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Migrant girl died from 'bullet' after Belgium police chase

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

A two-year-old girl of Kurdish origin who died after police gave chase to a van carrying illegal migrants in Belgium succumbed to a bullet wound to the face, prosecutors said Friday. The police had opened...

Migrant toddler dies after police chase in Belgium: prosecutor

17 May 2018 | 0 comments

A two-year-old girl of Kurdish origin died in unclear circumstances on Thursday after police gave chase to a van carrying illegal migrants in southern Belgium, prosecutors said on Thursday.The police...

Tens of thousands protest Belgian pension reform

16 May 2018 | 0 comments

Tens of thousands of people marched through the Belgian capital Brussels on Wednesday to protest the centre-right government's plans to reform pensions.Police said 55,000 people took part in the demonstration...

Belgium court rejects extradition of Catalan ex-ministers

16 May 2018 | 0 comments

A Belgian judge on Wednesday rejected the extradition request by Spain of three former Catalan ministers over their region's controversial independence drive, the court said.The trio, all former ministers...

Belgium summons Israeli envoy, calls for Gaza inquiry

15 May 2018 | 0 comments

Belgium on Tuesday demanded a UN inquiry into the violence in Gaza and summoned Israel's ambassador to the foreign ministry after she described all the Palestinian victims as "terrorists".Prime Minister...

Belgian comic book artist William Vance dies: publisher

14 May 2018 | 0 comments

Belgian comic book artist William Vance, whose action adventure series XIII was popular in the French-speaking world, died late Monday, his publisher announced."My friend the artist William Vance died...

Saudi-financed Belgian mosques teach hatred of Jews, gays: report

11 May 2018 | 0 comments

Teaching manuals in Gulf Arab-financed mosques in Belgium promote anti-semitic stereotypes of Jews and call for the persecution of homosexuals, according to a leaked Belgian intelligence report.The texts...

Iraq puts Belgian IS jihadist on trial

10 May 2018 | 0 comments

An Iraqi court on Thursday began the trial of a Belgian Islamic State group jihadist who threatened attacks against the West in propaganda videos.Tarik Jadaoun -- known by his nom de guerre Abu Hamza...

Frothy beer sales but earnings flat at AB InBev

9 May 2018 | 0 comments

Belgian-Brazilian beer behemoth AB InBev said Wednesday that sales rose of its top brands Budweiser, Stella Artois and Corona in the first three months of the year but net earnings came in flat after...

Belgian singer dies just days after making comeback

8 May 2018 | 0 comments

Popular Belgian singer Maurane has died at the age of 57, just days after returning to the stage following an absence of more than two years, prompting an outpouring of emotion from the French-speaking...

Belgian ex minister indicted in 'Kazakhgate' graft scandal

7 May 2018 | 0 comments

Former Belgian minister Armand De Decker has been indicted for influence-peddling as part of the wide-ranging "Kazakhgate" probe into allegations of corruption linked to a trade agreement between France...

DR Congo miner cuts cobalt deal with Belgian tycoon

3 May 2018 | 0 comments

The state mining firm in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gecamines, and Belgian multi-millionaire businessman George Forrest have announced the settlement of a dispute that has stalled cobalt production.At...

Belgian award for director Ken Loach sparks anti-Semitism row

26 April 2018 | 0 comments

British film director Ken Loach faced an anti-Semitism row in Belgium on Thursday after Prime Minister Charles Michel led opposition to him being granted a university doctorate.Michel joined Jewish groups...

Helicopter drugs gang jailed in Britain

23 April 2018 | 0 comments

Two members of a drug smuggling gang who used a helicopter to fly millions of pounds of cocaine into Britain were handed lengthy prison sentences on Monday.The helicopter had hidden trap doors under the...

Last Paris attacks suspect sentenced to 20 years in Belgium

23 April 2018 | 0 comments

A Belgian court on Monday said the sole surviving suspect in the Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, remained "dangerous" as it sentenced him to 20 years in prison over a gunbattle with police in Brussels...



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