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The People's Mujahedin: Iran's exiled opposition

2 July 2018 | 0 comments

The People's Mujahedin Organisation of Iran (PMOI) is an Iranian opposition movement in exile that has been battling the Tehran government since the 1960s.After raids in Belgium and France over an alleged...

Iran opposition group accuses Tehran of France attack plot

2 July 2018 | 0 comments

Iranian opposition group the National Council of Resistance of Iran accused Tehran Monday of being behind an alleged plot to bomb a meeting of opposition figures in Paris at the weekend."The terrorists...

Belgium charges two for attack plot on Iran opposition in France

2 July 2018 | 0 comments

Belgium on Monday charged a husband and wife over a plot to bomb a weekend rally by an exiled Iranian opposition group in France where close Donald Trump ally Rudy Giuliani was in attendance.Amir S.,...

Belgium names square after Congo independence hero Lumumba

30 June 2018 | 0 comments

Brussels inaugurated a square named after assassinated Congolese independence hero Patrice Lumumba on Saturday in what campaigners called Belgium's first major step towards tackling its dark colonial...

Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam justifies 2015 killings

29 June 2018 | 0 comments

The suspected sole surviving gunman from 2015 attacks in Paris has come close to admitting his role in the carnage in a rare statement to investigators in which he justified the killings, reports said...

Italy threatens to torpedo EU migration summit

28 June 2018 | 0 comments

Italy's hardline new premier threatened Thursday to sink a crunch EU summit on migration that embattled German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned could decide the bloc's fate.Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte,...

Belgian PM surprises UK's May with World Cup shirt

28 June 2018 | 0 comments

Brexit may have caused tensions between Britain and the EU, but Belgian premier Charles Michel broke the ice at a summit on Thursday by giving his British counterpart Theresa May a World Cup football...

Belgian ex-'Big Brother' star charged over ATM blast

27 June 2018 | 0 comments

A former Belgian reality TV star was charged Wednesday over a bomb attack on a cash dispenser in the town where she is a councillor in charge of children and animal welfare, prosecutors said.Anick Berghmans...

Missing US WWII bomber found off Belgian coast

26 June 2018 | 0 comments

A US B-17 bomber that disappeared during World War II has been found largely intact in the North Sea off the Belgian Coast, officials said on Tuesday. The "Flying Fortress", the mainstay of the American...

Belgian gets life for smuggling kilo of coke into Cambodia

22 June 2018 | 0 comments

A Cambodian court jailed a Belgian man for life on Friday for smuggling a kilogram (2.2 lbs) of cocaine into the kingdom, a court official said.David Catry, 34, was arrested in January at Phnom Penh's...

Baron Empain, survivor of brutal 1978 kidnapping, dies at 80

22 June 2018 | 0 comments

Leading Franco-Belgian industrialist Baron Edouard-Jean Empain, whose brutal kidnapping in France in 1978 made headlines, has died at the age of 80, a relative said.Empain, who headed the Empain-Schneider...

Escaped lion shot dead at Belgium zoo, sparking criticism

21 June 2018 | 0 comments

Belgian police have been criticised for shooting dead a young lioness at a zoo on Thursday after it escaped from its enclosure.The animal was killed at Planckendael Zoo in Mechelen, between Brussels and...

EU leaders to hold crisis talks on migration

20 June 2018 | 0 comments

The leaders of ten EU countries including Germany and France will hold crisis talks on migration in Brussels on Sunday to try to find answers ahead of a major summit next week.European Commission chief...

Restorers unveil original face of Belgium's 'Mystic Lamb'

19 June 2018 | 0 comments

A painstaking restoration of the "Mystic Lamb", a 15th-century Flemish masterpiece by the Van Eyck brothers, was unveiled on Tuesday, revealing a "much more expressive and intense" version of the central...

Paris attacks suspect taken to hospital with appendicitis: source

19 June 2018 | 0 comments

Salah Abdeslam the sole surviving member of a terror cell which carried out deadly attacks in Paris in 2015 was taken out of prison and driven under high security to hospital with appendicitis, a prison...



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