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United Nations: Over 120 nations adopt first treaty banning nuclear weapons

To loud applause, Elayne Whyte Gomez, president of the UN conference that has been negotiating the legally binding treaty, announced the results of the "historic" vote - 122 nations in favour, the Netherlands opposed, and Singapore abstaining.

 

Brexit-bound UK withdraws from fishing agreement

Brexit-bound UK withdraws from fishing agreement

According to government figures, British vessels caught 708,000 tonnes of fish in 2015, worth £775 million ($1 billion, 894 million euros).

Dutch PM's Hindi tweet to Narendra Modi has evoked funny reactions on Twitter – know why

Dutch PM's Hindi tweet to Narendra Modi has evoked funny reactions on Twitter – know why

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent three-nation tour cemented the bilateral relations between India and the Netherlands, the BJP leader's foreign sojourn was unique in many ways.

India, Netherlands reaffirm commitment to combat terrorism

India, Netherlands reaffirm commitment to combat terrorism

India and the Netherlands on Tuesday reaffirmed their commitment to combat terrorism and prevent radicalisation.

Netherlands is natural partner in economic development of India: PM Narendra Modi

Netherlands is natural partner in economic development of India: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met Dutch PM Mark Rutte.

After US visit, PM Narendra Modi arrives in Netherlands

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to hold an official meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte at The Hague and review bilateral ties.

PM Narendra Modi leaves for Netherlands after concluding US trip

PM Narendra Modi leaves for Netherlands after concluding US trip

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday left for Netherlands, the final leg of his three-nation tour, after concluding his visit to the US.

Ahead of PM Narendra Modi's visit, US official says Donald Trump realises India has been "force for good" in world

Ahead of PM Narendra Modi's visit, US official says Donald Trump realises India has been "force for good" in world

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in the US on Sunday and is scheduled to meet US President Donald Trump face-to-face for the first time at the White House on Monday.

PM Narendra Modi leaves for three-nation tour, to be first world leader to have White House dinner with Donald Trump

PM Narendra Modi leaves for three-nation tour, to be first world leader to have White House dinner with Donald Trump

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with US President Donald Trump is one of the most-awaited events. 

Hockey India coach Roelant Oltmans warns team against being complacent in knock-outs

Hockey India coach Roelant Oltmans warns team against being complacent in knock-outs

Ranked sixth in the world, India start as overwhelming favourites against the 14th placed Malaysia.

Cut Le Pen link if you want to join government, Austrian leader tells far right

Cut Le Pen link if you want to join government, Austrian leader tells far right

Austria`s Chancellor Christian Kern said the Freedom Party (FPO) must leave the far-right faction in the European Parliament if it wants to enter a coalition government with his centre-left party.

PM Narendra Modi to visit Portugal, Netherlands, US beginning June 24

Prime Minister Narendra Modi​ will visit Portugal on June 24, the US on June 25 and 26, and the Netherlands on June 27.

2018 World Cup Qualifier: Cristiano Ronaldo fires Portugal; France complicates path to Russia after defeat to Sweden

2018 World Cup Qualifier: Cristiano Ronaldo fires Portugal; France complicates path to Russia after defeat to Sweden

Sweden snatched victory with an Ola Toivonen goal from the half-way line in extra time after a poor clearance from France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.

No peace accord with rebels until they stop attacks: Rodrigo Duterte

No peace accord with rebels until they stop attacks: Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he will not sign any peace agreement with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) unless the rebels stop their attacks.

Erdogan says referendum turnout among Turks abroad jumps

 Turks living overseas are turning out in greater numbers to vote in a referendum on changing the constitution to create an executive presidency, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, a development that pollsters say could benefit him.

Syrian refugees settle in Egypt, give up on West

After fleeing to Egypt from the war devastating their country, more Syrians are abandoning migration to the West fearing racism and culture shock, and instead are settling in Cairo.

Philippine leader warns rebels ahead of new round of talks

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened today to unleash new attack aircraft and the "full power of the state" against communist rebels if a new round of peace talks fails, and insisted they accept new conditions including a halt to extortion and to territorial claims.

Louis Van Gaal to help Netherlands find Danny Blind's replacement

Louis Van Gaal to help Netherlands find Danny Blind's replacement

The 65-year-old Van Gaal has previously said that he has now retired from coaching. He has had two spells as Netherlands coach, taking the team to third place at the 2014 World Cup.

World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Germany, England continue rampant march; Netherlands sack coach Danny Blind

World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Germany, England continue rampant march; Netherlands sack coach Danny Blind

Gareth Southgate`s side are now the last team in European qualifying yet to have conceded a goal.

Road to Russia 2018: Dutch suffer World Cup qualifying shock; Cristiano Ronaldo in 70-goal landmark

Road to Russia 2018: Dutch suffer World Cup qualifying shock; Cristiano Ronaldo in 70-goal landmark

Belgium needed a goal two minutes from time by Romelu Lukaku to salvage a 1-1 draw against nine-man Greece as they stayed two points clear in Group H, although Roberto Martinez`s team lost their 100 percent record in the process.