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Belgium town creates fake beach for citizens


July 16th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 16 (IANS) A town called Louvain-la-Neuve, located 30 km from Belgian capital Brussels, has laid out a big sand beach at the central square of the town to ... Read more...

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Belgium town creates fake beach for citizens


July 16th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 16 (IANS) A town called Louvain-la-Neuve, located 30 km from Belgian capital Brussels, has laid out a big sand beach at the central square of the town to ... Read more...

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Passenger dies mid-air during Mexico-Belgium flight


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANNON, IRELAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Jetairfly passenger plane flying from Mexico to Belgium made an emergency landing in Ireland on Wednesday morning after one of its passengers became unwell in mid-air, ... Read more...

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Greek government survives confidence vote


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:30 am ICT by BNO News
ATHENS, GREECE (BNO NEWS) -- The Greek government led by Prime Minister George Papandreou on Tuesday survived a confidence vote by 155 votes to 143 with two abstentions, the state-run ANA-MPA news ... Read more...

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Don’t block affordable Indian medicines, EU urged


December 10th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 10 (IANS) As leaders from India and the European Union (EU) meet for a bilateral summit in the Belgian capital, health activists Friday urged the 27-nation bloc not ... Read more...

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India-European Union set to expand business ties


December 10th, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 10 (IANS) India and the 27-nation European Union are set to expand economic ties by setting the stage for a major trade and investment deal that is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan-based Indian Mujahideen behind Varanasi attack: India (Lead)


December 10th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 9 (IANS) Indian investigators have established initial "leads" tracing Tuesday's Varanasi blast to the Indian Mujahideen terror outfit based in Pakistan, an official source said here Thursday.However, the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Pakistan undecided about talks with India’


December 9th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 9 (IANS) Pakistan is unclear about Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi's visit to New Delhi despite an invitation from his Indian counterpart S.M. Krishna for resuming the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Nobel ceremony not related to India-China relations (Lead)


December 9th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 9 (IANS) Making it clear that India will attend the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony for dissident Chinese Liu Xiaobo in Oslo despite a request from Beijing to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Decks cleared for India-EU trade accord


December 9th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 9 (IANS) India and European Union negotiators have "cleared the decks" for finalising a key free trade agreement that is expected to give a fillip to the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Nobel ceremony not related to India-China ties’


December 9th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 9 (IANS) India Thursday said it will attend the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony for dissident Chinese Liu Xiabo despite a request from Beijing to stay away from ... Read more...

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PM arrives in Brussels for India-EU summit


December 9th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 9 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday arrived in the Belgian capital for an India-European Union summit to lay out a broader roadmap for expanded engagements, ... Read more...

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NATO calls on Pakistan to open border for supplies


October 5th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 4 (IANS) NATO Monday expressed regrets for the death of three Pakistani soldiers killed in its cross-border helicopter raid against Taliban militants and asked Pakistan to open the border ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Brussels gay pride parade draws 35,000 participants


May 16th, 2010 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 16 (DPA) More than 35,000 people took part in a gay and lesbian pride parade in the Belgian capital Saturday. Organisers said around 10,000 more people than last year took part ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Resumption of talks with India a positive step: Qureshi


February 19th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 19 (IANS) India's decision to resume talks with Pakistan was a "positive step", said Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, but he added that the outcome of the talks depends ... Read more...

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EU calls for inquiry into Sri Lankan abuse allegations


May 18th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 18 (DPA) European Union (EU) foreign ministers Monday called for an independent inquiry into alleged human rights violations in Sri Lanka, amid deep concern about the plight of civilians. "The EU ... Read more...

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NATO expels Russian diplomats for spying


April 30th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 30 (DPA) NATO has expelled two Russian diplomats based in Brussels in connection with a spying scandal involving an Estonian official jailed for passing top secret documents to Moscow, alliance ... Read more...

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Seven terrorist suspects arrested in Netherlands


March 13th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 13 (DPA) Seven terrorist suspects, identified as Dutch citizens of Moroccan origin, were arrested in the Netherlands on charges that they planned bombings around Amsterdam, Dutch radio reported. The suspects, ... Read more...

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Hillary wants regional conference on Afghanistan, say diplomats


March 5th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 5 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Thursday proposed a regional conference with key players such as NATO, the UN, Russia, India and Pakistan aimed at stabilising Afghanistan, ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda suspects arrested in Belgium ahead of EU summit


December 11th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 11 (DPA) Fourteen suspected members of Al Qaeda were arrested in Brussels Thursday, just hours before European Union (EU)heads of state and government were due to meet in the Belgian ... Read more...

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Talks on Russia-EU cooperation pact to resume


December 2nd, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 2 (RIA Novosti) Talks on a new partnership agreement between Russia and the European Union (EU) will resume Tuesday in the Belgian capital.The new agreement is set to replace the ... Read more...

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European Blue Card visa gets green light


October 26th, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 26 (IANS) A Blue Card that will make it easier for high-earning and skilled Indians to live and work in Europe is all set to be approved by leaders of ... Read more...

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