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Virus-hit cruise ship arrives in Florida – and another on the way

Apr 03, 2020 - 1:52 PM

The Zaandam, operated by Holland America Line, ties up at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, and its sister ship the Rotterdam is not far behind

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA - APRIL 02: Worker are seen as they dock the Zaandam cruise ship at Port Everglades on April 02, 2020 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The Holland America cruise ship had been at sea for the past 19 days after South American ports denied their entry due to the coronavirus outbreak. Reports indicated that two of four people that died aboard the Zaandam had tested positive for COVID-19. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP JOE RAEDLE / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP

Trump says Florida will evacuate stranded cruise ships

Apr 02, 2020 - 10:40 AM

The desperate situation aboard the Zaandam, which was not allowed to enter several South American ports, attracted worldwide publicity, but it is just one of several cruise liners seeking permission to dock in Fort Lauderdale

WAITING. Passengers of Holland America's cruise ship Zaandam are seen as the ship navigates through the Panama Canal in Panama City, on March 29, 2020. Photo by Luis Acosta/AFP

U.S. working on plan to allow virus-hit ship to dock

Apr 01, 2020 - 2:45 PM

Already 4 guests have died on the coronavirus-stricken cruise ship, the Zaandam, which is owned by Holland America Line

View of Holland America's cruise ship Zaandam as it entered the Panama City bay to be assisted by the Rotterdam cruise ship with supplies, personnel and COVID-19 testing devices, eight milles off the coast of Panama City, on March 27, 2020. Four passengers have died aboard a cruise ship carrying scores of people with flu-like symptoms that has been stranded off the Pacific coast of South America for several days, the liner company said Friday. The Zaandam, with 1,800 passengers on board, is currently in Panama's territorial waters, having been prevented from docking in several countries due to coronavirus fears.  Luis Acosta / AFP

'Major terrorist attack' foiled in Netherlands, 7 arrested

Sep 28, 2018 - 11:45 AM

'Police arrested 7 men on Thursday... suspected of being at a very advanced stage of preparation for a major terrorist attack in the Netherlands,' says the public prosecutor's office

FOILED. Police officers conduct an investigation at the residence of an alleged jihadist in Rotterdam on September 27, 2018. Photo by Robin Utrecht/AFP

Dutch probe Spanish van with gas canisters after terror tip

Aug 24, 2017 - 11:35 AM

The van is found just two streets away from the Maassilo concert hall where an American rock band was supposed to play

A van with a Spanish numberplate near the concert venue Maassilo is seen during police investigations after a rock concert was cancelled due to a terror threat, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, on August 23, 2017.  A rock concert in Rotterdam was cancelled on August 23 due to a terror threat involving a Spanish van found with gas bottles inside, the local mayor said. Earlier the Maassilo venue announced that "due to a terrorist threat, the Allah-Las concert will not take place this evening, on police orders". Rotterdam police confirmed the decision was taken due to a "possible terrorist threat" and that the van's driver had been arrested. / AFP PHOTO / ANP / Arie Kievit / Netherlands OUT

The week in photos: July 29-August 4, 2017

Aug 05, 2017 - 4:00 PM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

ERUPTION. Hot lava flows down the Mount Sinabung volcano in the night in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia on July 30, 2017. Photo by Tibta Pangin/AFP

Berkunjung ke Benteng Rotterdam, saksi bisu perjuangan melawan penjajah Belanda

May 14, 2017 - 12:07 PM

Di dalam Benteng Rotterdam juga terdapat ruangan tempat Pangeran Diponegoro ditahan

BENTENG. Salah satu area di Benteng Rotterdam, Makassar. Foto dari Indonesia Travel

FOTO: Ahok belajar reklamasi di Rotterdam

Sep 22, 2015 - 10:19 AM

Kunjungan ini sebagai balasan Wali Kota Rotterdam ke Jakarta beberapa waktu yang lalu

Gubernur DKI Jakarta Basuki Tjahaja Purnama alias Ahok disambut warna negara Indonesia di Bandara Internasional Schipol, Amsterdam, 19 September 2015. Foto diambil dari instagram.

Federer ousted from Rotterdam

Feb 16, 2013 - 9:20 AM

Roger Federer suffered his first defeat in the Rotterdam World Tennis Tournament since 2004 this time at the hands of Frenchman Julien Benneteau

Federer on Nadal return: His shirts looked good

Feb 12, 2013 - 10:03 AM

Roger Federer said he s glad to see old rival Rafael Nadal back in harness while also joking that he s still left handed and that his shirts looked good

Two Filipino films shine at International Film Festival Rotterdam

Jan 26, 2013 - 12:53 PM

Whether newcomers or veterans Filipino filmmakers have something to show the world