Category: Netherlands

Erdogan mentions Brussels bombing days before attack

Less than a week before the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned of possible bombings in European cities, including Brussels. “There is no reason why the bomb that exploded in Ankara could not explode in Brussels, or in any other European city,” Erdogan declared during a ceremony commemorating the 101st anniversary […]

Russia plans gas pipeline to Germany that bypasses Ukraine

Russia is reportedly planning to build a gas pipeline to Germany. Gazprom announced on Thursday that it plans to build a pipeline with a capacity of 55 billion cubic meters per year from Russia to Germany via the Baltic Sea with E.ON, Shell, and OMV, according to Kommersant. The planned pipeline’s route will be an […]

Franco-Dutch SIM card firm ‘probably’ hacked by US & UK

The Franco-Dutch world number one simcard maker Gemalto has concluded its own investigation into a hacking of its security codes. Last week an investigative website, acting on information supplied by whistleblower Edward Snowden, accused the British and American security services of the hack so they could monitor calls, texts and emails. ‚ÄúThis attack very likely […]

MH17 brought down in Ukraine by ‘high-speed projectiles’

The Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 which crashed in eastern Ukraine was brought down by a large number of high-energy projectiles hitting the outside of the plane, according to a Dutch report. The report, by the Dutch Safety Board, is the first official investigation into the crash of the Boeing 777 on July 17 which killed […]

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