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Dutch police arrest Utrecht shooting suspect

NETHERLANDS: Dutch police arrested the suspect in a shooting on a tram in the city of Utrecht in which three people were killed, a police chief said. “We have just been informed that the suspect has been arrested,” Utrecht police chief Rob van Bree told a news conference. Police had ...

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Total seeks exit from Dutch upstream with gas fields sale

LONDON: Total has launched the sale of its offshore gas fields in the Netherlands, a move that would mark the French energy giant’s exit from Dutch upstream production after 55 years, industry and banking sources said. The Paris-based company hired investment bank Jefferies in December to run the process that ...

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Belgium lift Hockey Men’s World Cup

BHUBANESWAR: Belgium have claimed their first ever World Cup title thanks to a dramatic shoot-out victory over the Netherlands in the final of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018. It proved to be third time lucky for the Red Lions, who finished runners up at both the Rio ...

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‘Major terrorist attack’ foiled in Netherlands, 7 arrested

THE HAGUE: Dutch police arrested seven men Thursday suspected of plotting to carry out a “major terrorist attack” at a public event using explosive belts and an AK-47 assault rifle, the public prosecutor s office said. “Police arrested seven men on Thursday… suspected of being at a very advanced stage ...

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Dutch pair charged in Britain after cocaine haul seized from boat

FILE PHOTO LONDON: A pair of Dutch nationals appeared in a British court on Saturday (Jul 21) after authorities seized one of their largest-ever hauls of cocaine, aboard a yacht off the south-west coast. Maarten Peter Pieterse, 59, and Emile Adriaan Jeroen Schoemaker, 44, appeared via video-link at Bristol Magistrates’ ...

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Australia Beat India to Win Champions Trophy Final

BREDA: Australia defeated India in the final to win the 37th and last edition of the Champions Trophy Hockey 2018 in Breda, Netherlands. Australia were the superior side in the penalty shootout after the match ended 1-1 in regulation time. History repeated itself as the outcome of the 2018 edition ...

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Australia and Netherlands formally accuse Russia of downing MH17

MELBOURNE: The Netherlands and Australia have formally accused Russia of being responsible for the 2014 downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet in 2014 that killed 298 people. The move on Friday came a day after international investigators concluded that the missile which smashed into the flight MH17 came from a Russian military ...

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Pakistan lead annual ICC Twenty20 cricket rankings

FILE PHOTO DUBAI: Pakistan retained the top spot in the annual International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 cricket rankings after delivering stellar performances in T20 tournaments over the past year. In the T20I rankings led by Pakistan, there is no change in the top seven places but Afghanistan are now ahead ...

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Netherlands withdraw envoy to Turkey as ties sour

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THE HAGUE: The Netherlands announced it was withdrawing its ambassador from Turkey , and will refuse to allow Ankara to post one in the country as diplomatic ties plunge to new lows. Relations have deteriorated in the past months, after Dutch officials barred a Turkish minister from attending a rally ...

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