NOS Nieuws•vandaag, 06:51
Good morning! In the criminal case against Richard de Mos, the former alderman of The Hague speaks himself. The Public Prosecution Service is demanding a prison sentence of 22 months against him, partly because he was allegedly bribed. And in Utrecht, the garbage is being collected again, after last week’s strike.
First the weather: It is still freezing this morning and it can be foggy. After the fog has cleared, it will be quite sunny in most places. With little wind, the mercury will rise to 4 to 6 degrees this afternoon. Next night will be clear and cold again with light to moderate frost.
Are you going on the road? Here you will find an overview of the activities. Check the rail timetable here.
What can you expect today?
Last week, the Public Prosecution Service demanded almost two years in prison against former alderman Richard de Mos from The Hague. Today, the politician and his lawyer will defend themselves against the charges of participation in a criminal organization, bribery and perjury. Former Volt politician Gündogan wants, among other things, rehabilitation. Amnesty International comes with a report on the difficult situation of many Venezuelan refugees in Curaçao.
What did you miss?
According to the DPA news agency, at least 4,200 people have been killed by the earthquake in Syria, although other media are already reporting even more victims.
The head of Turkey’s disaster relief agency says the quakes in Turkey alone have claimed at least 2,921 lives. The White Helmets report that there are at least 1300 deaths in Syria. In addition, at least 15,800 people were injured in Turkey. Thousands of buildings have collapsed.
Before midnight, the death toll stood at 3,500. The World Health Organization then took into account that the death toll could increase eightfold.
Follow our live blog about the most important developments surrounding the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.
Other news from the night:
And then this:
The Sakharov Center was one of the last places in Moscow where people could attend events that were not pre-approved by the state. But the authorities The Sakharov Fund was declared an ‘undesirable organization’, which is why the center must now close.
Sakharov Center in Moscow must close: ‘Again we are behind an iron curtain’
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