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 Halloween retailer pulls Anne Frank costume amid complaints

Halloween retailer pulls Anne Frank costume amid complaints

 

FILE - In this May 2, 2014, file photo copies of Anne Frank's diary are on display at Theater Amsterdam in Amsterdam. A spokesman for HalloweenCostumes.com said Oct. 15, 2017, said the online retailer pulled a costume based on Anne Frank after complaints on social media. (AP Photo/Evert Elzinga, File)


October 16, 2017 - 19:25 GMT
 Who betrayed Anne Frank? Probe launched by ex-FBI agent

Who betrayed Anne Frank? Probe launched by ex-FBI agent

 

Anne Frank was sent to a concentration camp after her family was discovered by the Gestapo in Amsterdam.


October 03, 2017 - 17:43 GMT
 Mexico death toll rises to 324

Mexico death toll rises to 324

 

A man joins others to pray in front a street altar near a collapsed building in Amsterdam Street in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. As rescue operations stretched into day 6, residents throughout the capital have held out hope that dozens still missing might be found alive. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)


September 25, 2017 - 15:04 GMT
 'Amsterdam on Steroids': Door Opens for Vegas Pot Lounges

'Amsterdam on Steroids': Door Opens for Vegas Pot Lounges

 

Visitors pose for a photograph in front of the "Welcome To Fabulous Las Vegas" sign at dusk ahead of the third U.S. presidential debate in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016. The debate, moderated by Chris Wallace of Fox News, will be the final meeting of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton ahead of the November 8 presidential election.


September 16, 2017 - 19:12 GMT
 3 years on, families honor loved ones lost on downed MH17

3 years on, families honor loved ones lost on downed MH17

 

Dutch King Willem-Alexander, center left, and Queen Maxima during the revealing of the National Monument for the MH17 victims in Vijfhuizen, The Netherlands, Monday, July 17, 2017. Relatives and friends of people killed 3 years ago when a surface-to-air missile blew a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet out of the sky over Ukraine are marking the anniversary together with the Dutch king at a new memorial near the Amsterdam airport from which the plane departed. (Remko de Waal/ Pool via AP)


July 17, 2017 - 14:59 GMT
Dutch pass 'tapping' law, intelligence agencies may gather data en masse

Dutch pass 'tapping' law, intelligence agencies may gather data en masse

 

The Dutch Senate passed a law early on Wednesday giving intelligence agencies broad new surveillance and other powers, including the ability to gather data from large groups of people at once.


July 11, 2017 - 23:39 GMT
London's new electric cabs to make foreign debut in Amsterdam next year

London's new electric cabs to make foreign debut in Amsterdam next year

 

A new electric version of London's classic black cabs will arrive on the streets of Amsterdam next year, the first export market for the new model as the London Taxi Company, the Chinese-owned manufacturer, seeks to sell half its output abroad.


July 11, 2017 - 11:40 GMT
Google to power Dutch data center with solar energy

Google to power Dutch data center with solar energy

 

Google will purchase all the electricity generated by the largest solar park in the Netherlands over the next decade to power a recently opened data center housing thousands of servers, the U.S. internet company and energy provider Eneco said on Friday.


July 07, 2017 - 12:41 GMT
War crimes court to rule on South Africa's failure to arrest Sudan's Bashir

War crimes court to rule on South Africa's failure to arrest Sudan's Bashir

 

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) will rule on Thursday on whether South Africa violated ICC rules by failing to arrest Sudan's president during a 2015 visit to Johannesburg, in a case that will test international support for the court.


July 06, 2017 - 02:26 GMT
Trials linked to downing of passenger flight MH17 to be held in Netherlands

Trials linked to downing of passenger flight MH17 to be held in Netherlands

 

Suspects in the 2014 downing of passenger flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine will be tried in Dutch court and under Dutch law, the Netherlands' foreign ministry said on Wednesday.


July 05, 2017 - 08:25 GMT
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