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20 Apr
Denmark said Thursday that it and the Netherlands had agreed to buy and donate 14 Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, as more heavy weapons are being pledged to Kyiv. The tanks have long been an item on Ukraine's military equipment wish list. "The Netherlands and Denmark today announce our intention to jointly acquire, refurbish and…
11 Apr
French President Emmanuel Macron began a state visit to the Netherlands on Tuesday due to feature a keenly watched speech on Europe as he battled a furore over his controversial remarks on Europe and China. Macron's speech on European sovereignty comes after the 45-year-old French leader said in an interview that Europe must not be…
4 Apr
A Dutch passenger train derailed after smashing into a crane early on Tuesday, killing a maintenance worker and injuring 30 other people in the Netherlands' worst rail accident for years.
10 Dec
FIFA on Saturday announced it had opening disciplinary procedures against Argentina and the Netherlands after a series of ugly incidents marred their bad-tempered World Cup quarter-final. A World Cup record 18 yellow cards were shown as Argentina defeated the Dutch 4-3 on penalties Friday after a 2-2 draw at Lusail Stadium. The game featured multiple…
9 Dec
Argentina will face Croatia in the World Cup semi-finals after beating the Netherlands 4-3 on penalties following a thrilling 2-2 extra-time draw on a night of high World Cup drama.
9 Dec
It is now the business end of the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Qatar with the eight biggest teams in the competition ready to berth in the last four of the Copa du Mundo. No other game holding anywhere in the world can be more exciting than an Argentina versus Holland clash or a Brazil…
2 Dec 2022
Louis van Gaal has his sights set on an emotional World Cup run as the outspoken Netherlands coach prepares for Saturday's last 16 clashes with the United States.
24 Nov 2022
Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal hinted that Memphis Depay could start Friday's World Cup group game against Ecuador as the Barcelona star gradually returns to full fitness.
21 Nov 2022
Late goals by Cody Gakpo and Davy Klaassen gave the Netherlands a 2-0 victory over African champions Senegal on Monday on their return to the World Cup stage.
22 Oct 2022
Holders and four-time champions the United States will face the Netherlands in the group phase of next year's FIFA Women's World Cup, a repeat of the 2019 final.
22 Aug 2022
Poor finishing and hard luck did Nigeria in on Sunday to bow out of the ongoing FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup after a 0-2 loss to The Netherlands.
14 Jun 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Iniobong Jeremiah Umana as Nigeria’s Ambassador-in-situ.


The Flying Eagles are through to the quarterfinals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup after beating Argentina 2-0 to send the tournament hosts out of the championship. Ibrahim Muhammad opened the scoring for Ladan Bosso’s boys on 61 minutes before Rilwanu Sarki made it 2-0 in the first minute of added time to send the…
2 hours ago
Two senators of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senators Mathew Urhogide and Ayo Akinyelure have officially tendered their resignation to the party. The notice of the two senators' resignation was contained in two separate letters addressed to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan during Wednesday’s plenary session. The letters were read by the Deputy President of…
4 hours ago
Gov. Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, approved the appointment of Prof. Olawale Olakulehin as the acting Chief Medical Director (CMD) of LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso.
4 hours ago
Ending months of uncertainty, Zimbabwe on Wednesday set the date for presidential elections, renewing the prospect of a battle between iron-fisted incumbent Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition hopeful Nelson Chamisa
4 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday called on the West to offer Ukraine "tangible and credible" security guarantees as it battles Russia's invasion.