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  • World in brief

    The latest news stories from around the world

    Friday 11th Aug 2017

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Terror attack bid sparks security boost

    SECURITY in Brussels was further tightened yesterday after a failed bomb attack on the Belgian capital’s central railway station on Tuesday evening.

    A man was shot dead by soldiers guarding the station after he set off a small explosion, which was intended to detonate a larger...

    Thursday 22nd Jun 2017

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • World in brief: Thursday June 15 2017

    News from Russia, the US, Belgium and Zambia

    Thursday 15th Jun 2017

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Michel: Brits will have to pay for decision to leave the EU

    BELGIAN Prime Minister Charles Michel insisted yesterday British voters must foot the bill for exiting the EU.

    In an interview with the Associated Press, Mr Michel said: “In Britain ever more, they will realise that Brexit, well, has consequences — economic, commercial,...

    Saturday 6th May 2017

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Belgium: Putin slams Nato alliance for ‘trying to provoke Russia’

    RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin hit back at Nato’s sabre-rattling yesterday and accused the alliance of “constantly trying to drag us into a confrontation.”

    Addressing senior officers of the FSB intelligence service in Brussels Mr Putin said the threat from Nato had...

    Friday 17th Feb 2017

    posted by James Tweedie in World

  • Belgium: ‘No pity’ warmonger Livni grilled by police

    FORMER Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni faced a grilling by Belgian police yesterday on her arrival in Brussels over the 2008-2009 Christmas bombing of the besieged Gaza Strip.

    Police confirmed they would question the politician over the deaths of some 1,400 civilians in the brutal...

    Tuesday 24th Jan 2017

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Belgium: Steel unions demand EU imports clampdown

    THOUSANDS of steelworkers from across Europe marched to the EU headquarters in Brussels yesterday to demand protection from cheap Chinese imports.

    British unions Unite and GMB joined the protest of up to 12,000 organised by the European Trade Union Confederation and IndustriALL...

    Thursday 10th Nov 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Belgian PM announces deal on Ceta

    BELGIAN Prime Minister Charles Michel said yesterday a deal had been reached with the holdout Wallonia region to back an anti-democratic EU-Canada trade deal.

    Following talks between the federal government and the country’s three regional parliaments, Mr Michel tweeted:...

    Friday 28th Oct 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Belgium: Wallonia stands firm against Ceta

    THURSDAY’S signing of the anti-democratic EU-Canada free trade deal was cancelled yesterday as Belgium’s Wallonia region continued to block it.

    “We have been asked to give a clear answer today,” on whether Belgium could become the last of the 28 EU states to...

    Tuesday 25th Oct 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Crime lab goes up in smoke

    BELGIUM: Criminals rammed a car through the gates of the country’s main crime lab early yesterday morning and set fire to the facility in a bid to destroy evidence.

    Prosecutors played down suggestions of terrorism — a fear in the country following suicide bombings in March...

    Tuesday 30th Aug 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World