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The Belgian government is facing a backlash over its treatment of migrants and refugees, following protests in Brussels' Park Maximilien, home to the city's largest makeshift migrant camp, on Sunday evening. "Solidarity is not a crime," Alexis Deswaef, president of the League of human rights, said Monday ...
The trip would be Puigdemont's first outside Belgium since he fled there to avoid a court summons in Spain for his role in an illegal- and ... Spain issued a European warrant for Puigdemont's arrest in November, but withdrew it after a month based on concerns that Brussels would send the Catalan politician ...
"Fipronil eggs - more than 77 million eggs in total destroyed in Belgium. Saturday, 20 January 2018 17:25. The Fipronill egg scandal has led to more than ... "Afsca's work in Belgium has been excellent. In the Netherlands for example, there are still eggs contaminated by Fipronil and no less than a hundred farms are still ...

Brussels • The new Miss Belgium said she has received an onslaught of racist criticism online after winning the crown. Ms Angeline Flor Pua, 22, has a Chinese-Filipino father and a Filipino mother, reports said. She was born in the Belgian city of Antwerp where her parents met. She was crowned on Jan ...
The couriers downed tools in five Belgian cities, including Brussels and Antwerp, as well as in Amsterdam in the Netherlands, after Deliveroo refused to delay its decision to treat all workers as self-employed from 1 February. The strikes will continue every Saturday, said the CNE trade union, which accused ...
Brussels, Belgium - "Back home people would tell me to change my shoes because they were boys' shoes," says 16-year-old Madina from Afghanistan. Now in Belgium, where she found safety from the conflict at home, there is only one thing Madina wants to change. "Here in Belgium people don't care ...
As Dubrovacki Dnevnik writes on the 19th of January, 2018, this year's Saint Blaise festivities will begin in Belgium on January the 28th, 2018, beginning with the reading of the proclamation of the festival in front of the Cathedral of Saint Michael and Saint Gudula in Brussels, followed by the traditional ...
Belgium has pledged to donate 19m Euro ($23m) to UNRWA, the UN's aid organisation for Palestinian refugees, after the US government announced it would slash its funding to the agency by half. Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo said in a statement that Brussels would allocate the funds over ...
According to the Associated Press, two 62-year-old men were killed in separate incidents of falling trees or branches in the Netherlands on Thursday, and a third death was reported south of Brussels, Belgium. In Germany, four additional deaths were confirmed, the AP also reported. The storm system ...
Between 2014 and 2015, Belgian emissions had already increased, after years of constant reduction. From 2015 to 2016, the quantity of CO2 emitted even increased by 0.2%. Compared to 1990, our country is still recording a reduction of 19.2% in its emissions. However, the observation proves worrying.
Belgium has pledged to donate 19m Euro ($23m) to UNRWA, the UN's aid organisation for Palestinian refugees, after the US government announced it would slash its funding to the agency by half. Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo said in a statement on Wednesday that Brussels would allocate ...
After presenting VR/AR project in Brussels, Belgium, he came to India and was invited as a Judge at Jaipur International Film Festival for over 130 movies which he reivewed around 80 movies. Next he will be in London sharing the VR/AR project with a few vital people at the museums, signing a few deals ...
A woman who says she was abducted in Belgium has been found after locating herself on her smartphone and sharing the address with her brother. The 19-year-old student said five men kidnapped her in front of a nightclub in the capital Brussels on Friday. She told police she was drugged and kept ...
Delphine Goossens, a worker in prevention services in the Belgian capital, took the original testimonies of student rape victims from the Kansas exhibition and translated them into Dutch and French to display alongside the outfits. Goossens told Euronews she organised the exhibit as a "tangible response ...

Brussels - Belgian rescuers found two dead bodies early on Tuesday at the site of a powerful suspected gas explosion in the port city of Antwerp that also injured 14 people, police said. The blast late on Monday, which police say is not linked to terrorism, collapsed or severely damaged several buildings in ...
