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Brussels police battle "yellow vest" protesters

Brussels police battle "yellow vest" protesters

Belgian police fired water cannon and teargas in central Brussels on Friday to drive back protesters inspired by France's "yellow vest" anti-tax movement who hurled rocks at the prime minister's office.

EU leaders urge Britons to back May's Brexit deal

EU leaders urge Britons to back May's Brexit deal

EU leaders urged Britons to back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit package as they gathered in Brussels on Sunday to formally agree a deal that faces furious opposition in the British parliament.

Qatar Charity sponsors AidEx 2018 in Brussels

Qatar Charity sponsors AidEx 2018 in Brussels

Qatar participated in AidEx 2018, a two-day global humanitarian and development aid event, being held in the Belgian capital Brussels with the attendance of a number of organisations...

Belgian police shoot suspect in Brussels after knife attack

Belgian police shoot suspect in Brussels after knife attack

Two police officers approached two sleeping men and asked them to move on. One then pulled out a knife and refused to drop it when asked.

Italy threatens to cut EU funding over Catania migrant standoff

Italy threatens to cut EU funding over Catania migrant standoff

Italy's government threatened on Friday to withhold next year's contributions to the EU budget if Brussels failed to resolve a standoff over the fate of immigrants stranded for four days in an Italian port.

Belgium squad gets hero's welcome on World Cup return

Belgium squad gets hero's welcome on World Cup return

Their dreams of World Cup glory, however, were shattered by France in the semi-finals.

Qatar participates in Nato Resolute Support meeting

Qatar participates in Nato Resolute Support meeting

Resolute Support is a Nato-led, non-combat mission to train, advise and assist the Afghan National Defence and Security Forces (ANDSF).

At Nato, Trump slams Germany as Russian 'captive'

At Nato, Trump slams Germany as Russian 'captive'

Trump told Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg that Germany was wrong to support a new $11bn Baltic Sea pipeline to import Russian gas.

Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam justifies 2015 killings

Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam justifies 2015 killings

Salah Abdeslam, in custody in France over the November 2015 attacks that left 130 people dead, has refused to cooperate with French judges ever since his arrest five months after the atrocities.

Brussels now bigger den of spies than Vienna: Austrian official

Brussels now bigger den of spies than Vienna: Austrian official

Austria's counter-intelligence chief says he is pleased that European Union nerve centre Brussels is now a bigger den of spies than Vienna, though hundreds of foreign agents still work under diplomatic cover ...

Iran minister to meet Europeans in Brussels on Tuesday: EU

Iran minister to meet Europeans in Brussels on Tuesday: EU

Iran's foreign minister will meet his British, French and German counterparts in Brussels on Tuesday to discuss US President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal with Tehran, the EU said.

Pompeo in Brussels for show of support for Nato

Pompeo in Brussels for show of support for Nato

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Brussels for a foreign ministerial meeting of Nato allies on Friday, less than a day after being confirmed as Donald Trump's new top diplomat.