France charges accomplice of Paris attacker Abdeslam

2016-06-30 21:04

French authorities have handed preliminary terrorism charges to a Belgian accused of helping Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam.

EU founding states want Brexit start 'as soon as possible' - Berlin

2016-06-25 14:26

The EU's founding states want Britain to begin leaving the union "as soon as possible" to keep the bloc from being stranded in "limbo", Germany's foreign minister says.

European leaders in crisis meeting after Brexit shock

2016-06-25 07:41

Founding EU members are to hold a crisis meeting on the future of the bloc after Britain's seismic vote to leave the union and the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron.

Brussels scare: 'Explosive belt' had salt and cookies

2016-06-21 17:44

A man wearing a fake explosive belt found to have been filled with salt and cookies, has caused a major security in Brussels, Belgian police say.

Slip of the tongue: Chameleon's sticky secret revealed

2016-06-20 21:34

A stunningly efficient hunter, the chameleon relies on an impressive biological arsenal that includes colour-changing camouflage, panoramic vision - and lots of patience.

Belgian authorities arrest 12 in major anti-terror raid

2016-06-18 14:29

Belgian authorities have raided dozens of homes and arrested 12 suspects in a major anti-terror investigation which they said required "immediate intervention".

Internet to be used as part of counter-radicalisation

2016-06-14 20:49

The EU plans to target the internet in an attempt to try to stop young people developing extremist views through the web.

Belgium arrests new Brussels attacks suspect

2016-06-10 18:02

Belgian police investigating the Brussels airport and metro attacks have arrested a man in connection with "terrorist murders".

Belgium approves extradition of Paris attacks suspect

2016-06-09 21:46

A Belgian court has approved the extradition to France of key Paris attacks suspect Mohamed Abrini, but he will not be handed over for some time, prosecutors say.

PICS: Adorable giant panda gives birth in Belgium

2016-06-02 13:43

A giant panda on loan to Belgium from China has given birth to a cub, a rare event for the endangered species, the Pairi Daiza zoo says.


Belgium charges 2 with terror offences

2016-06-26 07:30

Belgian authorities have charged two men with terrorist offences after raids overnight, the federal prosecutor's office said on Saturday amid reports of a planned attack on a Euro 2016 fanzone.

EU chief: Brexit divorce 'not amicable' but must be quick

2016-06-25 12:12

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker says Britain's planned departure from the European Union was "not an amicable divorce" but called for it to be quick.

Belgian judge orders 6 suspects held for another month

2016-06-23 21:40

A Belgian judge has ordered six people detained for another month in the investigation into the November attacks in Paris.

Anti-terror operation underway at Brussels shopping centre after bomb threat

2016-06-21 09:52

An anti-terror operation is underway at a shopping centre in central Brussels, Belgian prosecutors say, adding that one suspect has been arrested.

Belgium detains six over foiled 2015 train attack

2016-06-20 16:47

Belgian police have detained six people in connection with a foiled attack last year on a high-speed train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, prosecutors say.

Abdeslam smoked pot after Paris attacks

2016-06-16 21:15

Teenagers have described their encounter with Salah Abdeslam, several hours after the Paris attacks and said they "shared a few joints".

Belgian hospitals introduce robot receptionists

2016-06-13 23:30

His diction is still a little odd, and his movements sometimes a bit hesitant, but Pepper the robot is all geared up to help patients at two Belgian hospitals.

DR Congo opposition demands Kabila quit

2016-06-10 13:28

Opposition parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo say they have forged an alliance and demand that President Joseph Kabila quit when his term expires.

Three dead, 40 injured in Belgian train crash

2016-06-06 09:41

At least three people have been killed and 40 injured in a train crash in eastern Belgium, the Belga news agency reported.

Report: Belgian etremists planned to strike crowd

2016-05-26 21:07

State-run Belgian broadcaster RTBF says four suspected extremists detained by police were collecting money to buy arms and explosives and developing plans to attack a crowded target like Antwerp's main train station.

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