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Which is why CBC News is teaming up with ProPublica, a U.S. non-profit news organization, to investigate political ads on Facebook. ... Italy's Openpolis; Die Republik in Switzerland; Der Spiegel, Suedeutsche Zeitung and Tagesschau in Germany; Dutch Public broadcasting; and Information in Denmark.
Deepwater oil and gas exploration off Egypt's Mediterranean coast is now slated to be resumed by Royal Dutch Shell after a fairly long pause, the company's Executive ... He currently writes for a living, on a broad variety of subjects, ranging from science, to politics, to military history, to renewable energy.

In this blog we will describe the current Advance Pricing Agreement (hereinafter referred to as: “APA”) practice in the Netherlands and we will analyze the impact of the letter referred to. The outcome of the investigations were used by (mainly left wing) political parties to challenge the Dutch ruling regime as ...
And, inside the Dutch Inn West, a dusty, windowless bar on Elgin's west side, she'd find Hillary Clinton and Trump voters of various ethnic backgrounds intermingling over ... Those migrations transformed the political landscape here, making it a less likely place for Trump supporters like Roseanne Conner.
Dutch citizens with dual nationality must lose their voting rights and must not be eligible for political positions in the Netherlands, according to PVV leader Geert Wilders. This is in the interests of "the Netherlands' survival", he said in an interview with the Telegraaf. "The Netherlands is our country. It must be ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Dutch attorney who lied to federal agents investigating former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced ... about the government's case against Manafort and opened a window into the intersecting universes of international law, foreign consulting work and politics.

When asked about the Netherlands' interest in the German combat ship effort, Dutch defense ministry spokesman Peter Valstar only wrote in an email to Defense News that senior acquisition officials from both countries had met recently to discuss “various topics like possible cooperations on all kinds of ...
An inspector from the Dutch education ministry arrived at Johan van Hulst's teacher training institute in Amsterdam on the morning of June 19, 1943. He noticed youngsters and, with SS ... Will Parkland change that? Kobey Lofton is 15 — too young to vote, but not too young to get political. Read Article ...
The global flurry of legal campaigns against “big oil” has widened, with Royal Dutch Shell being threatened with legal action unless it steps up efforts to comply with the Paris climate agreement. Friends of the Earth Netherlands on Wednesday demanded the Anglo-Dutch company revise plans to invest only ...
A Dutch lawyer tied to former Trump deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates who admitted to lying to special counsel Robert Mueller's team was sentenced Tuesday to 30 days in jail and ordered to pay a $20,000 fine. Alex van der Zwaan is the first person to be sentenced in Mueller's investigation into ...
In 2016, Sylvana Simons, a black former television actress and presenter in the Netherlands, formed the Artikel 1 political party. The party's name referred to a section of the Dutch Constitution that outlaws discrimination. Simons intended it as a rejoinder to the messaging of Wilders, vowing that her party ...
A Dutch attorney who lied to federal agents investigating former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sentenced to 30 days in prison. ... the government's case against Manafort and opened a window into the intersecting universes of international law, foreign consulting work and politics.
As voters in the Netherlands gear up for local elections, to be held across the country on March 21, the old adage that all politics are local is being turned ... Last year, banking on the irresistibility of his persona to journalists, Baudet's Forum for Democracy (FvD), a think tank reconfigured as a political party, ...
Ahead of the visits, a Dutch delegation comprising officials, companies and institutions will arrive on 22 May and stay till 25 May. ... "The state visit will further boost the economic and political cooperation between India and the Netherlands while focusing on the existing and the potential partnerships in ...
Dutch political youth organisations have called for the government to break the deadlock on pensions reform and come up with proposals itself. During a networking meeting organised by PwC and the Dutch Association of Insurers (VvV), the youth branches of the Netherlands' four coalition partners ...
Russia is answering all requests of Dutch prosecutors regarding the crash of the Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) in eastern Ukraine in 2014, Russian ... The Joint Investigation Team looking into the MH17 crash comprises representatives of the Netherlands, Australia, Belgium, Malaysia and Ukraine.
The Dutch capital won the right to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA), which is currently based in Canary Wharf, last November. The controversial decision made in Brussels last year reportedly cost Italy £1.5billion. Beppe Sala, the mayor of Milan, said he obtained records that showed Italy's ...

