Dramatic photos show far-right activists getting pelted with a water cannon during a migration protest in Brussels

Reuters Protesters have clashed with police in Brussels while demonstrating against a UN migration pact. The United Nations signed the first ever international deal on the migration crisis, despite opposition from the US. The “March against Marrakech” pledged to turn a “political crisis into the awakening of our people.” Police in the Belgium capital were […]

Spain could to stand in the way of Prime Minister Theresa May and a Brexit deal in Brussels

Reuters Spain was standing between Theresa May and a Brexit deal as it threatened to derail an EU summit on Sunday if it does not get new assurances on having a say in the future of Gibraltar. Brussels diplomats and representatives of other governments across Europe said they did not believe Madrid would upset the […]

Belgium: Terror following knife attack in Brussels – is it safe to travel?

Belgium’s capital city Brussels is on lockdown after a man stabbed a police officer early this morning. This is the latest travel advice.  The official was stabbed in the neck by a knife-wielding attacker who reportedly yelled “Allahu Akbar” before launching the attack. The incident took place in front of a city centre police station […]

‘Me & Orban fought Brussels quotas’: Czech PM takes credit for derailing ‘absurd’ EU migrant sharing

Czech PM Andrej Babis believes that canceling EU migrant quotas was one of the major successes of his foreign policy, saying that he fought against quotas together with Viktor Orban and managed to “abolish the absurd system.” “[Orban and I] fought against the quotas in Brussels, and we have abolished this absurd system,” Babis said. Read […]

Brussels slaps six Russian companies with Crimea-related sanctions

The European Union has extended sanctions against six Russian companies in connection with their work in Crimea and the construction of a bridge to the peninsula. According to the Official Journal of the EU, the sanctions will target construction engineering company Institute Giprostroymost, Russia’s largest heavy-construction company Mostotrest, engineering and construction corporation VAD ZAO, infrastructure […]

‘Make peace great again!’ Crowds take to Brussels streets to protest NATO, Trump (VIDEO, PHOTO)

Hundreds of anti-war activists swarmed the streets of Belgium’s capital, decrying NATO ahead of the organization’s upcoming summit. Chanting protesters took aim personally at the US president, toting “Trump not welcome” signs. [embedded content] The rally on Saturday saw demonstrators marching towards the NATO headquarters, where the leaders of the 28-member alliance are set to […]

Democracy in the EU? Only when convenient for Brussels

The European Union fancies as a champion of ‘democracy,’ but its action show this doesn’t cover dissenting views, whether from an Eurosceptic party in Italy, austerity-hating Greeks, or any folks voting against its grand plans. Concerns about Europe’s disregard for the opinions of normal, non-technocrat, non-banker people have bubbled to the surface of social media […]

Strict radiation standards may delay 5G rollout in EU capital Brussels

Despite serving as Europe’s capital, the Belgian city of Brussels expects to miss the continent’s planned 2020 rollout of 5G due to overly strict radiation rules, according to new reports this week. The reports come months after Europe attempted to position itself as the “global lead market for 5G,” and hint at the regional regulatory issues […]

Flight Review: ANA (787-8) Business Class from Brussels to Tokyo

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