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Changing Brussels neighborhood tries to leave stigma of terrorism behind

January 04, 2022 8:42 pm

After the Paris attacks, Molenbeek was subjected to intense global scrutiny. Television crews from around the world broadcast for days from the neighborhood’s central square or near the bar.

Clashes break out in Brussels in protests over coronavirus restrictions

November 22, 2021 8:59 am

Belgium tightened its coronavirus restrictions on Wednesday, mandating wider use of masks and enforcing work from home, as cases rose in the country's fourth Covid-19 wave.

Luxembourg PM in ''serious,'' stable condition with COVID-19

July 05, 2021 10:40 pm

Bettel, 48, was diagnosed with insufficient oxygen saturation, forcing him to remain under medical observation since the weekend. He was also suffering from coronavirus symptoms including coughing, headaches and a fever.

Bar or restaurant? The big issue in pandemic-struck Brussels

October 09, 2020 5:05 pm

Bars insist they have made the same costly efforts as restaurants to apply coronavirus rules but authorities insist that a bar is much more of a COVID-19 spreader than a restaurant.

Brussels honours health workers by dressing famous Manneken Pis statue in coat, mask

September 08, 2020 1:06 pm

The statue, which is of a boy urinating and is also a fountain, attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists every year.

With Iran deal teetering on brink, Europeans assess next steps

July 15, 2019 12:25 pm

The three powers, who are party to the deal alongside Russia and China, have sought to defuse the tensions, which culminated in a plan for U.S. air strikes on Iran last month that Trump called off at the last minute.

EU extends individual sanctions over Ukraine crisis until March 2019

September 13, 2018 2:16 pm

These sanctions are different from restrictive measures against the Russian economy that EU imposed after the Ukraine crises and which are also subject to regular renewals.

European Union waves sanctions threat over Venezuela vote

April 19, 2018 6:28 pm

The European Union warned on Thursday that it could impose further sanctions on Venezuela, threatening "appropriate measures" if democracy in Venezuela were undermined by elections to be held in a month's time.

Police confirm Belgian troops 'neutralising' person at Brussels station post blast

June 21, 2017 1:47 am

The city has been on high alert for more than 18 months since Brussels-based Islamic State militants carried out attacks in Paris that killed 130 people there in November 2015 and later bombed Brussels airport and the city's metro in March last year.

Brussels bombers were plotting UK attack: Report

April 12, 2016 7:57 pm

New information retrieved from the laptop of one of the suicide bombers involved in the Brussels terror attack last month has revealed that Britain was also on their hit list.


World lights up in Belgian colors to show solidarity

March 23, 2016 11:36 am

The Islamic State claimed attacks on Brussels airport and metro station killed at least 34 people and injured several others.

Multiple blasts in Brussels: City in lockdown, 21 dead

March 22, 2016 6:03 pm

Brussels airport and the metro system were closed down after multiple blasts left at least 21 people dead. Click here for more pictures of the suicide attack.