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A decade after deadly MH17 crash, the father of one victim is still waiting for Russia to say sorry

Jul. 15, 2024 01:14 AM EDT

HILVERSUM, Netherlands (AP) — Quinn Schansman dreamed of becoming the youngest-ever CEO of an American company. A decade ago, he'd just finished the first year of an international business degree in Amsterdam as a step toward that lofty goal. But the 18-year-old dual Dutch American...

A Dutch court rejects a claim the government is evading export ban on F-35 parts to Israel

Jul. 12, 2024 06:52 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court on Friday rejected a claim from a group of human rights organizations that the Netherlands is dodging a court order to stop sending F-35 fighter jet parts to Israel which could use them in Gaza. The Hague District Court ruled that Oxfam...

With a late goal fit for a king, England reaches another Euro final by beating Netherlands 2-1

Jul. 10, 2024 19:23 PM EDT

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — England is into another European Championship final after its latest dramatic, come-from-behind win that even took King Charles III on a roller coaster ride. Ollie Watkins, who came on for captain Harry Kane in a bold call by England coach Gareth Southgate,...

England beats Netherlands 2-1 to reach Euro 2024 final against Spain

Jul. 10, 2024 17:04 PM EDT
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — England beats Netherlands 2-1 to reach Euro 2024 final against Spain.

England and Netherlands fans clash in Dortmund ahead of Euro 2024 semifinal game

Jul. 10, 2024 16:03 PM EDT

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Five people were injured in clashes between fans of England and the Netherlands ahead of the Euro 2024semifinal game between the two teams on Wednesday, police said. More than 100,000 Dutch soccer fans were in Dortmund — which is close to the Dutch border...

Netherlands into Euro 2024 semifinal against England after beating Turkey

Jul. 06, 2024 19:19 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The Netherlands dug deep to come from behind and beat Turkey 2-1 on Saturday and book its place in the European Championship semifinals. An own goal from Mert Muldur in the 76th minute, only six after Stefan De Vrij canceled Samet Akaydin’s first-half header for...

Netherlands rallies to beat Turkey and will face England in Euro 2024 semifinals

Jul. 06, 2024 17:02 PM EDT
BERLIN (AP) — Netherlands rallies to beat Turkey and will face England in Euro 2024 semifinals.

After avoiding each other, star hurdlers McLaughlin-Levrone and Femke Bol prepare for showdown

Jul. 06, 2024 12:24 PM EDT

The two greatest women's hurdlers of their era have been plotting, planning and training — and, whether by design or by happenstance — mostly avoiding each other for the past two years. If things go right for them, Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone of America and Femke Bol of the...

New Dutch leader pledges to cut immigration as the opposition vows to root out racists in cabinet

Jul. 03, 2024 08:29 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch Prime Minister Dick Schoof gave his first speech to parliament on Wednesday, pledging that he will work hard at one of his new goverment’s main aims: reducing immigration. “The biggest of those concerns is asylum and migration. That is the...

Demiral's double helps Turkey beat Austria 2-1, sets up a Euro 2024 quarterfinal against Netherlands

Jul. 02, 2024 20:19 PM EDT

LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — A first-minute goal and a stellar save in the final seconds helped send Turkey into the quarterfinals of Euro 2024. Merih Demiral scored twice, including the opener after just 57 seconds, and goalkeeper Mert Gunok pulled off one of the saves of tournament...