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Kosovo court to be established in The Hague

A special court is to be established in The Hague to try cases involving crimes committed during and in the immediate aftermath ...

News item | 15-01-2016 | 16:16

Koenders: Appalling acts of terror in Jakarta

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has strongly condemned the attacks in the Indonesian capital Jakarta. ‘Once again terror has ...

News item | 14-01-2016 | 13:34

Koenders condemns attack in Istanbul

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has strongly condemned yesterday’s ‘horrendous’ attack in Istanbul. ‘Once again, terror has struck ...

News item | 12-01-2016 | 13:08

Koenders convenes major counterterrorism meeting in The Hague

On Monday 11 January delegates of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) and the anti-ISIS coalition will be gathering in The ...

News item | 06-01-2016 | 18:43

Netherlands working towards safer Sahel region

The Netherlands is set to invest 1.5 million euros to make it more difficult for people smugglers to operate in the Sahel region. ...

News item | 06-01-2016 | 16:24

Koenders condemns North Korea’s nuclear test

‘The nuclear test carried out by North Korea is another dangerous provocation and a completely irresponsible act,’ foreign ...

News item | 06-01-2016 | 13:53

Koenders: UN resolution gives Libya a helping hand

The UN Security Council resolution endorsing the Libyan political agreement has given Libya ‘a big helping hand’, says foreign ...

News item | 24-12-2015 | 13:10

The Netherlands to extend its contribution to EU counterpiracy mission

The government has decided to extend the Netherlands' participation in the European Union's counterpiracy mission off the coast ...

News item | 18-12-2015 | 16:21

Government: new rules on deployment of armed security personnel on merchant vessels

The government has defined the framework that will form the basis for allowing armed private security personnel to be deployed on ...

News item | 04-12-2015 | 17:38

Dutch support for Syrian rescue workers

Foreign minister Bert Koenders is providing €4 million over the next two years to support Syria’s White Helmets, a group of ...

News item | 03-12-2015 | 00:00