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US Government Wants to Give Up Internet Governance

March 25, 2014 // Trouw - The Netherlands - Dutch

The American government no longer wishes to concern itself with Internet governance. Washington wants to do away with the last part of the Internet that it still has control over at present, as reported by The Washington Post on Friday. In the United States, the government, among others, still concerns itself with the [Read more]

Obama Has No Message for Foreign Countries at the Moment

March 1, 2013 // Volkskrant - The Netherlands - Dutch

<i>A smaller role for America on the world stage is an appealing prospect for some. But it will surely be a disappointment, columnist Paul Brill writes, “because who will fill in the gaps?”</i> With the first State of the Union address of his second presidential term, President Obama has served his left wing [Read more]

Romney Yet to Convince Conservative Voters

February 14, 2012 // Volkskrant - The Netherlands - Dutch

<i>The victory of Republican Sen. Rick Santorum in the primaries in the conservative states Minnesota, Colorado and Missouri mainly shows that front-runner Mitt Romney has difficulty convincing conservative voters.</i> Yesterday, Santorum won convincingly in three different states. The results are surprising because [Read more]

Obama Wantsa $300 Billion Tax Cut

January 7, 2009 // Het Financieele Dagblad - The Netherlands - Dutch

The incoming American president Barack Obama wants a decrease in taxes of about 300 billion dollars (215 billion euro) to stimulate the weak American economy. Obama was scheduled to discuss the plans on Monday with members of Congress, The Wall Street Journal, an American business newspaper, reported. [Read more]

Cold Blooded Obama Against the Strategy of Fear

October 16, 2008 // Radio Zamaneh - The Netherlands - Farsi

There are less than four weeks until the U.S. elections and McCain’s campaign is trying to paint a frightening picture of Obama to the American people through Sarah Palin’s ardent speeches and TV ads. When, last week, in some campaign meetings, some people called Obama a terrorist and expressed a wish to kill him, [Read more]

Natalee Holloway Thought Buried in Dunes of Aruba

April 1, 2006 // AD - The Netherlands - Dutch

Oranjestad, Aruba: Joran van der Sloot took an intoxicated Natalee Holloway home and had sex with her. Subsequently she expired from alcohol and drugs; he panicked and buried her somewhere in the dunes. Because of this theory, Dutch experts using satellite imagery are searching the dunes area of Aruba for the remains [Read more]

Europe Has Known About CIA Prisons ‘for Years’

January 14, 2005 // AD - The Netherlands - Dutch

GENEVA: European governments have known about the existence of secret CIA prisons for at least two years. This was announced on Friday on Swiss television by the chairman of the commission, the Swiss Dick Marty, who on behalf of the Council of Europe is investigating the affair. According to Marty, "'the [Read more]
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