Australia, Holland, Russia start talks over downed MH17

Europe 03/26/19, 22:44

The Netherlands and Australia have confirmed three-way talks with Russia have begun over the ongoing criminal investigation into the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in 2014.The two countries announced last year they were holding Russia responsible for providing the missile fired by pro-Russian forces in war-torn Ukraine that ...

Blue monster backs Dutch Brexit information campaign

Europe 02/14/19, 09:15

The Dutch government has enlisted a new ally in its campaign to prepare businesses for the impending departure of Britain from the European Union — a hairy blue Brexit monster.A tweet posted Thursday on Foreign Minister Stef Blok's official Twitter feed showed the monster, wearing a white T-shirt emblazoned with ...

Dutch, Russia in talks about responsibility in MH17 downing

Europe 02/07/19, 15:50

The Netherlands is in diplomatic discussions with Russia about the European country's assertion that Moscow bears legal responsibility for its role in the 2014 downing of a passenger jet over Ukraine, the Dutch foreign minister said Thursday.Foreign Minister Stef Blok said the initial diplomatic contacts were aimed at paving the ...

Greek players making a name for themselves at Aussie Open

Tennis 01/18/19, 01:29

Stefanos Tsitsipas earned more than $100,000 in prize money for winning his third-round match at the Australian Open. Just as important to the 20-year-old born in Athens, he's going to have a souvlaki named after him at a Greek restaurant in Melbourne.After his second-round win, the 20-year-old Tsitsipas mentioned that ...

Update: Dutch minister urges end to Poland-EU dispute

Europe 10/10/18, 10:14

The Latest on Polish judicial reforms (all times local):4 p.m.Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok has urged that a solution be found to Poland's dispute with European Union leaders over the government's sweeping changes to the judiciary.Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz hosted Blok Wednesday for talks on European Union matters including ...

Turkey says ‘Nazi remnant’ dispute with Dutch has ended

Europe 10/03/18, 10:48

Turkey's foreign minister says the country is working with the Netherlands to end diplomatic tensions and that the days when Ankara described Dutch policies as "Nazi remnants" are behind them.Turkey and the Netherlands reinstated ambassadors last month following a dispute triggered by a Dutch decision to bar Turkish officials from ...

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