Belgium: €30,000 reward offered after presumed wolf death
09 November 2019 | 11:24 am
Naya, born in Germany, was the first wolf to be seen in Belgium in a century. Environmental groups have blamed hunters for her disappearance, and are offering a €30,000 award for information about her presumed death.
21 May 2022
A patient in the German state of Bavaria has been infected with monkeypox, according to the Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology in Munich. First cases were also detected in France and Belgium.
8 Jun 2022
The monarch's visit to the DRC comes two years after he apologized for atrocities committed during Belgium's brutal colonial era. The six-day trip has been billed as a chance for reconciliation between the two countries.
20 Jun 2022
To mark World Refugee Day, we head to Belgium, where several hundred unaccompanied minors are still waiting for a legal guardian. Under Belgian law, all foreign minors arriving into the country unaccompanied by an adult must be assigned a legal guardian in order to register with the authorities. But the country faces a shortage of these profiles and is trying to recruit more to address the shortfall. Our correspondents report.
22 Jun 2022
Relatives of murdered Congolese independence hero Patrice Lumumba attend a moving ceremony in Brussels as Belgium returns his tooth. It's all that remains of him after his assassination in 1961. The former colonial power was found to be morally responsible for Lumumba's shocking death. Also, to mark World Refugee Day, we report on how one NGO in South Africa is trying to make sure that refugees don't fall behind at school more than necessary.
23 Nov 2022
Belgium will once again be the dark horse in Qatar and their golden generation will hope to finally end the jinx and bring home the World Cup. They begin their campaign in the Middle East against Canada, a country making a return to the Mundial after a 36-year absence. Will this finally be Belgium’s year?
2 Dec 2022
Thursday saw the giants of football fall at the World Cup in Qatar. First, Belgium were eliminated after a goalless draw with Croatia. Morocco's 2-1 victory over Canada saw them top Group F in stunning fashion. The Atlas Lions will face Spain in the next round after another shock result saw La Roja lose to Japan 1-2, meaning that the Samurais top the group.
6 Dec 2022
More than six years after the attacks, hearings will begin to determine whether 10 men played a role in the 2016 Islamist suicide bombings in Brussels.
15 Dec 2022
Greek MEP Eva Kaili has been detained along with four others. An unidentified Gulf state allegedly targeted officials "with a significant political and/or strategic position" to influence the EU Parliament.
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has shut down rumors linking him with the vacant Belgium manager job. It had been reported that Henry had contacted the Belgian FA to succeed Roberto Martinez as first-team manager. However, Henry claims he never contacted the Belgian FA over the possibility of taking over from Martinez.
Political analysts say the appointment of a new Chinese foreign minister may reflect Beijing's attempt to soften its foreign policy approach and warm up to Western diplomats – or restrengthen itself against US rivalry.
The Belgian government is assessing whether to extend the life of three nuclear reactors that had been due to close in 2025, citing a need to "reduce risks in the energy supply" in lieu of the war in Ukraine.
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Warsaw says it is ending its supply of weapons to Ukraine, but that future deliveries could still be on the table. The move comes amid a growing dispute over a grain import ban with Kyiv.
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In just a day, Azerbaijan was able to force ethnic Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh to disarm. Usually, Armenians would look to Russia for help, but Russian peacekeepers stayed well out of the recent conflict. Why?
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African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina faults global finance architecture.
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Iran and Afghanistan have reportedly extended the cooperation between their intelligence services. Repeated terrorist attacks in Iran have exposed shortcomings in Iran's security agencies.
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More than 30 years after reunification, East Germans remain underrepresented in high-level jobs, researchers have found. This is only changing slowly.