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Court papers: Man threatened to kill Dutch prime minister

Oct. 13, 2021 08:22 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police arrested a 22-year-old man in July on suspicion of threatening to kill caretaker Prime Minister Mark Rutte, according to court documents, the latest in a string of threats against politicians in the Netherlands. Dutch daily...

Leaders of 4 Dutch parties open to renewing coalition

Sep. 30, 2021 10:47 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Leaders of the four parties that made up the last coalition government in the Netherlands agreed Thursday — more than six months after a general election — to join forces again for another four-year term, leading negotiators said. The...

Dutch king's speech outlines limited government plans

Sep. 21, 2021 11:28 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch king outlined a pared-back government plan for the coming year on Tuesday in his traditional speech opening the new parliamentary term that came amid drawn-out negotiations to form a new ruling coalition. With the government of...