Inside Story

Can the United States and Europe learn from each other on racism?

Police killings in the United States trigger global protests and debates on racism.

Belgium

Who was Leopold II, why did Belgium's Antwerp remove his statue?

Belgium's 19th-century king becomes the symbol of the country's anti-racist movement due to his brutal colonial past.

Belgium

Belgium, France arrest dozens over UK migrant truck deaths

Police in Brussels and Paris arrest 26 suspects over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants in a truck last year.

Belgium, France arrest dozens over UK migrant truck deaths

AJ Impact

Creepy technologies invade European post-pandemic workplaces

From banks to gyms, workplaces are installing fever-testing cameras, mask-detection systems and tracking software.

Creepy technologies invade European post-pandemic workplaces

Opinion

How a 'failed state' managed to contain a coronavirus outbreak

Belgium has long been written off as a dysfunctional state, yet its pandemic response has been remarkably functional.

Khaled Diab

by Khaled Diab

Khaled Diab

AJ Impact

5G coronavirus conspiracy theory driven by coordinated effort

Earlier this year, as COVID-19 began to spread, fringe groups began claiming the virus was linked to 5G technology.

5G coronavirus conspiracy theory driven by coordinated effort

AJ Impact

EU power sector emissions drop as coal collapses across Europe

The year 2019 saw record decline in CO2 emitted from electricity generation as renewable sources rose to a new high.

EU power sector emissions drop as coal collapses across Europe

Coronavirus pandemic

Britons urged to leave China as Europe steps up warnings

Belgium on Tuesday announced its first coronavirus case, while officials across Europe issued fresh advice.

Britons urged to leave China as Europe steps up warnings

AJ Impact

Bomb-grade uranium: US delays ban on exports licences for 2 years

Global supplies of substance made from highly enriched uranium don't meet US medical needs: US Secretary of Energy.

Bomb-grade uranium: US delays ban on exports licences for 2 years

Catalonia

Belgian court delays Catalan leader's extradition hearing

Carles Puigdemont may be entitled to immunity as a member of the European Parliament.

Belgian court delays Catalan leader's extradition hearing

Inside Story

Is NATO still relevant?

Divisions threaten to overshadow 70th birthday celebrations of world's largest military alliance.

Europe

Belgian police find Syrians, Sudanese alive in refrigerated lorry

Twelve men - 11 Syrians and a Sudanese - discovered on road linking Antwerp to Brussels, police say.

Belgian police find Syrians, Sudanese alive in refrigerated lorry

Spain

Puigdemont turns himself in; protests paralyse Catalonia

Puigdemont has handed himself in to Belgian justice authorities while thousands march towards Barcelona.

Puigdemont turns himself in; protests paralyse Catalonia

Europe

New EU chief has bedroom built into office

Ursula von der Leyen is planning to live in a tiny apartment attached to her Brussels office, her staff has told AFP.

New EU chief 'to sleep in her office'

Belgium

Animal slaughter ruling in Belgium stirs religious freedom debate

New law says animals must be stunned before slaughter, winning activists' support but upsetting Jews and Muslims.

Animal slaughter ruling in Belgium stirs religious freedom debate