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SOUTH AFRICA

Steinhoff investors ask to join Dutch lawsuit

The Dutch Investors Association (VEB) says it has been approached by many South African-registered Steinhoff shareholders interested in participating in its class action against Steinhoff...

By Ann Crotty 12 Jan 2018

THE NETHERLANDS

Public trust in the web 'eroded', says global cyber commission

THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: The public's trust in the Internet has been severely eroded by a cloak-and-dagger approach to collecting private data online leaving it open to abuse...

16 Apr 2015

THE NETHERLANDS

100 arrests in global raids on 'BlackShades' hackers

THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: Police have arrested at least 100 people in global raids against notorious malware being sold complete with "ransom notes" to extort money from people after taking control of their computers.

20 May 2014

THE NETHERLANDS

China's Xi challenges Obama on spying report

THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: China's President Xi Jinping questioned his US counterpart Barack Obama about reports that Washington had secretly tapped Chinese telecommunication company Huawei for years, a top security aide.

26 Mar 2014

THE NETHERLANDS

Horse sold as halaal beef: man fined €50k

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS: A Dutch businessman under investigation in a Europe-wide probe into a horse-for-beef substitution scandal was on Thursday (3 May) given a suspended sentence and fined for selling horsemeat as Islamic halal beef in France.

3 May 2013

THE NETHERLANDS

Hackers halt DigiD system for Dutch

THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: More than 10m Dutch citizens were unable to use their official online signature to pay bills and taxes because of a cyber-attack, officials said on Wednesday (24 April).

25 Apr 2013

THE NETHERLANDS

Gbagbo appears in The Hague

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS: Cote d'Ivoire's former president Laurent Gbagbo on Tuesday (19 February) faced International Criminal Court judges who will decide whether there is enough evidence to try him for masterminding a bloody election standoff two years ago.

20 Feb 2013