Belgium crushes 1.5 tons of seized ivory

2014-04-10 05:45

Belgium has destroyed 1.5 ton of ivory seized at the country's ports and airports over the last 25 years, in a public condemnation of the illegal trade.

Summit agrees plan to stop migration tragedies

2014-04-03 19:02

EU and African leaders trying to stop migrants from crossing the Mediterranean in perilous conditions unveiled a raft of measures to crack down on human trafficking.

Mugabe under fire over summit boycott

2014-03-31 10:11

Zimbabwe's president has reportedly come under fire from opposition parties following reports that he will boycott a crucial summit in Brussels because his wife was denied a visa to enter Europe.

Obama: Russia stands alone

2014-03-26 19:28

US President Barack Obama has said Russia stood "alone" on the Ukraine crisis as he paid his first ever visit to the European Union headquarters.

Kenya extradites 'extremists' to Belgium

2014-03-24 14:53

Kenya has extradited three men facing charges of membership of a jihadist network to Belgium, a report says, quoting public prosecutors.

Chinese pandas get honoured welcome in Belgium

2014-02-24 13:04

Two giant pandas, on loan from China for the next 15 years, have received a red carpet welcome in Belgium where they were greeted by Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo.

ECB holds rates at record low

2014-02-06 16:07

The European Central Bank has left interest rates unchanged, holding off fresh policy action to combat the threat of deflation.

EU to ditch transport emission goals after 2020

2014-01-17 07:21

The European Union's climate and energy strategy for 2030 will not include a specific target on curbing emissions from transport, the fastest growing source of greenhouse gases in the bloc.

EU sanctions relief for Iran

2014-01-13 18:17

European Union governments will implement all EU sanctions relief for Iran covered by a landmark nuclear deal on 20 January.


Rwanda: Tearful memorial for Belgian troops

2014-04-08 14:48

Emotional commemorations have been held for a group of Belgian peacekeepers murdered at the start of Rwanda’s genocide 20 years ago.

EU-Africa summit tackles migration, trade, peace

2014-04-01 21:16

Conflict, illegal migration and fears of more jihadist turmoil look set to dominate a mammoth summit gathering leaders of some 80 African and European Union states in Brussels.

West must stand firm against 'brute force' - Obama

2014-03-27 12:35

US President Barack Obama has urged the West to stand firm in opposing Moscow's takeover of Crimea, saying that "with time" Russians will realise "brute force" cannot win.

Mugabe to boycott summit if wife not invited

2014-03-26 13:18

Zimbabwe says it would boycott a summit between the EU and African Union in Brussels next week if President Robert Mugabe’s wife is not granted a visa to travel with him.

19 Belgians in court on jihadi recruitment charges

2014-03-10 22:27

The trial of 19 Belgians on terrorism charges has begun under tight security amid concerns the 15 men and 4 women were part of a local jihadist recruitment network.

Europe faces policy crossroads

2014-02-09 20:15

The euro zone faces electoral and economic crosswinds which could push it to break policy taboos while challenging its ability to do so.

Watchdog calls for EU corruption probe

2014-02-04 20:49

The EU's own institutions should be probed for corruption, a watchdog says, a day after a senior official described the bloc's graft problem as "breathtaking".

Eurozone output in Nov beats expectations

2014-01-14 17:30

Reports say the eurozone industrial production in November rose much more than expected, signalling stronger momentum.

Belgium's 'oldest athlete' chooses euthanasia

2014-01-07 22:39

A Belgian aged 95 and known affectionately as the country's "oldest athlete", has chosen euthanasia after toasting his imminent death with champagne.

2 jobs in Belgium

Latest Belgium jobs

Building Architect - Djibouti

Market Related - Belgium

Project Manager

Market Related - Belgium

Categories of Top Jobs in Belgium

Companies Hiring in Belgium

More Jobs in Belgium
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.