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BRUSSELS (Sputnik), Luc Rivet - Amid the EU-wide rise of euroscepticism, recent Dutch polls put the country's new eurosceptic Forum for Democracy ... Such high level of support for the Eurosceptic forces is unusual for the Netherlands, a nation which founded the European Community in 1957, and has ...
NETHERLANDS: National passenger operator NS announced on February 26 that the fleet of around 400 trainsets which it uses on the main line network is ... was subject to lower taxes than a Dutch company would have been, and NS agreed to end the arrangement after criticism from Dutch politicians.

... push member states to take action. "It depends on the [Polish] document, […] if it offers us possibilities to start really working on the issues, I don't want to come back to the council with half-work, if there is very little we can do, then I would like to be back to the council very soon," the Dutch politician said.
After pressure from Dutch politicians and groups like Palestinian human rights NGO Al-Haq, the company announced in June 2016 that it would stop the export of “biting dogs” to Israel, and provide the state with only “tracking hounds,” with company co-owner Linda Boeijen telling NRC “we had no intention ...
The Netherlands has not had an ambassador in Turkey since the Dutch ambassador was banned from returning while on holiday last year. That move was retribution for the Netherlands expelling a Turkish politician attempting to rally support for Erdogan in Rotterdam before the Dutch general election.
The Netherlands has traditionally been seen as a key ally of the UK, and stands to be among the most impacted by any radical change to UK-EU trading ... Dutch politicians, including Pieter Omtzigt, the parliament's Brexit rapporteur, has said his country is only "preparing for the stated policy of the UK ...

Designers can influence politicians by proposing "10,000 little steps" to improve the world, according to speakers at our final Good Design for a Bad World talk at Dutch Design Week. Panelists at the talk, which looked at how design can impact the political sphere, said that many small ideas could prove ...
Former Dutch Prime Minister Ruud Lubbers passed away on Wednesday. He was in poor health for some time, a spokesperson for the 78-year-old CDA politician said. While other politicians knew that Lubbers was not doing well, they are still shocked by his death. Prime Minister Mark Rutte called Lubbers ...
Sylvanna Simons, leader of pro-diversity party Bij1, will avoid debates with new populist party FvD as much as possible in the run-up to the municipal elections in the Netherlands next month. It is "difficult to talk to people who hold certain ideas", she said to the Volkskrant on Sunday prior to a discussion ...
Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra has come under fire for lying about attending a meeting with Vladimir Putin in 2006, Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant reported Monday. At a party conference in 2016, the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) politician claimed he was present at a 2006 ...
Following the chant for fewer Moroccans in The Hague and in the Netherlands as a whole, Wilders' 'more nuanced' explanation became a limit on ... We need to voice our support for that Turkish greengrocer who is told by politicians that he is obsolete and that people prefer a Dutch greengrocer and for the ...
Pension scheme members in the Netherlands should have more control over investments made by their pension funds, according to a member of the country's governing coalition. Steven van Weyenberg, of Dutch social-liberal party D66, plans to introduce a bill of law that allows a pension fund's ...
He told Al-Monitor, “Turkish politicians wanted to use freedom of speech [in the Netherlands] to campaign for 'yes' in the constitutional referendum, while in Turkey proponents of 'no' were not allowed to campaign freely.” The other problem is that Dutch politicians “were equated with Nazis” and the scuffles ...
Pension scheme members in the Netherlands should have more control over investments made by their pension funds, according to a member of the country's governing coalition. Steven van Weyenberg, of Dutch social-liberal party D66, plans to introduce a bill of law that allows a pension fund's ...
The Netherlands needs new measures and legislation to prevent political undermining, because this will only happen more and more, Kolthoff said. He suggests independent and in-depth screening by the AIVD or the police's Security, Integrity, Complaints department. Kolthoff also calls for a provision to be ...
Dutch Spies Allegedly Caught Russian Hackers Spying On U.S. Politicians ... According to the Daily Beast, Dutch newspapers broke the story of domestic intelligence agency Algemene Inlichtingen- en Veiligheidsdienst, or AIVD, attempting to hunt down what was, at the time, a Russian annoyance ...
Wagner's case, although considered highly unusual, was being compared by German media to that of Arnoud van Doorn, a member of the Freedom party of the Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders, who was asked to leave the party in 2013 when it emerged he had converted to Islam and travelled to ...

