The energy in biofuels can match the levels of crude oil, researchers from the University of Twente in the Netherlands have found. But there are some inherent limits on using biofuels at a commercial scale.
The Netherlands, which holds something of a swing vote in the EU, had argued for caution in sanctioning Russia. But the downing of MH17 killed nearly 200 Dutch citizens – and has hardened attitudes ahead of an EU meeting Tuesday.
A civil court in The Hague ordered the Netherlands to compensate the families of more than 300 Bosnian Muslims killed in the Srebrenica massacre in 1995. The Netherlands was cleared of liability in the deaths of nearly 8,000 others.