Netherlands

Surveillance cameras, right, are mounted underneath a metal table with chairs bolted to the floor where addicts can inhale heroin fumes in a clinic in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Once unthinkable in US, drug shoot-up rooms get serious look

Across the United States, heroin and other drug users have died in…

 

Hungarian police officers guard the area as a rail wagon prepared with barbwire arrives to seal the border fence between Serbia and Hungary in Roszke, southern Hungary on Monday. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Razor-lined boxcar marks Hungary’s new border for migrants

ROSZKE, Hungary — Hungary deployed a boxcar bristling with razor wire to…

 

AP Photo/Martin MeissnerNetherlands' Arjen Robben goes down under a challenge from Argentina's Martin Demichelis during the World Cup semifinal soccer match between the Netherlands and Argentina at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo Brazil

Argentina reaches World Cup final after penalties

Argentina reached the World Cup final on Wednesday after beating the Netherlands…

 

Matt Dunham/APA stomach ailment may keep Robin van Persie out of the Netherlands’ World Cup match today against Argentina.

Netherlands’ Robin Van Persie has stomach complaint ahead of semi

SAO PAULO -- Dutch captain and all-time top scorer Robin van Persie…

Matt Dunham/APA stomach ailment may keep Robin van Persie out of the Netherlands’ World Cup match today against Argentina.
AP Photo/Wong Maye-ENetherlands' Arjen Robben celebrates after the Netherlands defeated Costa Rica 4-3 in a penalty shootout after a 0-0 tie during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador

Dribblers Messi and Robben face off in Argentina-Netherlands semifinal

The World Cup's best dribblers — Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben —…

AP Photo/Wong Maye-ENetherlands' Arjen Robben celebrates after the Netherlands defeated Costa Rica 4-3 in a penalty shootout after a 0-0 tie during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador
AP Photo/Felipe DanaBrazil’s Thiago Silva

Brazil aims to have Thiago Silva’s suspension overturned for World Cup semifinal

The Brazilian soccer confederation is trying to overturn captain Thiago Silva’s ban…

AP Photo/Felipe DanaBrazil’s Thiago Silva
Wong Maye-E/APNetherlands players celebrate after beating Mexico 2-1 with a goal in stoppage time.

Netherlands, Costa Rica pull off dramatic World Cup victories

RIO DE JANEIRO — Regulation time doesn’t seem to mean much at…

Wong Maye-E/APNetherlands players celebrate after beating Mexico 2-1 with a goal in stoppage time.
Victor R. Caivano/APSpain head coach Vicente Del Bosque brings the World Cup trophy onto the stage during the draw ceremony for the 2014 soccer World Cup in Costa do Sauipe near Salvador

Defending champion Spain gets repeat of 2010 final

COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil -- Defending champion Spain will play its opening…

Victor R. Caivano/APSpain head coach Vicente Del Bosque brings the World Cup trophy onto the stage during the draw ceremony for the 2014 soccer World Cup in Costa do Sauipe near Salvador
Jeff Chiu/APThe Dominican Republic team celebrates after beating the Netherlands in a semifinal game of the World Baseball Classic in San Francisco

Dominican Republic playing against Puerto Rico in WBC championship game tonight

The Dominican Republic’s offense only came to life for one inning, but…

Jeff Chiu/APThe Dominican Republic team celebrates after beating the Netherlands in a semifinal game of the World Baseball Classic in San Francisco

The thrill of victory meets agony of defeat

“Come on!” Ann Keller yelled, gasping as she watched players from two…

Dutch Consulate opens in S.F.

Bart van Bolhuis, consul general of the Netherlands, opened the Dutch Consulate…