A 19-year-old woman who says she was abducted in Belgium has been found after locating herself on her smartphone and sharing the address with her brother. The student said she was kidnapped by five men in front of a nightclub in the capital Brussels and kept locked in a flat in the nearby city of Charleroi for three days.
He added that Saudi-Belgian ties are making progress. The Saudi Foreign Minister, when asked about the situation in Yemen, held Houthi rebels responsible. He also accused Iran of sponsoring terrorism in the region. Al Jubeir added it had been agreed that management of the Islamic Centre in Brussels ...
Brussels • Belgian rescuers found two dead bodies early yesterday at the site of a powerful suspected gas explosion in the port city of Antwerp that also injured 14 people, police said. Six people were seriously injured, with one of them in a critical condition, after the explosion in a part of the city where ...
"The chances of being caught are very low for these fraudsters and it's very hard to prove who is [the] bad guy in these chains," said Michel Peelman from Belgium's Car-Pass in December. The company has collected data on vehicles for over a decade under the 2004 law and Peelman wants a similar ...
Brussels (AFP) - A wild wolf has been found in the northern Belgian region of Flanders for the first time in more than a century, an environmental group said on Saturday (Jan 13). "Our country was the only one in continental Europe to have not been visited by a wolf," since the animal began recolonising ...
A parliamentary commission looking into the Brussels attacks recommended last October that the government break the 99-year, rent-free lease on the mosque, given to then-Saudi King Faisal in 1969 by Belgian King Baudouin (inset). Interior minister Jan Jambon has said that he intends to follow the ...
Mathilde, the Queen Consort of the Belgians is Polish! And Belgium's capital, Brussels, is the de-facto capital of the European Union. And like Belgium, Poland is also in the EU. Within the EU's seven governmental institutions, former Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk is now the President of the European ...
The Head of the Belgian Air Force, General Frederik Vansina indicated, "Upon delivery it was clear that something did not work smoothly." Three of the four helicopters did not have a properly working radar as desired. Moreover the model appeared to have some early teething problems, and staff operating ...
Brussels -- Belgium's D'Ieteren wants 35-40 percent of its sales to be electric vehicles by 2025, the head of its car sales division has told Belgian business daily L'Echo. D'Ieteren handles new-car sales and parts for eight brands including VW Group's Skoda, Audi and Lamborghini in Belgium.
Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel arrives for the EU Eastern Partnership (EaP) Summit in Brussels, Belgium, 24 November 2017. ... Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said yesterday (11 January) he would seek EU help to settle a row over his country's deportation of Sudanese who were allegedly ...
Last year, according to data going through to November 15th, 2017, taken as an average barely five Belgian fighters in Syria and Iraq actually came back to Belgium. Some of them had already been imprisoned in Turkey since 2016. This information has come from the Minister of the Interior, Jan Jambon ...
Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders on Thursday told his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif that he hopes that the death sentence against ... A spokesperson for the Swedish ministry of foreign affairs told The Brussels Times that it has repeatedly contacted Iranian representatives about Djalali ...
But, as an exhibit in Belgium proves, the question is useless, and harmful, in determining a motive for rape. ... the exhibit at the Centre Communautaire Maritime in Brussels features replicated clothing items similar to those worn by real victims of sexual assault, and attempts to disprove the myth that ...
On one hand, Ms Schaake said the report was released in Brussels after the Kenyan government stated it was not prepared to receive the Chief Observer in Nairobi at this time. But Kenya's Ambassador to Belgium Johnson Weru disputed her assertion and accused EU of breaching protocol. In a hard hitting ...
A fresh round of talks between Iran and the EU on implementation of the nuclear deal started at the European External Action Service in Brussels, Belgium Jan. 11. Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, as well as the foreign ministers of E3 ...
Photo taken on Jan. 10, 2018 shows the Renault Symbioz during the media day of the 96th European Motor Show in Brussels, Belgium. (Xinhua/Ye Pingfan). Brussels, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- With electric scooters, hoverboards, mono-wheels and other personal mobility devices increasingly common, the ...
