Category: Belgium

”Silent, Shocked and Angry” says Prime Minister de Croo on Butcha visit

''The horror of Bucha turns my stomach. How can people be so cruel?'' said Prime minister Alexander de Croo on their surprise visit to the towns, witnessing the atrocities condemned by Russian troops during the invasion

Dorothy Robson, The ‘Bomb Sight Bertha’

Dorothy Robson was born on a cold afternoon on 10 November 1919 at her family home at number 14 Redcar Road, Guisborough. Her dad, Shafto Robson, was a pharmacist and manager at John Willy Frank's Chemists'. He had recently returned from service in the First World War, where he fought in the trenches in Belgium, working with poison gas

Brussels: Attacker stabbed Policeman near railway station, died

Christine Anderson, a German politician and member of the European Parliament, strongly criticized the justice system in Brussels while commenting about the conflict occurred near the Brussels railway station on November 11, when a 29-year-old stabbed a Policeman chanting 'Allah Akbar' and also attacked other people

Brussels: High-speed Van crashed into cafe terrace, six injured, driver detained

The Belgian Police reported that Six individuals suffered from minor injuries after a van crashed into a café terrace in the centre of Brussels on Friday afternoon. The incident occurred around 13:00 local time on Rue Saint-Michel near the city's shopping centre

Belgium: Federal government to authorize new laws against Femicide

Following the murder of a young Spanish woman in Brussels, The Federal government of Belgium endorsed a proposal framework law on Friday that defines numerous types of violence that can decrease various kinds of crimes

Belgium: 1 Million employees expect 11.6% pay rise to match inflation

Due to Belgium's historical inflation, 1 million employees are expected to automatically receive a wage boost of 11.59% on January 1 2023, remarked HR services company SD Worx on Friday

At least 5,876 animals passed through Brussels animal shelters last year: Reports

Not less than 5,876 animals passed through Brussels animal shelters last year. It is the lowest level recorded since 2015, according to the Brussels Environment's reports.

Belgian political parties increasingly using parliamentary assistants to carry out their operations: Reports

Belgian political parties are increasingly using parliamentary assistants to carry out their own operations, despite their salaries being paid for by the Belgian State.

Belgian King Phillipe condemned ‘indescribable violence’ of Russian army in Ukraine

In a part of the planned visit of Belgian soldiers stationed in Pabrade, the eastern region of Lithuania, on Wednesday, the monarch of Belgium, King Phillipe, condemned the "indescribable violence" of the Russian military in Ukraine.

Rishi Sunak becomes 3rd Prime Minister of UK

Following the recent yet big change in the United Kingdom's politics, Rishi Sunak has been appointed as the new PM of the U.K.

Belgium granted temporary protection to over 60,000 Ukrainian refugees: Immigration office

The Immigration Office of Belgium has made an announcement that the Belgian State has granted up to 60,000 Ukrainian refugees temporary protection since Russian troops invaded their homeland, but their housing remains a persisting issue.

Amid Lithuania visit, Belgian King Philippe sent strong message of solidarity with Ukraine

King Philippe, sent a strong message of solidarity on Monday to countries east of the EU's borders, on the very first day of his State visit to Lithuania, stressing that such a message was more important than ever in the wake of events in Ukraine.

”Silent, Shocked and Angry” says Prime Minister de Croo on Butcha visit

''The horror of Bucha turns my stomach. How can people be so cruel?'' said Prime minister Alexander de Croo on their surprise visit to the towns, witnessing the atrocities condemned by Russian troops during the invasion

China: Xinjiang fire incident provoked protest against Zero Covid policy

Under President XI Jinping's Zero COVID policy, people are compelled to remain in their houses for roughly three months. A ferocious fire that started in an apartment in Urumqi, Xinjiang, sparked the protest

Minister for Education attends Korovuto primary School awards and Graduation ceremony

Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts Premila Kumar was the chief guest at Korovuto Primary School's Year 8 Awards and Graduation Ceremony at the Bayview Cove Resort in Nadi on Friday