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Security Council: Paralysis and ‘political infighting’ must end, to boost COVID-19 fight: EU foreign affairs chief

New York/IBNS:  The global coronavirus pandemic is testing the multilateral system like never before and the Security Council must stop the “infighting”, and step up to the challenge, the European Union’s foreign policy chief told the 15-member body on Thursday.

Belgium registers 53,779 COVID-19 cases, death toll at 8,761

Brussels/Xinhua: Belgium has recorded 330 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, pushing the total to 53,779 since the beginning of the pandemic, according to a statement by the public health institute Sciensano released Tuesday.

US, European diplomats to discuss Afghanistan in Brussels next week : State Dept.

Washington, June 15 (Sputnik/UNI) Two senior US diplomats will travel to Brussels next week for meetings with European counterparts on the situation in Afghanistan and Indo-Pacific security, the State Department said in a press release.

UN welcomes 'record' Brussels conference pledge of nearly $7 billion to support Syrians

New York, Mar 15 (IBNS): Foreign ministers from more than 50 countries gathered on Thursday at a joint European Union-UN pledging conference, and pledged to provide a record $6.97 billion, to support millions of Syrians in need both inside the country, and sheltering in host communities beyond its borders.

Brussels Jewish museum shooter likely to get life in prison: Court

Brussels, Mar 8 (Sputnik/UNI) Mehdi Nemmouche, a French-born jihadist of Algerian origin who was convicted on Thursday over the 2014 deadly terrorist attack on the Jewish Museum in Brussels, will be likely sentenced to life in prison, the Belgian Palace of Justice told Sputnik.

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu to meet Mike Pompeo in Brussels today

Jerusalem, Dec 3 (IBNS): Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Brussels on Monday, officials said.

Canada is spending enough on defence, says Trudeau at NATO

Brussels, July 13 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has insisted that the country is spending enough on defence, while speaking at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Summit, media reports said.

Canada PM Justin Trudeau concludes Latvia visit

Riga, July 11 (IBNS): Ahead of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Summit in Brussels, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has concluded his visit to Latvia.

Canada PM Trudeau heads to Latvia before commencement of NATO Summit

Ottawa, July 9 (IBNS): Ahead of the commencement of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Summit in Belgium, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau headed to Latvia on Monday morning.

‘We can achieve peace, stability, prosperity in the Sahel,’ UN chief tells Brussels conference

New York, Feb 24 (JEN): The United Nations and its partners met in Brussels, Belgium, on Friday to strengthen support for a group of five nations in Africa’s troubled Sahel region which are facing pressing challenges including extreme poverty, food and nutrition crises and violent extremism.

Man shot dead in Brussels after he attacks soldiers with knife, shouts Allahu Akbar

Brussels, Aug 26 (IBNS) A man who attacked two soldiers in Brussels city centre in the capital of Belgium with a knife shouting "Allahu Akbar" was shot dead on Friday, said officials.

Would-be suicide bomber shot dead at Brussels train station

Brussels, Jun 21 (IBNS): A suspected suicide bomber was shot dead by Belgian police following a small explosion which rocked the city's train station, reports said.

European court slams Russia's 'Gay Propaganda' law

Brussels, Jun 20 (IBNS): The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday chided Russia over its 'Gay Propaganda' law, reports said.

UN warns funding cuts threaten aid to Syrian refugees and hosts, as Brussels conference opens

New York, Apr 4(Just Earth News): As a major international conference on Syria gets underway in Brussels, United Nations agencies have warned that a sluggish financial support by Member States would put vital assistance for millions of refugees and the communities hosting them at risk.

Canada-EU free trade deal gets signed

Brussels, Oct 30 (IBNS): After seven long years of negotiations, Canada and EU Finally signed a free trade agreement, on Sunday.