Netherlands

New York Agreement

The New York Agreement is an agreement signed by the Netherlands and Indonesia regarding the administration of the territory of Western New Guinea. The first part of the agreement proposes that the United Nations assume administration of the territory, and a second part proposes a set of social conditions that will be provided if the …

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Stefan de Vrij

Born 5 February 1992 Stefan de Vrij is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Serie A club Inter Milan and the Netherlands national team.

Global surveillance disclosures (2013–present)

Ongoing news reports in the international media have revealed operational details about the Anglophone cryptographic agencies’ global surveillance of both foreign and domestic nationals. The reports mostly emanate from a cache of top secret documents leaked by ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden, which he obtained whilst working for Booz Allen Hamilton, one of the largest contractors …

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Oudega, Smallingerland

Oudega (West Frisian: Aldegea) is a village in Smallingerland in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands. It had a population of around 1,701 in January 2017.

Germany

Germany is a nation in Central Europe. Its official name is the Federal Republic of Germany. It is Europe’s second-most populated country after Russia, and the European Union’s most populous member state. Germany is located between the Baltic and North Seas to the north and the Alps to the south, and it has a total …

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Gouda

Gouda, or “How-da” as the locals say, is a Dutch cheese named after the city of Gouda in the Netherlands. It is one of the most popular cheeses in the world, accounting for 50 to 60% of the world’s cheese consumption. It is a semi-hard cheese celebrated for its rich, unique flavour and smooth texture. The …

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