16 November 2006 - afternoon

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Het Parool, Alderman blamed for costly rubbish power plant

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Alderman blamed for costly rubbish power plant

Former Christian Democrat alderman Hester Maij made a series of errors in the tendering out of the rubbish power plant in the Westelijk Havengebied, leading to exorbitant costs.

Anne Frank chestnuts across the world

The Anne Frank Foundation wants to send chestnuts from the Anne Frank tree to the hundreds of Anne Frank schools located across the globe. It hopes the chestnuts will be cultivated. The famous Anne Frank tree in Amsterdam is diseased and needs to be cut down.

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Friction between Holland and NATO partners

Dutch military leaders are concerned that the NATO mission in southern Afghanistan will be embroiled in worsening violence due to the overly 'robust' actions of the US, UK and Canada.

Poverty rose and fell due to Cabinet

Poverty in the Netherlands increased during the Balkenende Cabinets, but will decline this year and next, researchers predicted on Thursday.

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