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Box bike threat (Foto:ANP)
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Police fear for cargo bike attack in Amsterdam

The terror threat on two (or three) wheels...Dutch police warn that terrorists may be planning to use a cargo bike to launch an attack in Amsterdam during the New Year celebrations. In the wake of the attacks in Paris, police in Amsterdam…
Germany Holland match )photo: Michael Sohn_AP)
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Germany Holland match cancelled after explosion threat

Tuesday night’s football friendly between Germany and the Netherlands was cancelled shortly before start because of a concrete threat of an explosion in the stadium. No explosives were found. Hannover police chief Volker Kluwe told…
Eiffel Tower PhotoFrank Augustein_Associated Press

The Eiffel Tower is shining again in bleu, blanc et rouge

The Eiffel Tower was dark for two nights, a symbol of Paris in mourning. At 6 p.m. yesterday, it lit up again, brilliantly illuminated in blue, white and red as a show of national solidarity. Anne Hidalgo, the city's mayor, requested…
Terrorism (photo: Ksayer1 ob Flickr)
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Answering our kids' WHY question on terrorism

Since the events of 13/11 in Paris, perhaps you've seen the articles on “How to talk with your kids about terrorism.” I read several useful tips, yet for me, as most parenting guide go, I especially liked "trust your intuition—you know…