A week after the new law went into force, the Dutch senate approved the EU-Ukraine association agreement, which governed trade relations between the two, but also contained political commitments. An initiative was launched to vote on the Dutch approval bill, and the required signatures were gathered ...
(ANSA) - Amsterdam, February 22 - European Parliament delegation chief Giovanni La Via said after inspecting the temporary Amsterdam home of the European Medicines Agency Thursday that "it's an intense moment, we asked a lot of questions and there weren't very many answers" from Dutch officials.
While the Dutch government did not have a legal obligation to follow the referendum result, the political establishment had put itself into a difficult ... The law on the ratification of the EU-Ukraine deal, which was passed by the Dutch Senate on July 8, 2015, was published in the Netherlands on June 14, 2017 ...
Dutch diplomat lauds strong Dutch-Kuwaiti relations ... of the Dutch Foreign Ministry, Yoka Brandt, praised the strong and growing political and economic relationship between the Netherlands and Kuwait. ... We know that we can reach out to each other in good times and bad," said the Dutch diplomat.
Alex van der Zwaan, a 33-year-old Dutch citizen, said he also lied to investigators about his failure to turn over email communications to the special ... of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, a Russian sympathizer who used Manafort and Gates as political consultants for more than a decade.
Thank you for your warm welcome @theresa_may. In view of our close economic ties, it is clearly crucial for the Netherlands and Dutch business to ensure a strong relationship post-Brexit. So the British government really needs to offer more clarity about where it wants to go. pic.twitter.com/sizKSb1HBb.
'When the government made a political decision to close the coal plants, no money was made available to compensate the workers,' said Patrick van ... 'This will cause the share of coal in the Dutch power mix to significantly drop from 2020 onwards,' says Willem Wiskerke from Greenpeace Netherlands.
Dutch fans attending the 2018 Winter Olympics took a shot at U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday. The Netherlands' Carlijn Achtereekte, Ireen Wust and Antoinette De Jong scored the gold, silver and bronze medals respectively in the women's 3,000-meter speed skating event in Pyeongchang, South ...
Years of spending cuts have left the Dutch armed forces unable to meet even NATO's Article 5 commitments. ... The Netherlands, by the way, was not alone. ... Somewhat ironically, supporters of the latter within Dutch political and military circles find themselves aligned with the French on that score.
Azerbaijan was represented at the event by Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov who said his country was interested in expansion of political, economic and humanitarian cooperation with the Netherlands. The Dutch officials, in turn, expressed satisfaction with development of relations between the two ...
"At present the same rules apply to donations from abroad as donations from the Netherlands", Ollongren wrote, according to NU.nl. "This means that political parties can receive unlimited donations from abroad." The government wants to implement stricter rules on this practice. "The coalition agreement of ...
Home affairs minister Kajsa Ollongren is planning to put new restrictions on foreign donations for Dutch political parties in an effort to 'prevent unwanted influence on Dutch democracy'. The minister was reacting to a report drawn up by a parliamentary committee investigating political funding.
The Dutch government wants to ban foreign funding for political parties to prevent outside interference in domestic politics, Interior Minister Kajsa Ollongren announced Thursday. Ollongren came up with ... Under a 2013 law, political parties in the Netherlands are obliged to publish all donations over €4,500. The committee ...
But forcing a significant reduction in production at Groningen would hurt the Dutch treasury, whose revenues from gas production have fallen to under Eur2 billion in 2017 from an estimated Eur13 billion in 2013, and leave the Netherlands (and its neighbors which are supplied with Groningen's low-calorific ...
Molly, Debra and Chris Williams, three of the Britons involved in the case. Photograph: Victor Lacken for the Guardian. A group of British nationals living in the Netherlands have made a legal bid in a Dutch court to retain their EU citizenship after Brexit, arguing that their rights cannot be removed under ...
A group of UK nationals living in the Netherlands are going to court to challenge the right of the British government and the European commission to ... But they claim the Lisbon treaty gives “real weight” to the rights of EU nationals, and that these are not coupled to the political fate of their home country.
Aruba ORANJESTAD - The Dutch government has scheduled a high-level meeting with Venezuelan officials in Aruba tomorrow to discuss ongoing tensions between Caracas and the Caribbean islands that have significant refining and logistical ties to Venezuela. "We hope for a constructive meeting that ...
