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Dutch parliament agrees to support new Greece bail-out

The Dutch parliament on Wednesday evening reached agreement on support for the latest Greece bail-out. The new deal is for a loan of €86bn, with the Netherlands contributing €5bn. 165 more words


Leaked MH17 Draft Report Blames Pro-Russian Rebels

The Dutch Safety Board’s draft investigative report on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 blames pro-Russian separatists for shooting down the Boeing 777 nearly a year ago, killing all 298 passengers and crew members, according to a CNN report. 694 more words



Steeds meer wordt bekend van wat het afgelopen weekend zich achter het Brusselse scherm heeft afgespeeld. Behalve minister Dijsselbloem speelde ook premier Mark Rutte een hoofdrol. 226 more words


Another Greek bail out - Rutte's political suicide?

After extensive 17 hour talks at the Summit eurozone leaders have agreed to a THIRD bail out for the Geeks. The full report of the terms and conditions of the arrangement can be found… 678 more words

From My Point Of View

Dutch back UN tribunal for Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash

AMSTERDAM – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says he supports moves to set up an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysian Airlines plane over Ukraine last year. 98 more words


Dikke Ik en Rutte helaas nog geen dikke vrienden

Vorige week vrijdag wist Mark Rutte de aandacht op zich te vestigen, zoals hij dat niet eerder deed. Hij sprak van “Dikke Ikken” en zei ‘toedeledoki’ tegen bankiers die zeggen dat bonussen nodig zijn. 1,077 more words


A faltering start to Cameron's European mission

It was no surprise that David Cameron began his whistle-stop tour of Europe with a visit to the Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte. The Hague is the closest of Europe’s political capitals to London, both as the crow flies and figuratively, since the Dutch were ardent supporters of Britain’s efforts to join the EEC in the 1960s. 757 more words