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‘I thought I would never wake up,’ Belgian doctor says after su...

04 April, 2020 7:44 pm 7:44 pm

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A Belgian urologist has spoken of his “incredible” experience, having survived COVID-19 and been discharged from intensive care after three weeks in a coma. “I was seeing my end,” Antoine Sassine said from his room at Brussels’ Delta Chirec hospital, where he used to work. “I thought I was going to die … Read More

Belgian, Paralympian, dies, euthanasia, 40

Belgian Paralympian dies by euthanasia aged 40

10 October, 2019 4:40 pm 4:40 pm

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Belgian Paralympian Marieke Vervoort died by euthanasia on Tuesday aged 40 after a battle with an incurable and degenerative spinal condition. Vervoort, who won Paralympic gold in the 200 metres wheelchair race in the London Games in 2012, had signed euthanasia papers in 2008 in Belgium, where it is legal, and died … Read More

FM Qureshi, phones, Belgian, counterpart, discuss, IOK, situation

FM Qureshi phones Belgian counterpart to discuss IOK situation

08 August, 2019 8:35 pm 8:35 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday phoned Belgium Foreign Minister Didier Reynders and discussed the worsening situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir. During the conversation, FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Indian unilateral acts had put the peace of the region at stake. “A new human tragedy seems to be emerging … Read More

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Belgian festival draws criticism over blackface Savage character

08 August, 2019 9:27 am 9:27 am

ATH, Belgium (Reuters) – Hundreds of spectators cheered and applauded as the chief protagonist of a Belgian parade – “the Savage” – appeared in the town of Ath on Sunday, but anti-racism groups strongly criticised the character and his blackface disguise. The folk festival called Ducasse d’Ath, which traces its roots back to the 16th … Read More

Belgian sights firmly set on World Cup victory: Vermaelen

07 July, 2018 9:01 am 9:01 am

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Belgium will be deeply disappointed if they fail to win the World Cup, defender Thomas Vermaelen said on Sunday, in the first direct acknowledgement of the team’s belief in their ability to emerge triumphant in Russia. While other players have kept up a steady mantra of taking the tournament one game at … Read More

Clash with Brazil a defining match for Belgian generation

07 July, 2018 8:30 am 8:30 am

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Friday’s World Cup quarter-final against Brazil in Kazan is a defining game for Belgium’s talented generation of players but don’t call them ‘golden’, said defender Vincent Kompany on Wednesday. “The term ‘golden generation’ is obviously one the players didn’t come up with and it’s not something we pay too much importance to,” … Read More