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  • March 15, 2017  

    Turkish citizens will vote next month on a referendum that would grant President Recep Tayyip Erdogan controversial new powers. The referendum is happening at a time of heightened political tension, with an ongoing purge of tens of thousands of government employees and concern that secularism is being threatened. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports from Istanbul. Continue reading

  • March 12, 2017  

    Tensions between Turkey and the Netherlands continue to rise three days before Dutch voters head to the polls for elections. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, who is seeking a third term, faces challenges from a far-right nationalist candidate who wants to ban Muslims from entering the country. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Malcolm Brabant joins Hari Sreenivasan from Amsterdam with more. Continue reading

  • September 18, 2016  

    Police in the Netherlands are taking a unique approach toward finding illegal, and potentially unsafe, drones. They are the first in the world using eagles to hunt and catch them. The NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker has more. Continue reading

  • May 29, 2016   BY  

    After the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and the start of the war in Iraq in 2003, 30-year-old Amsterdam native Mahmoud Tighadouini fell into an online community that exposed him to radical Islamic ideology for the first time. Continue reading

  • April 23, 2012  

    President Nicolas Sarkozy took second to socialist candidate Francois Hollande in France’s first-round elections Sunday. Ray Suarez and the Brookings Institution’s Justin Vaisse discuss Sarkozy’s uphill fight and the wider reaction against economic austerity measures in Europe as the Dutch governing coalition collapsed Monday. Continue reading

  • April 11, 2011  

    In other news Monday, Mitt Romney announced via YouTube that he’s formally exploring another presidential run. In Ivory Coast, former President Laurent Gbagbo was captured in a bunker. His challenger won the November presidential election, but Gbagbo refused to cede power, prompting violent confrontation between rival factions. Continue reading