Netherlands hammer Germany to increase pressure on Loew
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk led the Netherlands to a crushing 3-0 win over Germany on Saturday in the Nations League to ramp up the pressure on German coach Joachim Loew.
Key facts about world's chemical watchdog
The Netherlands said on Thursday it had expelled four Russians over a bungled plot to hack into the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). Here are the key details about the world's chemical weapons watchdog: - What is the OPCW? - Founded in 1997, the OPCW based in The Hague oversees the application…
Buhari hails the "quality" of Nigerians in Netherland
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday commended Nigerians in the Netherlands for being of great qualities in their personal achievement. The president is currently in the Netherlands to participate in the activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), at The Hague. In a statement…
Buhari departs for the Netherlands
President Muhammadu Buhari today departs for The Netherlands to participate in activities in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), at The Hague. Buhari is the only world leader invited to deliver a keynote address during the Solemn Hearing at Courtroom 1 of the ICC’s Headquarters. Buttressing Nigeria’s…
Netherlands to help improve Lagos transportation system
The Head of Netherlands representation in Lagos, Michel Deelen, has said his country would be willing to partner the Lagos State government in improving the state transportation system as well as manage the traffic challenges. Deelen said this during a visit to the Ministry of Transportation. According to him, Lagos and the Netherlands share a…
Almost 100 England fans arrested after Amsterdam trouble
Amsterdam police said on Friday they had arrested almost 100 England football supporters ahead of a friendly international against the Netherlands, with videos posted online showing crowds packing the narrow streets and bridges in the canal city, singing and cheering.
Storm caused 90 mn euros in damage: Dutch insurers
Dutch insurers said Friday that fierce storms that whipped across The Netherlands caused 90 million euros ($111 million) in devastation, as the country's train service slowly creaked back into gear.
Looting 'serious' in hurricane-hit St Martin: Dutch PM
Looting is a "serious" problem on the Dutch part of the hurricane-hit island of St Martin, with troops seeking to restore order, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Friday.
Netherlands wants to grow human embryos for 'limited' research
The Dutch government on Friday announced it wants to allow growing human embryos "under strict and limited conditions" for scientific research, thereby giving hope to parents struggling to conceive.
'It's over' says Van Gaal amid Mourinho reports
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal left the squad's hotel on Sunday saying "it's over" amid reports he was about to be replaced by Jose Mourinho.