ROME - The former Dutch minister of foreign trade and development received a papal honor as a matter of diplomatic courtesy and not because of her political views, which include support for access to abortion, the Vatican press office said. “The honorific of the Pontifical Order of St. Gregory the Great ...
The Vatican has said a papal honor given to a militant pro-abortion Dutch politician was standard “diplomatic practice” when someone is part of an official delegation with their head of state, and in no way was meant as a sign of support for her politics of abortion or birth control. In comments given Monday ...
Deputy Prime Minister Kasja Ollongren did not cross a line in her statements about new nationalist party FvD, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said in a letter to the Tweede Kamer on Thursday, AD reports. While giving a lecture last week Friday, Ollongren, also Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations, ...
Dutch politicians want to intensify the fight against texting while driving. The VVD wants the police to always check a smartphone's history after ...
Echoes of the Weimar Republic as German politicians lose knack of ... more like multiparty democracies in the Netherlands or Scandinavia?
VodafoneZiggo CEO calls for Dutch govt to open up 3.5 GHz band for mobile ... release of the 3.5 GHz band for 5G networks in the Netherlands. At a debate organised by VodafoneZiggo with politicians and industry leaders, ...
Mr. Wilders condemned certain politicians, who he did not name, who were ... "Not everyone in the Netherlands dislikes Russia," he said.
... is "not an enemy" to the Netherlands, Dutch anti-EU politician Geert ... about Russia as some other far-right politicians who defend Russia, ...
Support for traditional Piet declines, Dutch paper calls for a truce ... other from the time that Sint sets foot in the Netherlands to the time he leaves. ... Actor Bram van der Vlugt, former politician Jan Terlouw and a string of other celebrities and politicians have also signed up to support the paper's campaign.
All this may come as a pleasant surprise to the Dutch. In the immediate aftermath of the U.K.'s vote to leave the EU, the Netherlands' physical ...
A Dutch human rights council has ruled that hindering a Muslim female ... Izat lodged a complaint in May, the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights ruled ... Later Monday, several Dutch politicians condemned the ruling as an affront to ... Far-right politician Geert Wilders called the decision "insane," calling ...
Police in the Netherlands are discriminating against a Muslim female ... Far-right politician Geert Wilders said the decision was "insane" and called for ... showed a majority of Dutch was also in agreement with those politicians.
Dutch MP claims UK politicians are 'irrational' Brexit FANATICS ... Despite there being a risk that the Netherlands may lose more jobs than ...
Politicians aren't bigger than the nation, says lyricist Javed Akhtar ... Any politician who thinks that he or she is the nation, then it's wrong. ... Europeans came here in that era, Britishers, French, Dutch and many came even from ...
Lawyers and activists report that Dutch immigration authorities are increasingly demanding ... The Netherlands rejected her asylum application. ... They presented a petition to politicians signed by thousands demanding that a ...
Email addresses of Dutch politicians are easy to spoof, as journalists in the Netherlands showed earlier this month. What followed was a ...
... is related to legendary Queen guitarist Brian May, and if Nick Clegg is Dutch. ... Shockingly, the only female politician in the sample who had her ... "The volume of searches made about politicians that suggest this is what ...
The Netherland's Denk Party, established by two Dutch politicians of ... The Netherlands' DENK Party has stated its intention to fight against ...
It took 225 days — a Dutch record — but the Netherlands finally has a ... Her pro-Palestine remarks (she is married to a Fatah politician) could ...
Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands with Khadija Arib, ... Geert Wilders, Dutch Politician, Distracts From Hate-Speech Trial With More Vitriol OCT. ... Netherlands, driven by immigration, has been adopted by politicians ...
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch politician Geert Wilders launched an ... at which he led chants calling for fewer Moroccans in the Netherlands.
Sint Eustatius politician apologizes for threatening Dutch soldiers ... for Sint Eustatius, which is a special municipality of the Netherlands.
WILLEMSTAD - A Caribbean politician seriously threatened Dutch ... for a long time and against what he calls 'colonialism' of the Netherlands.
Clyde van Putten, leader of political party PLP on the Dutch island of Sint Eustatius, ... and less of what he calls Netherlands "colonialism" for some time. ... will not be blackmailed by local politicians who threaten violence?
Dutch parties agree coalition government after a record 208 days ... that the Netherlands should pull out of the eurozone in its present form.
On October 9, Dutch politicians will become record-breakers. .... Party leaders task VVD politician and outgoing Health Minister Edith Schippers ...
Support for traditional Piet declines, Dutch paper calls for a truce ... other from the time that Sint sets foot in the Netherlands to the time he leaves. ... Actor Bram van der Vlugt, former politician Jan Terlouw and a string of other celebrities and politicians have also signed up to support the paper's campaign.
... seen in previous meme warfare campaigns leading up to the US, Dutch, and French elections. .... and the Netherlands,” wrote one user, referring to the election defeats of far right politicians Le Pen and Geert Wilders.
The Dutch politician has been appointed as the Minister of Defence in the ... The Norwegian politician is a member of Conservative Party of ...
It didn't happen in the Netherlands. ... His purpose at the conference was, seemingly, not to rile British politicians or throw some red meat to the British press, but ... He's also well aware that while French and Dutch voters didn't go the whole ... "I am a politician and I asked a British institution to make a survey ...
Nirmala Sitharaman was appointed as India's first full-time woman defence minister on 3 September. She takes over the portfolio from senior ...
For people in her situation, or worse, you'd think that our politicians and ... Germany, Italy, Austria, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Greece, ... With tax reform now on the agenda, the politicians in D.C. could again ...
Geert Wilders is a Dutch politician who campaigns against Islam in Holland and in Europe, with the wish to kick them all out of the Netherlands.


 

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