Latest in Tag: Brussels Highlight
Latest in Tag: Brussels
Minister will give Egypt’s speech before UN Commission on Human Rights, UNDC
Salah Abdeslam faces trial over charges relating to a police shootout in the Belgian capital in March 2016. The tribunal is a prelude to a later one due in France over Abdeslam’s role in the Paris attacks that killed 130 people in 2015. Brussels was on high alert Monday morning as suspected terrorist Salah Abdeslam …
Egypt’s candidacy for heading UNESCO is at the top of discussions in Paris
We present the steps of implementing the trade facilitation agreement and efforts to combat smuggling, fraud, and terrorism: head of customs authority
Egyptian minister’s participation is significant for promoting relations with EU, considering he is not member in the EU foreign affairs council
Local state media has reported that the NGOs Law is up for discussion during the visit
In Brussels, American expats and people from around Europe are eagerly waiting for news on the US elections.
Points of discord remain, time is running thin, and the public mood is souring on free trade – does TTIP stand a chance? The EU and the US are meeting for the 14th time, and the Sisyphean boulder is only getting heavier.
EU Commission President Juncker is being blamed for many of the bloc’s woes: waning interest in Europe, far-right populism and – recently – the Brexit. But how far is he really to blame? Barbara Wesel from Brussels.
It’s been quite a post-Brexit week for Scotland. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been pushing the pro-EU case at home and in Brussels, but there remains a long way to go, as Peter Geoghegan reports from Glasgow.
It is still unclear how the UK will split from the European Union. But the Brexit vote is already a setback for advocates of free trade. This could affect millions of people in the world’s poorest countries, say experts.
A large group of prominent musicians has sent a letter to the European Commission, complaining that YouTube robs artists of income. But the powerful online service doesn’t subscribe to that point of view at all.
“There is a clear danger the European Union will not survive,” former EU Commissioner Günter Verheugen told Deutsche Welle on Tuesday.
Insecurity is growing in Brussels ahead of Tuesday’s Brexit talks. John Kerry is even in town. Many questions have arisen. Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.
European Finance Commissioner Jonathan Hill has resigned in the wake of the Brexit referendum. Will the British government, which isn’t rushing to leave the EU, nominate a successor? Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.
The man was detained following a raid on his house in the Belgian capital
Brussels airport will not resume its flights before Tuesday
Belgian prosecutors now believe at least five people were involved in the attacks at Brussels airport and on a metro train. They’re also investigating suspected links to the Belgium-based Paris attackers.
Airline is allowing free-of-charge ticket modification
Video by AHmed Hendawy and Asmaa Gamal Editing by Omar Korashi
Two suicide bombers, brothers Khalid and Ibrahim el-Bakraoui, have been named by the police as suspects
Merely 14 hours before the dual terror attacks in Brussels, a Belgian police Twitter account posted an image of the man who would soon become a suspect in the airport bombings: Najim Laachraoui.
Across Europe famous landmarks are lighting up the night sky in a display of solidarity with the residents in Brussels. The illumination of the Belgian flag in Paris, Berlin and Rome is a display of unity against terror.
Muslims in Europe are always charged with every terrorist incident occurring in Europe, even before conducting any investigation. As I wrote before: “You are paying the price for our politicians’ errors”. My first point is, a terrorism tree grows only in a forest of extremism. Those who fight terrorism, excluding extremism, will lose both battles. …
US president calls for solidarity with Belgium after the attacks
Belgium, French, and Italian governments raised terror threat level to high, deployed security forces in the streets.
The Greek government has delivered at the last minute. Just ahead of the EU Summit in Brussels, the government has unveiled all its new reception centers conceived to stem the refugee flow.