Peter R. de Vries, who was shot in the head earlier this month, “fought until the end,” his family said in a statement. Two suspects have been arrested.
Category: Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Peter R. de Vries, famous for solving cold cases and hosting his own televised crime show, was shot in the head and fighting for his life Tuesday night. His reporting regularly drew death threats.
For the next two decades, the scenic city and tourist magnet is going to look more like one gigantic construction site.
Before Covid-19, the city was packed with visitors. Now efforts to rein in the expected post-pandemic crowds are ramping up, but not without controversy.
Temperatures that had not been seen in years brought out the playful side of people across the continent. A few who took to icy canals and ponds needed rescuing.
The police used tear gas, horses and water cannons to disperse anti-government demonstrators in Amsterdam and Eindhoven in the Netherlands on Sunday, who had gathered to protest a national coronavirus lockdown.
Tse Chi Lop, said to be the leader of a multibillion-dollar drug syndicate, was arrested in Amsterdam and faces extradition to Australia.
Police officers in riot gear used water cannons to disperse demonstrators in the center of Amsterdam opposed to government measures to contain the coronavirus.