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Afghan with 'terrorist motive' stabs two Americans in Amsterdam station

Sep 2, 2018

Afghan with 'terrorist motive' stabs two Americans in Amsterdam station

A 19-year-old Afghan citizen had a "terrorist motive" for allegedly stabbing two Americans at the main train station in Amsterdam, city authorities in the Dutch capital said Saturday. Amsterdam police shot and wounded the suspect after the stabbings Friday at Central Station. The local government ...

Panic in Amsterdam station after double stabbing at train station

Aug 31, 2018

Panic in Amsterdam station after double stabbing at train station

Two people were stabbed at Amsterdam's busy Central Station on Friday before the alleged attacker was shot and wounded, Dutch police said. Witnesses described scenes of panic as gunshots rang out and thousands of commuters and tourists were evacuated from the rail terminus shortly after ...

Suspect in 1998 murder of Dutch boy arrested in Spain

/ Aug 27, 2018

Suspect in 1998 murder of Dutch boy arrested in Spain

A suspect in the 1998 murder of a young Dutch boy has been arrested in Spain, police in the Netherlands said on Sunday. Eleven-year-old Nicky Verstappen disappeared during the night of Aug. 9, 1998, while at a summer camp at the Brunssumerheide nature reserve, near ...

Dutch fret about proliferation of English on university campuses

Jun 3, 2018

Dutch fret about proliferation of English on university campuses

The growing popularity of English as a medium of instruction at Dutch universities is ringing alarm bells among lecturers and students, with some even calling for government intervention. As Shakespeare's mother tongue spreads in lecture halls across the county's 14 universities, the Dutch education department ...

May 29, 2018

Russia says won't be pushed around over downing of flight MH17

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday it was inappropriate for Australia and the Netherlands to issue Moscow with ultimatums over compensation for relatives of people killed in the downing of flight MH17, RIA news agency reported. The Malaysian Airways jet was shot down over ...