Olympic sports bodies want talks with IOC after cricket and others were added to 2028 LA program
Olympic sports bodies want urgent talks with the IOC about the risk of cuts in their revenue shares and athlete quotas at the 2028 Los Angeles Games because cricket and other newcomers have been added to the program.
Burning cargo ship off Dutch coast will be towed to a new location after flames and smoke subsided
The Dutch government says that salvage crews are preparing to tow a car-carrying cargo ship that has been burning for days in the North Sea to a new anchor point after flames and smoke on board subsided.
Salvage crews board a cargo ship burning off the Netherlands. The smoke and flames are easing
The Netherlands' coast guard says that salvage crews dealing with a cargo ship loaded with cars that has been burning for more than two days off the northern Dutch coast boarded the vessel for the first time as heat, flames and smoke eased.
U.S. Women's World Cup tie vs. Netherlands draws combined audience of 7.93 million on Fox, Telemundo
The United States’ 1-1 draw against the Netherlands in the Women’s World Cup drew 7.93 million viewers, making it the largest combined English- and Spanish-language audience for a group stage match involving the American women.
A bejeweled cannon and other art will head home to Sri Lanka from Netherlands museum
Sri Lanka's foreign minister says his country welcomes the Netherlands' plan to return a bejeweled ceremonial cannon and other colonial-era artifacts from the Netherlands and is working through how to preserve the items.
The leaders of the Netherlands and Luxembourg tell Kosovo and Serbia to normalize ties for EU hopes
The leaders of the Netherlands and Luxembourg say normalizing ties between Kosovo and Serbia would serve not only regional peace and stability but also their prospects of further integration into the European Union.
A 3-year probe of encrypted phones led to the seizure of hundreds of tons of drugs, prosecutors say
International prosecutors say that investigations triggered by the cracking of encrypted phones three years ago have so far led to more than 6,500 arrests worldwide and the seizure of hundreds of tons of drugs.
Russia says top UN court should dismiss Ukraine's case over Crimea and terrorism funding
Russia is urging judges at the United Nations’ highest court to throw out a case brought by Ukraine against Moscow focussed on the 2014 annexation of the Crimean Peninsula and the arming of rebels in eastern Ukraine in the years before Russia’s full-scale invasion in February 2022.
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, set to receive Ms. Foundation's Woman of Vision Award
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will be in New York Tuesday night, along with Black Voters Matter co-founder LaTosha Brown, to receive the Ms. Foundation’s Women of Vision Award, as the nation’s oldest women’s foundation marks its 50th anniversary.
Top UN court rejects Iranian bid to free assets frozen by US
The United Nations’ top court has rejected Tehran’s legal bid to free up some $2 billion in Iranian central bank assets frozen by U.S. authorities to be paid in compensation to victims of a 1983 bombing in Lebanon and other attacks linked to Iran.
'People's court' tries Vladimir Putin for war in Ukraine
A “people’s court” is putting Russian President Vladimir Putin on trial for the crime of aggression over his invasion of Ukraine, in a symbolic move to close an “accountability gap” in the absence of an international tribunal with jurisdiction.
Sweden PM says 'foreign actors' exploiting protests
Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson has denounced activists who burned the Quran and hanged an effigy of Turkey’s president in Stockholm as “useful idiots” for foreign powers who want to inflict harm on the Scandinavian country as it seeks to join NATO.
In Romania, French, Dutch FMs sign agreement to boost ties
The foreign ministers of France and the Netherlands paid an official visit to Romania on Friday where they visited a NATO battlegroup, and later signed an agreement to strengthen ties between the three countries amid Russia’s war in neighboring Ukraine.