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  • Late goals earn Dutch spot in Nations League finals

    Netherlands scored twice in the last five minutes to recover from two goals down and earn a 2-2 draw against relegated Germany in the Nations League on Monday to secure a spot in next year's finals ahead of world champions France.

  • Dutch, Australia say Russia behind downing MH17

    The Netherlands and Australia moves toward launching legal action against Russia, accusing Moscow of being behind the 2014 shooting down of flight MH17 over war-torn eastern Ukraine.

  • Ronaldo's Portugal beaten by Netherlands

    European champions Portugal suffer a first-half collapse in an embarrassing 3-0 World Cup warm-up defeat by the Netherlands on Monday.

  • Netherlands tops new ranking of countries

    The Netherlands has emerged the world leader in a new index that aims to distinguish itself by measuring a country not by its own prosperity, but by its contribution to the "common good of humanity."

  • Robben gives up on WC qualification despite win

    Netherlands captain Arjen Robben has given up hope on the side advancing to the 2018 World Cup finals despite the side registering a 3-1 win at Belarus in their penultimate qualifier on Saturday.bangladesh cri

  • Dutch city turns orange as women toast Euro win

    Thousands of orange-clad fans flood the central Dutch city of Utrecht to celebrate the Netherlands' first women's Euro title, a much-needed win to boost the football-mad country's flagging fortunes.

  • Van Gaal in talks over Dutch FA role

    The Netherlands Football Association (KNVB) have started talks with Louis van Gaal as they begin their search for a new coach but want the veteran trainer to take on a senior role in the organisation rather than at the helm of their national team.

  • Blind sacked

    Danny Blind was sacked as Netherlands coach on Sunday after a 2-0 defeat to Bulgaria left the team's chances of reaching the World Cup finals hanging by the slenderest of threads.

  • Netherlands, Belgium in low-key friendly draw

    The Netherlands and Belgium played out a 1-1 friendly draw Wednesday where Premier League stars Kevin de Bruyne and Eden Hazard struggled and the Dutch suffered injury setbacks ahead of a key World Cup qualifier.

  • Video referee makes first impact as yellow turns to red

    Willem II Tilburg midfielder Anouar Kali becomes the first player in the Netherlands to get his marching orders from the 'video assistant referee' (VAR).

  • French journo jailed in Hague

    French journalist and a former official at the UN war crimes tribunal at The Hague, Florence Hartmann, is arrested over a 2009 conviction for contempt for disclosing confidential documents.

  • Johan Cruyff dies of cancer aged 68

    Netherlands footballing great Johan Cruyff has died of cancer aged 68, his official website has announced.

  • Did Taskin get justice from ICC?

    The suspension of Bangladesh ace pacer Taskin Ahmed for “illegal bowling action” has sparked widespread criticism from experts and fans of Bangladesh cricket both at home and abroad.

  • Tamim keeps Tigers alive

    Bangladesh launched their ICC World T20 campaign on the right track but not before a few goose-bumps against the spirited Netherlands, who almost ran down the Tigers' competitive 153 before falling eight runs short in their opening ICC World T20 qualifier at Dharamsala yesterday.

  • Hero of the day

    Tamim Iqbal contributes significantly to Bangladesh’s win over Netherlands today in the qualifying match of ICC WT20 with his unbeaten 83 runs from 58 balls.

  • Tigers’ test of professionalism today

    Barely three days after the overwhelming defeat in the Asia Cup final, Bangladesh find themselves in vastly different conditions for the qualifying match of the ICC T20 World Cup against Netherlands at HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala on March 9, Wednesday.

  • A different ‘Amar Ekushey’ in Netherlands

    Hundreds of children, men and women from as many as 10 countries join in a solemn pledge at Zuiderpark in The Hague, Netherlands saying they will do what they all can to save their mother tongues, cultures and unity in diversity.

  • Hiddink appointed Chelsea manager

    Former Netherlands boss Guus Hiddink is appointed interim Chelsea manager until the end of the season following the sacking of Jose Mourinho.

  • Five things that are wrong with Norway

    Is life in the world's nicest country all it's made out to be? Most of those surveyed, mainly Norwegians, said yes. But, for balance, here are some aspects of Norwegian life that don't tick everyone's boxes.

  • 9 women envoys urge prevention of gender-based violence

    Nine women ambassadors based in Bangladesh including Bhutan, Brazil, Denmark, France, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Sri Lanka and the US emphasise the urgent need to prevent and respond to gender-based violence in the country, in their own countries, and across the globe.

  • Guns, God and grievances: Belgium's Islamist "airbase"

    "A breeding ground for violence" the mayor of Molenbeek called her town, speaking of unemployment and overcrowding among Arab immigrant families, of youthful despair finding refuge in radical Islam.

  • Dutch Queen Máxima in Dhaka

    In her capacity as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA), Dutch Queen Máxima has arrived at Dhaka on a three-day visit.

  • IS presence claim ploy to taint country's image: PM

    PM Hasina says a vested quarter is cooking a plot behind the scene to taint Bangladesh’s image to create a situation like in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Libya, Iraq and Syria by saying that there is the presence of Islamic State (IS) in the country.

  • Romania nightclub fire: Death toll rises to 41

    Nine more people have died of their injuries following last week's fire at a Romanian nightclub, bringing the number of deaths to 41, officials say.

  • PM to brief media on Netherlands’ tour tomorrow

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hold a press briefing tomorrow about the outcome of her three-day tour to the Netherlands.

  • Amsterdam rolls out red carpet for PM

    A red carpet is rolled out as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrives in Amsterdam amid a rousing reception on a three-day official visit to the Netherlands at the invitation of her Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte.

  • PM leaves for Amsterdam

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka for Amsterdam on a three-day official visit to the Netherlands at the invitation of her Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte.

  • Plot was there to create a situation in Bangladesh: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says there was a plot to tarnish Bangladesh’s image through creating a situation in the country with the "foreigner" killings.

  • Dutch dismay at missing Euro 2016

    The Netherlands' miserable European Championship qualifying campaign came to an end with a 3-2 defeat to the Czech Republic on Tuesday.

  • ADB extends loan for Bangladesh water project

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) extends fresh loan to Bangladesh to expand a water project in south-west area.