Start > News zu BELGIUM

News zu BELGIUM

The remains of DR Congo’s Etienne Tshisekedi arrive in Kinshasa

The remains of DR Congos Etienne Tshisekedi arrive in Kinshasa 1559281989 310x205 - The remains of DR Congo's Etienne Tshisekedi arrive in Kinshasa

The remains of former DR Congo opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi arrive in Kinshasa from Belgium for a funeral in his home country. Tshisekedi, a revered opponent of authoritarianism in the DR Congo, died in Belgium in 2017. His son, now President Felix Tshisekedi, had vowed to repatriate his remains.

Jetzt lesen »

European leaders arrive at EU summit

European leaders arrive at EU summit 1559096005 310x205 - European leaders arrive at EU summit

European leaders arrive at an EU summit in Brussels, after European Parliament elections delivered a fragmented result, with gains for eurosceptic and green parties while the traditional mainstream groups took a hit. IMAGES

Jetzt lesen »

First projection of the composition of the EU Parliament

First projection of the composition of the EU Parliament 1558923202 310x205 - First projection of the composition of the EU Parliament

The first projection of the composition of the EU Parliament shows a majority for the mainstream conservative EPP group with 173 seats, followed by the Socialists and Democrats with 147 seats. Turnout EU-wide was estimated at 51 percent, the highest in 20 years, implying that more than 200 million citizens …

Jetzt lesen »

European Commission President candidates debate

European Commission President candidates debate 1557972793 310x205 - European Commission President candidates debate

Six candidates selected by the political parties to become the next president of the European Commission start a televised debate. The participating candidates are Nico Cué from the European Left, Ska Keller from the European Green Party, Jan Zahradil from the Alliance of Conservatives & Reformists in Europe, Margrethe Vestager …

Jetzt lesen »

European Commission President candidates pose for family photo

European Commission President candidates pose for family photo 1557972799 310x205 - European Commission President candidates pose for family photo

Six candidates selected by the political parties to become the next president of the European Commission pose for a family photo ahead of a televised debate. The participating candidates are Nico Cué from the European Left, Ska Keller from the European Green Party, Jan Zahradil from the Alliance of Conservatives …

Jetzt lesen »