Edwin Wagensveld's destruction of Islam's holiest book is the second such anti-Muslim incident in Europe in less than a week igniting protests and international condemnation.
The home country of semiconductor equipment maker ASML wants to protect its own economic interests.
Nicaragua's foreign ministry says the decision was taken because the "interventionist and neo-colonial" European country had "offended and keeps offending Nicaraguan families".
The anti-Covid mandate protests that started in Canada’s capital and spread to the US and Europe are reinvigorating right-wing populism.
The World Health Organization urges caution over the Omicron variant, saying it has a growth advantage over the Delta variant.
The plan came in the wake of an accident in the English Channel that left dozens of migrants and refugees, including children, dead.
UK Home Secretary Priti Patel's invitation to talks was withdrawn after a row between UK PM Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron over migrant crisis.
The reported spread in South Korea, China and Japan of the highly pathogenic avian influenza has put the poultry industry on high alert.
"Our intention is absolutely not to create a crisis but to protect our sovereign rights," said Turkey's President Erdogan, paving the way for the de-escalation of a diplomatic row with the Western countries over Kavala case.
Spain becomes the fourth country in EU to legalise euthanasia and assisted suicide for people with serious and incurable or debilitating diseases who want to end their life.
Beykoz Kundura’s interdisciplinary art and theory workshop welcomes four artists from the Netherlands to collaborate with artists from Turkey this summer.
Hashim Thaci pleads not guilty to war crimes charges in 1990s war against Serbia as he appears at a special international court in The Hague.
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