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Dutch mourn as first MH17 bodies flown to Netherlands

Bells peeled and flags flew at half mast across the Netherlands on Wednesday on a day of grief tinged with anger ahead of the arrival of the first bodies of victims from a Malaysian airliner downed over Ukraine l

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Netherlands opens war crimes probe into jet downing

Dutch prosecutors have opened an investigation into the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH-17 on suspicion of murder, war crimes and intentionally downing an airliner, a spokesman said on Monday. Based on the Law on Internationa

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154 Dutch die in Ukraine plane crash

The Dutch prime minister has ordered that flags fly at half mast at government buildings across the country after the death of at least 154 of his country's citizens in what he said might be the worst air disaster in the Netherlands' his

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Bahrainis in Netherlands solar boat contest

A team from Bahrain University is competing in a major challenge in the Netherlands, which has been dubbed the world cup of solar powered boats.   It is among 24 teams going

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200 evacuated from leaking cruise ship in Netherlands

A cruise ship carrying 154 passengers and 40 crew was evacuated after it sprang a leak on a river in the eastern Netherlands early on Sunday morning, emergency services said. All the passengers, mostly pensioners from Germany and

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Saudi mulls trade sanctions against Dutch

Saudi Arabia is considering trade sanctions against the Netherlands because of stickers printed by far-right politician Geert Wilders which display anti-Islam slogans in the colours of the Saudi flag, a Dutch foreign ministry spokesman said.

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UAE, Netherlands sign investments deal

UAE’s Ministry of Finance (MoF) recently signed an agreement to protect and encourage investments with the Netherlands at the Ministry’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi. The agreement was signed by Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Min

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Blow to EU zone as Dutch ratings cut

Standard & Poor's agency has cut the Netherlands' credit rating, thus reducing the euro zone club of full triple-A nations to just three, while rewarding Spain for efforts to reform its public finances. S&P lowered

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Sabic to shut Netherlands unit for maintenance

Saudi Basic Industries Corp (Sabic) will shut one of two crackers at its Netherlands plant for maintenance later this month, one of several outages expected at petrochemical plants in coming weeks.   There have a

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Qatar petchem group to open office in Hague

Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Company (Muntajat) has announced plans to open its international marketing office, Muntajat Besloten Vennoot (Muntajat BV) in The Hague, Netherlands. The Doha-headquarter

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