A man rammed a van into the Amsterdam headquarters of one of the Netherlands' major national newspapers before setting the vehicle alight.
A newspaper journalist has been gunned down outside the front door of his home in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. He had reportedly received death threats after investigating corruption among state officials.
There may be a connection with a motorcycle gang suspected of using a rocket launcher to attack another newspaper's offices. Dutch daily De Telegraaf said it would not be intimidated.
US newspapers have launched a concerted campaign to counter President Donald Trump's attacks on the press dubbed #EnemyOfNone. Over 350 media outlets are carrying editorials stressing the importance of free journalism.
Authorities cordoned off areas of Amsterdam's central rail station after people were wounded in a stabbing incident. The two injured were US citizens who were in Amsterdam on holiday.
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