The Dutch government plans to buy and close down up to 3,000 farms near environmentally sensitive areas to comply with EU nature preservation rules.
Dutch police confiscated the sound system at an anti-government rally in Amsterdam, where protest organizers played a sound recording by British conspiracy theorist David Icke after he was banned from entering the Netherlands.
A medical flight was unable to land in the Dutch capital Saturday as hundreds of environmental activists stormed an area holding private jets at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, officials said.
Political tensions are rising in the Netherlands after the Dutch government decided to accommodate thousands of migrants on cruise ships.
A fire at one of Iran’s most notorious prisons where Christians and political activists are among inmates has killed at least four people and injured 61 others, Iranian authorities acknowledged Sunday.
Member states of the U.S.-led NATO military rushed Wednesday to deliver advanced air defense weapons to Ukraine, where numerous people died in massive Russian missile strikes.
Dutchman Anne van der Bijl, known as the “Brother Andrew” who founded Christian charity Open Doors and became a voice of voiceless persecuted Christians, has died, his group confirmed Wednesday. He passed away in the Dutch town of Harderwijk at age 94.
A car with heavy weapons and explosives was discovered overnight near the home of Belgium’s Belgium’s Minister of Justice, Vincent Van Quickenborne, authorities say.
Dutch King Willem-Alexander unveiled government plans to limit social unrest as souring prices threatened to push a million people of the Netherlands’ 17.7 million population into deep poverty.
The Dutch agriculture minister resigned Monday after weeks of protests by farmers who fear for their livelihoods due to the Netherlands’ strictest nitrogen policies in Europe.
The Dutch royal family and prime minister have expressed shock and sorrow after a truck drove off a dike and slammed into a community barbecue, killing seven, including an unborn child.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says he is ashamed about the treatment of asylum seekers in the Netherlands after a baby and a man died in an overcrowded migrant center while hundreds slept rough outside.
Pro-abortion activists looked at the seas Monday after a California doctor proposed a floating abortion clinic in the Gulf of Mexico for women in southern states where the procedure is banned.
Dutch police released a teenager amid a public outcry after officers shot his tractor in the worst standoff with farmers in years, officials said Thursday.
Dutch authorities and supermarket chains prepared Monday for possible interruptions in food supplies as farmers planned blockades at airports and roads to protest against the government’s nitrogen plans.
Some 2,000 believers have gathered in the famed Dutch fisher village of Urk to express the hope they say they have in Christ despite their nation’s worst turmoil in years.
The Netherlands is soul searching after one of its largest farmers’ protests in recent history. Tens of thousands of farmers gathered in a village near the center of the Netherlands to rally against a government plan to curb nitrogen pollution that they say will kill the country’s world-renowned agriculture sector.
The prime minister of the Netherlands has apologized to soldiers who were sent as United Nations peacekeepers to defend the Bosnian enclave of Srebrenica with what he believes was insufficient firepower and manpower to keep the peace. Mark Rutte made the remarks 27 years after thousands of Muslim men and boys were killed in Europe’s worst single atrocity since World War Two, a tragedy condemned by the Vatican.
Iceland is the most peaceful country in the world, followed by New Zealand and Ireland, according to the latest Global Peace Index (GPI).
Dutch prosecutors on Tuesday demanded life imprisonment against two men who have gone on trial in the Netherlands over the murder of leading crime reporter Peter R. de Vries.