Brussels-based secretary of state and communal councilor of the opposition to the City of Brussels, Bianca Debaets (CD&V), is calling for Yvan Mayeur to resign from his post as mayor.

The Islamic state threatens Belgium again

Thursday, 08 June 2017 18:12
The Islamic state (IS) has issued a threat once again, this time targeting eight countries, including Belgium, according to several media outlets.
Prime Minister Charles Michel met with the president of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, on Thursday in Brussels as well as several other leaders from West Africa for bilateral meetings organised in the margins of the European Development Days (EDD) on 7 and 8 June.
Brussels-based secretary of state, Bianca Debaets (CD&V), ruled the "royal remuneration for the involvement in the so-called non-profit association" as "shameful to say the least".
US President Donald Trump wants to "stay engaged" on the issue of climate despite the withdrawal of the United States from the Paris agreement, assured his Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, on Monday.
Belgium is attracting interest from financial players wishing to settle on the continent following the Brexit, said Marcia De Wachter, director of the National Bank of Belgium (NBB), on Wednesday.
US President Donald Trump welcomed his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, to his first meeting at the US Embassy in Brussels on Thursday and praised his "tremendous victory."
The strengthening of the fight against terrorism, by the possible participation of NATO in the coalition against ISIS, as well as the increase of defence budgets, will be at the center of the "informal" meeting which will bring together the 28 - soon 29 - chiefs of state and government…
The arrival of Donald Trump in Brussels should not directly affect Belgian airspace on Wednesday.
US President Donald Trump will arrive in Brussels on Wednesday, where he will attend a special meeting of the 28 NATO member countries the next day.