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We have started to collect the most important news related to Netherlands in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Paratroops mark Arnhem WW2 battle

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 15:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arnhem

Paratroops from Europe and the US are staging parachute jumps in the Netherlands to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem.
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Heineken rejects SABMiller offer

Monday, September 15th 2014, 9:54

Dutch brewing giant Heineken has rejected a takeover offer from SABMiller saying the proposal is "non-actionable".
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MH17 hit by 'numerous objects'

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 17:37
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Ukraine Ukraine

Dutch experts say Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in east Ukraine after being hit by objects that "pierced the plane at high velocity".
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Norway to send inmates abroad

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 11:52
related countries: Norway Norway

Norway plans to export its prisoners to Dutch jails to ease overcrowding and carry out urgent maintenance works, the government says.
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VIDEO: Close-up: First look at MH17 report

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 11:38
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Ukraine Ukraine

MH17 Dutch experts say Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in eastern Ukraine after being hit by 'numerous objects' that 'pierced the plane at high speed'.
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Man Utd complete £13.8m Blind deal

Monday, September 1st 2014, 19:58

Manchester United sign versatile Netherlands international Daley Blind from Ajax for £13.8m.
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Chelsea's Van Ginkel joins AC Milan

Monday, September 1st 2014, 11:58
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Ginkel, Marco

Chelsea's 21-year-old Netherlands midfielder Marco van Ginkel joins Italian side AC Milan on a season-long loan.
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VIDEO: Experts identify 173 MH17 victims

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 20:27
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Forensics teams from the Netherlands say they have so far positively identified 173 victims of flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine.
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Jailed Dutchman in Peru hunger strike

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 9:59
related countries: Peru Peru

Dutch national Joran van der Sloot, who is in jail for murder in Peru, goes on hunger strike after being transferred to a maximum security prison.
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VIDEO: The threat posed by Dutch jihadists

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 11:02
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Islamic State militants have been accused of a number of atrocities in Iraq and Syria - but it is not just people from the region who have been fighting for the group.
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Dutch grapple with jihadist threat

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 23:24

Dutch grapple with jihadist threat from some young Muslims
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MH17: Netherlands wrestles with huge criminal case

Sunday, August 17th 2014, 0:21

How Dutch are grappling with MH17 evidence
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VIDEO: A look inside Greenpeace ship

Sunday, August 10th 2014, 2:10
related countries: Russia Russia

A Greenpeace ship impounded by Russia has returned to the Netherlands almost a year after it was stormed by Russian security forces.
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MH370 sea search contractor named

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 3:18
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

A Dutch firm has been chosen to carry out the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australia announces.
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Shell sees 'robust' profits rise

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 6:41

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell describes its performance as "robust" after its second-quarter profits more than doubled.
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Leaders meet to discuss MH17 access

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 4:07
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Ukraine Ukraine

Malaysian and Dutch leaders to meet later to discuss securing full access to the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine, two weeks after the plane went down.
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VIDEO: Trying to return MH17 victims home

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 5:32
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Ukraine Ukraine

A team of Dutch forensic investigators will again try to access the Malaysia Airlines wreckage site in eastern Ukraine.
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MH17 military mission 'unrealistic'

Sunday, July 27th 2014, 20:57
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Sending an international military mission to secure the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine would be "unrealistic", Dutch PM Mark Rutte says.
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Dutch cancel MH17 crash site visit

Sunday, July 27th 2014, 14:02
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Ukraine Ukraine

Dutch experts cancel plans to head to the site of the crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, citing security concerns.
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Dutch and Australians in MH17 talks

Friday, July 25th 2014, 15:58
related countries: Australia Australia, Ukraine Ukraine

The Netherlands and Australia seek access to the rebel-controlled crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine as more bodies arrive in Eindhoven.
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Solemn ceremony for MH17 victims

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014, 20:42
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Ukraine Ukraine

The Netherlands receives the first victims' bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in a solemn ceremony at Eindhoven air base.
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VIDEO: Solemn ceremony for MH17 victims

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014, 17:44
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia
related places: Eindhoven

The Netherlands receives the first victims' bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in a solemn ceremony at Eindhoven air base.
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VIDEO: MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014, 15:47
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Two planes carrying bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 have landed in the Netherlands.
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MH17 remains 'still at crash site'

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 21:24

The search for victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine must go on as only some 200 bodies have been recovered so far, Dutch officials say.
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Dutch experts examine MH17 bodies

Monday, July 21st 2014, 15:51
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Torez

Dutch investigators examine bodies from the crashed Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine, amid reports of heavy fighting in Donetsk.
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Dutch liable over Srebrenica deaths

Wednesday, July 16th 2014, 15:49
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
related places: Srebrenica

A Dutch court rules that the Netherlands bears responsibility for some of the 7,000 deaths of Bosnian Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in 1995.
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Van Gaal wants 'Dutch unity' at Man Utd

Sunday, July 13th 2014, 6:53
related places: Gaal

New Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal wants unity at Old Trafford - but Dutch star Arjen Robben says he will not be joining.
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Brazil 0-3 Netherlands

Saturday, July 12th 2014, 23:13
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's World Cup campaign comes to a disappointing end as they lose to the Netherlands in the third-place play-off.
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No-one wanted first penalty - Van Gaal

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 8:38
related places: Gaal

Louis van Gaal says two Netherlands players refused to take the first penalty in their World Cup semi-final shootout defeat.
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Netherlands 0-0 Argentina (2-4 on pens)

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 23:45
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina will play Germany in Sunday's World Cup final after beating the Netherlands on penalties in a drab semi-final.
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From total football to total psychology

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 10:17

Dutch seek World Cup victory at all costs
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