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Rio 2016: Netherlands, Britain in women's hockey final at Olympics

Rio 2016: Netherlands, Britain in women's hockey final at Olympics

The Dutch dream of a history-making third successive women's Olympic hockey gold medal remains very much alive after defeating Germany in a drama filled shoot-out after the match finished with the scores locked at 1-1 on Wednesday.

Rio Olympics: Argentina, Belgium advance into hockey final as Germany, Netherlands suffer shocking defeats

Rio Olympics: Argentina, Belgium advance into hockey final as Germany, Netherlands suffer shocking defeats

Argentina stunned Germany, the gold medallists in 2008 and 2012, by 5-2 while Belgium clinched a 3-1 semi-final win over neighbours Netherlands, the 1996 and 2000 champions.

Where did the crowd go? Baffled Rio organizers battle empty seats at Olympics

Where did the crowd go? Baffled Rio organizers battle empty seats at Olympics

Brazil`s best gold medal hopes in women`s beach volleyball played on Thursday under a blue sky at one of the Olympics` most iconic venues.

Rio Olympics Men's Hockey: India defeated 2-1 by Netherlands, yet qualify for quarter-finals

Rio Olympics Men's Hockey: India defeated 2-1 by Netherlands, yet qualify for quarter-finals

Despite the loss, India remained in the third spot with six points

Raunchiest Olympics ever: Record number of condoms for 2016 Rio athletes

Raunchiest Olympics ever: Record number of condoms for 2016 Rio athletes

Rio Games may well become the most promiscuous, raunchiest Olympics in history with some 450,000 condoms, including 100,00 female condoms, already allocated for the athletes.

India's bid continues to be under consideration of NSG: Government

India's membership continues to be under consideration of the NSG and government was engaging with all members of the 48-nation grouping for an early decision on country's application, Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh said on Thursday. 

Italy, Netherlands offer to share UN council seat

Italy and the Netherlands agreed Tuesday to split their term on the UN Security Council after a tie in voting forced them to reach a compromise.

Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia, Bolivia elected to UNSC for 2017-18

Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia, Bolivia elected to UNSC for 2017-18

Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia and Bolivia were elected to the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday for 2017-18, but further voting was due to take place to decide the final seat with Italy and the Netherlands almost locked in a tie.

Nexit, Frexit or Italeave? British vote fires up EU's 'Outers'

Nexit, Frexit or Italeave? British vote fires up EU's 'Outers'

Britain`s vote to leave the European Union fired up populist eurosceptic parties across the continent on Friday, giving fresh voice to their calls to leave the bloc or its euro currency.

EU founding states to hold post-Brexit talks on Saturday

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will host talks on Saturday with his counterparts from the European Union`s founding nations, following Britain`s vote to leave the bloc.

Dutch far-right MP Wilders calls for referendum on EU

Dutch anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders on Friday called for the Netherlands to hold a referendum on whether to leave the EU, shortly after Britain voted for a Brexit.

Swiss fighter crashes in Netherlands ahead of air show

A Swiss fighter crashed and burst into flames in the northern Netherlands today after hitting another jet during a training session before an air show.

FDI inflows up 37% to $39.32 billion in 2015

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country increased by 37 per cent to USD 39.32 billion during 2015

Amsterdam airport partly evacuated in security alert, man detained

Dozens of heavily-armed military police swooped on Amsterdam`s Schiphol airport late Tuesday, evacuating part of the busy travel hub and arresting one man, triggering a four-hour security alert.

Dutch anti-terrorism police arrest suspect at France's request

Dutch anti-terrorism police on Sunday arrested a 32-year-old man in Rotterdam on suspicion of preparing an attack on France and also detained three other people, national prosecutors said.

Belgium attacks suspect sent to Netherlands by Turkey in 2015

Dutch officials Thursday confirmed that one of the Brussels airport suicide bombers was expelled by Turkey and sent to the Netherlands last year, but stressed he had been unknown to Dutch law enforcement.

Johan Cruyff, the total footballer who left an indelible legacy behind

Johan Cruyff, the total footballer who left an indelible legacy behind

Visionary Dutch footballer Johan Cruyff towered above European football as a player and a coach, and left an indelible legacy behind him when he died of cancer aged 68 on Thursday.

Legendary Dutch footballer Johan Cruyff dies at 68 after cancer battle

Legendary Dutch footballer Johan Cruyff dies at 68 after cancer battle

The Dutchman "died peacefully in Barcelona, surrounded by his family after a hard-fought battle with cancer", said a statement on Cruyff`s official website.

Dutch anti-Islam MP in court on hate speech charges

Far-right anti-immigrant Dutch MP Geert Wilders appeared before a top security court today for a hearing ahead of his high-profile trial later this year on charges of incitement to hatred.

World's 10 Happiest Countries

Denmark overtook Switzerland as the world`s happiest place, according to a report on Wednesday that urged nations regardless of wealth to tackle inequality and protect the environment.