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Dutch art detective recovers stolen Van Gogh
by Jan Hennop - September 12, 2023 - 5:23pm
A Dutch art detective has recovered a precious Vincent van Gogh painting that was stolen from a museum in a daring midnight heist during the coronavirus lockdown three-and-a-half years ago, police said Tuesday.
Van Gogh family role hailed in museum's 50th birthday show
by Jan Hennop - February 9, 2023 - 1:56pm
The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam launched its 50th anniversary celebrations with a new exhibit hailing the often under-appreciated role of the artist's family. 
EU watchdog approves vaccine targeting Omicron sub-variants
by Jan Hennop - September 13, 2022 - 8:07am
The EU's medicines watchdog on Monday approved a vaccine specifically targeting the new and contagious types of the Omicron variant amid fears of a new wave of Covid-19 winter infections.
ICC to start 'active' probe into war crimes in Ukraine
by Jan Hennop - March 3, 2022 - 9:02am
The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor said Wednesday an active probe into possible war crimes in Ukraine "will immediately proceed" after his office received the backing of 39 countries.
Myanmar attacks Rohingya genocide case at UN's top court
by Jan Hennop - February 22, 2022 - 8:42am
Myanmar hit out Monday at a genocide case brought against it by The Gambia for alleged persecution of Rohingya Muslims, urging the UN's highest court to drop the claim on legal grounds.
ICC approves full probe into Duterte's 'war on drugs'
by Jan Hennop - September 16, 2021 - 12:37am
Judges at the International Criminal Court on Wednesday gave the green light for a full investigation into crimes against humanity during the Philippines' so-called "war on drugs".
Oscar Wilde's stolen ring found by Dutch 'art detective'
by Jan Hennop - November 23, 2019 - 1:48pm
A golden ring once given as a present by the famed Irish writer Oscar Wilde has been recovered by a Dutch "art detective" nearly 20 years after it was stolen from Britain's Oxford University.
Tulips from Amsterdam? A blooming scam, says new probe
by Jan Hennop - October 16, 2019 - 5:15pm
Tourists are being ripped off at Amsterdam's famous flower market, with just one percent of all bulbs sold at the floating bazaar ever producing a blossom, investigators said Tuesday.
Hidden for 21 years, Ethiopian crown set to return home
by Jan Hennop - October 6, 2019 - 10:00am
A priceless 18th-century Ethiopian crown is set to be returned from the Netherlands to Addis Ababa after a one-time refugee found it in a suitcase and hid it in his apartment for two decades.
Key questions as flight MH17 remembered five years on
by Jan Hennop - July 15, 2019 - 4:51pm
Five years ago on Wednesday, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was blasted out of the sky over war-torn eastern Ukraine with the loss of all 298 people on board.
Image of crying toddler on US border wins World Press Photo
by Jan Hennop - April 12, 2019 - 10:38am
The haunting image of a little girl crying helplessly as she and her mother are taken into custody by US border officials Thursday won the prestigious World Press PhotoAward.
West accuses Russia of global hacking conspiracy
by Jan Hennop - October 5, 2018 - 12:04pm
Western powers have accused Russia of orchestrating a string of global cyber attacks including a bungled plot to hack the world's chemical weapons watchdog in The Netherlands.
Iran fights US sanctions at UN court
by Jan Hennop - August 28, 2018 - 2:26am
Iran demanded yesterday that the UN's top court order the United States to suspend nuclear-linked sanctions against Tehran, but Washington vowed to "vigorously" fend off the legal challenge.
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