Last summer, Francken organized a crackdown on migrants setting up a makeshift camp in Brussels. He invited Sudanese officials to Belgium to help identify the migrants and posted on facebook that it was a "cleanup" operation. Several migrants were sent back to Sudan in the wake of the operation.
An exhibition in Brussels is displaying clothing worn by rape victims at the time they were attacked, reportedly to dispel the "stubborn myth" that provocative dress is a factor in violent sexual crimes. The exhibition, held in the Molenbeek district of the Belgian capital, is called "Is it my fault?" It refers to the ...
14, 2017 file photo showing Polish Prime Minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, arriving for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels. Poland's new prime minister is looking to improve strained relations with partners in the European Union when he arrives in Brussels on Tuesday, Jan. 9. 2017. The Polish ...
Brussels, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- Less than 20 percent of Belgians said they trust and believe in social media, a figure almost twice as less compared to five years ago, according to a recent opinion poll by Whyte in Belgium. The survey also shows that Belgians maintain a high level of trust in traditional media: ...
In mid-December, he asserted in an interview with VRT that he wished to collaborate with Belgian security services, and had not actually fought for Daesh (the Arab acronym for IS). Yet, a completely different reality has emerged from hearings with the American security services, which Het Laatste Nieuws ...
The Belgium low emission zone (LEZ) operates via ANPR (automatic number plate recognition) cameras 24 hours a day, seven days a week - unlike London's emissions-based T-Charge, which operates Monday to Friday between 7am and 6pm. All drivers entering the Brussels LEZ must register their ...
Brussels, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Belgium raised 2.185 billion euros ($2.64 billion) in an auction of short-term treasury bills on Tuesday with negative yields for both maturities sold, the country's debt agency said. Three- month treasury bills, the most frequently auctioned maturity, yielded a negative 0.621 ...
... Record), which anticipates that airlines will send passenger data to the crisis centre 48 hours before the flight, and a second time upon the flight landing. Brussels Airlines will send this data, effective from January 1st. Strictly speaking, other Belgian airlines will be implementing the measure at a later date.
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On Saturday, the Home Affairs Minister Jan Jambon told De Standaard he hoped the threat level in Belgium could be reduced to 2 out of 4 over the next few ... Analysis (Ocam) might keep the threat level at 3 for sensitive places like the Israeli and US embassies in Brussels or the Jewish quarter in Antwerp.
With material tents forbidden on the streets of Brussels, homeless people in the Belgian capital are often left without a safe place to sleep. But one entrepreneur seems to have found a way around the rule: origami-style cardboard tents. The tents can be folded and carried on someone's back, and are big ...
But his arrival in Brussels was a headache for the Belgian government, an awkward four-party coalition, where the prime minister is francophone liberal Charles Michel, but the largest party is the Flemish separatist NVA. Shortly before the Catalan's arrival, Belgium's immigration minister, Theo Francken, ...
Charles Michel, Belgium's prime minister, on Friday attacked Pascal Smet, a Flemish social democratic rival, for comparing the city of Brussels to "a whore." ... Smet, the mobility and public works minister of the Brussels region, told POLITICO's EU Confidential podcast: "I compare Brussels very often with a ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (front, R) talks with French President Emmanuel Macron (front, L) as they pose for a group photo with other EU leaders on the launching of the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) during an EU summit in Brussels, Belgium, Dec. 14, 2017. PESCO is an instrument ...
Brussels -- When an astronaut took nighttime pictures of Europe from the international space station this year, one nation stood out far below on the twinkling surface of the earth: Belgium. It is the only country in Europe to keep nearly all of its 2.2 million streetlights on through the night, making it a world ...
Around 45,000 protesters have taken to the streets outside EU institutions in Brussels in support of Catalan independence. The demonstration is partly in solidarity with exiled and disputed president Carles Puigdemont, who has himself fled to the EU capital in Belgium and is resisting extradition attempts.


 

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