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THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Dutch government honors outgoing UN human rights chief

THE HAGUE, Netherlands— The Dutch government is honoring the outgoing U.N. human rights chief with one of its most prestigious awards. The Foreign Ministry said in a statement Tuesday that it will present Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein the Human Rights Tulip award at a ceremony next month. Zeid, a Jordanian diplomat and member of the country’s … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Dutch government honors outgoing UN human rights chief

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Watchdog reports on alleged Syria attack behind airstrikes

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The global chemical weapons watchdog said Friday in an interim report that “various chlorinated organic chemicals” were found at the site in Syria where a chemical attack is suspected of being carried out in April. A fact-finding mission of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons warned that it was … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Watchdog reports on alleged Syria attack behind airstrikes

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Watchdog finds evidence of chemicals in Syria gas attack

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The global chemical weapons watchdog says in an interim report on the suspected chemical attack in Syria’s Douma last April that “various chlorinated organic chemicals” were found at the site. The Fact-Finding Mission of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons warned however that it was too early to come … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Watchdog finds evidence of chemicals in Syria gas attack

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Netherlands, Australia hold Russia liable for downing MH17

THE HAGUE, Netherlands —The Netherlands and Australia said Friday that they are holding Russia legally responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down over war-ravaged eastern Ukraine nearly four years ago, killing all 298 people on board. The announcement by the foreign ministers of both countries came a day after … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Netherlands, Australia hold Russia liable for downing MH17

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Palestinians want international court to investigate Israel

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Calling it a “historic step” toward justice, the Palestinian foreign minister asked the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to open an “immediate investigation” into alleged Israeli crimes committed against the Palestinian people. The development was sure to worsen the already troubled relations between the internationally backed Palestinian Authority and Israeli … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Palestinians want international court to investigate Israel

THE HAGUE, Netherlands  | The Latest: Israel urges ICC to reject Palestinian request

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Latest on the Palestinians’ complaint against Israel before the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Israel says it takes a “severe view” of the Palestinian request to the International Criminal Court for a probe into alleged Israeli crimes against the Palestinians and is urging … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands  | The Latest: Israel urges ICC to reject Palestinian request

THE HAGUE, Netherlands  | Palestinians ask ICC for ‘immediate’ probe against Israel

THE HAGUE, Netherlands  — The Palestinian foreign minister asked the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to open an “immediate investigation” into alleged Israeli “crimes” committed against the Palestinian people. The step was sure to worsen the already troubled relations between the internationally backed Palestinian Authority and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government. Peace talks have … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands  | Palestinians ask ICC for ‘immediate’ probe against Israel