- Flamboyant Depay already a crowd-pleaser at Man United Updated: Aug-28-15 12:44 pm
MANCHESTER, England - Players who have flourished in the iconic No. 7 jersey at Manchester United have had three attributes in common: attitude, ability and aura.
- Blind replaces Van Persie with Robben as Netherlands captain Updated: Aug-28-15 11:38 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Arjen Robben replaced striker Robin van Persie as captain of the Netherlands on Friday in Danny Blind's first squad since taking over from Guus Hiddink as national coach.
- Dutch rabbit Miffy and Matisse side-by-side at Rijksmuseum Updated: Aug-27-15 10:08 am
AMSTERDAM - Miffy is hanging with Matisse at the Rijksmuseum.
- Dutch rabbit Miffy and Matisse side-by-side at Rijksmuseum Updated: Aug-27-15 9:58 am
AMSTERDAM - Miffy is hanging with Matisse at the Rijksmuseum.
- Report into cause of MH17 crash to be published Oct. 13 Updated: Aug-27-15 7:43 am
AMSTERDAM - The long-awaited conclusions of an international investigation into the cause of the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 will be published Oct. 13, the panel conducting the probe announced Thursday.
- Correction: Katrina-The Water City story Updated: Aug-26-15 11:07 am
NEW ORLEANS - In a story Aug. 25 about a new urban water plan for the city of New Orleans, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a chief architect of the plan. He is David Waggonner, not Waggoner.
- Dutch nutritional supplement maker DSM to cut 900-1,100 jobs Updated: Aug-25-15 4:07 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Dutch nutritional supplements and chemicals company Royal DSM NV says it is laying off between 900 and 1,100 staff worldwide as part of a reorganization of its businesses.
- Panel: Russia must compensate Netherlands in ship seizure Updated: Aug-24-15 2:42 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - An international arbitration panel announced Monday that Russia must compensate the Netherlands for breaching an international treaty regulating the laws of the sea by seizing a Greenpeace ship protesting at an oil platform in Arctic waters.
- NY stages topless parade with 60 cities worldwide Updated: Aug-23-15 9:31 pm
NEW YORK - Broadway put on a very different kind of matinee on Sunday: dozens of bare-chested women and men parading down the Great White Way to Times Square.
- Ajax stays perfect in Dutch Eredivisie with 3rd straight win Updated: Aug-23-15 12:54 pm
AMSTERDAM - Ajax kept up its perfect start to the Dutch Eredivisie season Sunday, beating NEC Nijmegen 2-0 to make it three wins from three matches without conceding a goal.
- The Latest: French official confirms ID of train attacker Updated: Aug-22-15 3:09 pm
The latest on the gunman who was subdued by passengers after opening fire at a train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris (all times local Paris time):
- Dutch police arrest suspect in fake Van Gogh plot Updated: Aug-21-15 8:55 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Dutch police have arrested a 56-year-old man suspected of trying to sell a fake Vincent van Gogh painting with a multimillion-euro price tag.
- Tall ships arrive in Amsterdam for Sail maritime festival Updated: Aug-19-15 3:43 pm
AMSTERDAM - A flotilla of hundreds of tall ships and other boats of all shapes and sizes has sailed from the North Sea into Amsterdam for a five-day festival celebrating the Dutch capital's maritime history.
- Syrian rebel leader seeks Europe - fleeing gov't and jihadis Updated: Aug-17-15 12:38 pm
KOS, Greece - In the jostling chaos of a crammed refugee center, one man tries to introduce order - forming migrants into lines and collecting names for overwhelmed Greek police clerks.
- Gulf eats away at coast outside levee-protected New Orleans Updated: Aug-14-15 4:35 pm
DELACROIX, Louisiana - Rocky Morales is watching his small Louisiana town of Delacroix slowly melt into the water. The woods where he played hide-and-seek as a boy are gone. It's all water and mud back there now. So, too, is the nearby marsh where townsfolk once trapped for muskrat, otter and mink.
- 7 decades after WWII, many praise Germany, scorn Japan Updated: Aug-12-15 9:54 am
SEOUL, South Korea - Both nations brutalized continents. Both slaughtered and abused tens of millions of people. But while Germany is held up as a paragon of post-World War II reconciliation, Japan is mired in animosity with its neighbors seven decades later.
- ADO goalkeeper turns goal poacher with back heel vs PSV Updated: Aug-12-15 4:59 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - With his team losing 2-1 in the dying seconds of its Eredivisie opener against PSV Eindhoven, ADO The Hague goalkeeper Martin Hansen decided to cause a bit of havoc in PSV's penalty area.
- Administrators appointed at Dutch services group Imtech Updated: Aug-11-15 6:01 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - A Dutch court is allowing struggling industrial services group Royal Imtech NV to suspend payments and has appointed administrators to a company battling for survival.
- 'Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus' books NYC stage Updated: Aug-10-15 4:55 pm
NEW YORK - A stage adaptation of one of the most popular self-help books in the world is coming to a Manhattan theater, starring a Martian.
- Methane-powered tractor could cut farmers' costs, emissions Updated: Aug-10-15 10:58 am
VENARIA REALE, Italy - Luca Remmert's dream of running a self-sustainable farm is within sight. He produces energy from corn and grain near the northern Italian city of Turin and hopes in the not too distant future to run all of his eight tractors on methane generated at the farm.
- Meier, Miami head to Europe - where past and future collide Updated: Aug-10-15 2:32 am
CORAL GABLES, Florida - For Miami coach Katie Meier and starting guard Adrienne Motley, a weeklong trip to Europe is about going back to the beginning. Both think it'll brighten the Hurricanes' future as well.
- US striker Johannsson closing in on transfer to Bremen Updated: Aug-04-15 3:30 pm
- Dutch league opener scrapped due to planned police strike Updated: Aug-04-15 10:14 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The opening match of the new Dutch Eredivisie league season has been postponed along with at least one other first-round fixture because of a planned strike by police.
- Prosecutors start criminal investigation into crane collapse Updated: Aug-04-15 4:29 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into the dramatic collapse of two cranes onto a row of houses in a central Dutch city that briefly buried one man under rubble.
- Boaters leave Hawaii to map Pacific plastic Updated: Aug-03-15 4:59 pm
HONOLULU - Thirty boats left Hawaii this weekend on a unique mapping mission: To record the size and location of the plastic garbage over 1.4 million square miles of the Pacific Ocean.