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2005-10-14 10:46:50

By Niclas Mika and Nicola Leske THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Dutch police arrested seven people in anti-terror raids on Friday on suspicion of plotting attacks against politicians and government buildings. The sound of shots or explosions was heard in The Hague, the seat of the Dutch government, during raids there but it was not clear what caused it or whether anyone was hurt. The national anti-terrorism coordinator, Tjibbe Joustra, said people suspected of "terrorist activities" were...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.