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Syria Kurds hand over six Belgian orphans from IS families: official

2019-06-14 06:55

Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria on Thursday handed to their Belgian counterparts six orphans born to families belonging to the Islamic State group, officials said.

WATCH: Belgium apologises for kidnapping mixed-race African babies

2019-04-06 16:18

The Belgian government has apologised for the country's role in kidnapping thousands of mixed-race babies from their African mothers during colonial times.

The view from Brussels: How Brexit could hit the EU at its heart

2019-03-03 22:58

From cautious hope to worries about Brexit's effect on the economy, Belgians share their opinions.

UN experts say Belgium needs to apologise for colonialism

2019-02-12 09:01

UN experts say that racial discrimination "is endemic" in Belgium's institutions and that the nation needs to apologise for crimes committed during its colonisation of Congo.

McLaren debuts bespoke 720S supercars to celebrate its first F1 Grand Prix victory

2019-01-02 12:25

McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has completed a three-car collection of bespoke 720S Coupés, commissioned to mark a milestone in its motorsport history.

WATCH: 'He has Michael's racing genes' - Schumacher Jnr lifts F3 title

2018-10-15 09:13

Mick Schumacher is tipped to carry the famous surname into Formula 1 as the newly-crowned European Formula Three champion finished the season with his 14th podium placing.

Belgian police shoot, wound knife-wielding assailant

2018-09-18 08:13

Belgian police have shot and wounded a man after he attacked one of the officers with a knife in a northern neighbourhood of the capital city, Brussels.

Vandoorne leaving F1 team McLaren at season's end

2018-09-03 14:13

Belgian driver Stoffel Vandoorne will leave Formula 1 team McLaren at the end of the season, the F1 team said.

ICYMI: Alonso goes flying, Vettel victorious at Spa... top 5 moments of the crash-marred Belgian GP

2018-08-27 20:30

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel came out tops in a crash-marred Belgian GP. Here are to race moments of the race.

Vandoorne 2018 seat safe for now - de Ferran

2018-08-27 11:02

Stoffel Vandoorne's seat at McLaren could be safe at least for the rest of the year.

 

WATCH: Baby elephant takes first wobbly steps

2019-06-12 14:41

The Asian elephant was born at Pairi Daiza zoo in Belgium. WATCH NOW.

WATCH: Belgium regrets colonial-era kidnapping of Congolese children

2019-04-05 20:27

Belgium has apologised for some of the abuses committed during its colonial rule in Africa. Children born to Belgian settler and Congolese mother in the 1940s and 50s were forcefully taken from their African homes.

UK's May presses EU for Brexit compromise as clock ticks

2019-02-20 22:09

Fresh from a political setback at home, British Prime Minister Theresa May has arrived at European Union headquarters in Brussels for more talks on Brexit with Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

Belgian port Antwerp netted record cocaine haul in 2018

2019-01-12 09:48

Belgian authorities said Friday they had seized a record haul of more than 50 tonnes of cocaine at the port of Antwerp in 2018.

Waiter reportedly stole millions from restaurant and spent it on ‘booze and women’

2018-11-16 14:08

A waiter has gone on trial on suspicion of having stolen more than €290 000 (R4,6 million) from the restaurant he worked for and then splurging it on a lavish lifestyle.

Burundi accuses Belgium of ordering hit on independence hero

2018-10-14 20:05

Burundi has accused former colonial power Belgium of ordering the assassination of independence hero and Crown Prince Louis Rwagasore in 1961, a move likely to further poison ties between the two countries.

France, Benelux to propose EU aid for Africa in return for migrant help

2018-09-07 07:38

France and the three Benelux countries have launched a plan to offer EU funds to African countries in return for help stemming the flow of migrants to Europe.

Lewis Hamilton's lead threatened by Vettel's Belgian GP victory - F1 season so far

2018-08-29 09:27

Following his victory in Belgium, Sebastian Vettel is 17 points behind championship leader Lewis Hamilton with 8 more races left in the 2018 season.

F1 heading for 2021 engine rules delay

2018-08-27 11:02

Plans for all-new engine regulations in 2021 appear to have been scrapped.

DTM 'better than F1' - Zanardi

2018-08-27 11:02

Alex Zanardi thinks the German touring car series DTM is better than Formula 1.

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