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Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes

25 May 2019

STOCKHOLM/BRUSSELS Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of "bickering", as children walked out of classes around the world to back her demands for urgent action to curb carbon emissions. | Video

Catalonia's Puigdemont urges Pedro Sanchez to be open to dialogue

07 May 2019

WATERLOO, Belgium Catalonia's former separatist leader Carles Puigdemont on Tuesday urged Pedro Sanchez, the winner of Spain's parliamentary election last month, to be open to dialogue with the independence movement but declined to say if his party would back him in parliament.

Anderlecht raided in transfer cash probe

24 Apr 2019

BRUSSELS Belgian police raided the offices of Anderlecht and the national football association on Wednesday in relation to a money laundering investigation involving agents and player transfers.

Frenchman convicted to life in Jewish museum attack, tells jury 'life goes on!'

12 Mar 2019

BRUSSELS French citizen Mehdi Nemmouche was sentenced to life in jail on Monday for shooting dead four people in a Jewish museum in 2014, telling the court "life goes on" in his last words to the jury. | Video

Brussels court convicts Frenchman of murder in Jewish museum attack

07 Mar 2019

BRUSSELS French citizen Mehdi Nemmouche was convicted of "terrorist murder" on Thursday for shooting dead four people in a Jewish museum in Brussels after coming back from Syria in 2014, the federal prosecutor's spokesman said.

Tintin marks 90th birthday with colonial controversy

10 Jan 2019

BRUSSELS Tintin will mark his 90th birthday this year with a return to controversy as his Belgian creator's heirs release a new edition of "Tintin in the Congo", a work from 1930 that draws accusations of racism.

Brussels police battle 'yellow vest' protesters

30 Nov 2018

BRUSSELS Belgian police fired water cannon and teargas in central Brussels on Friday to drive back protesters inspired by France's "yellow vest" anti-tax movement who hurled rocks at the prime minister's office. | Video

Belgian court rules against extradition of Spanish rapper

17 Sep 2018

GHENT, Belgium A Belgian court ruled on Monday against an extradition request from Spain for a rapper sentenced to prison for charges including insulting the monarchy, a spokesman for the public prosecutor in the city of Ghent said. | Video

Soccer: So near... Frustrated Belgium rues what might have been

11 Jul 2018

BRUSSELS Belgians tasted bitterness in their beer on Tuesday after their dreams of a first World Cup final were ended by the narrowest of margins by their bigger French neighbours.

So near... Frustrated Belgium rues what might have been

11 Jul 2018

BRUSSELS Belgians tasted bitterness in their beer on Tuesday after their dreams of a first World Cup final were ended by the narrowest of margins by their bigger French neighbours.

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