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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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Patokh Chodiev Cleared By Belgian Parliamentary Inquiry

Patokh Chodiev, the Kazakh billionaire, has been cleared of allegations that he may have inappropriately obtained Belgian citizenship and influenced the introduction of a new plea bargain law. Patokh Chodiev A Parliamentary More...

By Guest Author On Monday, April 27th, 2020
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Victor Restis: An Extraordinary Career

Billionaire businessman Victor Restis finds strength in the code, “The starting point of all achievement is desire.” Born in Kinshasa, Congo, Victor was educated in Belgium and is a graduate of the prestigious More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
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UN Climate Change fund: COVID an ‘opportunity’ to raise money and ‘relaunch’ green world

The UN-funded financial arm of the Paris Agreement has called the Chinese Coronavirus an “opportunity” to raise funds for climate change action and “relaunch economies on low-emission, climate-resilient trajectories.” According More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, March 15th, 2020
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New Report: Belgium euthanized 12% more people in 2019, over 2500, including one child

A 2019 Belgian euthanasia report has been released, showing that 2,655 people died from euthanasia last year, an increase of 12.5% from 2018, including dozens of people with disabilities and one child. Wim Distelmans, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 9th, 2020
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Belgian law will increase euthansia, targeting Catholic to force doctors, health workers ‘to kill’ their patients

The lower Chamber of the Belgian federal Parliament has approved several measures in favor of increased access to euthanasia, which has been legal in the country since 2002. On Thursday, a large majority of Chamber More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
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The Sustainable Challenge in Belgium: What Changes to Expect?

elgium started to take action in terms of sustainability. Brussels began its journey towards becoming a sustainable city a while back, and the changes in terms of recycling policies are noticeable. The innovative More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, January 13th, 2019
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EU court to hear Tom Mortier case: Mother euthanized by doctor without telling family

The European Court of Human Rights has agreed to consider the case of Tom Mortier, whose mother received a lethal injection from a doctor who euthanized her for being depressed and did not inform her family. The More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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The Advantages of Targeting the Dutch Market

Setting up a business in the Dutch market holds promise. It will provide you with the tools to maximize the competitive advantage of doing business in the Netherlands through a mixture of in-depth background information More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 12th, 2018
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FBI arrest Chinese spy Yanjun Xu, aka Qu Hui in Ohio, trying to steal aerospace, aviation secrets

A Chinese Ministry of State Security (MSS) operative, Yanjun Xu, aka Qu Hui, aka Zhang Hui, has been arrested and charged with conspiring and attempting to commit economic espionage and steal trade secrets from More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
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Science Channel’s ‘Deadly Intelligence’ explores untimely and unusual deaths of brilliant scientists, starts April 8

A new Science Channel series explores the suspicious deaths of scientific geniuses to determine if their demises were unfortunate coincidences or if these gifted minds were murdered for knowing too much. DEADLY More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
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Seven tips to make sure your international travel is its best

International travel is a dream of many Americans and many have saved and planned for years to be able to take a trip across the ocean to experience a different culture and be awed by the historic and archeological More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Billionaire Mukhtar Ablyazov agrees citizenship deal with Belgium

Mukhtar Ablyazov, the Kazakh billionaire wanted on corruption charges by several European countries, has agreed a safe haven deal with Belgium as the authorities in neighboring France prepare to move against him. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Ann-Laure Decadt identified as Belgian mother killed in Manhattan terrorist attack

The Belgian mother listed among the victims of the terror attack in Manhattan yesterday has now been identified as Ann-Laure Decadt, a 31-year-old mother of two. The woman was riding bicycles with her mom More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Hernán Mendoza, Diego Angelini, Alejandro Pagnucco, Ariel Erlij, Hernan Ferruchi identified as victims in Manhattan attack

Five tourists have been identified as victims in yesterday’s terrorist attack in Manhattan, struck down by Uzbekistan immigrant turned Islamic State operative Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov. Diego Angelini More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Eight UAE Princesses convicted in human trafficking sting linked to Belgium hotel

Eight Emirati princesses were convicted of human trafficking by a Belgian court on Friday and were given suspended jail terms and fines in a case stemming from their treatment of servants at a Brussels luxury hotel More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Austria rules to ban Muslim full-face veils in public, ‘open society that requires open communication’

Countries across Europe area adapting to the influx of Muslims from Syria and war torn areas in the Middle East. One battle is over the full-face veils in public places and Austria’s ruling coalition has More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, January 8th, 2017
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Germany: over 900 human trafficking arrests in 2016, mostly on Austrian border

Welt am Sonntag cited Germany’s Interior Ministry data listing 900 human traffickers detained during 2016, mostly on the border with Austria. Most of the smugglers, 481, were caught on the Austrian border More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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Belgium euthanizes a teen and suddenly Europe cares about parental notification and ‘choices’

A 17-year old became the first child to be euthanized under Belgian’s euthanasia law which was expanded in 2014 and became law in 2002. What is shocking is that journalists are NOW asking tough questions and More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Skillet heads to Denmark to kick off International tour

GRAMMY® Nominated Skillet will embark on their 2016 international summer festival tour, kicking off in Denmark’s Jelling Festival on May 28 with a wrap on July 3 in the Czech Republic. Skillet will travel to More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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Mohamed Abrini arrest reveals Islamic State targeting Euro 2016 tournament

The Islamic State linked Muslim terrorist cell that carried out attacks in Paris and Brussels was reportedly planning to target the Euro 2016 football championships in France this summer. The French newspaper Libération More...


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