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Stories with place: The Hague
  • The Hague hit by riots after death of man in police custody 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 11:59 am

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Dutch police conducted mass arrests overnight, detaining about 200 people for ignoring a ban on public assembly in a neighborhood hit by late-night rioting after the death of a man in police custody.

  • Ex-oil tycoon suspected of ordering Russian mayor's killing 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 12:04 pm

    MOSCOW - Russian investigators announced Tuesday they are reopening the case of the 1998 killing of a Siberian mayor and consider former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky a prime suspect.

  • Rioting breaks out after death of man in police custody 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 11:53 am

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - A demonstration against police erupted into violence in The Hague, with protesters angry at the death in custody of a man over the weekend smashing windows and throwing rocks and fireworks at officers.

  • Landmark Dutch ruling: Cut emissions to protect citizens story has photos
    Updated: Jun-24-15 2:13 pm

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - A Dutch court ordered the government Wednesday to slash greenhouse gas emissions to help fight global warming, a landmark ruling in a case brought by hundreds of concerned citizens that could pave the way for similar legal battles around the world.

  • Bus crash in Portugal kills 3 Dutch tourists, injures 31 
    Updated: Jun-18-15 7:22 am

    LISBON, Portugal - A bus carrying Dutch tourists crashed in southern Portugal, killing three tourists and injuring 30 others and the Portuguese bus driver, officials said.

  • Report says UN not equipped to tackle today's challenges 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 9:30 am

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The United Nations and other international institutions are in urgent need of reform if they are to tackle global challenges ranging from massive violence in fragile states to runaway climate change and global economic shocks, a high-level commission said in a report released Tuesday.

  • CSI Rembrandt: Museum sleuths show painting is a Rembrandt story has photos
    Updated: Jun-09-15 9:09 am

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - After a CSI-style investigation and restoration spanning eight years, the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague has declared that one of its star paintings really is by Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn.

  • Dutch court convicts man of terror act for plotting robbery 
    Updated: Jun-08-15 9:16 am

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - A Dutch court has convicted a 22-year-old of terrorism for plotting an armed robbery in The Hague with the intention of sending the proceeds to fund Jihad fighters in Syria.

  • Dijsselbloem is candidate for 2nd term as euro group leader story has photos
    Updated: Jun-05-15 9:58 am

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem announced his candidacy for a second term as leader of the group of euro area finance ministers Friday and will face a challenge from his Spanish counterpart Luis de Guindos.