Opposition leader Tundu Lissu leaves Tanzania
13 November 2020 | 6:17 am
After seeking protection in the German Embassy, Lissu has left for Brussels with the help of Western diplomats. He told DW that threats against him have increased after he challenged John Magufuli for the presidency.
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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.
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For years, Brussels has been at loggerheads with the Hungarian government over a host of issues – migrants, the rights of minorities, media freedoms, the independence of the justice system and, most recently, over Russia and Ukraine. Long-standing tensions are coming to a head as Hungary delays a proposed EU aid package to Ukraine, while the EU holds up billions of euros in funding to Hungary over rule-of-law concerns.
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A protester said that during an anti-Beijing demonstration, masked individuals assaulted him inside China's Manchester consulate. UK police had asked for the diplomats' immunity to be dropped so they could be questioned.
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The election in September of the far-right Giorgia Meloni as Italian premier has sent shockwaves around Europe, not least in Brussels.
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Museums and doctors in the Belgian capital are teaming up on an initiative that uses cultural outings as an antidote to depression. Teri Schultz tags along for a "treatment."
A center-right former foreign minister and a diplomat backed by a left-wing party go head-to-head in a runoff election this weekend after no candidate secured a majority in the first round of voting on February 5.
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The second day of the Munich Security Conference is off and running. Various world leaders are in Bavaria for the weekend event, with NATO's Jens Stoltenberg and the EU's Ursula von der Leyen among the earlier speakers.
The decision follows a similar move by Germany after a court in Tehran sentenced a German-Iranian citizen to death.
NATO foreign ministers are gathering in Brussels to discuss the war in Ukraine as Finland is set to become the 31st member of the alliance.
Russia said the move was in response to a similar decision by Germany, which the latter has not confirmed. Meanwhile, Spain has shipped its first Leopard 2 batch to Ukraine.
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