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Groenen strikes to take Netherlands through to World Cup final against USA

The European Champions have a chance to become world champions when they take on the current holders of the Fifa Women's World Cup

Dutch vote in ‘Rutte referendum’ after shooting

The ballot, in which 13 million people are eligible to vote, will be widely watched abroad as a bellwether for European Parliament elections in May

Dutch police arrest suspect after three shot dead on tram

Mosques and schools were closed across the Netherlands' fourth-largest city following the bloodshed

One dead in possible terror attack on Dutch tram

One person has been killed after a gunman opened fire on a tram in the Dutch city Utrecht.

‘Multiple wounded’ in Dutch tram shooting: police

Authorities in the Netherlands say several people have been injured in a shooting on a tram in Utrecht

Banyana suffer 2-1 loss against Netherlands

This was the first match of the year for both sides who were using it to kick-start preparations for the upcoming Women’s Soccer World Cup

Whose injera is it anyway?

A Dutch company holds the patent for Ethiopia’s most popular food — but now Ethiopia wants its intellectual property back

Rwanda can’t achieve reconciliation without fixing its democracy

As Rwanda marks the 24th anniversary of the 1994 genocide, much more needs to be done to unite the country

Tulip mania: The classic story of a Dutch financial bubble is mostly wrong

The Bitcoin crash was dubbed a "tulip mania 2.0" but there is one problem with the story of the Dutch financial craze — much of the story is untrue

Winter Olympics calling for Ghana’s skeleton ace

After failing to qualify as a sprinter, Ghana's Akwasi Frimpong is set to become the second athlete from West Africa to compete in Pyeongchang

Dutch councils aim high in dope growing experiment

Local Dutch councils are queueing up to join a government experiment to grow marijuana which could see its production legalised in the Netherlands.

Dutch, Belgians launch raids as Europe egg scandal grows

Millions of eggs have been destroyed or taken off the shelves across Europe

These five countries are conduits for the world’s biggest tax havens

These countries funnel major corporate money into secret offshore tax shelters, according to a new study.

Dutch say no to far-right populism

Most Netherlands voters have rejected the ‘Dutch Trump’, but his rhetoric is hitting home for some

Turkey-Netherlands row shows no sign of ebbing

Turkish government insists on holding campaign meetings in W-Europe, but Germany and the Netherlands will have none of it.

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Centre for Women & Gender Studies

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Greening the Future

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National Science and Technology Forum

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