Gunman kills two policemen in Belgium
29 May 2018 | 12:19 pm
An eyewitness video shows the site of a shooting in Liege, Belgium, where a gunman killed two policemen and a passer-by.
14 Jun 2020
More than 10 million Africans died when the king ruled over the Congo from 1885 to 1908. Now, Antwerp has become the first Belgian city to remove a statue of Leopold II — but not for the reason that activists had sought.
19 Jul 2020
As colonial symbols come under scrutiny in Belgium, five mixed-race women have sued the Belgian state for "crimes against humanity". Now over 70 years old, these women were born in what was then Belgian Congo, the present-day DRC.
19 Jul 2020
As colonial symbols come under scrutiny in Belgium, five mixed-race women have sued the Belgian state for "crimes against humanity". Now over 70 years old, these women were born in what was then Belgian Congo, the present-day DRC. The offspring of Congolese mothers and European fathers, they were abducted from their mothers to be placed in religious institutions and subject to the supervision of the state. These children were seen as a threat by the Belgian state, which feared that they would rise up against the colonial order. Our Brussels correspondents report.
3 Aug 2020
What if you're in love but can't express it in person because of travel bans? Some lovelorn couples have started a campaign they're calling "Love Is Not Tourism," hoping governments will help them.
31 Aug 2020
Individuals in Belgium and the Netherlands have been re-infected with the coronavirus, Dutch media have reported. Some experts believe it is a good sign.
1 Nov 2020
Albert, the former king of the Belgians, denied for years that Delphine, a 52-year-old artist, was his daughter. But a court ruling earlier this month granted her royal rights and the title of princess.
27 Nov 2020
The show can't go on: travelling circus forced to stay put in Belgium by virus
20 Feb 2021
Iranian diplomat Assadolah Assadi was convicted of attempted terrorism Thursday by a court in Belgium for his role in a 2018 bomb plot targeting an Iranian opposition group in France. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
8 May 2021
Authorities in Brussels fired water cannons and tear gas to disperse crowds of mainly young people who had gathered at a park to party in protest of coronavirus restrictions.
20 May 2021
Belgian authorities are looking for a soldier who is reportedly on the run with a rocket launcher. The man is a suspected far-right extremist accused of threatening public figures, including a renowned virologist.
18 Jun 2021
Belgium qualified for the knockout stages of Euro 2021 after pulling off a 2-1 comeback in a game full of drama and emotion against Denmark, who returned to Parken Stadium where midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed on Saturday. The Netherlands joined them in the last 16 with a game to spare after they eased past Austria 2-0. Get all the analysis with FRANCE 24's Selina Sykes and James Vasina.
22 Jun 2021
Belgium beat Finland and the Netherlands crushed North Macedonia to win all three of their group stage matches. FRANCE 24 Euro's 2021 show also looks at the other results from groups B and C, including an emotional Denmark who qualified for the last 16 with a convincing 4-1 win over Russia. Simon Harding and James Vasina bring you all the analysis.
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