Gulf Times - Belgium
Tintin and Snowy drawing sells for 500,000 euros

Tintin and Snowy drawing sells for 500,000 euros

A colour drawing of Tintin and his faithful canine companion Snowy sold at a Paris auction on Saturday for more than half a million euros.

No let-up in fight against terrorism, warns Tillerson

No let-up in fight against terrorism, warns Tillerson

Rex Tillerson spoke as he welcomed Belgium's Foreign Minister Didier Reynders to the State Department, and officials confirmed that a Belgian woman was among those killed in the assault.

"Not unrealistic" for Catalan leader to get asylum in Belgium

"Not unrealistic" for Catalan leader to get asylum in Belgium

Granting Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont political asylum in Belgium would be "not unrealistic" if he asks for it, the Belgian migration minister said, underlining his country's position as a contrarian voice in the Spanish standoff.

Belgium sets up English-language business court to cash in on Brexit

Belgium sets up English-language business court to cash in on Brexit

Belgium is setting up a new English-language court to settle international business disputes in the latest move by an EU country to try to lure companies away from London after Brexit.

Belgium moves to expel imam over security fears

Belgium moves to expel imam over security fears

Immigration Minister Theo Francken revoked the residency permit of the imam of the Saudi-financed Grand Mosque, near the EU headquarters in Brussels.

Man arrested after Belgian mayor's throat slashed

Man arrested after Belgian mayor's throat slashed

Belgian police arrested a suspect after a local mayor had his throat slashed in a graveyard, authorities said Tuesday as they probed a murder that shocked the country.

Belgium steps up security checks for high-speed trains

Belgium steps up security checks for high-speed trains

Security checks for passengers boarding high-speed trains have been increased at three major Belgian stations since last month.

Belgian biscuit maker recalls products over eggs scare

Belgian biscuit maker recalls products over eggs scare

Belgian biscuit maker Lotus Bakeries said it had recalled some of its products in Belgium as they could contain eggs that were contaminated with insecticide fipronil.

Belgium orders trial for terror suspect Abdeslam over shootout

Belgium orders trial for terror suspect Abdeslam over shootout

Belgium has ordered Paris terror suspect Salah Abdeslam and another man to stand trial over a police shootout with Belgian police last year, prosecutors said on Thursday.

QF welcomes media team from France and Belgium

QF welcomes media team from France and Belgium

Qatar Foundation (QF) has welcomed a press delegation from France and Belgium at its headquarters in Education City.

Top Europe court upholds ban on full-face veil in Belgium

Top Europe court upholds ban on full-face veil in Belgium

The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday upheld a Belgian ban on wearing the full-face niqab veil in public.

Belgium seeks more suspects in terror case

Belgium seeks more suspects in terror case

Belgian prosecutors said Thursday they were looking for further suspects in an emerging terror investigation and feared a possible fresh attack as the country remained on high security alert.