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The Hague: City and municipality in South Holland, Netherlands
The Hague is a city on the western coast of the Netherlands on the North Sea and the capital of the province of South Holland. It is also the seat of government of the Netherlands and hosts the International Court of Justice, one of the most important courts in the world.

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Turkey tensions should be dealt with at The Hague, says Cyprus' Foreign Minister [Video]

Turkey tensions should be dealt with at The Hague, says Cyprus' Foreign Minister

Cyprus has called for sanctions against Turkey over illegal drilling in the Eastern Mediterranean, but is offering a legal alternative.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:50Published

Interview with the Dutch government’s “Climate Tsar” [Video]

Interview with the Dutch government’s “Climate Tsar”

In The Hague, we meet Sandor Gaastra, director general in the Ministry of Economics. He’s the government’s "Climate Tsar", charged with speeding up the country’s climate protection policies.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 09:04Published

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A Sudanese war crimes suspect said on Monday that charges mentioned on his arrest warrant are "untrue" during an initial appearance at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
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International Criminal Court condemns US sanctions order

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Dutch school shuts after teachers test positive for COVID-19

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Five surfers drown in rough seas off Dutch coast

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Dutch police disperse coronavirus protest in The Hague

The mayor of The Hague on Tuesday issued a statement ordering police to break up a demonstration by around 200 people who had gathered to protest against measures ordered by the government to slow the..
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