AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Netherlands will consider contributing F-16 fighter jets to help counter the Islamic State group, a Dutch daily said on Thursday, but the government said any decision on action must await planning consultations with the United States. The Trouw newspaper, citing government sources, said the Netherlands would contribute an unspecified number of F-16 fighter jets to air ...
The Hague (AFP) - The Netherlands is to increase defence spending after being hard hit by global conflicts including the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, King Willem-Alexander said on Tuesday.
Russia's U.N. ambassador cast doubt on the Netherlands-led investigation into the downing of a Malaysian Airlines jet over eastern Ukraine's rebel territory and called Friday for a new probe assisted by the United Nations.
The Netherlands held off a late charge from host France to win the team jumping at the World Equestrian Games on Thursday. Among the Dutch riders, Jur Vrieling was the only one who jumped a clear round at Stade d'Ornano. The hosts were fourth after Wednesday's qualifying, but Penelope Leprevost and Kevin Staut had clear rounds to spur France to second place.
Authorities in the Netherlands are preparing to evacuate two Dutch doctors who had unprotected contact in Sierra Leone with patients who later died of Ebola, a Dutch public health official said on Friday. The two doctors have shown no symptoms of the virus but authorities believe there is cause for concern because they were not wearing full protective clothing when they came into contact with ...
Arnhem (Netherlands) (AFP) - A handful of remaining World War II veterans on Friday received a hero's reception in the eastern Dutch city of Arnhem, 70 years after that global conflict's most infamous airborne operation.
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