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Europe · Minneapolis

Former refugee finds mystery woman who gave her $100 on a plane decades ago after yearslong search

72% Center coverage: 18 sources
"Your generosity is still in me because I've been paying it forward ever since."See the Story
Europe · Amsterdam

Shooting at Dutch home for the disabled kills 2, wounds 2

43% Left coverage: 14 sources
Police in the Netherlands say two people have been killed and two seriously wounded. The alleged shooter, a 38-year-old man, was known to police for minor disturbances. The motive for the shooting remains unclear. The farm is a haven for young people and adults, mostly with disabilities.See the Story
Europe · Amsterdam

Dutch king lays wreath, thousands attend remembrance event

62% Left coverage: 13 sources
Dutch King Willem-Alexander laid a wreath Wednesday at a war memorial in Amsterdam. It was the first national commemoration of the country's war dead since coronavirus restrictions were lifted earlier this year. Thousands of people observed two minutes of silence at 8 p.m. (1800 GMT) on Dam Square.See the Story
Europe · Brussels

Police in Europe arrest 19 in cocaine network investigation

45% Center coverage: 9 sources
Authorities have been investigating the trafficking network since February 2021. 34 tons of cocaine in three shipments were seized in the ports of Hamburg in Germany and Antwerp in Belgium. Police searched over 35 locations and seized electronic equipment, documents, vehicles, luxury watches and real estate.See the Story
Europe · Amsterdam

Amsterdam Trade Bank, part of Russia's Alfa Bank, declared bankrupt

62% Center coverage: 8 sources
Amsterdam Trade Bank (ATB), a subsidiary of Russia's Alfa Bank, has been declared bankrupt. The bank had around 23,000 customers, of whom most are Dutch but 6,000 are German. According to filings at the Dutch Chamber of Commerce, the bank's ultimate beneficial owner is Mikhail Fridman.See the Story
Europe · Amsterdam

Dutch doctor says group will keep sending abortion pills to US women

57% Center coverage: 7 sources
Rebecca Gomperts is the founder of abortion-rights groups Women on Waves and Aid Access. Aid Access has provided abortion pills over the internet to women in the United States. Gompert's group has exploited a legal loophole to send the pills from abroad. The pills -- mifepristone and misoprostol -- can be used in generally very safe at-home abortions.See the Story
Europe · Amsterdam

Martin Kok: Gangland figure jailed for murder of Dutch writer

Coverage: 5 sources
Christopher Hughes lured Martin Kok, 49, to his death before he was shot eight times by a gunman in Laren, in the Netherlands. Police described Hughes, 33, as a "dangerous individual" after he was convicted last month. He was part of a global enterprise that generated more than £100m a year. The judge said the murder had been a planned and ruthless "execution"See the Story
Amsterdam, Netherlands · Amsterdam

Amsterdam pushes liveability for all; 7,500 new homes, car-free areas, regulated MDMA

The new Amsterdam coalition of PvdA, GroenLinks, and D66 presented its plans for the city in the coming years. The new coalition plans to invest in housing, create more space for events, and maybe regulate ecstasy. The parties said they reached the coalition agreement "in a good atmosphere" but had to make some "sharp choices," AT5 reports.See the Story
Soccer · Amsterdam

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