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World Mar 18Gunman kills 3 on Dutch tram
A gunman killed three people and wounded nine on a streetcar in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday morning in what the mayor said appeared to be a terror attack, touching off a manhunt that saw heavily armed officers…
World Dec 11European Union officials rule out Brexit renegotiation
The main sticking point since the Brexit talks began is how to keep goods flowing seamlessly between EU member Ireland and the U.K's Northern Ireland after Britain leaves the bloc.
World Sep 01Amsterdam officials say ‘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.
World May 24Russia behind crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, investigators say
The Boeing 777 passenger jet was headed from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, when it was blown out of the sky over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014. All 298 passengers and crew were killed.
World May 22Palestinians ask international court to open ‘immediate investigation’ into Israel
The referral sought an investigation into Israeli policies in the West Bank, east Jerusalem, and Gaza, as well as the recent round of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip.
Nation Apr 21Accepting rights award, Kaepernick decries ‘lawful lynching’
Amnesty International gave former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice.
World Apr 18Watchdog agency chief rejects Russian claim of 2nd nerve agent in Skripal poisoning
The head of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said the second nerve agent had "nothing to do with the samples collected by the OPCW team in Salisbury."…
World Feb 14Longest-serving Dutch premier, Ruud Lubbers, dies at 78
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Ruud Lubbers, the Netherlands' longest-serving prime minister who guided his country through economic turmoil to prosperity and helped shape the foundations of the European Union, died Wednesday at 78.