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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...

Verdict for Paris suspect Abdeslam in Belgian trial

23 April 2018 | 0 comments

A Belgian court began delivering its verdict Monday on Salah Abdeslam, the last surviving suspect in the Paris Islamist attacks, over a bloody shootout with police in Brussels days before his capture...

Suspected Brussels Jewish museum killer to stand trial: lawyer

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

Frenchman Mehdi Nemmouche was ordered Thursday to stand trial in Brussels for allegedly killing four people at a Jewish museum four years ago in a jihadist attack, his lawyer said.Judges decided there...

Belgian firms 'exported nerve agent precursor to Syria'

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

Three Belgian companies are facing prosecution for allegedly exporting a chemical that can be used to make the deadly nerve agent sarin to Syria, in breach of international sanctions, officials said Wednesday.Belgian...

Belgium to name first square after Congo independence hero Lumumba

17 April 2018 | 0 comments

Belgium is set to name a square in Brussels after late Congolese independence hero Patrice Lumumba, the first public place in the former colonial power to honour him, an official said Tuesday.Brussels...

Dutch, Belgians arrest four for suspected terror plot

16 April 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch and Belgian police arrested four men on terror-related charges Monday, including plotting a possible attack on the Turkish consulate in the port city of Rotterdam, prosecutors said.Two brothers,...

Venezuelan photographer Ronaldo Schemidt wins the World Press Photo of the...

16 April 2018 | 0 comments

The World Press Photo of the Year honours the photographer whose visual creativity and skills made a picture that captures or represents an event or issue of great journalistic importance in the last year.

Belgium investigates report of nude women photos on internet

13 April 2018 | 0 comments

Brussels prosecutors said Friday they are investigating a news report that images of hundreds of nude young women were uploaded to the internet without their consent.Belgium's Dutch-language VTM Nieuws...

Shock unPC TV show breaks audience records

11 April 2018 | 0 comments

A shocking but "good-hearted" show called "Taboo" has broken television records in Belgium by telling jokes about paraplegics, amputees and minorities.And it could be soon coming to a screen near you...

German court bails Puigdemont in extradition hearing

5 April 2018 | 0 comments

A German court on Thursday refused Spain's request to extradite Catalan ex-leader Carles Puigdemont on a rebellion charge following his arrest in Germany last month, ordering his release on bail pending...

Catalan separatists bailed in Belgian extradition hearing

5 April 2018 | 0 comments

A Belgian judge on Thursday bailed three former Catalan ministers Spain is seeking to have extradited over their region's controversial independence drive, prosecutors said.The trio, all former ministers...

France detains Belgian imam suspected of Syria fighting

4 April 2018 | 0 comments

French authorities have detained and charged a Belgian-based radical imam suspected of fighting with jihadists in Syria, sources said Wednesday.Bassam Ayachi, 72, the founder of the Belgian Islamic Centre...

Designer Van Assche to take over as Berluti's creative director

3 April 2018 | 0 comments

Designer Kris Van Assche on Tuesday took the reins at Berluti, vowing to complete the transformation of the top-end cobbler into a major luxury men's label.The Belgian creator, who left Dior Homme a fortnight...

Belgian prince's allowance cut over China contacts

30 March 2018 | 0 comments

Belgium has cut the allowance of Prince Laurent, the tearaway younger brother of King Philippe, in an unprecedented sanction for meeting foreign dignitaries without government consent.Lawmakers voted...

Belgian IS militant linked to 'Jihadi John' sentenced

29 March 2018 | 0 comments

A Belgian court on Thursday sentenced an Islamic State extremist linked to the British militant nicknamed "Jihadi John" to 30 years in jail in absentia over filmed executions in Syria.Arben Imishti, from...



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