1,400 march in protest at Trump visit

Sunday, 08 July 2018 09:41
Days before the planned arrival of US president Donald Trump in Brussels, some 1,400 people took part in a march on Saturday to tell him he is not welcome. Trump will be in town to attend a Nato summit.
The Belgian bishops’ conference has criticised a decision by the federal government parties to produce a bill to remove abortion from the statute books.
It is time for Belgium to decide on the future of U.S. nuclear weapons being kept at the Kleine Brogel military base in Limburg, Political Science Professor at the University of Antwerp, Tom Sauer, said in response to a question on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Nuclear…
Butchers in Belgium, like their colleagues in France, have begun receiving threats from a group considered to be made up of “radical vegetarians and vegans”.
A government minister has reported receiving death threats, together with her six-month-old daughter.
A movement called “Refugee Party’’ was presented Monday in Brussels. Launched by fifteen citizens, among whom refugees, it intends to act in favor of a more humane policy in matters of asylum and migration.
Secretary of State for Poverty Reduction, Zuhal Demir, launched Monday, in collaboration with the national lottery, an appeal for projects making it easier for persons in the situation of poverty to accede to sports and culture.
Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg have decided to increase their cooperation to develop national energy and climate policies, declared Monday Belgian Minister of Energy, Marie-Christine Marghem, on behalf of the three countries, at a European Ministers for Energy summit.
The N-VA is losing ground in Flanders, according to an Ipsos poll requested by RTL-TVi, Le Soir, VTM and Het Laatste Nieuws.

Belgium joins UN Security Council

Saturday, 09 June 2018 10:20
Belgium was yesterday voted on to a seat on the Security Council of the United Nations, for a period of two years.