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January 14, 2019 5:04 PM France to cull wild boar at Belgium border in swine fever alert

PARIS (Reuters) - France will cull all wild boar in a zone along the Belgian border to try and avoid an outbreak of a deadly swine disease after new cases were discovered nearby in Belgium, the French agriculture ministry said on Monday. France has been on alert for African swine fever since the virus was confirmed in September among wild boar in Belgium 130

January 10, 2019 7:04 PM WTA roundup: Unseeded Barty continues run in Sydney

Unseeded Australian Ashleigh Barty continued her surprising run on her native soil on Thursday, sweeping past 10th-seeded Elise Mertens of Belgium 6-3, 6-3 to advance to the semifinals of the Sydney International. The win came a day after Barty, 22 years old and ranked No. 15 in the world, knocked off top-seeded and world No. 1 Simona Halep on the hardcourt 101

January 9, 2019 7:03 PM WTA roundup: Barty upsets No. 1 Halep in Sydney

Australia’s Ashleigh Barty stunned world No. 1 Simona Halep in straight sets in the second round of the Sydney International on Wednesday. Barty converted four of her seven break chances and struck 26 winners in the 6-4, 6-4 victory, compared to just nine winners by the top-seeded Romanian. It wasn’t the day’s only upset. Qualifier Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan 91

December 26, 2018 2:37 PM Budapest's best cakes and where to find them

Francesca Street, CNN • Published 26th December 2018 It's possible there's no better place than Budapest to while away an afternoon in a coffee house with a cake -- or three. Blending different cultural influences, histories and traditions, Budapest's cake scene offers a delectable range of pastries, tarts and sweet treats. Gyorgy Ujlaki, a tour guide 74

December 16, 2018 3:01 PM Thousands march in Brussels against U.N. migration pact

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Thousands of people marched in Brussels on Sunday against a U.N. pact aimed at fostering cooperation on migration, eclipsing a smaller demonstration in support of the deal, the signing of which brought down Belgium’s government last week. Police said some 5,500 people marched in the bigger protest, organized by Flemish right wing parties 90

December 5, 2018 10:38 AM Alibaba signs agreement with Belgium for e-commerce trade hub

BEIJING (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Wednesday it has signed an agreement with the Belgium government to launch an e-commerce trade hub, which will include investments in logistics infrastructure. The project is part of Alibaba’s Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP), and Belgium is the first European country to join the project following 115

December 5, 2018 8:55 AM Dozens arrested in European operation against organized crime

ROME (Reuters) - Dozens of people were arrested in Italy, the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and South America on Wednesday in an operation against members of Italy’s ‘Ndrangheta organized crime group, officials said. Italian police and Eurojust, the European agency that oversees judicial cooperation in crime investigations, said those arrested were suspected 87

November 29, 2018 1:39 PM Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne unlikely to face Chelsea

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne is unlikely to be fit to face his old club Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Dec. 8, sources have told ESPN FC. The Belgium international is yet to return to full training after a knee injury and is not expected to be ready for the Premier League clash with Bournemouth on Saturday or trip to Watford on Tuesday 92

November 20, 2018 12:05 PM Policeman stabbed in Brussels, motive unclear

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian prosecutors are investigating whether a knife attack on a policeman in central Brussels on Tuesday was inspired by Islamist radicalism after witnesses said the assailant shouted “Allahu akbar”. The attacker stabbed the officer outside the city’s main police station at around 5.30 a.m. (0430 GMT), a police spokeswoman said. He was then shot and wounded 68

November 13, 2018 1:18 PM UEFA Nations League: State of play for finals, promotion and relegation

There are now just two rounds of games left in the UEFA Nations League, and the picture is becoming clearer about who will take part in the finals next June, as well as which nations will be promoted and relegated. - The fourth-placed teams, and the worst-performing third-placed team in the groups of League C are relegated. Points against the team in fourth-place 85