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#BREAKING: #BNNNetherlands Reports.

Three minors, two girls and a boy, have been arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing that took place in The Hague on Friday evening.
A 39-year-old man was killed in the incident, which occurred around 9 p.m. at the Doctor HE van Geldererf in the Houtwijk district.
The suspects were arrested on Saturday morning at a residence in The Hague. The cause of the stabbing is currently under investigation.
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#BREAKING: #BNNNetherlands Reports.

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs @DutchMFA has issued new travel advice for Turkey, warning Dutch citizens to avoid demonstrations and large gatherings as they may turn violent.
The warning comes in response to recent anti-Islamic actions, such as the burning of a Koran in front of the Turkish embassy in Sweden, which have the potential to provoke anti-Western sentiment and lead to demonstrations.
Additionally, there is an increased threat of attacks against Western targets and places of worship. Dutch citizens in Turkey are advised to exercise caution and avoid demonstrations.
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WATCH: #BNNNetherlands Reports.

The A12 highway in The Hague was blocked for a large portion of the afternoon by protesters from the @ExtinctionR group.

Despite warnings from the police and mayor Jan van Zanen, hundreds of demonstrators took to the road and blocked traffic.
The police report that they have made hundreds of arrests among the protesters, with Extinction Rebellion claiming the number to be over 500.

The activists were protesting against the government's handling of subsidies for fossil energy producers.
The police used grinders and cola to remove the protesters, who had attached themselves to the road and each other in various ways.

Amnesty International @amnesty observers were present to monitor the situation.
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#BREAKING: #BNNNetherlands Reports.

A 78-year-old Dutchman, Jaitsen Singh, who may have been wrongfully imprisoned in the United States for 39 years, will not be released early, according to his lawyer Rachel Imamkhan.

#Dutch #Imprison #UnitedStates #Netherlands
Singh was convicted of ordering the murder of his wife and daughter in 1984 and sentenced to 56 years in prison, but both he and his family deny any involvement.
The statement on which his conviction was based may have resulted from a deal between a key witness and the prosecutor, and the key witness received a reduced sentence, money, and a house.
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JUST IN: #BNNNetherlands Reports.

Kajsa Ollongren @DefensieMin, Defense Minister of Netherlands said on Friday that, Dutch government will send two Patriot air defense system launchers and series of missiles to Ukraine.

#Netherlands #Defense #Ukraine #Patriot #UkraineRussiaWar
Kajsa Ollongren said in a statement that, Netherlands will cooperate with the US and Germany and offer their support to the Patriot defense system project.

Ollongren added, 65 Dutch soldiers would offer training for the Ukrainian soldiers on the Patriot system.
Prime Minister Mark Rutte @MinPres, who met US President @POTUS Joe Biden @JoeBiden, earlier at the White House on Tuesday, said that, they will offer air defense system support to Ukraine.
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JUST IN: #BNNNetherlands Reports.

Mark Rutte @MinPres, Dutch Prime Minister said in Davos on Thursday that, Finland and Sweden will become full members of NATO this year.

#MarkRutte #Davos #WEF2023 #NATO #Finland #Sweden Image
Mark Rutte, while speaking at the Ukrainian Breakfast on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos in Switzerland said, “I am absolutely convinced that Finland and Sweden will join [NATO]. It is historically logical, it is their wish, they should be part of NATO @NATO.
But at this moment, this is not yet possible because still negotiations are ongoing”.
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