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Dutch Cabinet resigns en masse: A look at the child subsidies scandal that led to govt's downfall
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Dutch Cabinet resigns en masse: A look at the child subsidies scandal that led to govt's downfall

As many as 26,000 parents were wrongly accused by the Dutch tax authorities of fraudulently claiming child allowance over several years from 2012, with as many as 10,000 families forced to repay tens of thousands of euros

Hague court cites statements by Modi, Jaitley to overturn Rs 10k crore tax demand from Cairn
Business

Hague court cites statements by Modi, Jaitley to overturn Rs 10k crore tax demand from Cairn

In 2016, the prime minister was quoted by the Financial Times as saying that the government "will not resort to retrospective taxation; we are making our tax regime transparent, stable and predictable"

In blow to human rights activists, ICC in The Hague rules out investigating China's detention of Muslims
World

In blow to human rights activists, ICC in The Hague rules out investigating China's detention of Muslims

China has denied that the camps are abusive, describing them instead as job training centres aimed at countering religious extremism and terrorism

Give India 'another chance' to appoint lawyer for Kulbhushan Jadhav, Pakistan court tells Imran Khan govt
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Give India 'another chance' to appoint lawyer for Kulbhushan Jadhav, Pakistan court tells Imran Khan govt

Jadhav, a 50-year-old retired Indian Navy officer, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism in April 2017

India may have to move ICJ due to Pakistan's refusal to grant consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, says Harish Salve
India

India may have to move ICJ due to Pakistan's refusal to grant consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, says Harish Salve

India may have to move the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to gain access to espionage accused Kulbhushan Jadhav after Pakistan failed to comply with the July 2019 order in the case

Aung San Suu Kyi at The Hague: Fallen pro-democracy icon appears at ICJ to contest charges of genocide of Rohingya community
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Aung San Suu Kyi at The Hague: Fallen pro-democracy icon appears at ICJ to contest charges of genocide of Rohingya community

Suu Kyi, who was awarded the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize for championing democracy and rights under Myanmar’s then-ruling junta, is leading the Myanmar delegation in her capacity as foreign minister.

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi leaves amid fanfare to defend country in Rohingya genocide hearing at The Hague
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Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi leaves amid fanfare to defend country in Rohingya genocide hearing at The Hague

Gambia, a tiny, mainly Muslim West African country, filed a lawsuit in November accusing Buddhist-majority Myanmar of genocide, the most serious international crime, against its Rohingya Muslim minority.

Dutch family found 'waiting for end of time' in cellar in remote Netherlands village; son claims to have not been outside for nine years
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Dutch family found 'waiting for end of time' in cellar in remote Netherlands village; son claims to have not been outside for nine years

Dutch police found a father and six adult children hidden in the basement of a remote farmhouse where they had reportedly spent years 'waiting for the end of time', officials said Tuesday

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict, Assam floods, Mission Mangal trailer; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict, Assam floods, Mission Mangal trailer; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Kulbhushan Jadhav case verdict delivered by the ICJ, trafficking activities see spurt as floods ravage Assam, Mission Mangal trailer; today's must-read stories

India to get consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, International Court of Justice tells Pakistan, says Islamabad violated Vienna Convention: Key highlights
India

India to get consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, International Court of Justice tells Pakistan, says Islamabad violated Vienna Convention: Key highlights

The world court also said that Jadhav’s death sentence should remain suspended until Pakistan reviews and reconsiders Jadhav's conviction and sentence. "The court considers that a continued stay of execution constitutes an indispensable condition for the effection review and reconsideration of the conviction and sentence of Jadhav," the judgment said.

ICJ to pronounce verdict in Kulbhushan Jadhav case today: Friends of ex-Indian naval officer hopeful of his safe return
India

ICJ to pronounce verdict in Kulbhushan Jadhav case today: Friends of ex-Indian naval officer hopeful of his safe return

Friends of Kulbhushan Jadhav have expressed hope that today's verdict by the International Court Justice (ICJ) will be in India's favour

All you need to know about International Court of Justice, which will deliver its verdict in Kulbhushan Jadhav case today
World

All you need to know about International Court of Justice, which will deliver its verdict in Kulbhushan Jadhav case today

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN), which was established in 1945, and has its seat in The Hague, Netherlands. The court will deliver its verdict in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case on 17 July

Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing: From 'snubbed' handshake to charges of 'terror policy', India, Pakistan battled it out at ICJ
India

Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing: From 'snubbed' handshake to charges of 'terror policy', India, Pakistan battled it out at ICJ

From a 'snubbed' handshake to strongly worded arguments against each other, the hearing at The Hague was peppered with some tense moments. Here's a roundup.

Twitter restores Pakistan's foreign office spokesman's handle after suspending it over complaints from India
World

Twitter restores Pakistan's foreign office spokesman's handle after suspending it over complaints from India

The account was suspended by Twitter when the Pakistani diplomat was present in The Hague, where ICJ is conducting a four-day hearing in the Jadhav case, which opened on Monday.

India urges ICJ to annul Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence, claims Pakistan military court's verdict based on 'farcical case'
India

India urges ICJ to annul Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence, claims Pakistan military court's verdict based on 'farcical case'

Pakistan claims that its security forces arrested Jadhav from restive Balochistan province on 3 March, 2016 after he reportedly entered from Iran.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan poses six questions for India ahead of its presentation in ICJ
India

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan poses six questions for India ahead of its presentation in ICJ

Jadhav was sentenced to death by the Pakistani military court in 2017 on charges of "espionage and terrorism" after a closed trial in April 2017. India moved the ICJ the same year for the "egregious violation" of the provisions of the Vienna Convention by Pakistan.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ to hear India, Pakistan's claims about former navy officer sentenced to death for espionage
India

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ to hear India, Pakistan's claims about former navy officer sentenced to death for espionage

Jadhav, a 48-year-old former Navy officer, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism in April, 2017. According to Pakistani forces, he was apprehended on 3 March, 2016 from restive Balochistan province after he reportedly entered from Iran. India, however, maintains that he was abducted from Iran and taken to Pakistan against his will

Dutch court rejects positivity guru Emile Ratelband’s plea to be declared 20 years younger; he had claimed being 69 hurt his prospects
World

Dutch court rejects positivity guru Emile Ratelband’s plea to be declared 20 years younger; he had claimed being 69 hurt his prospects

Dutch man Emile Ratelband had last month asked the court in Arnhem to formally change his date of birth to make him 49, instead of his real age of 69

Switzerland launches criminal proceedings against two suspected Russian spies accused of launching cyber attack on WADA
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Switzerland launches criminal proceedings against two suspected Russian spies accused of launching cyber attack on WADA

Swiss officials have said the two suspects, arrested in the Netherlands earlier this year, were planning a cyber attack on the Spiez laboratory in Bern and launched an attack on the Lausanne office of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

UN court orders US to lift Iran sanctions on humanitarian goods, says it breaches 1955 'Treaty of Amity' between two countries
World

UN court orders US to lift Iran sanctions on humanitarian goods, says it breaches 1955 'Treaty of Amity' between two countries

Trump slapped a first round of sanctions on Iran in August after pulling out in May of the international deal aimed at curbing Tehran's nuclear ambitions, to the dismay of his European allies. A second round of punitive measures is due in November.