Dutch euthanasia law may be expanded to people with "completed" lives

The Dutch government wants to expand the country's assisted suicide law to include those who feel their lives are "completed" and wish to die, even if they are not ill.

May meets Danish, Dutch leaders as lawmakers call for Brexit vote

Prime Minister Theresa May met Danish counterpart Lars-Lokke Rasmussen on Monday as she faced growing calls for British lawmakers to be given a vote on her Brexit negotiating strategy.

Russian officials meet with Dutch ambassador over MH17 investigation

Russian Foreign Ministry officials met with Dutch Ambassador Renee Jones-Bos on Monday amid Russian allegations that a Dutch-led investigation of the MH17 airliner crash in eastern Ukraine has not...

Russia summons Dutch ambassador over MH17 report

The Russian Foreign Ministry on Monday will summon the Dutch ambassador to Moscow to voice displeasure with the findings of a criminal inquiry into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17....

Netherlands summons Russian envoy over MH17 crash probe criticism

The Dutch Foreign Ministry has summoned Russia's ambassador to the Netherlands following Moscow's criticism of a criminal probe into the downing of a passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in 2014....

Russia denounces MH17 crash investigation as "politically motivated"

Russia's Foreign Ministry denounces the Dutch-led investigation into the MH17 airliner crash as "biased" and "politically motivated."

MH17 probe: Missile brought from Russia downed plane over Ukraine

The Malaysia Airlines MH17 flight shot down over eastern Ukraine was struck by a Buk missile brought into the conflict zone from Russia, prosecutors said Wednesday on presenting the long-awaited...

European court dismisses case against UN peacekeepers at Srebrenica

A case claiming three UN peacekeepers were criminally responsible in the 1995 massacre at Srebrenica was dismissed by the European Court of Human Rights on Thursday.

Netherlands extends campaign against Islamic State in Iraq

The Netherlands will extend until the end of 2017 its training mission in Iraq as part of the campaign to defeat the Islamic State militia, Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced Friday in The Hague...

Dutch gymnast van Gelder expelled, sent home after alcohol escapade

Dutch gymnast Yuri van Gelder was expelled by the Dutch Olympic team on Tuesday and told to return home after a night-time escapade involving alcohol.

Dutch cyclist Van der Breggen wins Rio gold, team-mate hurt in crash

Anna van der Breggen delivered the Netherlands its first gold medal of the Rio Olympics on Sunday in a nail-biting finish to the women's cycling road race, which saw her team-mate Annemiek van...

Dutch veterans sue state over deployment in genocide town Srebrenica

Former UN soldiers are suing the Netherlands for damages related to their deployment more than 20 years ago at the town of Srebrenica, where thousands of boys and men were executed in the Bosnian...

Netherlands rejects initiative to hold "Nexit" referendum

The Dutch parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected an initiative for a vote on the Netherland's EU membership.

Dutch woman reporting rape in Qatar sentenced for extramarital sex

A Qatari court has handed down a one-year suspended prison sentence to a Dutch tourist for having extramarital sex, even though the woman had reported being raped, the Foreign Ministry in The...

Dutch woman arrested in Qatar for adultery after reporting rape

A female Dutch tourist has been arrested in Qatar for having extramarital sex after she reported being raped in the Gulf state, her lawyer said on Sunday.