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Daphne Psaledakis

Belgium's Africa Museum reopens to confront its colonial demons

Dec 10 2018

TERVUREN, Belgium Belgium's Africa Museum will reopen to the public on Sunday after five years of renovations designed to modernize the museum from an exhibition of pro-colonial propaganda to one that is critical of Belgium's imperialist past. | Video

EU executive urges support for U.N. migration pact as resistance grows

Dec 04 2018

BRUSSELS A top European Union official urged member states on Tuesday to back the United Nation's migration pact amid a growing tide of dropouts that highlight how Europe has turned colder on accepting foreigners.

EU court adviser gives mixed view on Belgian nuclear reactors

Nov 29 2018

BRUSSELS Belgium may have breached EU law in extending the life of two nuclear reactors because it failed to carry out a full assessment of the environmental impact, an adviser to the European Union's top court said on Thursday.

EU demands Hungary explain why ex-Macedonia PM granted asylum

Nov 21 2018

BRUSSELS Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban needs to offer a "sound explanation" of his country's decision to grant political asylum to the former Macedonian prime minister, the European Union's head of membership bids tweeted on Wednesday.

EU says plastics recycling pledges fall short

Nov 20 2018

BRUSSELS More action will be needed for the European Union to boost the market for recycled plastics after pledges from companies fell short, EU executive said on Tuesday.

Expatriates not protected enough by draft Brexit deal - rights groups

Nov 15 2018

BRUSSELS Rights groups representing expatriates in the European Union and Britain warned on Thursday the draft Brexit deal did not ensure that the more than four million people concerned would be able to go on living their lives as now.

Expatriates not protected enough by draft Brexit deal: rights groups

Nov 15 2018

BRUSSELS Rights groups representing expatriates in the European Union and Britain warned on Thursday the draft Brexit deal did not ensure that the more than four million people concerned would be able to go on living their lives as now.

Center-right set to remain top in EU parliament: poll analysis

Nov 08 2018

BRUSSELS The European People's Party will remain the biggest group in the European Parliament come elections in May, giving the center-right EPP's lead candidate Manfred Weber a shot at succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker as EU chief executive, according to a Reuters analysis of polls.

Clocks stopped? Europe hesitates before 'last' time change

Oct 26 2018

BRUSSELS If Jean-Claude Juncker has his way, this weekend could be the last time many Europeans put their clocks back for winter -- but many EU diplomats doubt governments can overcome inertia and shift the rules so soon, if ever.

Ryanair in preliminary deal with Belgian unions to try to avoid strike

Oct 25 2018

BRUSSELS Ryanair signed an agreement on Thursday with Belgian cabin crew and pilots to apply local law to their contracts from next year, part of a series of deals aimed at averting further strikes at the airline.

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