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  • Netherlands grants Lebanon $92M to cope with refugees 
    Updated: May-03-16 11:41 am

    BEIRUT - The Netherlands has granted Lebanon 80 million euros ($92.3 million) until the end of 2017 to help the tiny Arab country cope with hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees.

  • Turkish-Dutch journalist detained over Erdogan tweet 
    Updated: Apr-24-16 12:21 pm

    ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish authorities on Sunday released a Turkish-Dutch journalist from police custody but barred her from leaving Turkey as they continue to investigate tweets she posted about President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

  • Indonesian President Joko Widodo visits Netherlands story has photos
    Updated: Apr-22-16 8:01 am

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Indonesian President Joko Widodo paid an official visit to the Netherlands on Friday aimed at drumming up trade and investment from the country that long was Indonesia's colonial ruler.

  • Merkel lauds Turkey in dealing with Syria refugee crisis story has photos
    Updated: Apr-21-16 2:14 pm

    EINDHOVEN, Netherlands - Despite increasing discord between the European Union and Turkey, German Chancellor Angela Merkel lauded Ankara's commitment to deal with the Syrian refugee crisis and said her weekend trip to the Turkish-Syrian border will be used to raise all contentious issues between the two sides.