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Terror suspect confesses to deadly Netherlands attack – prosecutors

Mar 22, 2019 - 11:25 PM

Gokmen Tanis, 37, says he acted alone in the March 18 attack which killed 3 people and left 7 people injured

AFTERMATH. A passenger in a tram looks at flowers displayed near the scene of the fatal shooting at 24 Oktoberplein (October square), in Utrecht, on March 19, 2019, the day after 3 people were shot dead and several were injured in a shooting on a tram. Photo by John Thys/AFP

Dutch tram gunman to be charged with 'terrorist' killings

Mar 21, 2019 - 7:17 PM

Three people were killed and 7 others wounded after the shooting rampage on a tram in the central Dutch city

TRAM SHOOTING. Police forces walk near a tram at the 24 Oktoberplace in Utrecht, on March 18, 2019 where a shooting took place. File photo by Robin van Lonkhuijsen / ANP / AFP

Letter points to terror motive in Dutch tram attack

Mar 19, 2019 - 7:32 PM

(UPDATED) Police are questioning Turkish-born main suspect Gokmen Tanis, 37, and two other men over the rampage

A DAY AFTER. A passenger in a tram looks at flowers displayed near the scene of the fatal shooting at 24 Oktoberplein (October square), in Utrecht, on March 19, 2019, the day after 3 people were shot dead and several were injured in a shooting on a tram. Photo by John Thys/AFP

Dutch police arrest suspect after 3 shot dead on tram

Mar 18, 2019 - 6:47 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The manhunt for Gokmen Tanis ends in his arrest

TRAM SHOOTING. Police forces walk near a tram at the 24 Oktoberplace in Utrecht, on March 18, 2019 where a shooting took place. Photo by Robin van Lonkhuijsen / ANP / AFP

Dutch arrest 18-year-old terror suspect

Jun 21, 2017 - 5:04 PM

The teenager is arrested in the central city of Utrecht last Thursday and is also suspected of spreading ISIS propaganda including violent videos Utrecht prosecutors say in a statement

Air pollution in Europe kills even at guideline levels

Dec 09, 2013 - 1:43 PM

A study points the finger at fine particles of soot and dust emissions of which are also stirring a health scare in parts of Asia especially China

SMOG IN SKOPJE. A general view over buildings and industrial facilities during fog and smog in Skopje, the capital of The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, FYROM, on 23 January 2013. EPA/Georgi Licovski

Spain considers taking Gibraltar dispute to UN

Aug 12, 2013 - 7:50 PM

Spain considers taking its row with Britain over Gibraltar to the United Nations and the International Court of Justice