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Rotterdam arrest after Air France, Paris terrorism tweet
Nov 17 '15 15:15

A 16 year old Rotterdam boy was arrested on Sunday after he posted threatening tweets about an Air France flight. This resulted in flight AF1741, bound for Paris, being delayed for hours on Saturday while the plane was evacuated and searched for explosives. Nothing was found.

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Nov 16 '15 08:40

One of the three Dutch people injured in the Paris attacks, is a 20 year old TU Delft student from Geleen, multiple sources confirmed to Limburg media on Sunday.

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Nov 16 '15 08:22

The Netherlands will commemorate the victims of the Paris attacks with a minute of silence at noon on Monday. Public transport and public broadcasting will be quiet for 60 seconds. All flags on government buildings are hanging at half-mast and memorials have also been arranged in several places in the Netherlands.

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Nov 14 '15 15:44

Two Dutch citizens were among roughly 100 people who were seriously wounded in the terrorist attacks on Paris, France Friday night. One other Dutch person suffered minor injuries, Foreign Affairs Minister Bert Koenders said Saturday.

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Nov 14 '15 13:54

The Netherlands increased and strengthened border security in response to the terrorist attacks in Paris, France on Friday night. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced the move at a press conference following an emergency meeting of cabinet members.

Peace for Paris
Nov 14 '15 12:58

Organizations representing Muslim people in the Netherlands denounced terrorist attacks in Paris that left over 120 people dead and nearly 100 people in critical condition. “We regard these hideous and barbaric attacks on innocent civilians in Paris as an attack on the entire human race,” the Dutch Council of Moroccan Mosques (RMMN) said in a statement immediately after the assault.

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Nov 14 '15 11:34

Amsterdam-based journalist Suzan Yücel narrowly escaped injury during the attacks in Paris on Friday night. The AT5 reporter was supposed to eat dinner at Petit Le Cambodge with a friend, and had a pre-dinner drink at Le Carillon while waiting for a table to open up.

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Nov 14 '15 10:50

A portion of the ruling Dutch cabinet will hold an emergency meeting on Saturday morning to discuss the terrorist attacks in Paris that took place a night earlier. A series of shootings and bombings amid the bustling Parisian nightlife led to the deaths of 128 people, with 99 people listed in critical condition on Saturday.

Nov 14 '15 00:11

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte called a series of attacks in Paris "awful" in two posts on social media Friday night. Multiple news agencies reported that anywhere up to 40 people were killed in three different shootings and two different explosions in the 10th and 11th districts of the French capital.

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Nov 10 '15 10:52

Prime Minister Mark Rutte will be attending the United Nations climate summit at the end of this month, a spokesperson for the Government Information Service confirmed

Nov 3 '15 16:46

Dutch activist and director of sustainability organization Urgenda, Marjan Minnesma, began today a 580 kilometer hike from the city of Utrecht, in the Netherlands, to the Climate Summit in Paris. Minnesma is highlighting the need for action to prevent dangerous climate change and ensure a livable earth for future generations.

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Oct 23 '15 22:38

Chocolate, sugar, pastry, cream, pistachios... what's not to like? Guys Love Cooking take us to Paris, the inspiration for their fabulous Pistachio-cream chocolate Éclair, in this week's collaboration.

Brother and Sister of the Night Watch
Sep 25 '15 13:25

France has committed 80 million euros in a bid to buy one of the two Rembrandt paintings that were conditionally sold to the Rijksmuseum for a combined 160 million. The museum orchestrated the purchase with 80 million euros from the Dutch government with the goal of bringing the marriage portraits of Maerten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit back to the Netherlands.

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Sep 24 '15 18:28

The two Rembrandt paintings which the Rijksmuseum and the Dutch Government committed to buying for 160 million euros will first make an exhibition tour of all twelve provincial capitals around the Netherlands before reaching their new home at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum. The Bonnefanten Museum in Maastricht won the honour as the first museum to receive the paintings, Director Stijn Huijts confirmed with Telegraaf.nl.

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Sep 4 '15 10:45

The Louvre in Paris and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam may joined forces to try and buy two Rembrandt portraits from the Rothschild family together.

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Aug 31 '15 10:18

A number of extra measures was agreed upon to increase security on the European railway network at a mini-summit on the issue in Paris over the weekend. Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice, who attended the meeting, stressed that extra measures are necessary, but that 100 percent safety can not be guaranteed.

Thalys attack
Aug 26 '15 16:39

On Saturday ministers from nine European countries will be meeting in Paris to discuss strengthening the security on Europe's railway network. Bernard Cazeneuve, the French Minister of Home Affairs, said on Wednesday that they will be looking at "very concrete proposals", the Financial Times reports.

Thalys attack
Aug 26 '15 09:28

The prosecutor in Paris has officially launched a formal judicial investigation for terrorism related activities against Ayoub el Khazzani - the man who committed the foiled attack on a Thalys train between Amsterdam and Paris on Friday.

Aug 24 '15 10:10

Ayoub el Khazzani, the man who opened fire on a passenger train heading from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday, was "a good boy, very hardworking" who "never talked politics; just football and fishing".

Thalys attack
Aug 22 '15 09:37

Video taken from inside a train attacked by an armed gunman shows blood smeared on windows and dinner tables with a tied-up man on the floor and an American serviceman applying pressure to a second victim's wounds. The American, likely U.S. Air Force member Spencer Stone, is also injured.

Thalys attack
Aug 22 '15 09:24

French authorities were working feverishly Saturday morning to determine why a 26-year-old Moroccan man allegedly opened fire with a Kalashnikov rifle on a train headed from Amsterdam to Paris. Officials called three Americans and a British man heroes for their stopping the attack shortly after it started Friday evening.

Thalys attack
Aug 21 '15 23:09

Three people were hurt onboard a Thalys train from Amsterdam to Paris after a gunman armed with a Kalashnikov automatic rifle opened fire during the Friday evening journey. The man was overpowered on the train and arrested, France’s Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said.

Jun 19 '15 17:55

The first Joan Miró sculpture exhibit in the Netherlands opened in the Rijksmuseum garden on Friday. The exhibit consists of 21 sculptures by the Spanish artist.

Paul Polman
May 21 '15 18:05

The consequences of global warming are already felt by businesses. Annually climate change costs Unilever 400 million euros, according to the company's CEO Paul Polman.

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