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  • The or 's Gra·ven·ha·ge (skräˌvən-häˈgə, sKHräˌvən-häˈKHə)Hague The de facto capital of the Netherlands, in the western part of the country near the North Sea. The Hague grew around a palace built c. 1250 by William of Holland (1228-1256) and is today the seat of the country's legislature and supreme court and of the International Court of Justice. Population: 474,000.

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  • THE HAGUE (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday an American diplomat had met Iran's delegate at an international conference in the Hague -- a sign of tentatively improving ties after decades of hostility between Washington and Tehran.

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  • I hear the Hague is a nice place to visit thi stime next year.

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  • Mitchell, former top lawyer to the governor, also criticizes what he calls Hague's "failed leadership" in coping with the county's financial problems.

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  • Word from The Hague is that Prosecutor Daniel Bellemare is reaching the final stages of his investigations into who placed the bomb that killed Hariri and 22 others on Valentine's Day 2005.

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  • Last night I spoke to Dejan Anastasijevic, an expert on internal issues and a witness in Hague trial against Milosevic.

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  • Question 1 from William Hague is prefixed by a nice dig at Gordon Brown's declaration of respect for Margaret Thatcher. 1st question is on Zimbabwe, Harman ignores the question and attacks Hague for sexism, foolish woman.

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  • Most surreal moment: Stuck in line for pre-dinner party behind Henry Kissinger, the editor of a major national publication leaned over to me and whispered: "Look at the bright side, maybe we'll be here when the warrant from the Hague is served."

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