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World War I German Submarine Found Near Belgium With 23 Bodies Still Inside

World War stories are intriguing. They are full of horror also. Hundreds of thousands of people died in the two World Wars humanity has seen in the first half of the 20th century. In yet another discovery related to the war, an intact German World War I submarine containing the bodies of 23 people h

INDIATIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 12:24:42

Belgium criticised for inviting Sudanese 'secret agents' to Brussels to identify migrants

The Belgian government faces widespread criticism after it invited officials from the brutal Sudanese dictatorship to Brussels to identify migrants and provide documents for their forced return to the country. Opposition politicians and groups such as Human Rights Watch and Amnesty warned the Sudane

TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-20 16:52:00

Britain face Spain in 2018 Davis Cup opener

Spain will host Great Britain in the first round of the 2018 Davis Cup, while this year's finalists France and Belgium were drawn against the Netherlands and Hungary respectively on Wednesday. Australia, beaten 3-2 by Belgium in last weekend's semi-final, will start next year's campaign at home to G

FRANCE 24 - 2017-09-20 17:00:12

Wreck of WWI German 'U-boat' submarine found off Belgium

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The well-preserved wreck of a World War One German submarine, possibly still containing the bodies of its 23 crew members, has been found off the Belgian coast. The use of submarines, often referred to as U-boats, in World War One to disrupt British trade routes in the English

REUTERS - 2017-09-19 12:06:44

France choose Lille hard court for Davis Cup final v Belgium

France is going back to Lille for the Davis Cup final against Belgium in November. The French Tennis Federation announced the decision on Tuesday. France played in Lille at Stade Pierre Mauroy at the weekend, beating Serbia 3-1 to reach the final. That semifinal was on clay; the French will lay a ha

MIAMI HERALD - 2017-09-19 10:04:00

Indian Women's Hockey Team Shines Once Again, Defeats Belgium Junior Men's Team 4-3

Indian women ended their Europe Tour on a high after getting the better of the Belgium junior men's hockey team 4-3 in a thriller. twitter/rani rampal For India, Gurjit Kaur (7th and 11th minutes) and captain Rani (13th and 33rd minutes) scored twice to give the visitors their first win of the tour.

INDIATIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 10:01:37

Belgium awaiting UEFA decision on Brussels Euro 2020 matches

Belgian football officials are waiting to find out whether Brussels will be able to stage matches at the pan-European Euro 2020 tournament. The building of a new Brussels stadium has run into delays involving the applications for construction and environmental permits and the Belgian FA says it is u

INDIAN EXPRESS - 2017-09-19 21:17:00

MEA Sushma Swaraj meets counterparts from eight nations in New York

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has held meetings with her counterparts from eight countries on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York to discuss bilateral cooperation and push for India's development agenda. Swaraj held talks with the foreign ministers of Mexico, Norwa

INDIAN EXPRESS - 2017-09-19 20:22:00

TiGenix Business and Financial Update for the First Half 2017

PRESS RELEASERegulated information TiGenix Business and Financial Update for the First Half 2017(Conference call and webcast today at 15:00 CET) Leuven (BELGIUM) - September 19, 2017, 07:00h CET - TiGenix NV (Euronext Brussels and NASDAQ: TIG), an advanced biopharmaceutical company focused on exploi

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-19 07:03:15

Ocean explorers found an intact WWI submarine on the bottom of the North Sea next to Belgium

The wreck of a First World War German UB-II submarine, possibly still containing the bodies of 23 crew members, found off the Belgian coast.Reuters/Business Insider An intact submarine dating from the First World War has been discovered at the bottom of the sea, just off the coast of Belgium. The

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-19 16:18:00

Belgium Consumer Confidence Improves In September

(RTTNews) - Belgium's consumer confidence strengthened in September after stagnating in the previous month, survey data from the National Bank of Belgium showed Tuesday. The consumer confidence index climbed to 3 from 2 logged in both July and August. The score was -2 in June. The latest reading wa

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-19 15:42:14

TATV Deploys Guidewire Systems for Business Growth

Touring Assurances/Verzekeringen (TATV), the leading insurer for direct insurance in Belgium, EY, Sollers Consulting, and Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), announced today that TATV has implemented Guidewire PolicyCenter as its new underwriting and policy administration system, and Guidewire B

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-18 11:00:00

Danish woman deported to Tunisia from Brussels Airport for refusing to remove her niqab

A Danish woman has been deported to Tunisia after she refused to take off her niqab at Brussels Airport, a Belgian official has said. Theo Francken, the Secretary of State for asylum and migration, tweeted to say the woman was sent back to Tunisia because police could not identify her. The niqab cov

THE INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-18 10:24:29

Australia will bounce back, says shattered captain Hewitt

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Shattered Australia captain Lleyton Hewitt has said his young Davis Cup team will be better for their heart-breaking semi-final loss to Belgium and backed them to bounce back quickly from the disappointment. Chasing their first appearance in the final since winning the 2003 ti

REUTERS - 2017-09-18 07:38:42

Brussels airport deports Danish woman wearing niqab

A Danish woman, who allegedly refused to take off her niqab, the religious outfit covering face and full body, has been deported from the Brussels airport after police were unable to identify her, a Belgian official said. Theo Francken, the Belgian State Secretary for Asylum and Migration, confirmed

ALJAZEERA.COM - 2017-09-16 15:30:00

Tennis: Honors even for Belgium, Australia in Davis Cup semis

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium and Australia took one point each in two thrilling Davis Cup semi-final matches on Friday, with David Goffin returning from injury to beat John Millman and Nick Kyrgios overpowering Steve Darcis in five sets in Brussels. Seeking their second final in three years, Belgiu

REUTERS - 2017-09-15 20:55:29

42 incredible museums to visit in your lifetime

As Cape Town's Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art (MOCAA) - poised to be Africa's biggest contemporary art museum - is unveiled today, our experts reveal the most spectacular museums to see around the world. Which museums have we missed? Let us know in the comments below.New York1. Museum of M

TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-15 14:00:00

Soldiers on Europe's streets dent NATO's defense edge

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The use of armed soldiers to patrol alongside pavement cafes and selfie-snapping tourists in European cities since jihadi attacks risks compromising deployments overseas, military leaders say. Belgium and major military power France, both active in EU and NATO missions, have cu

REUTERS - 2017-09-14 10:57:44

First UK-Belgium power cable sections installed

LONDON (Reuters) - The first sections of a power cable to run between Britain and Belgium were installed this week and the project is on track to start operations in 2019, increasing the UK's capacity to send or receive electricity from the continent by 20 percent. Nemo Link, a joint venture betwee

REUTERS - 2017-09-14 10:18:17

Ryanair and unions both claim victory in battle over workers rights. Here's who should really be cheering

Quite a busy day for Ryanair, which made the City sit up and pay attention by talking about a bid for Alitalia not long after taking a kicking at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) over workers rights. What's that, I hear you say? Ryanair says it won the case? Well, chutzpa is something this compan

THE INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-14 19:00:39