Leaders of 23 countries back pandemic treaty idea for future emergencies

Leaders of 23 countries back pandemic treaty idea for future emergencies

Leaders of 23 countries and the World Health Organization on Tuesday backed an idea to create an international treaty that would help the world deal with future health emergencies like the coronavirus pandemic now ravaging the globe.

EU chiefs express relief as 'friend' replaces Trump

EU chiefs express relief as 'friend' replaces Trump

The European Union's top officials expressed relief on Wednesday that they would again have a friend in the White House as Joe Biden replaces Donald Trump.

Emir holds talks in Belgium, ties get a boost

Emir holds talks in Belgium, ties get a boost

His Highness the Emir discusses ways to enhance relations in the fields of energy, economy, investment, culture, sport and health.

Emir, Belgian PM discuss bilateral ties, cooperation

Emir, Belgian PM discuss bilateral ties, cooperation

The Prime Minister of Belgium, Charles Michel, welcomed His Highness the Emir and the official delegation, expressing his delight at the Emir's visit to Belgium.

Man found wearing fake bomb belt causes security scare in Brussels

Man found wearing fake bomb belt causes security scare in Brussels

A man who said he was wearing a bomb belt rigged to explode by remote control caused a major scare in a Brussels commercial district on Tuesday before police found the device contained only salt and biscuits, officials said.

Brussels attacks a 'failure' but Belgium not a 'failed state': PM

Brussels attacks a 'failure' but Belgium not a 'failed state': PM

The March 22 Islamic State attacks in Brussels represented a security "failure", Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel admitted, but he rejected the notion his country was a "failed state".