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Steam escapes from the cooling tower of the Tihange nuclear power station, one of the two large-scale nuclear power plants in Belgium, January 25, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Vidal

Germany Asks Belgium To Halt Nuclear Reactors Amid Security Questions

Technical problems with Belgium’s ageing nuclear plants have created tensions with neighbouring Germany, which is moving toward clean and sustainable energy sources and has passed legislation that requires the closure of all its commercial nuclear reactors by 2022.

April 20, 2016
Right-wing demonstrators protest against the wave of terrorism in front of the old stock exchange in Brussels, Belgium. March 27. 2016. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Calm Returns To Brussels Memorial After Arrests At ‘Hooligan’ Protest

Police have cleared crowds of self-proclaimed “hooligans” from a makeshift memorial site for the victims of the recent triple bombing attack in Brussels, the Belga news agency reported, while adding that there was still a high security presence.

March 28, 2016
Right-wing demonstrators protest against the wave of terrorism in front of the old stock exchange in Brussels, Belgium. March 27. 2016. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Belgian Police Break Up Street Protests As Attack Investigation Widens

Most of the protests were peaceful but white-helmeted riot police used the water cannon against a group of protesters, many of whom local media described as right-wing nationalists, who burst onto the square chanting and carrying banners denouncing Islamic State.

March 28, 2016
Staff members at Brussels national airport and rescuers stand outside the terminal for a ceremony following bomb attacks in Brussels metro and Belgium's National airport of Zaventem, Belgium, March 23, 2016. REUTERS/Geert Vanden Wijngaert/Pool

Two New York Siblings Confirmed Dead in Brussels

Two siblings from New York City who were feared missing after this week’s Brussels attacks have been confirmed dead.

March 25, 2016
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve talks to journalists after a meeting about blasts in Brussels at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, March 22, 2016. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

France Says It Foils Advanced Attack Plot: Minister

A French national suspected of belonging to a militant network planning an attack in France was arrested on Thursday morning, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said. The arrest helped “foil a plot in France that was at an advanced stage,” Cazeneuve said on Thursday night in a televised address from his ministry.

March 25, 2016

Sixth Terror Suspect Charged In Belgium

The charges come after weeks of raids in both France and Belgium as security officials have conducted massive manhunts to bring the individuals responsible for planning and carrying out the bloody massacre into custody.

November 27, 2015

‘Rambo’ Appeal, Not The Mosque, Lures Brussels Youths To IS

“That is clearly a final phase of radicalization; and it’s usually only then that families realize there is a problem; and often almost too late.”

November 23, 2015
Police stand guard in a street in Verviers, eastern Belgium, on January 16, 2015, after two suspects were shot dead in a police anti-terror raid (AFP Photo/John Thys)

Belgium Uncovers Plot To Kill Police As Terror Arrests Sweep Europe

Dozens of suspects have been arrested in an anti-terror sweep through Europe.

January 16, 2015

Endorse This: Belgian Leader Doesn’t Waffle, Gets The Fries

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel got a rude surprise Monday, during a speech to business leaders.

December 22, 2014

WATCH LIVE: Obama Speaks At EU-U.S. Summit

At 12:45pm, EST, President Barack Obama will deliver remarks at the Palais Des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, Belgium. Live video of his speech will be available below: JOIN THE LIVE CHAT VISIT WHITEHOUSE.GOV

March 26, 2014