a young Kurd, is herding his sheep in the mountains, his pregnant wife Havin is accused of... Read more »
-1 points by Variety | Netherlands Family Marriage Toronto International Film Festival Film Husband Culture Toronto
Australia Celebrates 25 Years Since Last Recession
Australia’s economy expanded in the second quarter, marking a quarter century since the country last felt the sting of recession.
3355 points by The Wall Street Journal | Macroeconomics Dutch people New Zealand Netherlands Consumer spending Government spending
Wiesberger takes 1-stroke lead after 2nd round of KLM Open
SPIJK, Netherlands — Bernd Wiesberger of Austria shot his second straight 5-under 66 to take the lead Friday in the KLM Open, one shot ahead of playing partner Joost Luiten, who was one of three players tied for second.Wiesberger opened his round bogey, par, bogey, before recovering with four birdies on the front nine and three more coming home on The Dutch, which is hosting the tournament for the first time.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Joost Luiten KLM Open Netherlands Air France-KLM