Nuclear Security Summit

AIVD office in Zoetermeer
May 26 '16 11:55

Dutch intelligence service AIVD was not allowed to screen high police commissioner Tom Driessen in 2012, the Council of State ruled in the appeal of this case. This screening led to the AIVD refusing to give Driessen a certificate of no objection, which in turn led to Driessen having to resign as leader of the Nuclear Summit in The Hague

marechaussee
Jun 19 '14 11:59

The Netherlands arrested some 100 people while executing extra border controls during the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) in March this year.

Apr 11 '14 14:44

The man who was caught at The Hague Central Station during the Nuclear Security Summit last month appears to have had no terrorist plot, but was in fact a robber.

Apr 9 '14 10:36

After receiving complaints, the National Police has launched an investigation into the behavior of their agents during the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague in March.

The use of drones by police departments around the world to easily monitor crowds of people is increasing. (credit Daily Mail)
Apr 7 '14 09:19

During the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) last month in The Hague, police intercepted around ten drones. Several weapons were also seized during that time.

Mar 26 '14 14:51

The conference table, used at the Nuclear Security Summit, is for sale. Potential buyers can turn to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for inquiries.

Mar 26 '14 14:16

The Dutch national police are pleased with their performance during the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) so far. There were no major disruptions. 140 Arrests were made so far, most of them protesters.

Nuclear Reactor
Mar 26 '14 10:49

In Petten, 28 protesters were arrested at a nuclear reactor on Tuesday. They were protesting nuclear power, and were going to block entry to the nuclear plant from several delegates from the Nuclear Security Summit, who were traveling to see the nuclear reactor.

Mar 26 '14 10:05

Police in The Hague apprehended a 24-year old man on Den Haag Centraal Station on Tuesday. The man was carrying several fire arms, the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) report.

US Secret Service
Mar 26 '14 06:51

Three Secret Service agents employed to protect the American president in Amsterdam this week were put on administrative leave and sent home on Sunday after hitting the town for a few drinks, according to those in the know, the Washington Post reports.

Mar 25 '14 16:20

A total of 35 countries signed an initiative by the Netherlands, the U.S. and South Korea to improve nuclear safety, announced Foreign Affairs Minister, Frans Timmermans.

Sergey Lavrov
Mar 25 '14 07:14

The Russian minister of Foreign Affairs, Sergey Lavrov and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Andrej Deschtschyzja had their first high-level talks since the hand-over of power in Ukraine in The Hague on Monday.

Picture-18
Mar 24 '14 16:33

The suspicious package discovered by police that forced an Amsterdam neighborhood into lockdown turned out to be boxes of Egyptian tobacco and a laptop computer, the bomb disposal unit told broadcaster AT5. The tobacco packages were adorned with Arabic text, police said.

World Forum
Mar 24 '14 14:38

Obama has arrived in The Hague as the first day of the Nuclear Security Summit is underway.

Koninklijke Marechaussee van
Mar 24 '14 14:07

A group of about 50 people have been apprehended at the Centraal Station in The Hague. They arrived in the city to protest the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS), but were stopped by police and taken to a police station.

Mar 24 '14 12:39

Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Sunday that when he takes part in the Dutch tradition of Zwarte Piet it is worse for him than it is for Black people.

Mar 24 '14 09:40

Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, visited the Anne Frank House on Sunday, after hundreds of books about Anne Frank were destroyed in Tokyo last month.

Mar 24 '14 05:22

A suspicious object discovered in a car on Lijnbaansgracht in Amsterdam led police to evacuate part of the surrounding area early Monday morning. The alarm was called in just before 3:30 a.m. after "a suspicious situation arose which involved a car" in traffic, a police spokesman told broadcaster RTV Noord Holland.

Mar 21 '14 11:19

When US President Barack Obama visits Amsterdam on Monday he will receive a brief tour of the Rijks Museum where he will be shown the Act of Abjuration.

Mar 20 '14 15:07

American president Barack Obama will pay a visit to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam on Monday, 24 March, prior to the Nuclear Summit in The Hague.

Mar 14 '14 07:21

The United States senate has finally approved the appointment of Timothy Broas as the new American ambassador in The Hague, RTL Nieuws reports.

Mar 11 '14 20:46

U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte in Amsterdam later this month. The U.S. head of state will visit the Dutch capital before attending the Nuclear Security Summit in the Hague.

Barack Obama
Mar 10 '14 07:59

US President Barack Obama will also visit Amsterdam when he comes to the Netherlands later this month, according to sources for the NOS.

Nov 30 '13 04:18

The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories
features the unfortunate fall of an Ajax fan, leaving him severely injured, Gordon's racial slurs causing national and international commotion, a dark-skinned intern rejected on his skin color, the news of Obama and Putin attending an international summit in The Hague, the discovery that Sinterklaas is an ex-con, and the Marechaussee haven't had a dull moment this week with drug busts, fake marriages, and new barracks.

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