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Iraq court sentences Belgian jihadist to death for IS membership

22 May 2018 | 0 comments

An Iraqi court on Tuesday sentenced a Belgian jihadist, who threatened Europe in propaganda videos, to death by hanging for membership of the Islamic State group.The tough punishment is the latest doled...

Israel summons envoys for Spain, Slovenia, Belgium over UN Gaza vote

21 May 2018 | 0 comments

Israel has summoned the ambassadors of Spain, Slovenia and Belgium over their votes at a UN body calling for an international probe of the deadly shootings of dozens of Palestinians on the Gaza border,...

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...

Last Paris attacks suspect not to appeal Belgium sentence

14 May 2018 | 0 comments

Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspect in the Paris attacks, will not appeal his 20-year prison term over a gun battle with police in Brussels that led to his capture, his lawyer sais Monday.Four...

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...



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