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Orthodox Church Splits From Russia, Requests to Join Constantinople Patriarchate

A Russian Orthodox church in Holland said on Saturday it is cutting ties with the patriarchate in Russia and has requested to join the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. In a statement posted to its website it said that after a...

The Netherlands to Enter Christmas Lockdown

The Netherlands will be under a strict Christmastime lockdown in order to curb the spread of the omicron coronavirus variant, making it the first European country to take the drastic measure in response to the mutation. Prime Minister Mark Rutte...

Violent Riots Rage in Holland Over Covid-19 Restrictions

Riots in Holland raged for three nights due to the general public chafing under Covid-19 restrictions as Dutch caretaker Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Monday condemned rioters, calling them “idiots,” and promising that they would be brought to justice. There were...

Europe Brings Back Lockdowns Amidst Rising Covid Cases

Countries across Europe have resorted to re-introducing strict Covid restrictions as the continent languishes in rising case counts. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte spearheaded the push for lockdowns by announcing one on Friday that is set to start Saturday...

Holland Sends 200 Vacationers to Greece as an Experiment

Holland is to send 200 people on holiday to Greece for eight days as an experiment to see if tourism is feasible during the pandemic.

Greek, Armenian Genocide Recognized by the Netherlands

Greek, Armenian and Syriac genocide committed by the Ottoman Empire in the beginning of the 20th century were recognized by the Netherlands earlier in the week.

Coronavirus Vaccine Certificate Under Scrutiny At EU Commission

A coronavirus vaccine certificate, dubbed "Vaxproof," is in the works at the headquarters of the European Commission in hopes that international travel might be restored more easily. A report today from Reuters states that European Union officials have admitted that...

Dutch Royals Apologize for Ignoring Coronavirus Protocols, Jetting Off for Greek Vacation

King Willem-Alexander and his consort, Queen Maxima, apologized to the Dutch people today after it came to light that the family had taken a trip to Greece in the middle of the second wave of the coronavirus in Holland,...

Dutch Tourists Placed in Quarantine Returning From Greek Islands

As Greece witnesses an increase in the numbers of coronavirus cases, foreign governments are responding by tightening travel measures regarding the country. The Netherlands ordered its citizens today to avoid unnecessary travel to all of the Greek islands, designating...

Dutch Offer to Transport Children; Won’t Take Them In

The Dutch government is willing to help Greece to move unaccompanied refugee children from Greek islands to the mainland — however, it insists on refusing to take any of them into its own territory. The Hague is under pressure both...