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Mexican telecoms company America Movil has cleared the way to raise its ownership stake in the Netherlands' Royal KPN NV by scrapping a cooperation agreement. Full story

U.S. agents 'got lucky' pursuing accused Russia master hackers

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The two Russians arrested in what prosecutors call the largest online fraud case brought in the United States were caught through a combination of high-tech tools, dogged detective work and sheer luck. Full story

Caribbean nations seeking compensation for slavery

Leaders of more than a dozen Caribbean countries are launching a united effort to seek compensation from three European nations for what they say is the lingering legacy of the Atlantic slave trade. Full story

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Obama renominates campaign donor for diplomat post in The Hague

Romania: Museum checks if paintings burned

German police lead European raid on neo-Nazi terrorist suspects

Dutch look again at tax treaties with developing countries

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Robot soccer stars in Colombia are preparing for an annual soccer tournament in the Netherlands. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Doors open at Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum 

A new exhibit called "Van Gogh at Work" is on display and open for visitors at the newly renovated Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Crowds gather as Dutch gets first king in 123 years

Huge crowds lined the streets in Amsterdam as the 75-year-old Queen Beatrix stepped down in favor of her son, who becomes the country’s first king in 123 years. ITV’s Ben Chapman reports.

  Natalie: Give Justin Bieber ‘some leeway’

The TODAY anchors chat about today’s headlines, including a controversial note Justin Bieber left at the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam reading “hopefully she would have been a belieber.”

  Bieber criticized over Anne Frank comment

Justin Bieber stirred controversy after staff of Amsterdam’s Anne Frank House revealed that the singer signed the museum’s guestbook with, "Truly inspiring to be able to come here. Anne was a great girl. Hopefully she would have been a belieber."

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Verschuren of Netherlands reacts after competing in the men's 100m freestyle semifianls during the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona
Verschuren of Netherlands reacts after competing in the men's 100m freestyle semifianls during the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona

Sebastiaan Verschuren of Netherlands reacts after competing in the men's 100m freestyle semifianls during the World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SWIMMING)

Verschuren of Netherlands competes in men's 100m freestyle heats during the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona
Verschuren of Netherlands competes in men's 100m freestyle heats during the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona

Sebastiaan Verschuren of Netherlands competes in men's 100m freestyle heats during the World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SWIMMING)

Verschuren of Netherlands reacts after competing in men's 100m freestyle heats during the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona
Verschuren of Netherlands reacts after competing in men's 100m freestyle heats during the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona

Sebastiaan Verschuren of Netherlands reacts after competing in men's 100m freestyle heats during the World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SWIMMING)

Verschuren of Netherlands prepares to compete in men's 100m freestyle heats during the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona
Verschuren of Netherlands prepares to compete in men's 100m freestyle heats during the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona

Sebastiaan Verschuren of Netherlands prepares to compete in men's 100m freestyle heats during the World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SWIMMING)