On Tuesday the International Criminal Court in The Hague sentenced Malian rebel leader Ahman al-Faqi al-Mahdi to nine years in prison for the destruction of cultural heritage in Timbuktu. The rebel leader confessed
The police arrested a 20 year old man in Amsterdam on Thursday. He is believed to be responsible for 5 robberies in the city.
On Wednesday the police arrested a 16 year old boy for threatening a 42 year old teacher with a knife.
A Dutch dentist was arrested in Canada last week on grounds of patient mutilation in France. In the first statement that dentist Mark van N. made, he made no mention of the mutilation accusation, and instead suddenly confessed to the murder of his wife in The Netherlands in 2006. He was deported from Canada to The Netherlands, and was arrested on arrival Sunday, CBC News reports.