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Dutchman accused of filming 400 nude children

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Prosecutors have accused a Dutch man of abusing around 400 boys and girls aged 12 to14 he met in online chat rooms, coercing them into committing sexual acts via webcam. Victims have so far been identified in the Netherlands, the United States, Belgium and Spain.

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Dutch police nab Sinaloa cartel top enforcer

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. AP FILE PHOTO

Police in the Netherlands arrested a suspected top enforcer for the powerful Sinaloa Cartel on drug-trafficking charges he faces in Southern California, the U.S. attorney’s office in San Diego said Friday.

Posted: January 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

In the know: Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

This image from video that was released by a U.S. government official and shown to senators during a classified briefing on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, shows people lying helpless on the floor of a facility in Jawbar, Syria, apparently struggling with symptoms of nerve agent exposure. The video was part of a DVD compilation of videos showing victims of the Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack near Damascus. (AP Photo/APTN)

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) was thrust into the spotlight when it was required to oversee the destruction of chemical weapons in Syria.

Posted: October 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Dutch priest suspended for forgetting consecration words in Mass

Roman Catholic authorities in the Netherlands have suspended a priest for a year after he forgot to say all the words during the consecration of the bread and wine in a Mass he was celebrating, the Utrecht archbishopric said Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013.  AP

Roman Catholic authorities in the Netherlands have suspended a priest for a year after he forgot to say all the words of the Eucharist during Mass, the Utrecht archbishopric said Tuesday.

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Santiago to deal with pork scam before going to The Hague

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Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago. SENATE POOL FILE PHOTO

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has again delayed her nine-year stint as judge of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague in The Netherlands to address the pork barrel controversy hounding Congress.

Posted: September 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Dutch woman freezes dead mother, unable to say goodbye

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A Dutch woman kept her dead 83-year-old mother in the freezer for a week because she couldn’t bring herself to say goodbye, police said on Wednesday.

Posted: June 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Willem-Alexander sworn in as Dutch king

Dutch King Willem-Alexander takes the oath as his wife, Queen Maxima, stands at his side during his inauguration inside the Nieuwe Kerk or New Church in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Tuesday, April 30, 2013. At 46, King Willem-Alexander is the youngest monarch in Europe and the first Dutch king in 123 years, since Willem III died in 1890.  AP PHOTO/PETER DEJONG

The Netherlands’ Willem-Alexander became Europe’s youngest monarch on Tuesday after his mother, queen Beatrix, abdicated and his country greeted their first king in 120 years with a massive orange-hued party.

Posted: May 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Amsterdam’s drag queens out to rival Queen Maxima

Camp, heavily made-up and scantily clad, Dutch drag queens partied in Amsterdam as King Willem-Alexander was enthroned on Tuesday, showing the world that his Argentine wife, Maxima, was not the only queen in town.  AP PHOTO/EMILIO MORENATTI

Camp, heavily made-up and scantily clad, Dutch drag queens partied in Amsterdam as King Willem-Alexander was enthroned on Tuesday, showing the world that his Argentine wife, Maxima, was not the only queen in town.

Posted: May 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

King Willem-Alexander takes Dutch throne

Dutch Queen Beatrix, left, looks down as she prepares to sign the Act of Abdication in favour of her son, Prince Willem-Alexander, center, who sits next to his wife Princess Maxima in the Mozeszaal or Mozes hall of the Royal Palace in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Tuesday April 30, 2013. Around a million people are expected to descend on the Dutch capital for a huge street party to celebrate the first new Dutch monarch in 33 years. AP/Michel Porro, pool

Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander became Europe’s youngest monarch on Tuesday after his mother, Queen Beatrix, abdicated and his country hailed the avowedly 21st-century king with a massive, orange-hued party.

Posted: April 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Dutchman jailed in Bali for child sex abuse

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A Dutchman was jailed for three years on Tuesday on the Indonesian resort island of Bali for sexually abusing four girls.

Posted: April 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Dutch close schools after ‘serious threat’ of shooting

Academy Building in the center of Leiden city. Photo from leiden.edu

Middle schools in the Dutch university city of Leiden will remained closed on Monday after police said they had received a “serious threat” of a shooting being planned at one.

Posted: April 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Dutch Queen Beatrix to abdicate in favor of son

Image taken of a TV screen showing Dutch Queen Beatrix announcing she will abdicate April 30, 2014, during a speech prerecorded in The Hague, Netherlands, Monday Jan. 28, 2013. Beatrix, who turns 75 on Thursday, has ruled the nation of 16 million for more than 32 years and would be succeeded by her eldest son, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander. AP/NOS Television/Peter Dejong

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands announced Monday that she would abdicate in favor of her son Crown Prince Willem Alexander at the end of April after 33 years in power.

Posted: January 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Ship sinks off Dutch coast, 4 dead, 7 crew missing

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Four crew members died and seven were missing in the icy waters of the North Sea, after a cargo ship collided with another vessel and sank off the Dutch coast Wednesday night, rescuers said.

Posted: December 6th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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