Netherlands Headlines

  • Japan needs strong exports to manage its existential agenda

    Exports are the main driver of Japan's economic growth. They are the beginning and the end of the country's business cycle, Michael Ivanovitch writes.

    CNBC
  • Equestrian: World Games battle through to the end

    After extreme heat, a hurricane and the premature death of "Barack Obama" it is doubtful few, if any, major sporting events have been dealt a tougher hand than the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG).

    U.S.
  • Global spending on digital marketing nears $100 billion: study

    Spending on digital marketing grew by 44 percent last year in the United States and Britain to $52 billion, a study has found, estimating that global outlays on such tactics are approaching $100 billion.

    U.S.
  • The Latest: Boy wounded in Iran parade attack has died

    Iran’s president is accusing an unnamed ally of the U.S. of aiding the militants who attacked a military parade in southwestern Iran

    Washington Post
  • Soccer: Cruyff satisfied as Chongqing hold on to share points

    Chongqing Lifan coach Jordi Cruyff declared himself satisfied with his side's 1-1 draw with Guangzhou R&F on Sunday, even though the point earned did little to alleviate the club's Chinese Super League (CSL) relegation fears.

    IN
  • The Latest: Boy wounded in Iran parade attack has died

    The Latest on the fallout from Saturday's attack on a military parade in Iran (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Iran's state TV has reported that a 4-year-old boy who was wounded during Saturday's terror attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz has died at a hospital. Sunday's...

    ABC News
  • Tennis: Bertens edges out Tomljanovic to claim victory in Korea

    Kiki Bertens showed plenty of grit and determination to rally past Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic in the Korea Open final on Sunday, keeping herself firmly in contention for a spot in the season-ending WTA Finals with a third title of the year.

    U.S.
  • In Nigeria, Shell’s onshore roots still run deep

    Royal Dutch Shell wants to reweight its footprint in Nigeria to focus on oil and gas fields far offshore, away from the theft, spills, corruption and unrest that have plagued the West African country's onshore industry for decades.

    U.S.
  • Timeline: Shell's operations in Nigeria

    Royal Dutch Shell pioneered Nigeria's oil and gas industry and remains a major investor in the West African country. But over the decades it has come under fire over spills in the Delta region and struggles with oil theft, corruption and oil-fueled violence.

    U.S.
  • Tennis: Efficient Pliskova proves too strong for 'tired' Osaka

    Former world number one Karolina Pliskova utilised her big serve to full effect to ease to a 6-4 6-4 victory over home favourite and U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka in the Pan Pacific Open final in Tokyo on Sunday.

    IN
  • Efficient Pliskova proves too strong for 'tired' Osaka

    Former world number one Karolina Pliskova utilized her big serve to full effect to ease to a 6-4 6-4 victory over home favorite and U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka in the Pan Pacific Open final in Tokyo on Sunday.

    U.S.
  • ‘Her war never stopped’: the Dutch teenager who resisted the Nazis

    Freddie Oversteegen, who has died at 93, waged a campaign of killing and sabotage – but struggled to adapt to peacetime The first thing the Nazis took from Freddie Oversteegen was her bed. Her mother, Trijn, a communist bringing up her children independently in the Dutch city of Haarlem, sheltered Jews, dissidents and gay people as they fled Germany in the 1930s. Oversteegen, who was seven when Adolf Hitler came to power, bunked in with her big sister Truus to make room. Continue reading...

    the Guardian
  • Iran summons Western diplomats over parade attack killing 25

    Militants disguised as soldiers opened fire on an annual Iranian military parade in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 25 people and wounding over 60 in the deadliest terror attack to strike the country in nearly a decade. Women and children scattered along with...

    ABC News
  • The Latest: Iran says US ally behind military parade attack

    Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani claims an unnamed U.S.-allied country supports the group that attacked a military parade on Saturday

    www.washingtonpost.com
  • Iran summons Western diplomats over parade attack killing 25

    Iran has summoned diplomats from Britain, Denmark and the Netherlands over allegedly harboring “members of the terrorist group” that launched an attack on a military parade in the country’s southwest

    www.washingtonpost.com
  • Iran summons some European envoys over attack on military parade: IRNA

    Iran summoned the envoys of the Netherlands, Denmark and Great Britain on Saturday night over the shooting at a military parade in which 25 people were killed, accusing them of harboring Iranian opposition groups in their countries, IRNA reported.

    U.S.
  • Soccer: Salah helps Liverpool thrash Southampton to go top

    Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah netted his first league goal since Aug. 25 as the Reds thrashed Southampton 3-0 on Saturday to leap-frog Chelsea at the top of the Premier League table and confirm their best start to a season.

    IN
  • Rotterdam prepared for worst when Britain crashes out of EU

    In Rotterdam, everyone assumes the UK will leave the single market and customs union. We went to see how it plans to cope with the upheaval Europe’s largest port, Rotterdam, is counting down to Brexit. “In about 200 days’ time, if nothing else happens… we will need to supervise all the goods coming in and out of the UK market,” says Roel van ’t Veld, Brexit coordinator at the Dutch customs authority. Hard Brexit or soft? Chequers dead or alive? Does “max-fac” make any sense? The feverish debate...

    the Guardian