Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 crashed as a result of a Russian-made Buk missile, the Dutch Safety Board says. The missile hit the front left of the plane causing other parts to break off, it said in a final report into the July 2014 disaster, which killed 298 people.
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A cyber-attack took down most of the Dutch government’s websites on Tuesday, it has been confirmed. The attack, which also took down some private sites, highlighted the vulnerability of public infrastructure. It came as the US beefed up its defences, and followed warnings that sites belonging to the French authorities had been targeted.
A Russian accused of taking part in the most prolific computer-hacking organization ever uncovered by American authorities can be extradited to the U.S. after a Dutch court rejected his bid to serve any sentence in the Netherlands.
Spain will send a Patriot anti-ballistic missile battery to Turkey’s southern border with Syria as part of a NATO initiative, Defense Minister Pedro Morenes said on Wednesday, replacing the Netherlands’ contribution to the deployment.