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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...

ASML: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 17, 2024 05:05 AM EDT

DR VELDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — DR VELDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — ASML Holding NV (ASML) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $1.33 billion. On a per-share basis, the Dr Veldhoven, Netherlands-based company said it had profit of $3.38. The results...

French bid to host 2030 Winter Olympics talks with Italy, Netherlands to stage speed skating

Apr. 15, 2024 12:48 PM EDT

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The favored French candidacy to host the 2030 Winter Olympics is in talks with the Netherlands and Italy to stage speed skating races. The cross-border option was detailed on Monday by International Olympic Committee officials ahead of a visit next week...

An avalanche in the Austrian Alps kills 3 people from the Netherlands

Apr. 11, 2024 10:27 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — An avalanche near the Austrian ski resort of Soelden on Thursday killed three people from the Netherlands who were on a skiing and hiking trip, authorities said. Another person was rescued and taken to a hospital. Police said a group of 17 people from the Netherlands,...

Italy's police arrest a Tajik man suspected of Islamic State membership at Rome airport

Apr. 08, 2024 11:47 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Police on Monday arrested a Tajik national accused of being an active member of the Islamic State group after he landed at Rome’s international airport on a flight from the Netherlands, authorities said. An international arrest warrant accused the man, identified only...

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...

IOC sets deadline of 'early 2025' to keep boxing in the Olympics for Los Angeles with a new partner

Apr. 03, 2024 12:02 PM EDT

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday said it needs to find a suitable new international boxing body by early next year or else risk boxing dropping out of the Olympics for the Los Angeles Games in 2028. The IOC stripped the International...

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...

Klaus Mäkelä, just 28, to become Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director in 2027

Apr. 02, 2024 11:18 AM EDT

Klaus Mäkelä was hired Tuesday to succeed Riccardo Muti as music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and will become the youngest head since its start in 1891. A Finn who turned 28 in January, Mäkelä has had an astonishing rise in the music world, becoming principal guest...