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Oct 15 '14 16:06

Extra security is on display today at Jewish historical locations, institutions and sites of worship across Noord and Zuid Holland. In addition to the police monitoring of locations in Amsterdam, Dick Schoof, National Coordinator of Counterterrorism and Safety (NCTV), said security will also be stepped up in the Hague and Rotterdam.

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Oct 14 '14 12:05

The police are searching for two suspects who robbed a jeweler in the Belgian Hoogstraten.

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Oct 13 '14 10:23

The victim of the stabbing at Corbulo College in Voorburg on Friday, has passed away.

Oct 8 '14 19:18

The police acted wrongly after a conversation with the later murdered musician Arjun Autar from Rotterdam

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Oct 7 '14 14:22

The body of a 82 year old woman was found in her house on General Winkelmanstraat in Soesterberg on Sunday night October 5th.

Oct 7 '14 14:07

Three people were arrested on Monday in an investigation into money laundering in the Central Netherlands region. This was done in collaboration with Defense and Customs.

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Oct 6 '14 09:48

Two teams of two Netherlands military F-16 fighter jets took part in missions over Iraq this past weekend. It marks the first Dutch mission in the country's involvement in an international fight against ISIS, the separatist movement and rogue army fighting in Syria and Iraq.

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Oct 3 '14 17:05

Uefa launched an investigation Friday into crowd disturbances moments before the beginning of Thursday’s match between Feyenoord and Standard Liège, newswire ANP reports. Supporters of the Belgian side broke through fencing meant to secure the visitor’s section in Rotterdam’s De Kuip stadium, and tried to fight with the home team’s supporters.

Stadium security and mobile police units were brought in, and managed to calm the situation.

Police arrested 29 Standard Liège supporters, of which three were reportedly still in custody Friday afternoon.

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Oct 3 '14 12:43

The police will be able to shed more light on what happened to the two women found in the garden of a house on Kerkstraat, Amsterdam next week at the earliest.

Oct 2 '14 15:09

On Tuesday, September 30th, the police arrested four people at a commercial building on Kalmoesstraat, Eindhoven, on suspicion of trafficking in narcotics.

Oct 2 '14 12:57

Police have warned people to stay extra alert as the Netherlands moves into winter, and the daylight becomes shorter. Local officers will increase patrols, keep an eye out for notorious burglars, and be on heightened alert for criminal activity from October to March, the police department said in a press release.

Oct 2 '14 07:42

An accident in Kerkrade caused six people to be injured, four of whom are in serious condition. The accident also caused a building at the Carboonplein square to be evacuated, the police reports.

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Oct 1 '14 16:33

Police on Wednesday released monster truck driver Mario D. from custody. The man was behind the wheel when his 1,500-horsepower truck drove into an audience after performing a stunt in Haaksbergen, Overijssel on Sunday.

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Oct 1 '14 14:54

A 31-year old man and a 38-year-old women have been arrested after leading police on a dangerous car chase through Amsterdam center on Tuesday night. Police were called to the scene after receiving word that a 43-year-old woman was robbed in her car at gunpoint on Keizergracht at 7:40 p.m.

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Oct 1 '14 09:44

The Ministry of Defense has constructed a very thorough National Training Center in the forests of Vught. The terrain at the Van Brederode Barracks is fully equipped with visual aids to help train aid workers, police and Defense for threatening situations with as much realism as possible, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

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Oct 1 '14 09:10

Media mogul John de Mol has been receiving letters from a man who is threatening his sister Linda de Mol and her children if a large sum of money is not transfered to him. Police have published a sketch of at least one person involved in the extortion, and are thoroughly investigating the case.

Sep 30 '14 17:12

Two women found injured in the garden of an Amsterdam apartment building early Monday morning died after being rushed to the hospital. After hearing loud groans coming from the garden at around 1 a.m. Monday, a neighbor called emergency services.

Sep 30 '14 16:42

Police on Tuesday arrested a 21-year-old man from his home in The Hague on suspicion of taking part in terrorist training camps. The arrest comes as part of a large-scale investigation into jihadi activity in the Netherlands, during which 49 people identified as suspected jihadists have had their passports withdrawn and several arrest warrants issued.

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Sep 30 '14 16:29

A aggressive dog attacked and bit a police officer in Vondelpark, Amsterdam this morning. The police officer shot the dog in the leg. Both had to go for treatment.

Sep 30 '14 13:40

On Tuesday morning September 30th, investigators from the Office of Financial and Economic Investigation and the Amsterdam police arrested two men and one woman (between the ages of 40 and 44 years) on suspicion of fraud. The three suspects are the owners of a hotel business in Amsterdam.

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Sep 26 '14 10:59

In Simonshaven, a man was arrested at around 10 p.m. after reportedly attempting to drive his car into a police officer. The officer was forced to shoot the suspect's car in order to get the situation under control.

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Sep 26 '14 09:55

The threat that Dutch nationals will be kidnapped and held hostage abroad is rising, and Dutch people abroad have been told to be extra vigilant for terrorist acts. The Dutch counter-terrorism co-ordinator NCTV's Dick Schoof advises that people in volatile countries in the Middle-East, Asia and Africa have to be extra careful, the NOS reports.

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Sep 24 '14 16:01

The police arrested a 24 year old man from Groningen of Saturday September 13th, for having about 600 kilograms of fireworks in his possession.

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Sep 24 '14 14:40

A massive fire raged in the inner city of The Hague on Tuesday night. The fire started just after midnight in an attic on the Beeklaan.

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