Rohingya crisis: Canada ready to intervene jointly with Netherlands

Canada has played a key role in the passing of several resolutions before the United Nations General Assembly and the Human Rights Council, and worked to establish the Independent Investigative ...

Canadian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Benoit Préfontaine

International Children's Peace Prize 2020

'This is actually my second peace prize'

On 13 November this year, Sadat Rahman of Bangladesh won the International Children's Peace Prize for the mobile app Cyber Teens which he developed to prevent cyber bullying

Sadat Rahman with his prize

Dutch 'living coffin' aims to provide source for life after death

A Dutch start-up has created a biodegradable "living coffin" made of a fungus, instead of wood, which it says can convert a decomposing human body into key nutrients for plants.

Bob Hendrikx, Innovator & Biodesigner at YES! Delft Incubator of TU laboratory opens a Loop Cocoon, a living coffin made of mycelium, in Delft Netherlands 21 September 2020.

Netherlands to assist Bangladesh in circular economy

As one of Bangladesh’s major development partners, the Netherlands will assist Bangladesh in adapting to circular economy in the changed development scene.

Bangladesh’s newly appointed ambassador, Muhammad Riaz Hamidullah, presents his credentials to King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands on Thursday

Trump authorises sanctions over ICC for war crimes probe

President Donald Trump on Thursday authorised US economic and travel sanctions against International Criminal Court employees involved in an investigation into whether American forces committed war ...

US attorney general Bill Barr speaks as secretary of state Mike Pompeo listens during a joint briefing about an executive order from US president Donald Trump on the International Criminal Court at the State Department in Washington, US, on 11 June 2020

Dutch ‘I can’t breathe’ rally criticised for lack of social distancing

The protesters rallied in support of George Floyd, a black American who died in police custody in the United States last week, their number swelling from an expected 200-300 to several thousands on ...

People take part in a protest against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Amsterdam, Netherlands on 1 June 2020

Netherlands to reopen schools, cafes, museums in June

The Netherlands will press ahead with a further easing of lockdown measures in June due to a steadily declining number of coronavirus infections and hospital admissions, Prime Minister Mark Rutte ...

Pupils sitting behind partition boards made of plexiglass attend a class at a primary school, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Den Bosch, Netherlands, on 8 May 2020

Men have high levels of enzyme key to COVID-19 infection: Study

The study, published in the European Heart Journal, also found that widely-prescribed drugs called ACE inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) did not lead to higher ACE2 concentrations ...

Men have high levels of enzyme key to COVID-19 infection: Study

Van Gogh painting stolen from virus-shut gallery

Thieves stole a painting by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh early on Monday from the Netherlands’ Singer Laren Museum, which is currently closed to the public because of the coronavirus

The Singer Laren Museum, where the work of art "Spring Garden" by Vincent Van Gogh was stolen, is seen closed to the public because of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak.
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