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MH17 crash: Dutch prosecutors call for life sentence for suspects in downing of Malaysia Airlines plane
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MH17 crash: Dutch prosecutors call for life sentence for suspects in downing of Malaysia Airlines plane

The ill-fated flight heading for Kuala Lumpur took off from Amsterdam's Schiphol airport in July 2014, and prosecutors this week launched closing arguments in the closely watched trial

Dutch football great Arjen Robben announces retirement from football
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Dutch football great Arjen Robben announces retirement from football

Robben rejoined FC Groningen last year after stints that saw him win accolades at Chelsea, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, in later years.

Post-COVID, Amsterdam is laying down a model for what tourism should look like
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Post-COVID, Amsterdam is laying down a model for what tourism should look like

COVID has offered a rare, if not unique chance to address tourism’s enduring problems.

Euro 2020: From Wembley to Johan Cruyff Arena, all you need to know about 11 host stadiums
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Euro 2020: From Wembley to Johan Cruyff Arena, all you need to know about 11 host stadiums

From schedule to capacity, all you need to know about the 11 host stadiums for Euro 2020

Gold, ivory and human beings: New Dutch exhibition takes unflinching look at slavery
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Gold, ivory and human beings: New Dutch exhibition takes unflinching look at slavery

The 10 stories featured in the Amsterdam exhibition span 250 years of Dutch colonial history and four continents — Europe, Asia, South America and Africa.

Amsterdam mulls new tourism measures to protect locals as COVID-19 keeps away boisterous travellers
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Amsterdam mulls new tourism measures to protect locals as COVID-19 keeps away boisterous travellers

Amsterdam has been trying to navigate a conundrum for years: how to embrace its status as a vibrant, international hub without making the city unlivable for its residents — and without letting go of its famous, free-spirited roots.

Two decades since the world's first legal same-sex marriages, where do we stand now?
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Two decades since the world's first legal same-sex marriages, where do we stand now?

Same-sex marriage is now legal in 28 countries worldwide, as well as the self-governing island of Taiwan. That includes most of Western Europe. Yet its spread has been uneven — Taiwan is the only place in Asia to take the step; South Africa is the only African country to do so.

Amsterdam celebrates 20 years of world's first same-sex marriages; city's mayor says equality is still work-in-progress
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Amsterdam celebrates 20 years of world's first same-sex marriages; city's mayor says equality is still work-in-progress

Twenty years ago, the mayor of Amsterdam married four couples in City Hall as the Netherlands became the first country in the world with legalised same-sex marriage. It's now legal in 28 countries

Rare Paris painting by Van Gogh to be exhibited ahead of Sotheby’s auction
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Rare Paris painting by Van Gogh to be exhibited ahead of Sotheby’s auction

Street Scene in Montmartre depicts a windmill named the Pepper Mill, seen from the street under a bright sky, with a man, a women and a little girl walking in front of wooden palisades that surrounded the place.

10 things about... Ian McEwan: The Booker Prize-winning author on how he writes
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10 things about... Ian McEwan: The Booker Prize-winning author on how he writes

'I only feel as good as the last page I've written,' says Ian McEwan at Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest.

New Delhi, Hyderabad drop 18 positions in Global Smart City Index; Singapore tops
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New Delhi, Hyderabad drop 18 positions in Global Smart City Index; Singapore tops

Among other Indian cities, Bengaluru and Mumbai were degraded as well where respondents said city administration needs to focus on the problem of air pollution

To highlight Indian migrant labour crisis during COVID-19, two artists walk 360 km in Europe
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To highlight Indian migrant labour crisis during COVID-19, two artists walk 360 km in Europe

One of the principal objectives of the project was to create an awareness in Europe and beyond on the current struggles faced by migrant labourers displaced after COVID-19 lockdowns in India, who have been walking inhuman distances to get to their villages

Michael B Jordan joins Christian Bale, Margot Robbie in David O Russell's upcoming drama, tentatively titled Amsterdam
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Michael B Jordan joins Christian Bale, Margot Robbie in David O Russell's upcoming drama, tentatively titled Amsterdam

The roles of Margot Robbie and Michael B Jordan were initially scheduled to go to Jennifer Lawrence and Jamie Foxx, state reports.

Tata Steel Masters: Fifth seed Vishwanathan Anand takes on elite field; Magnus Carlsen eyes world record in Dutch hamlet
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Tata Steel Masters: Fifth seed Vishwanathan Anand takes on elite field; Magnus Carlsen eyes world record in Dutch hamlet

Anand, a five-time winner, had last won this event in 2006 and remains one of the favourite visitors of this Dutch hamlet near Amsterdam

Of Rembrandt, his artistic style, and ambition, amidst budding Indo-Dutch relations of the 17th century
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Of Rembrandt, his artistic style, and ambition, amidst budding Indo-Dutch relations of the 17th century

A new exhibition at the CSMVS in Mumbai titled India and the Netherlands in the Age of Rembrandt explores the artistic dialogue and cultural influence between the countries during the 17 century.

As heatwave grips Europe, region takes to public places, fountains to battle harsh weather without using air conditioners
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As heatwave grips Europe, region takes to public places, fountains to battle harsh weather without using air conditioners

On Thursday, Paris recorded a temperature of 42.6 degrees Celsius, an all-time high, as people across northern Europe tried to battle a ferocious heatwave.

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Five years later, investigators build criminal case against those responsible
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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Five years later, investigators build criminal case against those responsible

An international team of investigators building a criminal case against those responsible in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is set to announce progress in the probe on Wednesday

Formula One: Dutch Grand Prix to return at Zandvoort next season after 35-year hiatus
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Formula One: Dutch Grand Prix to return at Zandvoort next season after 35-year hiatus

Formula One chief executive Chase Carey said the return of racing to the Netherlands was in line with their twin policy of "respecting the sport's historic roots in Europe" whilst also looking for new venues.

Jet Airways crisis deepens further, cash-strapped airline to operate only 14 planes today
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Jet Airways crisis deepens further, cash-strapped airline to operate only 14 planes today

Jet Airways has grounded more than three-fourths of its fleet due to non-payment of lessors' rentals and is operating just about 25 planes out of its 123 earlier.

Jet Airways crisis: Indian Oil stops fuel supply to airline in Mumbai, Delhi and Hyderabad airports for dues
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Jet Airways crisis: Indian Oil stops fuel supply to airline in Mumbai, Delhi and Hyderabad airports for dues

This is the third time that the public sector oil marketing company has cut fuel supply to Jet Airways in the past eight days, which is struggling to keep afloat amid acute liquidity crisis.