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  4 months | Initiative to neutralize Trump’s order on abortion aid raises $190 million

              A Dutch initiative to neutralize U.S. President Donald Trump's order to cut funding for groups that perform or promote abortions in developing countries has raised more than $190 million (181 million euros), the Dutch government announced on Thursday.   

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 4 months | Large blackout hits parts of Brussels, many without power

              A large blackout has hit parts of the Belgian capital of Brussels, leaving many customers in parts of the city and its suburbs without power, residents say. Only few details were immediately available and the cause is unknown. (more)   

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 8 months | 3 Belgian police officers injured in ‘terror-related’ assaults

              Three Belgian police officers have been injured after being attacked by a knife-wielding man in the Brussels district of Schaerbeek, local officials say. The assaults are being treated as a suspected act of terrorism. (more)   

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  10 months | ‘Criminal fire’ at National Institute of Criminology in Brussels

              Emergency services in Belgium are at the scene of a 'criminal fire' at the National Institute for Criminalistics and Criminology (NICC) in Brussels, officials say. The motive is unknown but earlier reports of a bomb explosion have been denied. (more)   

  Brussels, Belgium     


 1 yr | Diners in Brussels feast on a meal 164 feet up in the air

              A menu of gourmet dishes, 164 feet high in the sky while suspended on cables, makes for a memorable dinner date. "Dinner in the Sky" is celebrating its 10th anniversary with 10 tables, accommodating a total of 220 guests, suspended high in the Brussels skyline above the Atomium built for the 1958 Brussels World's Fair.   

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 1 yr | Clashes in Belgium amid anti-austerity protests

              Clashes erupted after tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Brussels to demonstrate against the austerity policies of Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel.   

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 1 yr | Paris attacks suspect Mohamed Abrini admits to being ‘man in the hat’

              Paris attacks suspect Mohamed Abrini, who was arrested in Brussels on Friday, has admitted to being the third would-be suicide bomber at Brussels Airport, prosecutors say. He is now facing multiple terrorism-related charges. (more)   

  Brussels, Belgium        44 UPDATES



 1 yr | 5 arrested in connection with attacks in Paris and Brussels

              Five people, including Paris attacks fugitive Mohamed Abrini, have been arrested in Brussels in connection with the Paris and Brussels attacks, Belgian prosecutors say. Investigators are now working to determine whether Abrini was the so-called 'man in the hat'. (more)   

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 1 yr | Hunt continues for Belgium’s ‘man in the hat’

              Belgian prosecutors want the public to see new video of the "the man in the hat" who is suspected of involvement in the bombing of Brussels Airport on March 22 and is now on the run.   

  Brussels, Belgium        44 UPDATES



 1 yr | Brussels Airport suspect Fayçal Cheffou released for lack of evidence

              Fayçal Cheffou, the man who was initially believed to be the third attacker at Brussels Airport, has been released due to a lack of evidence, prosecutors say. A manhunt for the fugitive suspect is now continuing. (more)   

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