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Kazakhstan’s Deputy FM says EU & US ties remain strong as Central Asia’s largest country emerges as regional power

In the three-plus decades since Kazakhstan emerged as an independent nation from the ashes of the Soviet Union's 1991 collapse, the Central Asian giant...

France’s policies in Africa diminish its influence; inevitably opening the door to Russia & China

In a recent story titled "How Russia and China are trying to drive France out of Africa", what was not lost on the reader...

Belgium postpones planned easing of measures after spike in cases

Belgium is postponing a number of planned April relaxations, following a spike in Coronavirus cases across the country, Prime Minister Alexander De Croo announced...

European Parliament lifts immunity of Carles Puidgemont and other Catalan separatists

The European Parliament has voted to lift the parliamentary immunity from prosecution of three Catalan separatist MEPs, including Carles Puidgemont, which Spain has charged...

Belgium sticks to current Coronavirus restrictions amid cases surge

Belgium has decided not to ease Coronavirus restrictions for at least another week, due to a recent spike in COVID-19 cases, the country's Prime...

Belgium records first cases of Brazilian strain

At least four cases of the Brazilian strain of Coronavirus strain have been recorded in Belgium, local media reported on Tuesday. Two of those infected...

Home of Belgian PM vandalised with swastikas

The home of Belgium's Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, located in the Flanders town of Brakel, was vandalised on Sunday night with several spray-painted...

Belgium's lockdown to last at least 8 more weeks

Belgium's lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic is expected to last at least eight more weeks, the country's Health Minister Maggie de Block said on...

Belgium in lockdown until April 5

A few hours after Sophie Wilmès’ emergency government was sworn in by King Philippe, the Prime Minister announced that as of Wednesday 11am GMT,...

Belgium's caretaker government granted special powers to stem COVID-19 spread

Belgium’s opposition parties agreed to hand special powers to the caretaker government led by Prime Minister Sophie Wilmès, to handle the COVID-19 outbreak and its...

European Parliament President: COVID-19 most dramatic crisis since Second World War

"Not since the end of the Second World War have we faced such a dramatic crisis," European Parliament President, David Sassoli said on Friday,...

Belgium activates emergency measures to halt COVID-19 spread

Sophie Wilmès, Belgium’s Prime Minister, announced on Thursday a series of emergency measures to stem spread of Coronavirus, following a long meeting of the...

EPP secretary-general demands that Brussels takes more steps to combat anti-Semitism

"Hate speech and all types of violence against Jews are incompatible with EU values," according to Antonio López-Istúriz, the Secretary-General of the European People’s...

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