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Exit poll has populist party in the Netherlands making gains

Mar. 20, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A right-wing populist party in the Netherlands emerged from provincial elections that also determine the makeup of the national Senate positioned for a big win, according to exit poll released late Wednesday. The elections held Wednesday were for 570 legislators in provincial...

The Latest: Views of Bosnia war crimes case vary within govt

Mar. 20, 2019 2:18 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on a U.N. court's decision on the conviction and sentencing of ex-Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The Muslim member of Bosnia's multi-ethnic presidency says former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic "got the punishment he...

Bosnia divided over UN ruling on wartime leader Karadzic

Mar. 20, 2019 2:16 PM EDT

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A U.N. court's decision Wednesday to uphold the genocide and war crimes convictions of ex-Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic and sentence him to life behind bars was applauded by survivors of Bosnia's bloody '90s war — but blasted by the country's Serbs as...

UN judges increase sentence for Bosnian ex-leader to life

Mar. 20, 2019 12:50 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic, one of the chief architects of the slaughter and devastation of Bosnia's 1992-95 war, was sentenced to life imprisonment Wednesday as United Nations appeals judges upheld his convictions for genocide, crimes against humanity and...

Dog sniffs out electronics to help with child porn cases

Mar. 20, 2019 11:04 AM EDT

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A child porn suspect stacked piles and piles of tightly packed clothes at his Altoona residence, allegedly attempting to hide the fact the space was a walk-in closet filled with electronic proof of his crimes. But Kimo, an electronic storage detection dog trained to sniff out...

Dutch police question new suspect in tram shooting

Mar. 20, 2019 6:29 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police and prosecutors on Wednesday were pursuing "every lead there is" and questioning two suspects to establish whether the deadly shooting on a tram in the central city of Utrecht was an act of terror. Officers from a specialized arrest team detained a 40-year-old man...

Dutch prosecutors consider terror motive in tram shooting

Mar. 19, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch investigators probing the deadly tram shooting in the city of Utrecht sharpened their focus Tuesday on a possible extremist motive, as judicial authorities revealed that the main suspect was released from jail this month and faces a rape trial in July. The nature of the...

The Latest: Another man arrested in Dutch tram attack

Mar. 19, 2019 5:51 PM EDT

UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the tram attack in the Netherlands (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Dutch police say they have arrested another man on suspicion of involvement in the deadly tram shooting in Utrecht. Police said in a statement late Tuesday that the 40-year-old man was arrested in the...

Dutch police say they have arrested another man on suspicion of involvement in the deadly shooting on an Utrecht tram

Mar. 19, 2019 5:43 PM EDT
UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police say they have arrested another man on suspicion of involvement in the deadly shooting on an Utrecht tram.

Dutch police detain genocide suspect sought by Rwanda

Mar. 19, 2019 1:11 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police have detained a Rwandan man suspected of involvement in his country's 1994 genocide. Prosecutors say in a statement that authorities in Rwanda have requested extradition of the man, identified only as Venant R. The 69-year-old was arrested Tuesday by the Dutch...