Mark Rutte reacts as he arrives for the European Union leaders summit in Brussels on Thursday. Reuters
Malaysia’s prime minister on Thursday criticised the “ridiculous” decision to charge three Russians and a Ukrainian with murder over the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
Australia and the Netherlands said on Wednesday they will pursue criminal prosecutions for those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that killed 298 people even if it takes many years.
For just the second time in the history of the women’s World Cup, there will be female coaches on both benches for the final as Sarina Wiegman’s Netherlands take on holders the US, coached by Jill Ellis, on Sunday.
Residents said that hundreds of commandos were deployed to the western city of Herat while authorities in the southern city of Lashkar Gah called for more troops to rein in the assaults even as Afghan air strikes left scores dead on the streets.
Police began clearing climate activists from the heart of Zurich's financial district on Monday after they blocked bank entrances to protest against lenders' financing of fossil fuel projects that damage the environment.
The nation where the disease first emerged has rushed to prevent the highly transmissible strain from taking root by putting more than one million people under lockdown and reinstituting mass testing campaigns.