• Netherlands Nov 30, 2019

    Dutch Police Continue Hunt for Attacker Who Stabbed 3 Teens

    Dutch police on Saturday continued looking for an attacker who stabbed three teens on a street in The Hague that was crowded with Black Friday shoppers. The victims, two 15-year-old girls and a 13-year-old boy, were treated in a hospital and released late Friday. Police said in a statement that they did not know one another. The victims have spoken...

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Apr 26, 2019

    400-Year-Old Stolen U.S. Bible Returned From the Netherlands

    One of hundreds of rare books stolen from a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania library in a 20-year scheme has been recovered in the Netherlands. The FBI returned the 400-year-old Geneva Bible on Thursday.

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Apr 26, 2019

    400-Year-Old Bible Stolen From US Is Found in Netherlands

    A 17th century Geneva Bible, one of the hundreds of rare books authorities said were stolen from a Pittsburgh library as part of a 20-year-long theft scheme, is back home. The Bible, published in 1615, was traced to the American Pilgrim Museum in Leiden, about 45 miles from Amsterdam in the Netherlands, said FBI agent Robert Jones. It was among...

  • Dutch police Mar 19, 2019

    Dutch Prosecutors Consider Terror Motive in Tram Shooting

    Investigators probing the deadly tram shooting in the Dutch city of Utrecht sharpened their focus Tuesday on a possible extremist motive, as judicial authorities revealed that the main suspect was released from jail this month and faces a rape trial in July. The nature of the Monday’s attack and a note found in a suspected getaway car suggest a possible...

  • spokesman Mar 18, 2019

    3 Dead in Dutch Tram Shooting; Attacker at Large

    At least three people were killed and nine others injured in a shooting that broke out on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht.

  • Germany Sep 3, 2018

    Suspect in Stabbing of Americans Believes Dutch Insult Islam

    An Afghan asylum-seeker accused of stabbing two Americans in Amsterdam believes that Islam is insulted in the Netherlands, Dutch prosecutors said Monday, giving the first indication of why they think a “terrorist motive” was behind the attack. The 19-year-old suspect is accused of stabbing the 38-year-old tourists Friday in an unprovoked attack after he arrived at Amsterdam’s Central Station on...

  • Germany Sep 1, 2018

    Amsterdam: ‘Terrorist Motive' Alleged in Attack on Americans

    A 19-year-old Afghan citizen had a “terrorist motive” for allegedly stabbing two Americans at the main train station in Amsterdam, city authorities in the Dutch capital said Saturday. Amsterdam police shot and wounded the suspect after the stabbings Friday at Central Station. The local government said hours later it appeared the people injured weren’t targeted for a specific reason, but...

  • spokesman Nov 29, 2017

    ‘I Am Not a War Criminal!' UN War Crimes Convict Dies After Claiming He Took Poison in Court

    A convicted war criminal from Croatia swallowed what he said was poison and died Wednesday after a United Nations court in the Netherlands upheld his 20-year sentence for committing crimes against humanity during the Bosnian war of the 1990s. In a stunning end to the final case at the U.N.’s International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, former Croatian general...

  • DRIVER Aug 25, 2017

    Dutch Police Detain Suspect in Concert Terror Threat

    Alerted by a detailed tip from Spanish colleagues, Dutch police arrested a man early Thursday and questioned him on suspicion of preparing an attack on a concert in Rotterdam by an American rock band. But the Dutch justice minister suggested later in the day that the suspect may only have sent a threatening message. The 22-year-old man was being interrogated...

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