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Sep 23 '15 10:47

On a trip to a Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon, Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders said Europe must come to terms with the financial cost of the refugee crisis, and that the countries must agree on each nation making a fair monetary contribution to address the situation. Europe’s leaders are to meet in Brussels on Wednesday to discuss progress in handling the refugee crisis.

Sep 1 '15 15:19

The first group of Norwegian prisoners arrived in the Netherlands in an armored bus around noon on Tuesday. They are on their way to their new home in Veenhuizen, where they will serve their sentences

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Aug 28 '15 15:41

Ajax will be facing off against Scotland's Celtic, Turkey's Fenerbahçe and Norway's Molde FK in the group stage of the Europa League. AZ will come up against Spain's Athletic Bilbao, Germany's FC Augsburg and Serbia's Partizan Belgrado.

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Jul 1 '15 13:00

On Tuesday the Senate approved the agreement that will allow the transfer of 242 Norwegian prisoners to the Norgerhaven location of the penitentiary institution in Veerhuizen. The first Norwegian prisoners are expected to arrive in September.

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Jun 26 '15 15:35

A Joint Investigation Team comprising of authorities in the Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Finland, Great Britain and Norway, recently broke up a large network of cyber criminals who used malware to attack banking systems world wide.

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May 8 '15 13:25

The Taliban in Pakistan claims to have shot down the helicopter that crashed in the northern part of Pakistan earlier today. The Pakistan military refutes the claim, stating that the crash was caused by a technical fault on the helicopter.

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May 8 '15 10:59

The Dutch ambassador to Pakistan was injured in a helicopter crash that killed two pilots and four foreigners, among them the ambassadors to Pakistan from the Philippines, Domingo D. Lucenario Jr., and Norway, Leif H. Larsen. The wives of both the Indonesian and Malaysian ambassadors were also killed, according to a representative of the Pakistani military.

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Apr 24 '15 10:48

The Netherlands is the 7th happiest country in the world according to the United Nation's World Happiness Report 2015. This puts the Netherlands three places down from the 4th place the country got in the 2013 report.

Mar 10 '15 15:52

On-demand media content provider Netflix is planning on locating its new series in Amsterdam. The streaming platform company started initial discussions about the filming location with the municipality, Amsterdam film commissioner Simon Brester reveals to the Parool.

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Feb 26 '15 14:30

The Netherlands' DNA database made its 25,000th match last night. It involved a match between evidence found in the Netherlands and a person whose DNA profile is in the Austrian DNA database

Feb 19 '15 19:17

Convicted murderer Sandro G. will face court on Friday in The Hague in a bid to hold onto his luxurious cell at the long-term prison facility in Veenhuizen, Drenthe, omroepwest.nl reported.

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Jan 13 '15 14:16

A new threat issued by a group claiming affiliation with ISIS names Amsterdam amongst several potential high-profile targets. Titled “Lone Wolves”, the Arabic-language piece seems to promote the use of dirty bombs with the statement, “You will feel it when Cesium-131 spreads down the streets and train stations of Russia, Boston, Dallas, Virginia and Amsterdam.”

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Jan 9 '15 00:03

The dead body of a missing Norwegian tourist was found floating in an Amsterdam canal Thursday afternoon, police in Amsterdam confirm. Tore Grødem, a 21-year-old man visiting the city, had not been seen since December 19 at about 2 a.m.

Dec 22 '14 09:34

The police are looking for the 21 year old Tore Grodem from Norway, who went missing in Amsterdam. He has been missing since about 02:00 a.m. Friday morning, December 19th.

Dec 4 '14 09:54

One of the largest international webcam-sex cases could have been solved much earlier if the Dutch police had done an more intensive investigation, television programme Zembla reported.

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Oct 23 '14 13:07

Amnesty International has asked the Netherlands to stop the return of Somali refugees.

Oct 15 '14 13:09

Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert and State Secretary Teeven (Security) do not think it is necessary for a separate asylum system for interpreters who have done work for Defense.

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Sep 24 '14 15:47

European Union police force have made more than a thousand arrests, representing the biggest ever co-ordinated crackdown on organized crime. Operation Archimedest which was coordinated by Europol from The Hague, arrested 1,027 people, including 80 Dutch citizens involved in the theft of luxury cars.

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Aug 12 '14 07:53

A KLM aircraft was grounded for a longer period of time in Trondheim, Norway on Sunday because one passenger was feared to have been infected with the deadly ebola virus. After some time, it appears to have been a false alarm, a KLM spokesperson confirms to De Volkskrant.

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Jun 6 '14 16:28

The body found yesterday at the landing gear of a KLM Cityhopper aircraft is believed to be that of a 17-year old Norwegian boy missing since Wednesday. Investigators working at the airport found an identity card believed to be the boy's, according to Norwegian media.

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Jun 5 '14 16:38

Workers at Schiphol airport made a grisly discovery Thursday when they found a body near the landing gear of a KLM Cityhopper airplane. The flight landed in Amsterdam around 10 a.m. without incident after departing from Trondheim, Norway.

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Dec 31 '13 12:09

The round-up of some of this year’s most noteworthy events and news stories.

Jul 16 '13 06:14

Dutch broadcaster AvroTros told esctoday.com that the Netherlands will take part at the approaching 2014 Eurovision Song Contest in Denmark.

Jul 15 '13 05:20

Norway defeated the Netherlands in a women's Euro 2013 group match.

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