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MH17 inquiry: 'Strong indications' Putin OK'd missile supply

Feb. 08, 2023 21:43 PM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An international team of investigators said Wednesday it found “strong indications” that Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the supply of heavy anti-aircraft weapons to Ukrainian separatists who shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in 2014 with a Russian...

Qiagen: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 07, 2023 18:54 PM EST

PL VENLO, Netherlands (AP) — PL VENLO, Netherlands (AP) — Qiagen NV (QGEN) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $88.8 million. The Pl Venlo, Netherlands-based company said it had profit of 39 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 53 cents per...

Germany, Denmark, Netherlands announce joint plan to supply Ukraine with at least 100 Leopard 1 battle tanks

Feb. 07, 2023 12:23 PM EST
BERLIN (AP) — Germany, Denmark, Netherlands announce joint plan to supply Ukraine with at least 100 Leopard 1 battle tanks.

Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum hosts blockbuster Vermeer exhibition

Feb. 07, 2023 06:03 AM EST

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Some art lovers make it a mission to visit and view as many works as possible by 17th-century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. Starting Friday, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is making their lives a whole lot easier. A blockbuster exhibition at the...

48 arrested in Europe over encrypted app used in drug trade

Feb. 06, 2023 06:42 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — European investigators have shut down an encrypted communication service that was used as a secure channel for organized crime, particularly in the drug trade, and arrested 48 people, German authorities said Monday. More than 70 properties were searched in Germany,...

9 held in Netherlands, Belgium over German ATM explosions

Feb. 02, 2023 12:44 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Nine men suspected of involvement in blowing up dozens of cash machines in Germany and stealing some 5.2 million euros (nearly $5.7 million) have been arrested in the Netherlands and Belgium, German authorities said Thursday. The arrests were made during raids on 16...

Dutch government reports 1 case of mad cow disease on farm

Feb. 01, 2023 13:20 PM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A cow that died recently on a Dutch farm tested positive for mad cow disease, the government of the Netherlands announced Wednesday, in a rare case of the cattle illness that can cause a fatal brain disease in people who eat tainted beef. The farm...

Today in History: JAN 31, US enters space age

Jan. 31, 2023 16:34 PM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2023. There are 334 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 31, 1958, the United States entered the Space Age with its first successful launch of a satellite, Explorer...

France braces for major transport woes from pension strikes

Jan. 30, 2023 15:02 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — France's national rail operator is recommending that passengers stay home Tuesday to avoid strikes over pension reforms that are expected to cause major transport woes but largely spare high-speed links to Britain, Belgium and the Netherlands. Labor unions that...

China accuses Washington of abusing export controls

Jan. 30, 2023 11:14 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government on Monday criticized U.S. controls on technology exports as a trade violation, after Japan and the Netherlands agreed to join Washington in limiting Beijing’s access to materials to make advanced processor chips they say can be used in weapons. ...