U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands Peter Hoekstra had a tense news conference Wednesday when Dutch reporters pressed him on anti-Muslim comments he made in 2015.
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Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte (right) and Freedom Party leader Geert Wilders meet Thursday at the House of Representatives to discuss the formation of the cabinet in The Hague. Many Dutch parties have said they won't work with Wilders' Party of Freedom.
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Firebrand ethno-nationalist lawmaker Geert Wilders prepares to cast his vote in the Dutch general election Wednesday in The Hague, Netherlands. Exit Polls suggested a poor showing for his party.
Right-wing Dutch populist leader Geert Wilders gestures as he talks to Prime Minister Mark Rutte during a national televised debate on Monday. Wilders' Freedom Party had been leading in the polls until recently.
Supporters of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan walk to the Dutch consulate in Istanbul on Saturday. Turkey and the Netherlands escalated their spat on Saturday as the Dutch withdrew landing permission for the Turkish foreign minister's plane.
This stone marten knocked out power to the $7 billion Large Hadron Collider particle accelerator in November 2016 when it touched a 18,000-volt transformer.
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Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders talks to reporters at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland in July. The Dutch press has dubbed Wilders "the Dutch Donald Trump" because of his rhetoric against immigrants.
The village of Volendam, north of Amsterdam, enjoys almost full employment. It overwhelmingly supports the far-right, anti-immigrant politician Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch Freedom Party.
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As anti-immigrant sentiment rises in the the Netherlands, Dutch television and radio personality Sylvana Simons will be running for a parliamentary seat to help represent immigrants and minorities.
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