Netherlands

BERLIN | New suspect detained in fatal stabbing of girl in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — A new suspect in the fatal stabbing of a 15-year-old Romanian girl in western Germany turned himself in to police on Tuesday, authorities said. The 17-year-old’s detention followed the release of another man who had turned himself in after fleeing from officers investigating the killing in the town of Viersen. Police had … Continue reading BERLIN | New suspect detained in fatal stabbing of girl in Germany

BUNNIK, Netherlands | Probe: Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia-based unit

BUNNIK, Netherlands (AP) — The missile used to shoot down a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 aboard, belonged to a Russia-based military unit, an international team of investigators said Thursday after painstakingly studying video and photos of a military convoy. The criminal investigation team “has concluded that the … Continue reading BUNNIK, Netherlands | Probe: Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia-based unit

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Palestinians want international court to investigate Israel

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Calling it a “historic step” toward justice, the Palestinian foreign minister asked the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to open an “immediate investigation” into alleged Israeli crimes committed against the Palestinian people. The development was sure to worsen the already troubled relations between the internationally backed Palestinian Authority and Israeli … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Palestinians want international court to investigate Israel

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Power outage sparks delays at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Passengers at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport are facing long waits after a power outage temporarily knocked out its check-in systems. The outage that hit parts of Amsterdam in early Sunday prompted authorities to briefly shut roads and a rail link to the airport on the outskirts of the Dutch capital. The … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Power outage sparks delays at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Britain, France denounce Russian claim as ‘stunt’

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Britain and France denounced on Thursday as a stunt and an “obscene masquerade” a move by Russia to produce Syrian witnesses who Moscow says were filmed in “staged videos” in the aftermath of a reported chemical weapons attack. Russian officials brought the purported witnesses for a briefing later Thursday at … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Britain, France denounce Russian claim as ‘stunt’

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Douma chemical attack puts OPCW back in spotlight

THE HAGUE, Netherlands  | April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been thrust once again into the international limelight by a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain and allegations of a chemical bombardment on the Syrian city of Douma. Once a little-known disarmament organization, the OPCW … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Douma chemical attack puts OPCW back in spotlight