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Belgium: Iranian diplomat convicted over 2018 bomb plot in France
Iranian diplomat Assadolah Assadi was convicted of attempted terrorism Thursday by a court in Belgium for his role in a 2018 bomb plot targeting an Iranian opposition group in France. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Coronavirus: Fear and confusion over looming border closures in tri-border region
3 Oct 2020
People in the area where Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands meet are worried about the rise of coronavirus cases. Vastly different and ever-changing regulations make straddling three countries almost impossible.
Nigeria@60: Buhari To give Independence Day Address From Eagle Square, FG lifts ban on Emirates Airlines
30 Sep 2020
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Coronavirus reinfections confirmed in the Netherlands, Belgium
31 Aug 2020
Individuals in Belgium and the Netherlands have been re-infected with the coronavirus, Dutch media have reported. Some experts believe it is a good sign.
Will cities in Belgium take down statues of Leopold II?
14 Jun 2020
More than 10 million Africans died when the king ruled over the Congo from 1885 to 1908. Now, Antwerp has become the first Belgian city to remove a statue of Leopold II — but not for the reason that activists had sought.
Lufthansa seeks government bailouts to stay aloft
24 Apr 2020
The German airline disclosed €1.2 billion in losses for the first quarter of 2020 as sales fell by 50% in March alone. State loans from Germany, Belgium, Austria and Switzerland are likely to rescue the company.
Belgium: Rwandan official found guilty of genocide
23 Dec 2019
Fabien Neretse will be sentenced on Friday, with a possible life sentence in the offing. According to the indictment, Neretse set up a militia that killed members of the Tutsi community.
Belgium: €30,000 reward offered after presumed wolf death
9 Nov 2019
Naya, born in Germany, was the first wolf to be seen in Belgium in a century. Environmental groups have blamed hunters for her disappearance, and are offering a €30,000 award for information about her presumed death.
Belgium broke law but can keep nuclear plants open, EU court rules
4 Aug 2019
Belgium's self-imposed deadline for giving up nuclear power is not far off. Environmentalists look forward to the end of the atomic era, but not everyone thinks the country is ready to change course.
Belgium strike paralyses air travel
16 Feb 2019
Belgium strike paralyses air travel.
Belgium's Africa Museum mired in controversy despite renovation
11 Dec 2018
Belgium's Africa Museum will reopen to the public on Sunday (December 9) after five years of renovations designed to modernise the museum from an exhibition of pro-colonial propaganda to one that is critical of Belgium's imperialist past.
Belgium's revamped Africa Museum faces a dark colonial legacy
9 Dec 2018
Members of Belgium's African diaspora are critical of the newly reopened Africa Museum, saying it reinforces colonial cultural norms despite a five-year rehabilitation. Other Belgians say it's a step to reconciliation.