Belgium en Afghan asylum seekers advise Tunisians, Libyans to stay put <p> As European Union leaders wring their hands over a fresh wave of asylum seekers spurred by the recent uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, some wish they would consider the plight of those already stuck here.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Belgium BeNeLux Europe European Union Human Trafficking immigration policy Europe Wed, 09 Mar 2011 11:15:00 +0000 Teri Schultz 5629263 at Belgium's wayward Prince Laurent visits Congo <p> BRUSSELS &mdash; With the kingdom mired in an interminable political crisis, Belgians might have hoped the monarchy could remain above the fray.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Belgium BeNeLux Diplomacy Tue, 12 Apr 2011 10:40:33 +0000 Paul Ames 5636918 at Belgian politics makes room for Nazi apologists <p> BREENDONK, Belgium &mdash; The legacy of collaboration has become the latest battlefield between Belgium&#39;s deeply divided French- and Dutch-speaking politicians.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium BeNeLux World War II Europe Politics Thu, 16 Jun 2011 11:00:00 +0000 Paul Ames 5651177 at Meet Dexia, the Bear Sterns of 2011. But this time it's worse. <p> BOSTON &mdash; Dexia SA, an otherwise obscure Brussels-based financial institution is roiling markets across Europe and the U.S. this week.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium BeNeLux Debt Crisis Europe Global Economy Tue, 04 Oct 2011 19:56:00 +0000 David Case 5676824 at Still for sale in Belgium <p> ANTWERP &mdash; Antwerp&rsquo;s role in the world diamond trade is crucial to the Belgian economy, accounting for 5 percent of the country&rsquo;s total exports.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium BeNeLux Blood Diamonds Culture & Lifestyle Global Economy Thu, 06 Oct 2011 10:23:00 +0000 Paul Ames 5676843 at Zimbabwe's mines still rife with abuse <p> MUTARE&mdash; Zimbabwe&#39;s diamonds are mined with rampant human rights abuses and yet are sold internationally despite Kimberley Process sanctions, charge activists.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium BeNeLux Blood Diamonds Conflict Zones Emerging Markets Culture & Lifestyle Global Economy India Zimbabwe Thu, 06 Oct 2011 10:23:00 +0000 Farai Mutsaka 5676923 at Belgium attack: Police find body in home of Liege gunman (VIDEO) <p> At least five people are dead and more than 100 injured in a gun and grenade attack in Belgium.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium BeNeLux Tue, 13 Dec 2011 13:22:00 +0000 News Desk 5684093 at Belgium gunman Nordine Amrani murdered cleaning woman before rampage, say police <p> Officers made the discovery in a shed on Amrani&#39;s property, where weapons, ammunition and cannabis plants were also found.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium BeNeLux crime guns Europe Wed, 14 Dec 2011 15:35:00 +0000 News Desk 5684212 at Police raids put new focus on child abuse by Belgian priests Hundreds of Belgians have alleged abuse since a bishop confessed to molesting boys.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium BeNeLux child sex abuse Thu, 19 Jan 2012 20:37:08 +0000 Paul Ames 5688143 at Belgium hit by massive strike as leaders fly in for crisis summit Brussels — Belgium's first general strike in almost 20 years brought the country to a near standstill Monday as European Union leaders were gathering in Brussels for their latest summit on the euro zone crisis.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium BeNeLux Brussels EU Europe Mon, 30 Jan 2012 18:38:00 +0000 Paul Ames 5689460 at Patient gets a new jaw from 3D printer An 83-year-old woman has a new jaw made from titanium powder, constructed one layer at a time by a laser. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium Health Science Technology news Business Europe Innovation Science Technology Weird Wide Web Mon, 06 Feb 2012 19:17:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5690584 at NATO extends Baltic air patrols Brussels — Ahead of Chicago NATO summit, doubts remain about Europeans’ ability to fend for themselves as US turns to Asia.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium BeNeLux NATO Military Wed, 08 Feb 2012 22:20:18 +0000 Paul Ames 5690978 at 3D printing: A stepping stone to new human tissue and body parts Brussels — Poukens’ Belgian-Dutch team achieved a medical first by using a 3D printer to create an exact replica of the patient’s jawbone made from powered titanium.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium Xerox Europe Technology Health Mon, 20 Feb 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Paul Ames 5691566 at Hissène Habré extradition case opens at ICJ <p> Habr&eacute; is currently ensconced in a luxury villa in Senegal&rsquo;s capital, Dakar, where the government refuses UN, African Union and Amnesty International requests to try him or extradite him to a country that will.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Africa Belgium BeNeLux Chad Senegal Mon, 12 Mar 2012 15:27:19 +0000 Luke Browne 5695675 at PHOTOS: Belgium grieves after bus crash kills 28, including schoolchildren <p> The party was on its way back from a skiing holiday when the coach collided head-on with the wall of a tunnel near Sierre, in southern Switzerland.</p> Belgium BeNeLux Switzerland Europe Wed, 14 Mar 2012 14:13:09 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5696043 at