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  1. News - World - BELGIUM

    Belgium police hunt Brussels Jewish Museum shooter as France tightens security

    Posted May 25th 2014, 08:39pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Brussels Police release footage of shooter at museum as fourth victim dies from 'anti-Semitic attack' Jews on high alert amid hunt for gunman Belgium's Jewish ... later on foot. A fourth victim, a Belgian who did volunteer work for the museum, died from his wounds in hospital yesterday. The first such attack in more than 30 years in Belgium has revived ...

  2. News - World - BELGIUM

    Pandas from China caught up in Belgium's political schism

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 06:09am by GDN

    ... welcome awaits two distinguished Chinese visitors to Belgium today. Arriving at Brussels airport on a chartered Boeing 747, the couple and their entourage will be met on the tarmac by Belgian ... their own Twitter feed and Hao Hao was voted China's favourite panda at the international Giant Panda Zoo Awards last year. But their imminent arrival in Belgium has prompted political ...

  3. News - World - BELGIUM

    Belgium set to allow euthanasia for terminally-ill children

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 12:17pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Brussels More than a decade after legalising euthanasia for adults, Belgium is set this week to extend mercy-killing to terminally-ill children after lengthy public ... up for debate in parliament’s lower house Wednesday, before being put to a vote the following day. If adopted as widely expected, the legislation will make Belgium only the second country ...

  4. News - World - BELGIUM

    Infamous restaurant freeloader found dead in Ghent, Belgium

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 10:31pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Brussels Infamous restaurant freeloader 'stabbed to death' He was an unrepentant gastronomic freeloader, from lobster right up to the after-dinner brandy, always enjoying the bounty to the fullest. Titus Clarysse was infamous ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - World - BELGIUM

    Charles Michel becomes Belgian prime minister at the age of 38

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 11:31pm by AFP

    ... who became Belgium's prime minister on Tuesday, is a French-speaking liberal who, at 38, is now one of the youngest leaders in Europe. Bald, bespectacled and sporting a goatee beard, he ... months to form after May 25 parliamentary elections, Michel is also Belgium's youngest premier since 1840. He replaces socialist Elio di Rupo, who had been in a caretaker role since ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - World - BELGIUM

    First-ever vending machine in Belgium sells hot fries

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Hot fries from vending machine in 90 seconds Belgium has long claimed that its French fries, or frites, are the first and the best; now it is boasting a world food-vending ... standard in animal dripping, as well as vegetable oil, and may just be the first step in competition for Belgium's street hot fries vendors. "This device was tested in India ...

  9. News - World - BELGIUM

    Mystery surrounds murder of British oil executive

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Brussels

    ... Associated Press in Brussels Family of ExxonMobil chief, who was shot dead in Belgium, believe it was a professional hit Mystery surrounds murder of British oil executive So far, it's ... a car-jacking gone wrong? A muffed purse-snatching? Or was it a cold-blooded professional hit for reasons yet unknown? Mockford, a British national living in Belgium, was shot dead on October 14 as he ...

  10. News - World - BELGIUM

    Belgium's King Albert to abdicate in favour of son Philippe

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Brussels Monarch will stand down on July 21 in favour of Philippe, as nation braces for elections next year King Albert to abdicate over health Belgium's King ... The nation, which has had six kings since it came into being in 1830, celebrates independence day on July 21. Belgium is preparing for potentially bruising nationwide elections next spring. Albert has ...




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