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Cash seized in a Colombian cocaine investigation
Oct 1 '19 22:25

Amsterdam police investigating an international cocaine ring found 12.8 million euros in cash. Police said the wrapped bundles of paper money was a "record amount", seized over two weeks ago during a search of five homes on September 12.

Seven people were arrested at four of the homes, including two Colombian women and a Colombian man, two Albanian men, a man from Morocco, and another from New Zealand. 

Police at the scene of a mass shooting on 24 Oktoberplein in Utrecht, 18 March 2019
Jun 24 '19 16:45

There is a very real concern in the Netherlands regarding potential terror attacks, particularly from ISIS recruits and jihadists, right-wing extremists, and radical activists, according to Dutch counter-terror office NCTV. Because of this, the terror threat level in the country remains high, with holding at 4 out of a maximum of 5 in the terrorism threat assessment published by the NCTV on Monday.

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Jun 20 '19 20:46

The Oranje Leeuwinnen held their ground on Thursday to defeat Canada 2-1 in both teams' final Group E match of the 2019 World Cup. The Dutch women will go on to face Japan in the Round of 16 on Tuesday.

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Jun 11 '19 17:45

The OranjeLeeuwinnen dominated their opening match in the 2019 Women's World Cup in every category, but simply could not manage to send the ball into the back of the net. That all changed in the second minute of injury time when Jill Roord sent the ball in off her head and past New Zealand keeper Erin Nayler.

Jun 11 '19 08:50

The Oranje women are kicking off their World Cup journey with their first match against New Zealand in Le Havre on Tuesday afternoon. The Dutch national women's team had their last training session, with the full selection, on Monday and are excited to get started.

New Zealand flag projected onto Amsterdam Central Station after two attacks on Mosques in Christchurch, 15 March 2019
Mar 18 '19 08:38

Several hundred people gathered on Dam Square in Amsterdam on Sunday afternoon for a peace event in commemoration of the victims of attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday. The event was organized by 13 organizations who want to "send a powerful signal for peace and against terror", NU.nl reports.

On Friday a right-wing extremist man opened fire on two mosques in the New Zealand city. 50 people were killed and dozens were injured.

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Nov 16 '16 11:20

About 60 Dtuch tourists who were stranded in Kaikoura, New Zealand after an earthquake this weekend, are now able to continue their journey. Travel agency Travel Essence arranged a small airplane to pick them up from the coastal town, NU.nl reports.

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Nov 15 '16 09:30

About 60 Dutch tourists are stuck in the New Zealand coastal town of Kaikoura after an earthquake this weekend completely isolated the town from the rest of the island. The town is only acessible by one road and landslides completely blocked it, a spokesperson for travel agency Travel Essence said to BNR.

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Nov 7 '16 10:12

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima arrived in a rainy New Zealand on Monday morning for a three day state visit. They were welcomed to the Government House in Wellington by a Maori ceremonial challenge, in which visitors have to show that they come with good intentions, ANP reports.

Oct 31 '16 12:10

Dutch exports to Australia and New Zealand increased significantly over the past years, Statistics Netherlands announced at the start of the Dutch state visit to the two countire.s Since 2010 the number of Dutch companies exporting to the two countries roughly doubled.

Aug 8 '16 09:55

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima will be paying state visits to Australia and New Zealand later this year, the Royal House announced on Monday. "The visits are devoted to the history and broad bilateral ties the Netherlands has with Australia and New Zealand", according to the statement.

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May 20 '16 13:00

A New Zealand court sentenced a man to six weeks of house arrest and 200 hours of community service on Thursday for causing the death of a Dutch woman in a traffic accident. He also has to pay 7 thousand euros in compensation and his drivers license was suspended for 1.5 years

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Mar 31 '16 10:06

DNA evidence found in the 1995 rape and murder of Nicole van den Hurk, will be re-analyzed in New-Zealand using a new method. The intent is that this reexamination will provide clarity on whether or not the DNA belongs to 48-year-old suspect Jos de G.

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Jul 29 '15 10:04

The United Nations Security Council will vote on the establishment of an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for the downing of flight MH17 on Wednesday night, a spokesperson for New Zealand, chairman of the Security Council, said to Russian news agency Sputnik.

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May 5 '15 15:24

Remains found in Golden Bay, New Zealand were positively identified as the body of Dutch tourist Ken Boogers, who went missing in the country in March, reports the Nelson Mail. Boogers disappeared after taking a hike from the camp where he was staying.

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Apr 21 '15 12:19

A body believed to be missing tourist Ken Boogers has been found in New Zealand, the New Zealand Herald reports.

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Apr 9 '15 13:13

Ken Boogers' parents have given up the search for their missing son in New Zealand and are heading returning to Veldhoven. "We have done everything we can. We're going home," Boogers' father, Peter Boogers, told Omroep Brabant.

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Mar 24 '15 15:14

The parents of the missing Dutch tourist Ken Boogers are heading to New Zealand on Tuesday to assist the local police in their search operation. Boogers disappeared on Saturday after a walk along the coast. His father Peet retains hope for the good outcome, wrote Omroep Brabant.

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Mar 23 '15 17:55

New Zealand authorities launched a wide-scale search operation for Ken Boogers, a 26-year old Dutch tourist missing since last Saturday. He was last seen at about 9 a.m. before going on a hike without any equipment across Hilltop Track in the Wharariki Beach area, police there said in a statement.

Nov 26 '14 17:03

“I was worried my movie about a group of elderly people from New Zealand wouldn’t resonate on a global scale,” says documentary director Bryn Evans, in an exclusive interview with the NL Times. The film has four more screenings at the International Documentary Film-festival Amsterdam.

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Oct 14 '14 10:55

A Dutch tourist destroyed a statue in an ancient Cambodian temple complex. According to the woman, she was under the influence of a strange power.

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Jul 22 '14 08:38

The Cabinet has placed a mourning ad in Dutch newspapers this morning, honoring those lost in the tragic MH17 plane crash in Ukraine, and remembering them "with great sadness and the deepest respect." All 298 names of the individuals who perished in the crash are listed.

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Jul 18 '14 16:01

At least 189 Dutch nationals including a Senator were amongst the 298 people onboard Malaysia Airlines flight 17 when it was apparently shot down over Ukrainian airspace near the Russian border. The airline says that four of the passengers' nationalities have not yet been determined.

New Zealand police
Jun 2 '14 10:38

A Dutch man on holiday in New Zealand caused a traffic accident, killing three people. The man has been accused of reckless driving, according to Radio New Zealand News.

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