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Returnee from Netherlands New COVID-19 Case On Saturday

BANGKOK, Aug 29 (TNA) – Thailand logged a new case of coronavirus disease 2019, a returnee from the Netherlands, and the total cases rose to 3,411. The Thai female worker aged 30 arrived on Aug 15 and was quarantined in Chon Buri province. She was found with COVID-19 in her second test on Aug 26 […]Read More

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‘Black Pete’ Tradition in Netherlands Expected to Disappear, Dutch Prime

Netherlands’ Prime Minister Mark Rutte has announced a change in his attitude towards a certain pre-Christmas celebration tradition which has been criticised as racist caricature. The tradition in question centers around the so called “Black Pete” (Zwarte Piet), folklore character and companion of Saint Nicholas, who is often portrayed by people wearing black face, curly […]Read More

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Netherlands Sends Pakistani Embassy Staff Home After Receiving Threats

The Netherlands says it has recalled staff from its embassy in Pakistan after receiving threats for providing shelter to the lawyer of a Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy. “Unfortunately, threats have been made against the Netherlands, Dutch diplomats,” Foreign Minister Stef Blok told NPO radio on November 12. He said “a large number of staff” […]Read More

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Dalai Lama Meets in the Netherlands With Sex Abuse Victims

The Dalai Lama met on Friday in Rotterdam in the Netherlands with four Western Buddhists who say their religious teachers subjected them to sexual or psychological abuse, sources said. The four, representing a group of 12 who had petitioned the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader earlier in the week for the meeting, presented the Dalai Lama […]Read More

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Dutch senate votes in favour of face veil ban

On Tuesday, the upper house of the Dutch parliament voted in favour of a face-veil ban which is applicable to places including public transport, government buildings, schools, and hospitals. Banning Muslim women’s clothings — Burqa and Niqab — has been discussed in the parliament for many years. The face veil ban was passed by the […]Read More

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Police Launch Probe After Van Crashes into Telegraaph Offices in

The vehicle burst after plunging into the building, though no casualties were reported in the incident. The incident is deemed to be a deliberate attack. The Dutch police have launched an investigation into the van incident in Amsterdam after the vehicle rammed in De Telegraaph newspaper’s office at 4 am in the morning. De Telegraaf […]Read More

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Bus Rams Into Concert Goers in Netherlands, at Least One

Four people were hit by a bus at a music festival in the Netherlands, local police said, adding that the incident left one person killed and three others injured. The incident took place in the early hours of Monday morning during the “Pinkpop” festival that was held in Limburg province in the southern Netherlands on […]Read More