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When diseases have a bad name, change is hard Some diseases just have a bad name. But even when their commonly known labels glorify Nazi doctors or slander certain ethnic groups, old habits are hard to change.
03 октября 2013
© REUTERS/ NASA/JPL-Caltech/Handout Space Cadets line up for one-way Mars trip More than 200,000 people from 140 countries have applied to go to Mars and never return.
10 сентября 2013
Photo courtesy of Dutchman dies in car accident in Karaganda oblast A citizen of Netherlands was killed in a car accident in Karaganda oblast in central Kazakhstan.
26 августа 2013
Jan Schoonhoven. Photo courtesy of How stolen Dutch art fooled even Sotheby's expert eyes A cunningly disguised stolen work by Dutch contemporary artist Jan Schoonhoven managed to fool experts at the world's largest art broker Sotheby's.
24 августа 2013
Chairman of Kazakhstan State Service Agency Alikhan Baimenov. Illustration by Kazakhstan's state service reform concures with development of European countries Kazakhstan State Service Agency is interested in the state service reform experience of Great Britain and the Netherlands.
19 июля 2013
Dutch duo peddle old bikes as fashion, furniture Two Dutch entrepreneurs have found a novel way to make money out of the thousands of bicycles abandoned in the Netherlands each year, by turning them into designer fashion items and furniture.
08 июня 2013
Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and his wife Crown Princess Maxima. ©REUTERS/Laurent Dubrule Dutch enthrone '21st-century king' Willem-Alexander Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander becomes Europe's youngest monarch on Tuesday when his mother, Queen Beatrix, abdicates and his country hails the avowedly 21st-century king with a massive, orange-hued party.
30 апреля 2013
Dutch love their Argentine queen despite father's past Maxima, the Argentine-born future queen of the Netherlands, has worked hard to win over Dutch hearts and is immensely popular despite her father's murky role in his country's military junta.
27 апреля 2013
Dutch crown prince vows less protocol as 21st century king Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander vowed to be an approachable, 21st century monarch, insisting in a wide-ranging interview.
18 апреля 2013
Snapshot of the match between the netherland's and Kazakhstan's women's ice hockey teams. Photo courtesy of Ice Hockey: Kazakhstan women’s team lost first match in World Championship The Dutch team moved up to the second line and the Kazakhstan team moved down to the third place in the general ranking of the Championship.
17 апреля 2013
©REUTERS Benckiser group to buy Dutch Masterblenders for 7.5bn euros Dutch tea and coffee producer D.E. Masterblenders said Friday that it has reached a conditional agreement with a German investor group led by Johann A. Benckiser on a 7.5-billion-euro ($9.8-bn) takeover deal.
12 апреля 2013
Austerity putting children at risk: UN The UN warned Wednesday that austerity measures are hitting children hard, as it published a ranking of kids' well-being in rich countries topped by northern European countries and showing Britain climbing out of the bottom tier.
10 апреля 2013
©REUTERS/NASA/GSFC/METI/Japan Space Systems/US-Japan ASTER Science Team Arctic 'greening' seen through global warming Land within the Arctic circle is likely to experience explosive "greening" in the next few decades as grass, shrubs and trees thrive in soil stripped of ice and permafrost by global warming, a study said on Sunday.
02 апреля 2013
©REUTERS/Robin van Lonkhuijsen TNT Express to shed 4,000 jobs after UPS takeover fails Dutch post and courier company TNT Express said Monday it would shed around 4,000 jobs over the next three years as it restructures after US rival UPS' takeover bid failed in January.
25 марта 2013
Selling of flowers in Almaty. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky 3 million flowers delivered to Almaty for March 8 Flowers are mostly supplied from the Netherlands, Germany, France, Israel, Ecuador, Kenya and Colombia to Almaty.
08 марта 2013
©REUTERS/Toby Melville Amsterdam raises legal age for prostitution to 21 The city of Amsterdam said Tuesday it will raise the legal age of prostitutes from 18 to 21 and announced plans to close brothels during the early morning hours in a bid to protect sex workers.
28 февраля 2013
Brussels calls for DNA tests, EU police in horsemeat crisis The EU's executive called in Europe's law enforcers and urged bloc-wide DNA food testing on Wednesday to restore consumer confidence in a widening scandal over horsemeat-tainted processed food.
14 февраля 2013
Dutch court rules in Nigerian farmers' suit against Shell A Dutch court will decide on Wednesday whether Shell should clean up oil damage that destroyed a group of Nigerian farmers' land, a case that could set a precedent for global environmental responsibility.
31 января 2013
Photo courtesy of Philips returns to profit, sells entertainment business Electronics giant Philips on Tuesday reported 2012 net profits of 231 million euros (311 million dollars), after losses of 1.29 billion euros in 2011, and announced the sale of its entertainment business to focus further on health products.
31 января 2013
Australia joins Europeans in Benghazi threat alert Britain, Germany, the Netherlands and Australia have all urged their citizens to leave the Libyan city of Benghazi due to a "specific, imminent threat to Westerners", linked to French action in Mali.
27 января 2013

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