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Syria sends OPCW chemical weapons inventory

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says it has received an “initial declaration” from Syria outlining its weapons program.

Cambodia, Thailand clash over temple at top UN court

Thailand and Cambodia took their dispute over land around a flashpoint temple to the UN’s highest court today, in a case Phnom Penh warned could end friendly relations between the countries.

Erotic icon Sylvia Kristel dies at 60

Dutch actress Sylvia Kristel, whose iconic Emmanuelle role symbolised the sexual revolution of the 1970s and who spent years fighting drug addiction, has died aged 60 after a battle with cancer.

Polls open in closely fought Netherlands election: Report


Polls opened on Wednesday in a Netherlands election that has shaped into a tight race between the Liberals of current Prime Minister Mark Rutte and rising Labour star Diederick Samsom.

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Philips to shed 2,200 jobs for restructuring: Company


Philips said on Tuesday it would shed 2,200 jobs globally as part of its restructuring programme in a move to save the Dutch electronics giant an additional 300 million euros ($384 million).

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Feared hijacked plane lands at Amsterdam-Schiphol airport

A plane with 180 passengers on board has landed at Amsterdam-Schiphol airport with a possible hijacking in progress, the Dutch military police said on Wednesday.

"The plane has landed at Schiphol. Th

Philips posts Q2 net profits of 167 million euros


Dutch electronics giant Philips on Monday posted higher than forecast second quarter net profits of 167 million euros ($202 million), thanks to a 13 per cent jump in sales.

The results were a huge im

ICC says expects release of Libya-held team on Monday


The International Criminal Court said it expected a four-member legal team detained in Libya three weeks ago after visiting slain leader Muammar Gaddafi's jailed son to be released on Monday.

"The IC

Amsterdam's oldest home discovered at 527 years

A 527-year-old home that is believed to be the oldest in Amsterdam has been discovered in the city's famous red-light district, officials said on Saturday.

"We have discovered what is believed (to be

Gaddafi's son extradition postponed pending court ruling

The son of late Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi can stay in detention in Libya while the International Criminal Court decides if it has the jurisdiction to try him, the court ruled on Friday.

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