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News Belgium » Government: BELGIUM BACKLASH: Thousands protest over harsh migration stance and police raids

News channel or source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/908315/Belgium-Theo-Francken-migration-protests-Brussels-Sudan
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Campaigners have been protesting the planned arrests of migrants by the federal government and certain police forces in the city of Brussels have refused to participate in the federal police operation. The protests come amid soaring tensions in Belgium as ...

News Belgium » Government: Belgian government embroiled in deportation scandal

News channel or source: http://www.dw.com/en/belgian-government-embroiled-in-deportation-scandal/a-42118248
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

Belgian immigration minister Theo Francken is under fire for his repatriation of vulnerable migrants to Sudan. Critics are calling on him to resign. Now the government coalition is at risk of collapse over the scandal. It is not often that the trigger for ...

News Belgium » Government: US approves potential F-35 sale to Belgium

News channel or source: http://www.janes.com/article/77216/us-approves-potential-f-35-sale-to-belgium
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

The US government has approved the potential sale of the Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft to Belgium. The approval, which was granted by the State Department and announced by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency ...

News Belgium » Government: Report that Belgium will pay 3 years of UNRWA aid up front is incorrect

News channel or source: https://electronicintifada.net/blogs/ali-abunimah/report-belgium-will-pay-3-years-unrwa-aid-front-incorrect
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

But this is not actually true, as a careful read of the Belgian government’s own announcement shows. It states, with emphasis added: “In response to the call of UNRWA’s commissioner-general, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development ...

News Belgium » Government: Belgium in Uproar Over Torture of Sudanese It Deported

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/10/world/europe/belgium-sudan-theo-francken.html
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

Representatives of the Belgian government were present during most of the interviews, but were not always accompanied by Arabic-language interpreters, raising the possibility that they did not follow all of what was said. Lawyers for the migrants said the ...

News Belgium » Government: Belgian radio host quits live on air after causing outcry with debate about whether women can orgasm while being RAPED

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5271307/Belgian-radio-host-quits-live-air-rape-debate.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

What do you say to her?' he said in the show last week. Belgian local government officials reacted furiously and RTBF was forced to apologise. The country's broadcast watchdog received 12 complaints. On Monday morning Marechal said during a live broadcast ...

News Belgium » Government: Belgian police shoot man armed with knife at station

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-belgian-police-shoot-man-armed-with-knife-at-station-2018-1
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

Belgium reduced its national threat level on Monday, saying a militant attack had become less likely almost two years after bombings killed 32 people in Brussels. The government reduced the threat level to two on a four-tier scale, indicating a medium risk.

News Belgium » Government: US State Department clears potential (and likely) sale of F-35s to Belgium

News channel or source: https://www.defensenews.com/air/2018/01/19/us-state-department-clears-potential-and-likely-sale-of-f-35s-to-belgium/
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

with Sweden its decision to abstain from the competition due to the fact that the government could not meet Belgium’s operational support requirements. After Saab dropped out, Byron Callan, director of the Capital Alpha Partners investment consulting ...

News Belgium » Government: Belgium, Netherlands to supplement UNRWA funds cut by U.S.

News channel or source: http://www.jpost.com/International/Belgium-Netherlands-to-supplement-UNRWA-funds-cut-by-US-539324
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

Belgium’s government pledged $23.3 million in extra funding for UNRWA and the Dutch government said it would fast-track another $15 million in funding. Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.

News Belgium » Government: Resurgent wolf is back in Belgium after more than 100 years

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/01/15/resurgent-wolf-back-belgium-100-years/
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

The sighting was welcomed by campaigners who called on the Belgian government to adopt a strategy to encourage the return of the wolf. Farmers in France, Italy and Spain are unhappy that the wolf has returned to their countryside. In countries that never ...