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Molenbeek boycotts companies promoting Israeli occupation

The Belgian municipality has adopted a motion that prohibits all forms of political, economic and cultural dealings with Israeli institutions and companies
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Van Avermaet wins Paris-Roubaix

The Belgium's Olympic champion claimed his first 'Monument' title by battling through early setbacks and keeping his cool in the velodrome finale.

Children act in play on notorious Belgian paedophile Dutroux

The play is being staged in Flemish, with surtitles in French, at Nanterre near Paris this weekend.

Suspect detained after Brussels car search

Belgian authorities have detained a suspect who was driving with gas canisters in the back of his car, setting off a security alert in the centre of Brussels.

Greg Van Avermaet triumphs in Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

Van Avermaet showed the same finishing speed and tactical nous that won him Olympic and Classics glory last year.

Train derails in Leuven, Belgium

One person has been killed and up to 20 others were injured after a passenger train derailed and flipped on its side near the Belgian capital Brussels.

Belgian police holds anti-terror raids in Brussels suburb of Molenbeek

Belgian police have detained three people in a series of anti-terror raids in the Brussels suburb of Molenbeek, where some of the Paris and Brussels attackers lived or transited

“Greek bailout to go ahead with or without IMF”

The eurozone will go ahead with its bailout programme for Greece with or without the involvement of the International Monetary Fund.
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Guy Verhofstadt launches bid for EU parliament presidency

Former Belgium Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt, who is also president of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) group, declared that it is "time for change".

Belgium boost of border checks to end Schengen?

The Belgian government intends to check passengers on international trains and buses.

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