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Belgian trial delayed for Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam: court

15 December 2017 | 0 comments

The Belgian trial of Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam, which was scheduled to begin on Monday in Brussels, has been delayed, the court said Friday.Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspect of the November...

TV parody mines action hero Van Damme's hidden depths

15 December 2017 | 0 comments

"The Muscles from Brussels" is back, and this time it isn't serious. The Belgian action hero actor Jean-Claude Van Damme returns to the screen Friday as the bungling star of a new Amazon comedy series.The...

Belgium ends extradition case against Catalan leader

14 December 2017 | 0 comments

A Belgian court formally closed extradition proceedings against deposed Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont on Thursday, after Spain dropped the European arrest warrant against him.Puigdemont...

Africa, Europe seek to boost Sahel anti-terror force

13 December 2017 | 0 comments

France's Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday hosted a group of African and European leaders, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, to drum up support for a new counter-terrorism force in the terror-plagued Sahel.Two...

Paris suspect Abdeslam's lawyer asks for Belgian trial to be postponed: sou...

13 December 2017 | 0 comments

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam's lawyer asked on Wednesday for his client's trial in Belgium to be postponed from next week's opening, a source close to the investigation said.The request by lawyer...

Amnesty condemns death sentence for Iran academic

12 December 2017 | 0 comments

Human rights group Amnesty International said Tuesday that Iran's courts had "run roughshod over the rule of law" by confirming the death sentence of an academic accused of espionage during nuclear talks...

Brussels airport tells passengers to stay away after snow

11 December 2017 | 0 comments

Brussels airport advised passengers to stay away Monday after heavy snowfall caused many flights to be cancelled, as wintry weather caused chaos across Europe.Fifty flights were cancelled and 90 delayed,...

Catalans march in Brussels to 'wake up Europe'

7 December 2017 | 0 comments

Hundreds of Catalan protesters began gathering in Brussels on Thursday to show support for deposed president Carles Puigdemont and urge the EU to support their drive for independence from Spain.Chanting...

Belgium, Johnny Hallyday's fatherland, mourns lost son

6 December 2017 | 0 comments

From the Brussels metro where his songs echoed out, to the prime minister on Twitter, Belgium paid tribute Wednesday to late rock star Johnny Hallyday, whose father was Belgian.While Hallyday was little...

Catalonia's Puigdemont says to stay in Belgium 'for now'

6 December 2017 | 0 comments

Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont said on Wednesday that he will stay in Belgium "for now" despite Spain dropping European arrest warrants against him and four former ministers.Puigdemont accused...

Spain drops European arrest warrant for sacked Catalan leader

5 December 2017 | 0 comments

Spain dropped its European arrest warrant on Tuesday for Catalonia's sacked leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his deputies who fled to Belgium, but will arrest the separatists if they return, the nation's...

Belgian court to end Puigdemont extradition case: prosecutor

5 December 2017 | 0 comments

A Belgian judge will officially end extradition proceedings for Catalonia's sacked leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his deputies on Wednesday after Spain dropped its request, prosecutors said in a...

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BEPS International School expands to open a unique secondary school in Sept...

4 December 2017 | 0 comments

BEPS International School students flourish academically, socially and intellectually. With its rigorous academic program, BEPS enables students to become independent and successful. [Contributed by BEPS International School]

Catalan leader Puigdemont faces Belgian extradition hearing

4 December 2017 | 0 comments

Axed Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont arrived Monday for an extradition hearing in Belgium as Spain seeks to have him sent back to face sedition charges over his region's independence drive.A...

Belgian artist freed after 19 days chained to marble block

1 December 2017 | 0 comments

A Belgian artist who chained himself to a marble block to demonstrate the weight of history had to be rescued after 19 days trying and failing to chisel himself free.Mikes Poppe slept, ate and worked...



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