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Belgian army soldiers patrol around the Central train station in Brussels

Belgian army soldiers patrol around the Central train station in Brussels

Belgium foils terror attack: Suspect killed

21/06/2017 12:34

 Belgian authorities say they have foiled a "terror attack" as soldiers shot and killed a suspect after a small explosion at a busy Brussels train station. 

Pope Francis granted an interview to Tertio, a Catholic weekly newspaper in Belgium

Pope Francis granted an interview to Tertio, a Catholic weekly newspaper in Belgium

Pope grants interview to Belgian Catholic newspaper

07/12/2016 11:24

Pope Francis has granted an interview to Tertio, Catholic weekly newspaper in Belgium, on themes ranging from the fruits of the Jubilee of Mercy to his hopes for a synodal Church

 

Canada trade agreement

Minister-President of Wallonia Paul Magnette holds up notes during a debate on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, 21 October 2016.

EU shaken by friction over Syria, Russia and Canada trade deal

22/10/2016 08:29

European Union leaders have pledged to keep all options open to respond to what they view as atrocities committed in Syria by Russia and President Bashar al-Assad's forces, but stopped short of explicitly threatening Moscow with sanctions.

A soldier stands on guard outside Antwerp Central train station, 18 June.

A soldier stands on guard outside Antwerp Central train station, 18 June.

Belgian police detain 12 suspects ahead of imminent attacks

18/06/2016 20:15

In the midst of ongoing matches in the European Football Championship, Belgian police have raided dozens of homes and detained 12 people under suspicion of preparing a terrorist attack. 

 

Italian authorities have arrested a man (kneeling, right) linked to illegal immigration

Italian authorities have arrested a man (kneeling, right) linked to illegal immigration.

Italy detains suspect over Brussels amid grief and controversy

27/03/2016 17:55

Italian police say they have detained an Algerian man wanted by Belgian authorities for alleged involvement in facilitating false identity papers used by suspects linked to recent deadly attacks in Brussels and Paris.

Pope Francis appealed for the unanimous condemnation of terrorist after the attacks in Brussels which killed over 30 people.

Pope Francis appealed for the unanimous condemnation of terrorist after the attacks in Brussels which killed over 30 people.

Pope Francis appeals for condemnation of terrorism

23/03/2016 11:10

Pope Francis on Wednesday said it was with an “aching heart” that he followed the news of the terrorist attacks in Brussels on Tuesday which killed at least 34 people and injured hundreds of others.

 

Belgium attacks

People gather and light candles at the Place de la Bourse during a vigil to pay tribute to the victims of the attacks in Brussels, Belgium, 22 March 2016

Belgium in mourning after terror strike

23/03/2016 08:17

 Belgium has begun three days of mourning following Tuesday’s terror attacks in Brussels.