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Moroccan accused of spying held in Belgium: lawyer

17 July 2018 | 0 comments

A Moroccan woman reportedly accused of spying for Morocco is being held in Belgium while a Brussels court determines her fate, her lawyer said Tuesday.Julien Hardy told AFP the Belgian authorities withdrew...

Flanders' separatist leader boosts ties with Catalan counterpart

17 July 2018 | 0 comments

A week after meeting Scotland's pro-independence leader Nicola Sturgeon, Catalonia's president Quim Torra held talks Tuesday in Barcelona with his counterpart in Flanders, Geert Bourgeois, and both agreed...

Belgium's Greenyard shuts Hungarian unit after listeria deaths

14 July 2018 | 0 comments

Belgium's Greenyard group, a top global supplier of frozen fruits and vegetables, has closed a plant in Hungary after listeria contamination there led to the deaths of nine people.The European Food Safety...

Dutch court backs record 1.3 bn euro Ageas deal over Fortis

13 July 2018 | 0 comments

A Dutch court Friday ended a long-running saga over the 2008 dismantling of the Fortis bank insurance group, approving a record 1.3 billion euros ($1.5 billion) settlement deal for out-of-pocket shareholders.The...

Suspect in 'plot' to bomb Iran opposition in Paris handed to Belgium

11 July 2018 | 0 comments

A French court on Wednesday gave the green light for a suspect in an alleged bomb plot against an Iranian opposition rally to be handed over to Belgium.The suspected plan to target a gathering of the...

Germany holds Iran 'spy' on bomb plot charges

11 July 2018 | 0 comments

German prosecutors said Wednesday a court had remanded in custody an alleged Iranian spy accused of plotting to bomb an Iranian opposition rally in Paris on June 30.The suspect, a Vienna-based accredited...

Paris attacks suspect linked to IS Jordan pilot killing

6 July 2018 | 0 comments

A suspect in the Paris and Brussels terror attacks has been identified by Belgian police as having been among a group of Islamic State extremists who burned a Jordanian pilot alive in a cage.Osama Krayem,...

Ecuador ex-president Correa dismisses arrest warrant as government 'plot'

4 July 2018 | 0 comments

Former Ecuador president Rafael Correa said Wednesday that an arrest warrant issued by a court in his homeland over the kidnapping of an opponent was part of a "plot" by the government against him."There...

Ecuador ex-president dismisses arrest bid as government 'plot'

4 July 2018 | 0 comments

Former Ecuador president Rafael Correa said Wednesday that an arrest warrant issued by a court in his homeland over the kidnapping of an opponent was part of a "plot" by the government against him."There...

Iran accuses Mujahedeen over Paris rally bomb plot

4 July 2018 | 0 comments

Iran has accused an exiled opposition group of orchestrating an alleged plot to bomb one of its own rallies near Paris and said a couple arrested in Belgium were actually members of the group.Belgium,...

Ecuador court orders arrest of Brussels-based ex-president Correa

4 July 2018 | 0 comments

An Ecuadoran court on Tuesday ordered the arrest of Brussels-based former president Rafael Correa over alleged links to the kidnapping of an opponent in Colombia.The National Court of Justice said Judge...

Austria calls on Iran to lift immunity of detained diplomat

3 July 2018 | 0 comments

Austria asked Tehran Tuesday to lift the immunity of an Iranian diplomat suspected of involvement in an alleged plot to bomb a rally by an exiled Iranian opposition group in France.The diplomat, who is...

Iran dismisses alleged France attack as 'ploy'

2 July 2018 | 0 comments

Iran's foreign minister on Monday dismissed a plot to attack an Iranian opposition rally in France as a "false flag ploy" designed to overshadow a tour by his country's president to Europe."How convenient:...

Arrests in Europe over plot to attack Iran opposition in Paris

2 July 2018 | 0 comments

Belgium, France and Germany have detained six people, including an Iranian diplomat posted in Vienna, over an alleged plot to bomb a weekend rally by an exiled Iranian opposition group in France, authorities...

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...



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