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Belgium set to extend “right-to-die” to terminally ill children

Thursday, February 13, 2014

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Belgium was due to become the first country to allow euthanasia for terminally ill children of any age on Thursday when its lower house of parliament votes on new “right-to-die” legislation. The Daily Star >> Live News

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Belgium: Nude cyclists in protest. (Euronews video)

Monday, June 17, 2013

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A celebration of the bike and of the human body. In Brussels around a hundred cyclists rode through the city to draw attention to what they say is the world’s dependency on oil. WT news feed

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IG memo: US ambassador to Belgium ditched security detail to visit prostitutes

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

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A top donor to President Obama’s 2008 campaign was investigated for allegedly having sex with prostitutes but remains at his post as the U.S. ambassador to Belgium. WT news feed

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U.S. Ambassador to Belgium Denies Accusations He Had Sex With Minors.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

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In a fast-developing story, U.S. ambassador to Belgium Howard Gutman has been named as the diplomat accused of soliciting “sexual favors from both prostitutes and minor children,” according to State Department documents obtained by NBC News. Gutman denied the allegations, in a statement to The Cable and other outlets. WT news feed

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Belgium: American ambassador in Exmar transfer.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

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Exmar is a shipping group serving the international gas and oil industry. The oil and gas carriers have their headquarters in Antwerp. WT news feed

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Belgium probes into counterfeit euros originating in China. (Euronews video)

Sunday, May 19, 2013

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Belgian authorities have launched an investigation after the seizure of tons of fake euro coins which came from China. WT news feed

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Two dead, nearly 300 evacuated in Belgium after train with chemicals derailed, caught fire

Saturday, May 4, 2013

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At least two people died and 14 were injured after a train carrying chemicals derailed and caught on fire in Belgium. Nearly 300 people were evacuated from their homes in the northwestern city of Ghent. WT news feed

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Belgium: Improved border checks to keep minors away from Syria. (video)

Sunday, April 14, 2013

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The Belgian Interior Minister Joëlle Milquet (Francophone Christian democrat) has announced that border checks on minors will be improved to prevent Belgian youngsters from going to Syria to join the civil war there. WT news feed

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Belgium: Coca Cola-sponsored sugar campaign sparks controversy.

Friday, April 12, 2013

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The Flemish Professional Association of Food Experts and Dieticians, the VBVD, has courted controversy by launching a new advertising campaign in favour of the consumption of sugar that is funded by soft drinks’ manufacturer Coca Cola. WT news feed

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Belgium considers euthanasia for minors.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

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Belgian legislators opened a debate Wednesday on whether to amend a decade-old law on euthanasia to cover minors, being told by experts that it was already taking place in practice without any set guidelines. WT news feed

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