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Friday 11th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
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
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Thursday 15th Jun 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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