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Best friend of Dutch teen Noa Pothoven wrote a heartfelt tribute

The best friend of the 17-year-old Dutch teen who died over the weekend wrote a heartfelt tribute to her late friend on Instagram.
Noa Pothoven, on the cover of her autobiography.

A 17-year-old Dutch rape victim who documented her trauma on Instagram starved herself to death after her parents and the government agreed not to int...

Noa Pothoven, in a final Instagram post on Saturday, said that she had stopped eating and that "I breathe but no longer live." She died on Sunday.
Police cordon off the site of a shooting in Utrecht, the Netherlands, on March 18, 2019.

After an 8-hour manhunt, Dutch police arrest a Turkish-born terror suspect accused of killing 3 in a tram shooting

A person opened fire inside a tram at 10:45 a.m. on Monday. Police have identified 37-year-old Gökmen Tanis as the suspect.
Amsterdam has plenty to offer.

24 of the most underrated things to do in Amsterdam

From museums to brunches on boats, next time you're in Amsterdam, consider visiting these 24 under-the-radar attractions.
Sarah Papenheim

An American college student was stabbed to death while studying abroad in the Netherlands

Sarah Papenheim, from Minneapolis, Minnesota, died on Wednesday from stab wounds in her Rotterdam apartment.
Bethel Church in The Hague has been holding an around-the-clock for 800 hours to save an Armenian family from deportation.

Dutch church holds an 800-hour service to protect an immigrant family because they can’t be deported during a religious ceremony

Dutch law forbids police from entering churches during worship. The service has been going on around the clock since October 26.
Emile Ratelband

A 69-year-old man says he identifies as a 49-year-old and wants his age legally changed so he can meet more women on Tinder

Emile Ratelband argued that he is a "young god" and said changing his age would allow him to "live differently."
Mieido Shrine, Kyoto, Japan, photographed in April 2016. Japan is the 10th safest country in the world.

These are the 20 safest and most crime-free countries

These countries have the lowest rates of homicide, terrorism, and organized crime as well as a reliable police force, according to a new report.
British troops arrive to Hoek van Holland to travel by land to Norway, as part of NATO military exercise Trident Juncture, October 10, 2018.

2 of NATO’s biggest militaries are taking a 1,200-mile road trip before massive war games start

Troops and vehicles from every NATO member country are heading to Norway this month, and some of them are taking advantage of the trip to practice skills they've let slip after the Cold War.

The Netherlands is getting a bike path made from recycled plastic, and the technique could one day be used to make entire streets

A pilot program in the Netherlands is testing a bike path made from recycled plastic. The project, PlasticRoad, uses prefabricated, modular sections made from 70% recycled plastic. Recycled plastic is weather resistant, and its carbon footprint is lower than that of concrete or asphalt.