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Dutch king unveils billions in aid amid soaring inflation

Sep. 20, 2022 19:04 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch King Willem-Alexander unveiled plans Tuesday from the Dutch government to help households squeezed by rising costs, in his annual address to the nation. Inflation, energy prices and the war in Ukraine were just some of the “uncertainties” the...

Dutch government under fire in debate over emissions cuts

Aug. 23, 2022 11:21 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Tuesday that members of his Cabinet have enough confidence in each other to keep working together as lawmakers broke into their summer vacations to debate the government's contentious plans to slash nitrogen emissions that have...

Biggest US holding pen planned for wild horses faces suit

Aug. 17, 2022 21:52 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Advocates for wild horses are accusing federal land managers of illegally approving plans for the largest U.S. holding facility for thousands of mustangs captured on public rangeland in 10 Western states. Friends of Animals said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday up to...

Flight brings 181 Afghans from Pakistan to the Netherlands

Jul. 13, 2022 05:03 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A group of 181 Afghans has arrived in the Netherlands on a chartered flight from Pakistan, the Dutch government said Wednesday, the latest group to fly to safety in the aftermath of the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan last year. Most of the new...