Belgian military intelligence made at least two approaches to the regime of Bashar al-Assad in Syria in 2016, without the knowledge of the minister who oversaw the service, it was revealed by De Morgen newspaper.

Delphine Boël demands DNA test

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Delphine Boël’s counsel wants Brussels Court of Appeal to compel King Albert II to submit to a DNA test at the earliest, failing which he would be fined 5,000 euros per day of delay, Le Soir said.
Students from secondary schools who demonstrate to demand ambitious climate policies could count on the reinforcement of higher education students expected in mass on the capital’s streets.
The mayor of Wezembeek-Oppem is to go to court to appeal a decision by Flemish minister for administrative affairs Liesbeth Homans (photo), not to ratify his nomination and that of three other mayors of communes in the Flemish periphery around Brussels.
The N-VA on Tuesday floated the idea of building prisons abroad during a presentation of its election programme to the press at the Atomium in Brussels. 
By hosting European Union and NATO headquarters, Brussels does not fail to arouse the interest of intelligence services.
CD&V President Wouter Beke implied Saturday in interviews granted to L'Echo, La Libre Belgique and La Dernière Heure that he wants to reinforce his party’s bonds with the Francophone CDH.
Youth for Climate members are organizing a worldwide strike on Friday 15 March to demand better climate policies.
The Flemish Christian democrat party CD&V has named Koen Van den Heuvel to replace Joke Schauvliege, who resigned on Tuesday. Van den Heuvel (pictured) will take over her portfolio of agriculture, nature and the environment once he is sworn in.
The state intelligence service has briefed political parties taking part in the coming elections of 26 May on the dangers of interference in the process by foreign governments, such as Russia or China, various papers report.