This is a man who launched his political career by pushing a conspiracy theory that the first black president was not actually born in America. This is a ... Political scientists who study race and immigration find that they have played a central role in the transformation of American politics. Democratic support ...
He said that the press corps' unwillingness to let the question go was a spontaneous response, and said he had seen a similar tactic employed on a smaller scale when Dutch politicians gave evasive answers to direct questions. But he said politics in the Netherlands differed a bit from the current situation ...
The State Department is disavowing 2015 comments made by the new U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands in which he said that the "Islamic ... Goldstein said Hoekstra would give an interview to a Dutch news outlet on Friday to clarify the matter and would tour various Dutch communities this weekend.
(CNN) The new US ambassador to the Netherlands, who was confronted last month by a Dutch reporter with comments he made in 2015 about Islamic "no-go zones," repeatedly made unsubstantiated claims about the nature of Muslim communities in Europe and pushed a hardline view of Islam, a KFile ...
Dutch media reported an earthquake at Zeerijp, with a magnitude of 3.4, which was only slightly less than the previous worst in the Groningen region on August 16 2012 at Huizinge (3.6 magnitude). Quakes there are recognised by the authorities as caused by gas extraction, so the latest tremor may revive ...
Phong surfed the internet for information and solutions, found suppliers in the Netherlands and Israel, imported materials and quality fertiliers and seeds. “It's not new in the world, but it has just emerged in central region. Farmers have a long tradition of growing vegetables in the soil, which is low cost and ...
Polly Toynbee's article (The Tories knew there would be an NHS winter crisis but did nothing, theguardian.com, 3 January) notes that Jeremy Hunt “sent out a civil servant, Prof Keith Willett, director of acute care [to be interviewed on the radio], because he couldn't be asked the crucial political question”.
D66 parliamentarian Sjoerd Sjoerdsma is calling for an internal investigation into sexual harassment in Dutch politics. According to him, the #MeToo trend drew a lot of much needed attention to this issue, but it should not be left with only media attention, NOS reports. Sjoerdsma wants the internal ...
The UAE has announced a ban on the import of live birds from the Netherlands following an outbreak of a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu, H5N8. The UAE's Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) said it has taken action based on a notification from the World Organisation for Animal ...
Note to Editors: A copy of a press release from the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets on their investigation into Deloitte Accountants B.V. into the audit of the financial ... The Dutch branch of Deloitte audits since 2016 the financial statements of Steinhoff, which is seated in the Netherlands since 2015.
A Dutch journalist confronted former U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra, now the U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands, about his false claim in 2015 that Muslims have made some parts of the Netherlands inaccessible, where cars and even politicians are “being burned.” Questioned on camera by reporter Wouter ...
Dominic Grieve says he received death threats after Brexit rebellion - Politics live. Rolling coverage of the day's political developments as they happen, including David Davis taking questions in the Commons and Theresa May at the EU summit. What Bercow said about David Davis not being in contempt of ...
... Britain was on course to leave the EU in 14 months' time. “If we need hundreds of new customs and agricultural inspectors, the British are going to need thousands,” he said. Omtzigt warned that “for a trading nation like the Netherlands, you just cannot afford for customs not to work, it would be a disaster”.
Maugham said that the outcome of the case would be “profoundly important” for British people living in the EU. He said he was heartened by the attitude of the Dutch court. “The UK courts seem to find themselves cowed by the political dynamic,” he said. “I'm very pleased that judges elsewhere are able to ...
Marine Le Pen (L), head of French far-right National Front (FN) party and Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders (R) of the PVV party arrive for a press ... slight rise in the Netherlands, the political viability of the party leading it has decreased due to the fact that it has alienated all potential coalition members.
Unlike most of Europe's populist parties, the Freedom Party has managed to translate its success at the ballot box into real political power. It has been a major player in Austrian politics for decades. In recent years, the party has toned down some of its more extreme rhetoric. But many analysts believe that, ...


 

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