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  1. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    Argentina v Belgium: Golden generation basking in glory of world stage

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 09:30pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse 12 years ago, Belgium's current crop of stars were a gaggle of schoolboys on the cusp of stardom Golden generation bask in glory of world stage When Belgium last ... Adnan Januzaj, the Manchester United winger, was only seven years old- but already a member of FC Brussels. All the young players are suddenly playing abroad. They all used to play in Belgium ...

  2. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    Argentina v Belgium: Red Devils aim to nullify Messi

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 09:21pm by AFP

    ... guns Belgians keen to nullify 'Messi' factor in key clash Argentina will once again turn to Lionel Messi for inspiration when they tackle star-studded Belgium in Brasilia on Saturday ... the tournament in 1986, beating Belgium in the semi-finals en route. But despite results living up to expectations- Argentina have won all four of their games to date- performances have not, ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance

    HSBC Swiss unit accused of fraud and laundering

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 05:23am by AFP

    ... Islands," the prosecutors said. Antwerp, a port in northern Belgium, is home to the global dealers' syndicate for diamonds. In 2012, Belgium's justice minister ordered an inquiry ...

  4. Business - Companies - BELGIUM

    Belgium said to be probing LVMH boss Bernard Arnault over finances

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 04:54am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Brussels LVMH chief 'under investigation' over finances France's richest man, Bernard Arnault, head of the luxury group LVMH, is reportedly the subject of a criminal probe over his activities in Belgium. The probe follows a preliminary investigation opened last year into a capital increase of €2.9 billion (HK$303 billion) in LVMH's ...

  5. News - World - BELGIUM

    Mercy killing of patient in Belgium after failed sex-swap operations

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to the mercy-killing on psychological grounds. Nathan Verhelst died on Monday in a Brussels hospital surrounded by friends after requesting assistance to die. Belgium became only the second country after ... was not suffering from a temporary depression. While there were six cases of euthanasia recorded on psychological grounds in 2004, there were 33 in 2011 and 52 last year. Belgium recorded a record 1,432 ...

  6. News - World - HISTORY

    European leaders mark 100th anniversary of outbreak of first world war

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 10:31pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Liege, Belgium Centenary of first global conflict is marked by European politicians in Belgium with calls for peace and sabre rattling over Ukraine Leaders reflect ... Ukraine. "Peace has to be a shared goal," Belgium's King Philippe told leaders gathered in the eastern city of Liege. "World War I reminds us to reflect on our responsibility... ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - BELGIUM V RUSSIA

    Marc Wilmots' golden boys set their sights on last 16

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 12:16am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rio de Janeiro Wilmots' golden boys set their sights on last 16 Having come from behind to beat Algeria in their opening game, Belgium can reach the knockout ... held 1-1 by South Korea in their group H opener, the last 16 is already within sight for Belgium. Vincent felt something in the last few minutes against Algeria and couldn't sprint at 100 ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - BELGIUM V ALGERIA

    North African side hope to rain on young Belgian dark horses' parade

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 07:50pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Belo Horizonte Richly talented Belgium squad are blessed with players such as Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku, but Algerians hope to upset the apple cart North African side hope to rain on young Belgian dark horses' parade Belgium's vibrant young team are preparing to launch their campaign against Algeria today with competition hotting up ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - SOUTH KOREA V BELGIUM

    Tame Taeguk Warriors need their fighting spirit back to win over critics

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:19pm by AFP

    ... Korea will need to rediscover the magical spirit of 2002 as they fight to rescue their dismal World Cup campaign against unbeaten Belgium. After drawing with Russia and losing 4-2 to Algeria, group H's bottom side need to win big against already qualified Belgium if they are to stay in the tournament. Logic decrees the Koreans will soon be following Japan home as their attack ...

  10. Sport - Soccer - BELGIUM V ALGERIA

    Belgian hunger grows after hard-fought win

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 09:33pm by AFP

    ... grows after hard-fought win After a 12-year absence from the World Cup, success-starved Belgium are preparing to feast on their opponents, says midfielder Kevin De Bruyne. The 22-year-old was named man of the match on Tuesday after helping Belgium come from a goal down to score a precious 2-1 group H victory over Algeria. De Bruyne, rescued from a miserable spell at Chelsea when he ...




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