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Tag Archives: Netherlands

Australia and Netherlands formally accuse Russia of downing MH17

MELBOURNE: The Netherlands and Australia have formally accused Russia of being responsible for the 2014 downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet in 2014 that killed 298 people. The move on Friday came a day after international investigators concluded that the missile which smashed into the flight MH17 came from a Russian military ...

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Pakistan lead annual ICC Twenty20 cricket rankings

FILE PHOTO DUBAI: Pakistan retained the top spot in the annual International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 cricket rankings after delivering stellar performances in T20 tournaments over the past year. In the T20I rankings led by Pakistan, there is no change in the top seven places but Afghanistan are now ahead ...

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Netherlands withdraw envoy to Turkey as ties sour

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THE HAGUE: The Netherlands announced it was withdrawing its ambassador from Turkey , and will refuse to allow Ankara to post one in the country as diplomatic ties plunge to new lows. Relations have deteriorated in the past months, after Dutch officials barred a Turkish minister from attending a rally ...

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Apple’s ‘Everyone Can Code’ program expands more broadly in EU

LONDON: Apple announced this morning it’s bringing its “Everyone Can Code” program to 70 more colleges and universities across Europe. The program, which Apple designed to help students learn how to build apps, launched in May 2017 but was initially limited to the U.S. before expanding to other markets, including ...

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Pakistan targeting associate nations to play during the IPL

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is facing serious conundrums with the latest updates made by the International Cricket Council (ICC). The ICC recently made the April-May window open only for the Indian Premier League (IPL) action. What this essentially meant was that the other countries were asked by the ...

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Dutch police make arrests in contaminated eggs scandal

DUTCH police arrested two suspects on Thursday (local time) as part of an investigation into the illegal use of a potentially harmful insecticide in the poultry industry, the Dutch prosecution service said. Millions of chicken eggs have been pulled from European supermarket shelves as a result of the scare over ...

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Newcomers Belgium stun Norway, Dutch down Danes

BREDA: Elke Van Gorp and Janice Cayman gave Belgium their first-ever win at the women’s Euros as the Red Flames stunned 2013 runners-up Norway 2-0 in Breda. In the day’s other Group A game in Rotterdam, Sherida Spitse’s penalty gave the Netherlands a 1-0 win over Denmark. The Dutch top ...

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Macron’s advance in French runoff stalls populist wave in Europe

PARIS: The populist tsunami that slammed into Britain last year, before sweeping across the Atlantic to the United States, may have faded on the shores of France on Sunday. Despite a strong performance from far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the first round of France’s presidential election, the bigger news ...

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McDonald’s deletes Trump tweet, says Twitter account compromised

NEW YORK: McDonald’s Corp quickly deleted a tweet sent from the company’s handle slamming Donald Trump and said its official Twitter account had been compromised. The tweet, which was copied and shared widely before being deleted, came a day after the Twitter accounts of a number of major news organizations, ...

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Dutch to pay price for barring ministers: Erdogan

ISTANBUL:  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned the Netherlands it would pay a price for preventing top ministers from holding rallies ahead of a referendum on expanding his powers, as a crisis escalated with Turkey’s key EU partners. Erdogan renewed hugely controversial accusations that the Netherlands – occupied by the ...

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