Tag: Belgium


Ex-Catalan Leader to Head Campaign for Election from Belgium

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The fugitive leader of Catalonia’s secessionist movement said Wednesday that he will repeat as his party’s leading candidate in upcoming elections for the Spanish region while he fights extradition from Belgium. Carles Puigdemont told El Punt-Avui

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Belgium Charges Man Over 2016 Airport Bombing

BRUSSELS (AP) – Belgian authorities say they have charged a man with terror offenses linked to the deadly suicide bomb attack on the Brussels airport in March 2016. The Federal Prosecutor’s office said Wednesday that a Belgian national identified as

Belgium Says Dutch Found Tainted Eggs Back in November

BRUSSELS (AP) — Dutch authorities knew as far back as November that some eggs in the country were contaminated with an insecticide and they failed to notify their European partners at the time, Belgium’s agriculture minister said Wednesday. The inspector


Belgian Authorities Look for More Terror Suspects

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities were looking for at least one other suspect Thursday after raiding a half dozen sites and charging two men with terror-related offenses. However, they insisted that they have no information that an attack was imminent

Trump Surges in Polls During First Foreign Trip

President Donald Trump is apparently receiving high marks for his foreign diplomacy. Rasmussen shows an upswing in the president’s approval ratings as he travels to various hot spots around the globe to advance his foreign policy goals.

Belgian PM: Turkey Bid to Join EU At A ‘Dead End’

BRUSSELS (AP) – Belgium’s prime minister said Friday the time has come for the European Union to make a final decision about Turkey’s “dead end” bid for membership, saying that after months of provocations from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, “masochism


Belgian PM: Britain Must Pay Brexit ‘Divorce’ Bill

BRUSSELS (AP) – British expectations in its divorce proceedings from the European Union are “not realistic,” Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said Friday, sending a clear warning that Britain will not escape having to foot a hefty bill for its