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Wish you were there? Tourists in Greek holiday test can’t leave hotel

Nearly 200 Dutch tourists have arrived on the Greek island of Rhodes for what much of Europe is crying out…

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Thousands tiptoe through tulips in test at Dutch flower garden

After bleak winter months of a coronavirus lockdown, springtime shoots of hope emerged as restrictions were relaxed at a Dutch…

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Africa

Netherlands temporarily halts AstraZeneca COVID vaccinations | Coronavirus pandemic News

The Dutch health minister says a temporary halt is a precautionary measure after five reports of blood clots with low…

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Europe

Dutch Prime Minister Rutte narrowly overcomes no-confidence vote

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte narrowly survived a no-confidence motion by the opposition in parliament on Thursday night, which saw…

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Africa

Dutch PM Rutte survives no-confidence vote despite censure | Politics News

Chances of forming a new government dealt a serious blow after parliament accused him of not telling the truth about…

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Europe

Dutch police investigate explosion at lockdown-defying church

Police in the Netherlands are investigating an explosion in Rotterdam, which has damaged a church that had previously defied COVID-19…

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Latin America

Will latest push for accountability for Syria torture succeed? | Crimes Against Humanity News

Montreal, Canada – As the world marked 10 years since the start of the uprising in Syria last week, renewed…

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Asia

Germany warns of vaccine shortages as new COVID wave hits Europe | Coronavirus pandemic News

Germany’s health minister warned on Friday there were not enough vaccine doses in Europe to contain a third wave of…

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Europe

PM Mark Rutte’s party wins most seats in Dutch vote: Exit poll | Elections News

Rutte’s conservative party projected to win the most seats, putting him first in line to form a new ruling coalition.…

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Africa

Netherlands vote: Rutte expected to win fourth term as PM | Coronavirus pandemic News

Dutch voters are heading to polling stations en masse for the third and final day of an election dominated by…

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Africa

Netherlands: Historic vote in the shadow of anti-lockdown riots | Coronavirus pandemic News

The Hague, Netherlands – For the first time since a controversial curfew was implemented in the Netherlands on January 23,…

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Asia

Voting starts in three-day Dutch election dominated by COVID-19 | Politics News

Incumbent Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s VVD party is widely expected to take the most votes, securing him a fourth term…

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Asia

Police break up anti-lockdown protest ahead of Dutch elections | Coronavirus pandemic News

Police use water cannon and batons to disperse anti-lockdown protesters from a field in The Hague. Police have used water…

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Asia

‘It’s not safe’: Report finds children want life away from Syria | Child Rights News

Hundreds of Syrian children say they cannot imagine leading a life in their war-torn country, with many citing discrimination and…

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Asia

Blast at Dutch COVID test centre appears intentional, police say | Coronavirus pandemic News

Explosion in northern town, which caused damage but no injuries, comes after riots over lockdown measures. Dutch police say a…

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Europe

Dutch court approves government’s use of pandemic curfew measures | Coronavirus pandemic News

Ruling deals blow to anti-lockdown group ‘Virustruth’, which challenged the government’s controversial curfew. A Dutch appeals court ruled Friday that…

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Europe

Dutch parliament says China’s treatment of Uighurs is genocide | Human Rights News

The Dutch motion says China’s actions in Xinjiang, including birth control measures, fall under UN genocide convention. The Dutch parliament…

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Asia

In wake of riots, Dutch court orders gov’t to lift COVID curfew | Coronavirus pandemic News

Court sides with anti-lockdown group, prompting the prime minister to launch appeal and advise citizens to respect controversial measure. A…

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