Tag Archives: Belgium

Belgium to phasing out all its nuclear plants by 2025

Belgium will shut all seven of its nuclear reactors by 2025 but will not close the door on new-generation nuclear technology, according to a deal reached by the coalition government yesterday. A government source said the all-night negotiations included an agreement of “investments of around 100 million euros (US$113 million) …

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Man City’s De Bruyne tests positive for COVID-19

Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne has tested positive for COVID-19 on international duty with Belgium, manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday. De Bruyne, 30, played in Belgium’s 1-1 draw with Wales in Cardiff on Tuesday. He will miss City’s home matches against Everton in the Premier League on Sunday …

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Iraq’s PM to EU Parliament Speaker: looking forward to enhancing ties with EU

Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi affirmed, today, Thursday, during his meeting with European Parliament President David Sassoli, Iraq’s aspiration to build distinguished bilateral relations, while noting that the government is continuing to implement economic reforms and diversify investment. A statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office said, “He met the …

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Dutch police discover ‘underworld’ prison with a torture chamber in shipping containers

Police in the Netherlands arrested six men suspected of preparing to commit kidnappings and hold people, hostage, after discovering an “underworld” prison equipped with a torture chamber made from converted shipping containers in a warehouse. In a statement on Tuesday, the National Prosecutor’s Office said the seven shipping containers were …

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