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HNLS De Zeven Provinciƫn escorts food convoy for Somalis

A merchant vessel carrying food arrived in the Somali port of Bosaso this morning. The ship, which is taking part in the World...

News item | 11-08-2014 | 10:19

Search for remains and belongings of MH17 victims called off

The repatriation mission in its current form has been discontinued due to the deteriorating security situation. Prime Minister...

News item | 06-08-2014 | 22:53

Telephone conversation between Minister Hennis and her Ukrainian counterpart

Today, Minister of Defence Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert talked to her Ukrainian counterpart Valeriy Geletey about the security...

News item | 05-08-2014 | 22:00

Fifth flight with MH17 victim remains arrives

Today, the fifth flight carrying MH17 victim remains arrived at Eindhoven Air Base, this time delivering one coffin. As was the...

News item | 04-08-2014 | 16:04

Patrol ship sets sail for the Caribbean to take part in counter drugs operations

The ocean-going patrol vessel HNLMS Holland set sail for the Caribbean today. The navy ship, with a 50-strong crew, is...

News item | 03-08-2014 | 15:00

Government: no armed mission to Ukraine

The Dutch Government has decided not to send an armed mission to the Ukraine to secure the MH17 crash site. The Netherlands...

News item | 27-07-2014 | 18:00

High emotion as bodies of MH17 crash victims return home

38 coffins with the bodies of victims of the MH17 crash in Ukraine arrived at Eindhoven Air Base today. An Australian C-17 and...

News item | 26-07-2014 | 16:15

Entrance parade of International 4-Days' Marches a subdued affair

The 98th edition of the Nijmegen International 4-Days' Marches was concluded in a subdued atmosphere as a consequence of the...

News item | 18-07-2014 | 09:31

Defence organisation sells supply ship

The Netherlands Defence organisation has sold its supply ship HNLMS Amsterdam to Peru. The Amsterdam has supplied Dutch and...

News item | 16-07-2014 | 09:26

Defence organisation joins programme for more efficient use of outer space and space technology

The Netherlands has joined the American Responsive Space Capabilities (RSC) programme. The objective of this programme is to...

News item | 14-07-2014 | 09:22

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