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THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Dutch police: 4 children killed in crash between train, bike

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Dutch police say four children have been killed and two people seriously injured in a collision between a train and a cargo bike. The accident Thursday morning happened on a railway line in the town of Oss 100 kilometers (62 miles) southeast of Amsterdam. Further details were not immediately available about … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Dutch police: 4 children killed in crash between train, bike

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | World court opens preliminary probe into Rohingya expulsions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor announced Tuesday that she is launching a preliminary investigation into deportations of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar into Bangladesh. Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said in a written statement and video message that she has begun a probe formally known as a preliminary examination … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | World court opens preliminary probe into Rohingya expulsions

Intl court opens preliminary probe into Rohingya expulsions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor announced Tuesday that she is launching a preliminary investigation into deportations of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar into Bangladesh. Fatou Bensouda said in a written statement and video message that she has begun a probe formally known as a preliminary examination to … Continue reading Intl court opens preliminary probe into Rohingya expulsions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Iran asks UN’s highest court to suspend US sanctions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands  — Iran warned Monday that re-imposed U.S. sanctions would cripple its economy and plunge the volatile Middle East deeper into crisis as it urged the United Nations’ highest court to suspend the Trump administration’s economic pressure on Tehran. In a written statement about the case at the International Court of Justice, U.S. … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Iran asks UN’s highest court to suspend US sanctions

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