FARMERS' STRIKE CAUSES DISRUPTION ACROSS NETHERLANDS

The Hague (AFP) Oct 16, 2019 Thousands of tractor-driving Dutch farmers stepped up protests on Wednesday against the government's climate policies, prompting authorities to block off parliament with army vehicles. In the second national demonstration in three weeks against government plans to curb nitrogen emissions, farmers laid siege to the country's seat of power in The Hague, causing widespread travel disruption.

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