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3 Jul
British police have continued to keep a stolen Nigerian artefact. This is as a result of Nigerian officials and a Belgian antique dealer failing to reach an agreement on the return of the Ife Head.
26 Jun
Relatives of murdered Congolese independence hero Patrice Lumumba attend a sombre ceremony in Brussels as Belgium returns his tooth. It's all that remains of him after his assassination in 1961. Also, Kenya has no reproductive health legislation but the public is going to have its say on a regional bill that could make a big difference to national sexual health services. And the refugee status of hundreds of thousands of Ivorians who fled post-electoral violence in the country in 2011 is coming to an end.
7 Jun
Many Congolese people are hoping for an apology when Belgium's King Philippe and Queen Mathilde visit the Democratic Republic of Congo, the first visit of a Belgian royal couple in 12 years.
24 Oct 2021
Five mixed raced women taken from their mothers in DR congo as children have gone to court after suing Belgium for crimes against humanity. The trial is the first of its kind. About 15 000 bi racial children were forcibly separated from their black mothers in the former Belgian colonies of DR Congo, Rwanda and Burundi. They were called children of sin and dumped in orphanages by the state.
19 Jul 2021
Drone images show the extent of the floods in the Belgian city of Pepinster. The death toll in Belgium jumped to 23 with more than 21,000 people left without electricity in one region.
18 Jun 2021
Belgian fans in Brussels celebrate and react after their 2-1 victory over Denmark in Copenhagen on Thursday.
16 Nov 2020
The pigeon, New Kim, was acquired by a wealthy Chinese buyer. Pigeon racing is an age-old working class hobby rooted in Belgian and Dutch life that has gained popularity in Asia as a gambling activity.
30 May 2018
Belgian authorities sought to deflect questions on Wednesday over the furlough of a convicted criminal, known to have been radicalized in jail, who killed three people in the Belgian city of Liege.
24 Jan 2018
The Belgian government has suspended deportations to Sudan pending an inquiry into the alleged torture of returnees.
25 Oct 2017
In Belgium, a deathbed confession reopens the investigation into the infamous Crazy Brabant Killers.
9 Jul 2017
Belgian soccer star Romelu Lukaku recently arrested for noise complaint.
21 Jun 2017
Belgian troops shot a suspected suicide bomber in Brussels Central Station on Tuesday, officials said, adding that there were no other casualties and the situation was under control after people were evacuated.

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