Category: Brussels

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

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.

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.

Belgian King Phillip, Queen Mathilde arrived in Lithuania for 3-day State Visit

The King of Belgium, Philippe, along with Queen Mathilde, arrived in Lithuania on Monday at the head of a high-level delegation for a 3-day State visit.

Belgium: Emergency number of 1722 activated; code yellow warning issued against thunderstorms

The emergency number "1722" has been temporarily activated, while a code yellow warning has also been issued in light of thunderstorms that will move across Belgium on Sunday.

Over 3,175,000 Belgians received their 2nd booster shot against COVID-19: Reports

The Sciensano Public Health Institute on Friday has made an announcement that over 3,175,000 people in Belgium have received their second booster shot against COVID-19.

Correctional court of Antwerp convicted 3 drivers for cocaine trafficking

The correctional court of Antwerp on Friday has convicted three drivers of container handlers or straddle carriers for their involvement in cocaine trafficking.

No children would be on streets tonight, says State Secty for Asylum & Migration de Moor

After Belgium has again and again failed to provide asylum seekers with shelter with unaccompanied minors sleeping rough for over a week, State Secretary for Asylum and Migration Nicole de Moor has announced that no children would be on the streets tonight.

”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