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Dutch authorities investigate ‘terrorist motive’ of attacker who killed 3 people in Utrecht

BERLIN — Prosecutors said Thursday that the tram shooting this week in the Dutch city of Utrecht that left three people dead and five wounded may have been a terrorist attack. The 37-year-old Turkish-born suspect, Gokmen Tanis, is being investigated over several offenses, including manslaughter or m

WASHINGTON POST - 2019-03-21 11:30:00

Dutch prosecutors: Utrecht shooting suspect had 'radicalized ideology'

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch prosecutors said in a statement on Thursday that the man arrested on suspicion of shooting three people dead in Utrecht this week had a “radicalized ideology” but it was not yet clear whether he was motivated solely by a terrorist intent.

REUTERS CANADA - 2019-03-21 10:29:09

Koeman applauds Depay but accuses Netherlands of being 'careless' in 4-0 win

Ronald Koeman accused Netherlands of a "careless" display despite beating Belarus 4-0 in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier, though he was impressed with Memphis Depay. Netherlands had no issues seeing off their visitors in Rotterdam, taking just 50 seconds to take the lead when Depay seized upon a d

ONEFOOTBALL.COM - 2019-03-21 23:38:00

Dutch prosecutors arrest third over deadly tram shooting

UTRECHT, Netherlands – Dutch police say they have arrested a third person on suspicion of involvement in the tram shooting in the city of Utrecht that left three people dead and five injured.


Young People in the Netherlands Tell Us How They Experienced the Tram Shooting

This article originally appeared on VICE Netherlands. On Monday, March 18, the Dutch city of Utrecht in Netherlands was hit by a shooting in a tram that left three dead and several others wounded. In the immediate aftermath, the country was left wondering not just who the shooter was, but also what

VICE - 2019-03-20 12:30:08

Dutch populist wins provincial elections after Utrecht attack

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - An upstart populist party shocked the Dutch political establishment by winning the most votes in provincial elections after a preliminary count in the early hours of Thursday, boosted by a possible terrorist attack this week in the city of Utrecht.

REUTERS - 2019-03-21 12:06:59

Android 9 Pie is Now Available for the Galaxy A8 (2018) in Germany and Netherlands

It is now that time of the year when mid-range devices have already started to receive a major OS upgrade, now that all flagship and high-end handsets from the company has been updated successfully in most parts of the world where Samsung operates. The Galaxy A8 (2018) had already started receiving

YOUMOBILE.ORG - 2019-03-20 21:49:52

Euro 2020 qualifiers: Georginio Wijnaldum strikes for Netherlands

The Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum scored a rare goal as the Netherlands began their European Championship qualifying campaign in style with a 4-0 win over Belarus. The former Manchester United winger Memphis Depay had given them the perfect start when he opened the scoring in the first mi

THE GUARDIAN - 2019-03-21 22:15:36

Dutch government loses Senate majority amid populist surge

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch government will lose its majority in the Senate after provincial elections on Wednesday, preliminary results showed, as voters flocked to a new populist party two days after a possible terrorist attack in the city of Utrecht.

REUTERS - 2019-03-21 02:25:37

Utrecht tram gunman to face terrorism charges, Dutch prosecutors say

The Utrecht tram gunman will face terrorism charges when he appears in court on Friday, Dutch prosecutors have said. Three people were killed when the suspect - Turkish-born 37-year-old Gokmen Tanis - opened fire on public transport on Monday.

TELEGRAPH - 2019-03-21 11:20:00

Utrecht mayor: Possible terror motive in deadly Netherlands shooting

Dutch police are searching for a suspect they say opened fire on a tram Monday morning in the city of Utrecht. At least three people are dead and several injured according to Utrecht's mayor. Euronews correspondent Bryan Carter reports.


Gunman Opens Fire On Netherlands Tram; One Reportedly Killed, Others Injured

Police in the central Dutch city of Utrecht said Monday they were investigating a shooting on a tram that reportedly left at least one person dead and others injured as an attack with a possible "terrorist motive."


Multiple injured in shooting on tram in the Netherlands

UTRECHT, Netherlands – Multiple people have been injured after a shooting incident inside a tram in the Dutch town of Utrecht, authorities have confirmed. Police have not taken any suspects into custody following the shooting in 24 October Square on Monday morning, according to Joost Lanshage, spoke


Depay double leads Netherlands to easy win over Belarus

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (Reuters) - Memphis Depay scored two goals and set up two more as the Netherlands eased to a 4-0 victory over Belarus in their opening Euro 2020 Group C qualifier on Thursday.

REUTERS UK - 2019-03-21 23:11:42

Schenectady Police: Rotterdam man repeatedly threatened social services employee, faces felony

SCHENECTADY - A Rotterdam man made repeated threatening phone calls to a Schenectady County Department of Social Services employee this week and he now faces a felony, authorities said.

DAILY GAZETTE - 2019-03-21 17:46:38

Amsterdam to Ban Tours of Its Red-Light District

LONDON — Amsterdam is to ban guided tours of its notorious red-light district, the latest move by the city to tackle overcrowding and improve working conditions for prostitutes in the area.

NEW YORK TIMES - 2019-03-21 15:39:55

Ex-Bosnian Serb wartime leader Karadzic sentenced to life in prison

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - U.N. judges on Wednesday sentenced former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic to life in prison on appeal, ending one of the most momentous trials over genocide committed during the Balkan wars of the 1990s.

REUTERS CANADA - 2019-03-20 16:04:55

7 Things to know about the Dutch election results of 2019

With the election results in, it’s time for some reflection on what this means for the Netherlands and Dutch politics. If you haven’t been keeping tabs, or you just don’t understand a word of it, then this article may be for you.

DUTCHREVIEW.COM - 2019-03-21 11:02:36

Durban, South Africa to Amsterdam, Netherlands for only $449 USD roundtrip

Cheap flights from Durban, South Africa to Amsterdam, Netherlands for only $449 USD roundtrip with British Airways. Limited availability from October 2019 to January 2020 (excluding Christmas/New Year)

SECRETFLYING.COM - 2019-03-20 10:01:10

How they deal with Chickenpox in the Netherlands

What do you think of this? Do you know or remember if your parents encouraged you to play with friends who had chickenpox when you were younger? I know I had a very mild case and my pro-vaccine Mom didn’t even take me to the doctor!

HEALTHNUTNEWS.COM - 2019-03-21 14:43:43