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Baltic States Endorse Dutch PM Rutte as NATO Secretary General in “Trump Whisperer Win”

This July, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is expected to announce its new Secretary General after the exceptionally long 10-year term of Norwegian Jens Stoltenberg. Stoltenberg took the post in 2014 and served two full terms, however, due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine he was appointed to stay on for two additional one-year stints. Dutch PM Wins Out Amongst...

Hostage Situation Inside Cafe, Ede, Netherlands

At approximately 0230 EST, Dutch authorities reported an emergency situation on Nieuwe Stationsstraat in Ede, Netherlands. By 0300 EST, elite tactical police and a bomb squad were sighted inside the police cordon as 150 residents were evacuated from the immediate area of the Cafe Petticoat. The elite Defense Explosive Ordinance Disposal Service was spotted by eyewitnesses on scene. https://twitter.com/ricksfotovideo/status/1773982551842996459?s=46&t=fwloThPnqgTH71QlDeR_hA By 0500...

Royal Netherlands Navy Awards Sub Contract to French Naval Group, Announces New Okra-Class

The Announcement: At approximately 0900 EST this morning, the Royal Netherlands Navy announced that the French Naval Group won a massive contract to build four new submarines for the Dutch over the next ten years. The class will be known as the Orka class, with the subs named Orka, Zwaardvis, Barracuda and Tijgerhaai. The first two will be delivered within ten years...

Dutch Prime Minister: “Stop Whining about Trump and Focus on Europes Interests”

What Happened: Europe was angered this week by former President Trump's comments about those who wouldn't pay NATO dues. However, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has called on Europe's leaders to focus on the future of Europe and not worry about the comments Trump made about NATO. "We should stop moaning, whining and nagging about Trump," Rutte told the Munich...

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Senegalese President Faye Makes First Foreign Visit Since Election

Senegal's newly elected President, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, has made his first visit to a foreign country since his election as President late last month. He has made his visit to Mauritania, in order to...

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