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  • The Killer Robots Ban Is Coming. What Will Belgium Do?
    Parliament is scheduled to vote today [May 30] on a motion to support a ban on fully autonomous weapons, often called or “killer robots.” Parliament should not hesitate to vote yes to reject these weapons systems that, once activated, would selec…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Friends of Syria: Action Needed at Brussels Conference

    Friends of Syria: Action Needed at Brussels Conference

    Expand People walk with their belongings as they flee the rebel-held town of Hammouriyeh, in the village of Beit Sawa, eastern Ghouta, Syria March 15, 2018. …
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Yemen International Inquiry Offers Glimmer of Hope

    Yemen International Inquiry Offers Glimmer of Hope

    Expand Saudi-led coalition aircraft struck three apartment buildings in Sanaa on August 25, 2017, killing at least 16 civilians, including seven children, and wounding another 17, i…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Restricting Women’s Clothing – and Freedom – in Belgium

    Restricting Women’s Clothing – and Freedom – in Belgium

    Expand Salma, a 22-year-old French national living in Belgium who chooses to wear the niqab after converting to Islam, gives an interview to Reuters television outside the Belgian P…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Civil Society Letter to Heads of State and Government on EU Response to the Refugee Crisis
    Dear Heads of State and Government,We are civil society organisations, which are supported, collectively, by hundreds of thousands of people across Europe, working with those less fortunate to alleviate poverty, provide essential aid and defend peop…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Governments Step Up for Reproductive Rights

    Governments Step Up for Reproductive Rights

    (Brussels) – Governments should pledge political and financial support for sexual and reproductive health to counter the United States’ “Global Gag Rule,” Human Rights Watch said today. The Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, and Sweden are hostin…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Belgium Can Protect Kids During War by Protecting Schools

    Belgium Can Protect Kids During War by Protecting Schools

    Tomorrow, February 10, Belgium will host an international conference at the Egmont Palace on protecting children during times of war. Queen Mathilde will be there. Deputy Prime Minister Didier Reynders will be there. Various European Union, NATO, and…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Europe’s Court Repudiates Blanket Data Retention—Again
    This week, the European Union’s top court once again found that blanket data retention mandates are hostile to privacy and democratic freedoms, and incompatible with EU law. Such mandates require service providers to store data on all of the provid…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Grounds for Concern

    Grounds for Concern

    SummaryOn November 13, 2015 coordinated attacks in Paris at sites including a concert hall and sports stadium killed 130 people and injured hundreds. The extremist armed group Islamic State, also known as ISIS, claimed responsibility. Four months l…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Belgium: Response to Attacks Raises Rights Concerns

    Belgium: Response to Attacks Raises Rights Concerns

    (Brussels) – Belgium has enacted a raft of problematic counterterrorism laws and its police have carried out heavy-handed operations in the past year, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Those responsible for horrific attacks in Par…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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  • EU's Juncker stumbles repeatedly at Nato summit – video
    The European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, lost his balance several times ahead of a gala dinner at the Brussels meeting on Wednesday. The presidents of Finland and Ukraine, among others, helped steady him. Juncker has said he has sciati…
    - 3 days ago, 13 Jul 18, 5:05am -
  • Ryanair cabin and ground crew to strike this month
    Severe disruption expected as staff from Spain, Italy, Portugal and Belgium escalate disputeRyanair cabin crew from four European countries will go on strike this month, in an escalation of the airline’s labour dispute that is likely to cause sever…
    - 11 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 7:53am -
  • Diplomat arrested over alleged attack plot on Iranian group in France
    Four people held for allegedly plotting bombing of MEK rally attended by Rudy GiulianiAn Iranian diplomat is among four people who have been arrested in connection with what authorities said was a foiled bombing attack targeting a rally organised by…
    - 14 days ago, 2 Jul 18, 10:22am -
  • Theresa May holds up Belgium football shirt in PR gaffe
    Prime minister has team’s top handed to her by Belgian counterpart They say sports and politics make uneasy bedfellows, and Theresa May will no doubt now agree. At the start of a summit of EU leaders in Brussels, the British prime minister was ambu…
    - 18 days ago, 28 Jun 18, 10:21am -
  • Belgians are lazy, fat drunkards, John Cleese? Hold my beer | Emma Beddington
    The grouchy Monty Python star didn’t take to the people of Hasselt on his latest tour. He could at least have been accurate in his insultsJohn Cleese has railed against the “Lazy, fat, beer-sodden, pseudo-French Belgian bastards” who failed to…
    - 24 days ago, 22 Jun 18, 6:38am -
  • Belgian city to turn abandoned hangar into a 'mega-brothel'
    Ostend’s mayor says Hangar d’amour plan offers more security for sex workers but critics describe it as ‘madness’An abandoned hangar with protected architectural status is to be converted by the municipality of Ostend into a brothel to accomm…
    - 25 days ago, 21 Jun 18, 9:36am -
  • Dubbel-edged sword: Belgians drink less of their beer but exports rise
    Twice as much beer made in Belgium is being exported as drank by domestic consumersTwice as much Belgian beer is being exported as consumed domestically, with drinkers increasingly turning their backs on one of Belgium’s most celebrated products.Th…
    - 26 days ago, 20 Jun 18, 10:34am -
  • Homeless couple who shared windfall with friends on trial for money laundering
    Pair found €300,000 while squatting in abandoned building, Belgian court hearsA homeless couple who found €300,000 (£264,000) in an old Singer sewing machine while squatting in an abandoned building are on trial for money laundering after giving…
    - 26 days ago, 20 Jun 18, 8:50am -
  • Rogue beekeepers and dirty tricks blamed for rise in Belgian hive heists
    150,000 bees stolen near Tessenderlo in latest incident, as interest in hobby growsDirty tricks by rival beekeepers have been blamed for a rise in hive thefts in Belgium after huge growth in interest in the hobby.Following the disappearance of 150,00…
    - 27 days ago, 19 Jun 18, 12:26pm -
  • The Ghent Altarpiece: a passport to paradise missing one magical stamp
    The idea that we might soon see the Van Eyck brothers’ lost panel is one to savour• Puzzler says he has cracked code to find stolen masterpieceI’ve made my share of artistic pilgrimages. But last year I set out on the ultimate quest: I took the…
    - 31 days ago, 15 Jun 18, 11:31am -
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