Belgium http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19375/all en Afghan asylum seekers advise Tunisians, Libyans to stay put http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/belgium/110308/european-union-asylum-seekers <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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/belgium/110308/european-union-asylum-seekers" 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 http://www.globalpost.com Belgium's wayward Prince Laurent visits Congo http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/110411/belgium-prince-laurent-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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/110411/belgium-prince-laurent-congo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Belgium BeNeLux Diplomacy Tue, 12 Apr 2011 10:40:33 +0000 Paul Ames 5636918 at http://www.globalpost.com Belgian politics makes room for Nazi apologists http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/110614/belgium-nazi-collaborators-flemish-parties <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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/110614/belgium-nazi-collaborators-flemish-parties" 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 http://www.globalpost.com Meet Dexia, the Bear Sterns of 2011. But this time it's worse. http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/111004/-dexia-the-bear-sterns-2011-fail-bank-europe <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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/111004/-dexia-the-bear-sterns-2011-fail-bank-europe" 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 http://www.globalpost.com Still for sale in Belgium http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/111004/blood-diamonds-belgium-antwerp-global-trade-kimberley-process <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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/111004/blood-diamonds-belgium-antwerp-global-trade-kimberley-process" 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 http://www.globalpost.com Zimbabwe's mines still rife with abuse http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/zimbabwe/111005/blood-diamond-mines-conflict-minerals-kimberley-process-marange <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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/zimbabwe/111005/blood-diamond-mines-conflict-minerals-kimberley-process-marange" 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 http://www.globalpost.com Belgium attack: Police find body in home of Liege gunman (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/111213/belgium-attack-police-find-body-liege-gunman <p> At least five people are dead and more than 100 injured in a gun and grenade attack in Belgium.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/111213/belgium-attack-police-find-body-liege-gunman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium BeNeLux Tue, 13 Dec 2011 13:22:00 +0000 News Desk 5684093 at http://www.globalpost.com Belgium gunman Nordine Amrani murdered cleaning woman before rampage, say police http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/111214/belgium-gunman-nordine-amrani-murdered-cleaning-woman <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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/111214/belgium-gunman-nordine-amrani-murdered-cleaning-woman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium BeNeLux crime guns Europe Wed, 14 Dec 2011 15:35:00 +0000 News Desk 5684212 at http://www.globalpost.com Police raids put new focus on child abuse by Belgian priests http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/120119/police-raids-put-new-focus-child-abuse-belgian-priests Hundreds of Belgians have alleged abuse since a bishop confessed to molesting boys.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/120119/police-raids-put-new-focus-child-abuse-belgian-priests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium BeNeLux child sex abuse Thu, 19 Jan 2012 20:37:08 +0000 Paul Ames 5688143 at http://www.globalpost.com Belgium hit by massive strike as leaders fly in for crisis summit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120130/belgium-hit-general-strike-leaders-euro-zone-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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120130/belgium-hit-general-strike-leaders-euro-zone-crisis-summit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium BeNeLux Brussels EU Europe Mon, 30 Jan 2012 18:38:00 +0000 Paul Ames 5689460 at http://www.globalpost.com Patient gets a new jaw from 3D printer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/patient-gets-first-transplant-jaw-made-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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/patient-gets-first-transplant-jaw-made-3d-printer" 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 http://www.globalpost.com NATO extends Baltic air patrols http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/120208/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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/120208/nato-extends-baltic-air-patrols" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium BeNeLux NATO Military Wed, 08 Feb 2012 22:20:18 +0000 Paul Ames 5690978 at http://www.globalpost.com 3D printing: A stepping stone to new human tissue and body parts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120213/3d-printing-stepping-stone-creating-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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120213/3d-printing-stepping-stone-creating-human-tissue-and-body-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium Xerox Europe Technology Health Mon, 20 Feb 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Paul Ames 5691566 at http://www.globalpost.com Hissène Habré extradition case opens at ICJ http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120312/hissene-habre-extradition-case-opens-at-icj-over-crimes-against-humanity <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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120312/hissene-habre-extradition-case-opens-at-icj-over-crimes-against-humanity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Africa Belgium BeNeLux Chad Senegal Mon, 12 Mar 2012 15:27:19 +0000 Luke Browne 5695675 at http://www.globalpost.com PHOTOS: Belgium grieves after bus crash kills 28, including schoolchildren http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5696043 <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 http://www.globalpost.com