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    Pandemic embrace wins World Press Photo prize

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 11:54pm on April 16, 2021

    Danish photographer Mads Nissen won the World Press Photo of the Year Award on Thursday with his picture of a Brazilian nursing home resident hugging...

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    Syria used chemical weapons in 2018 attack: OPCW

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 10:32pm on April 12, 2021

    The Syrian regime’s air force used the chemical weapon chlorine in an attack on the town of Saraqib in 2018, the global toxic arms watchdog...

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    EU medicine regulator says AstraZeneca jabs’ clot risk very rare

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 11:06am on April 08, 2021

    The EU’s medicines regulator said on Wednesday that blood clots should be listed as a rare side effect of the AstraZeneca jab but the benefits...

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    EU countries to resume AstraZeneca jabs

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 10:32am on March 19, 2021

    Leading European Union countries said on Thursday that they would resume AstraZeneca vaccinations after the European medical regulator said the jab is ‘safe and effective’...

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    Netherlands suspends rollout of AstraZeneca jab

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 10:52am on March 15, 2021

    Dutch health officials said that they had suspended the use of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine on Sunday for two weeks after ‘possible side effects’ were reported...

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    ICC launches formal probe into Israeli-Palestinians war crimes

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague, Netherlands | Updated at 11:36am on March 04, 2021

    The International Criminal Court opened a formal investigation on Wednesday into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian territories, in a move blasted by Israeli premier...

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    Dutch police seize largest-ever heroin consignment worth of $54m

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 11:59am on February 24, 2021

    Netherlands police seized its largest-ever haul of heroin after searching a shipping container filled with Himalayan salt from Pakistan, prosecutors said on Tuesday, following close...

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    Dutch halt foreign adoptions after legal abuses

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 08:53pm on February 09, 2021

    The Dutch government said on Monday that it was suspending adoptions from abroad after an official inquiry found a host of illegal acts including child...

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    Holland hit by 1st snowstorm in decade as Europe shivers

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 12:40am on February 09, 2021

    The Netherlands and parts of Germany were blanketed on Sunday by a snowstorm that disrupted planes and trains and put some coronavirus testing on hold....

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    ICC paves way for war crimes probe in Palestinian territories

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 10:53pm on February 06, 2021

    The International Criminal Court ruled Friday that it had jurisdiction over the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, paving the way for the tribunal to...

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