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A street in The Hague gets an all-encompassing orange facelift for Euro 2024

Jun. 14, 2024 03:50 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The fluttering of 64 kilometers (40 miles) of orange bunting and a hammer driving a nail into a wall to hold up orange tarps are the sounds of a Dutch summer of soccer in a normally drab suburban street in The Hague. The Marktweg is one of several...

UN court order demanding that Israel halt its Gaza offensive further isolates the US position

May. 25, 2024 12:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.N. court's order that Israel halt its offensive in the southern Gaza city of Rafah has deepened a disconnect with the United States over a military operation that faces mounting international condemnation but that American officials describe, at least for now, as limited and...

Top UN court orders Israel to halt its military offensive in Rafah, a ruling Israel is unlikely to comply with

May. 24, 2024 09:29 AM EDT
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Top UN court orders Israel to halt its military offensive in Rafah, a ruling Israel is unlikely to comply with.

Top UN court opens hearing to rule on a request to order Israel to halt military operation in Gaza

May. 24, 2024 09:07 AM EDT
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Top UN court opens hearing to rule on a request to order Israel to halt military operation in Gaza.

Today in History: May 24, first night game in Major League Baseball

May. 24, 2024 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, May 24, the 145th day of 2024. There are 221 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 24, 1935, the first Major League Baseball game to be played at night took place at Cincinnati’s Crosley...

South Africa again requests emergency measures from world court to restrain Israel's actions in Gaza

May. 10, 2024 16:22 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — South Africa urged the United Nations’ top court Friday to issue more emergency measures to restrain Israel, saying its military incursion in Rafah threatens the “very survival of Palestinians in Gaza.” The request marks the fourth for...

Schlumberger: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 19, 2024 06:55 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Schlumberger NV (SLB) on Friday reported first-quarter profit of $1.07 billion. On a per-share basis, the The Hague, Netherlands-based company said it had net income of 74 cents. Earnings, adjusted for costs related to...

Thousands of Bosnian Serbs attend rally denying genocide was committed in Srebrenica in 1995

Apr. 18, 2024 16:03 PM EDT

BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Thousands of Bosnian Serbs rallied on Thursday denying that genocide was committed in Srebrenica in 1995 despite rulings to the contrary by two United Nations courts. More than 8,000 Bosniak Muslim men and boys were executed by Bosnian Serb...

Dutch police have detained activist Greta Thunberg at a climate demonstration in The Hague

Apr. 06, 2024 09:33 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Climate activist Greta Thunberg was among dozens of people detained Saturday by police in The Hague as they removed protesters who were partially blocking a road in the Dutch city. Thunberg was seen flashing a victory sign as she sat in a bus used by...

Ukrainians file online compensation claims as register opens of damage to homes caused by war

Apr. 02, 2024 13:32 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A register for Ukrainians to seek compensation for damage to their homes as a result of Russia's invasion opened Tuesday and more than 100 people filed online claims, ministers attending a conference on justice for Ukraine said. “It’s a sign of how...