Press Censorship in Russia
15 January 2023 | 5:59 am
Tikhon Dzyadko, former editor-in-chief of TV Rain, tells Laila Harrak that the station hopes to re-start broadcasting within a month so that Russians can find the news on the Ukraine war they want.
4 Jun 2021
A Dutch parents group claims that TikTok is putting children at risk with its content and is collecting too much data. They claim the Chinese smartphone app is in breach of EU law.
18 Jun 2021
Netherlands national football coach Frank de Boer at a press conference after Dutch 2-0 win over Austria.
25 Jun 2021
For the second time this month, the video-sharing platform TikTok faces demands to pay more than €1 billion. The company has come under heavy scrutiny for its privacy regulations.
4 Jul 2021
Dutch Defense Minister Ank Bijleveld-Schouten said the actions were "irresponsible" and that her country will address Russia about this. Russia denied that the jets flew too close to the ship.
3 Jul 2021
The Netherlands has become a major gateway for drugs into Europe, mainly through the major international port city of Rotterdam.
9 Jul 2021
The Netherlands is outraged over Tuesday night’s shooting of Dutch crime reporter Robert R. de Vries. The attempted murder is seen as a direct attack on freedom of the press.
15 Jul 2021
Owners of VW cars in the Netherlands will be entitled to compensation of between €1,500 and €3,000 over the diesel emissions scandal, an Amsterdam court ruled.
16 Jul 2021
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Peter de Vries was "always seeking the truth and standing up for justice." Top European leaders reiterated his commitment to justice.
30 Sep 2021
The chairman of a Dutch organization that lobbies for people's right to end their own lives has been detained. In the Netherlands, it remains illegal for somebody who is not a physician to assist in suicide.
18 Oct 2021
Monday's preliminary hearing is expected to look at the police investigation into the Amsterdam shooting of the crime reporter rather than the evidence itself.
20 Oct 2021
Hailing from the Netherlands, artist Tessa Douwstra performs under the name Luwten, which means "a place without wind" in Dutch. Her music channels traditional indie songwriting through a kaleidoscope of modern pop and experimental R&B. She recently released her second LP entitled "Draft", which features 11 complex and well-crafted tracks. She tells FRANCE 24’s Florence Villeminot about wanting to writing about the transition from introspection to a more outward-focused life.
1 Nov 2021
Prosecutors labeled it "the largest haul discovered so far this year" as Rotterdam becomes a favorite European entry point for cocaine. Europol said the Netherlands and Belgium are becoming hubs for cocaine trafficking.
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The bid to remove Boluarte comes amid violent protests following the ousting of former president Pedro Castillo.
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Germany says Ukraine will receive promised Leopard 2 tanks by early April. Russia has meanwhile sent more missiles as it continues its brutal and illegal invasion. DW has the latest.
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Thousands turn out to opposition-organised protests in South Africa to express deepening frustration over the country's power crisis. Also, in a rare trial of a former president, ex-Mauritanian leader Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz appears in court on corruption charges.
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With the demand for e-cars rising, Europe needs its own battery industry, and the ability to extract its own raw materials used to produce them. We visit one of Europe's largest nickel mines that's working to make the process more sustainable.
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The movie "Joyland" failed to make the Oscar nominations for best international feature film. But the first Pakistani film to be selected for the Cannes Film Festival is still making headlines. It tells the story of a married man who falls in love with a transgender erotic dancer.