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Annual test for detained terrorists

In future, detainees residing at a Terrorist Ward (TA) will be tested each year to establish whether they have become ...

News item | 31-03-2011 | 17:11

Jerusalem bomb attack shocks Rosenthal

Foreign minister Uri Rosenthal said he was shocked about the bomb explosion at a bus stop in Jerusalem yesterday: ‘There is ...

News item | 24-03-2011 | 13:13

Worrisome developments continue to exist, threat level is maintained at 'limited'

The threat level for the Netherlands and Dutch interests abroad remains 'limited'. This means that the chance of an attack is ...

News item | 19-03-2011 | 09:09

New guidelines prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing

Today the Ministry of Finance has published guidelines for the implementation of legal obligations concerning the prevention of ...

News item | 21-02-2011 | 11:14

The resilience of the government and business community against espionage is being increased

In the coming years, the Dutch Cabinet will be carrying out activities to increase the resilience of the government and business ...

News item | 18-02-2011 | 11:55

New ambitions for national security established

Upon recommendation by Minister Opstelten of Security and Justice, the Council of Ministers has endorsed the ambitions of the ...

News item | 18-02-2011 | 11:46

Dutch commander leads NATO flotilla

A Dutchman will be in command of a standing NATO mine countermeasures flotilla for the next six months. Commander Herman Lammers ...

News item | 09-02-2011 | 16:29

Dutch policy on terrorism to be shaped more soundly

Dutch counterterrorism policy is sound and proper, and the package of counterterrorism measures is balanced and sufficient. ...

News item | 21-01-2011 | 13:38

Cause for Concern, but Threat Level Remains Limited

The threat level in the Netherlands is maintained at ‘limited’. This means that the risk of an attack is currently relatively ...

News item | 20-12-2010 | 14:55

De Zeven Provinciën back from NATO mission

Air-defence and command frigate HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën returned today to its home port of Den Helder following its six-month ...

News item | 08-12-2010 | 09:01