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Stories with place: Netherlands
  • PEC Zwolle humbles Ajax 5-1 in Dutch Cup final 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 3:12 pm
  • ROTTERDAM, Netherlands - PEC Zwolle won its first Dutch Cup title by stunning Ajax 5-1 in the final Sunday, with Ryan Thomas and Guyon Fernandez scoring two goals each.

  • Large wildfire in Dutch national park 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 2:10 pm
  • EDE, Netherlands - A large wildfire destroyed at least 530 hectares (1,300 acres) in the Netherlands' Hoge Veluwe National Park on Sunday, one of the worst fires seen in the region for decades, Dutch authorities said.

  • Windmill blades turn again after restoration 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 3:43 pm
  • HOLLAND, Michigan - A southwestern Michigan landmark has been revived - and now it's been rededicated.

  • Student fought bureaucrats for Holocaust justice 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 6:44 am
  • AMSTERDAM - Charlotte van den Berg was a 20-year-old college student working part-time in Amsterdam's city archives when she and other interns came across a shocking find: letters from Jewish Holocaust survivors complaining that the city was forcing them to pay back taxes and late payment fines on property seized after they were deported to Nazi death camps.

  • Dutch supreme court bans pedophile group 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 6:07 am
  • AMSTERDAM - The Dutch Supreme Court has banned a Dutch group that advocates the legalization of pedophilia.

  • Dutch man's case linked to Amanda Todd 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 10:10 pm
  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Canadian police confirmed Thursday an arrest has been made in the Netherlands in the case of a Canadian teenager who was blackmailed to expose herself in front of a webcam. The 15-year-old later committed suicide after detailing her harassment on a YouTube video watched by millions around the world.

  • Street theater in Mexico City's rough Tepito area 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 9:11 am
  • MEXICO CITY - Few outsiders dare venture after dark into Tepito, a neighborhood known as Mexico City's main clearinghouse for contraband ranging from guns and drugs to counterfeit sneakers.

  • ASML sees lull in orders from computer chip makers 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 2:37 am
  • AMSTERDAM - ASML Holding NV, the largest supplier of equipment to computer chip makers such as Intel and Samsung, says it sees only incremental sales gains in the coming two quarters.

  • Indiana agencies approve deal for new I-69 section 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 12:41 pm
  • INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana officials have approved a deal with the private company that will finance and build the new section of Interstate 69 between Bloomington and Martinsville.

  • Bolivia president takes Chile coast case to court 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 11:34 am
  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The president of Bolivia has delivered written legal arguments to the United Nations' highest court in his land-locked nation's bid to gain access to part of Chile's Pacific coast.

  • Dutch arrest girl whose tweet threatened airline 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 5:15 pm
  • AMSTERDAM - Police in the Netherlands have arrested a 14-year-old girl on suspicion of threatening American Airlines in a tweet.

  • Dutch arrest girl whose tweet threatened airline 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 12:28 pm
  • AMSTERDAM - Police in the Netherlands have arrested a 14-year-old girl on suspicion of threatening American Airlines in a tweet.

  • Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya wins Rotterdam marathon 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 1:20 pm
  • ROTTERDAM, Netherlands - Pre-race favorite Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya won the Rotterdam Marathon on Sunday, but failed in his bid to break the course record on a windy day in the port city.

  • Feyenoord beats PSV 2-0, Ajax downs ADO 3-2 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 12:50 pm
  • AMSTERDAM - Feyenoord beat PSV in a league match in Eindhoven for the first time in more than 10 years Sunday to keep the Dutch Eredivisie title race alive for another weekend.

  • Catholic diocese says late bishop guilty of abuse 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 3:16 pm
  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands - A former Dutch Catholic bishop, who died last year, was guilty of sexual abuse decades ago when he was a chaplain and teacher in the southern Netherlands, his diocese has acknowledged, in the latest abuse scandal to hit the church.

  • Prison crisis, Dutch style: too few prisoners 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 7:52 am
  • AMSTERDAM - The Dutch government is facing an unusual crisis: Prison undercrowding.

  • Dutch compensate families of 3 Srebrenica victims 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 10:56 am
  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Relatives of three men killed during the 1995 Srebrenica massacre will each receive 20,000 euros ($28,000) in compensation, the Dutch government announced Thursday. Their lawyer called the amount "shameful."

  • Dozens arrested in credit card fraud crackdown 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 7:52 am
  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Law enforcement authorities have arrested 70 people at airports around the world in a meticulously coordinated crackdown targeting criminals using fake or stolen credit cards to buy airline tickets.

  • 5 Iran players to watch at the World Cup 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:06 am
  • With several European-based players in the squad, Iran will be heading to the World Cup with plenty of top level international experience.

  • Dutch government scraps trade mission to Russia 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 9:07 am
  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The Dutch government has scrapped a trade mission to Russia that was intended to forge closer ties between the two countries' energy sectors, blaming "developments in eastern Ukraine."

  • 5 Australia players to watch at the World Cup 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:24 am
  • SYDNEY - Australia will be returning for its third consecutive World Cup with its toughest assignment to date - Group B matches against defending champion Spain, 2010 finalist Netherlands and Chile.

  • 5 Dutch players to watch at the World Cup 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:21 am
  • AMSTERDAM - Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal's greatest triumph came when he led Ajax to the Champions League title in 1995 by blending a nucleus of experienced veterans with highly talented youngsters like Patrick Kluivert, Clarence Seedorf and Edgar Davids.

  • International swan song for Louis van Gaal 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:18 am
  • AMSTERDAM - Louis van Gaal has had enough of being Netherlands coach.

  • Spain, Netherlands, Chile headline Group B at WCup 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:11 am
  • MADRID - Spain's bid to repeat as champion has the unenviable task of beginning in a World Cup group with the Netherlands, Chile and Australia.

  • Netherlands hoping to end World Cup winless streak 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:11 am
  • AMSTERDAM - The Netherlands will head to Brazil hoping - again - to shake off the tag of best team never to win a World Cup.