Belgian police arrest 2 over links to Paris attacks

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Belgian police arrest 2 over links to Paris attacks 

MOSCOW, Dec. 21 — Two people were arrested in the Belgian capital of Brussels after a search linked to the lethal Paris attacks, local media reported.

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New anti-aging pill promises to offer enhanced lifespan within our lifetime

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on New anti-aging pill promises to offer enhanced lifespan within our lifetime 

MOSCOW, Dec. 1 — The world's first anti-aging drug, Metformin, could be ready by 2016.

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Russian sports ministry stresses capability in solving doping issues

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russian sports ministry stresses capability in solving doping issues 

MOSCOW, Nov. 19 — Russia will continue to impose harsh punishments on its athletes for doping use and is capable of solving such issues on its own, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said.

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Belgian industries keen to offer work to Syrian refugees

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Belgian industries keen to offer work to Syrian refugees 

BRUSSELS, Sept. 10 — Belgium witnessed an "unprecedented" increase in refugees seeking asylum in August, and the country is facing a backlog of almost 6,000 requests yet to be processed, official data revealed on Thursday.

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Enfinity Philippines keen on joining contracts for 1,000-MW Clark Green City solar project

September 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Enfinity Philippines keen on joining contracts for 1,000-MW Clark Green City solar project 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, Aug. 31 (PNA) — Enfinity Philippines Renewable Resources, Inc., a unit of Enfinity N.V. of Belgium, is interested in becoming one of the contractors for the 1,000-megawatt Clark Green City solar project.

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Mixed results for Sweden in int'l healthcare survey

June 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mixed results for Sweden in int'l healthcare survey 

STOCKHOLM, June 16 — Sweden excels in medical results, but falls short on service provision and patient empowerment, according to a report presented Monday by the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions.

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More Belgian teens seeking help for cannabis use

June 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on More Belgian teens seeking help for cannabis use 

BRUSSELS, June 15 — Increasing numbers of Belgian teenagers are seeking help for cannabis use, De Standaard reported on Monday.

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Belgium donates 18.75 mln euros to UN agency helping Palestinian refugees

May 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Belgium donates 18.75 mln euros to UN agency helping Palestinian refugees 

BRUSSELS, May 20 — The Belgian government has released 18.75 million euros (20.80 million U.S. dollars) for UNRWA, the United Nations agency responsible for the aiding of Palestinian refugees, local media reported Wednesday.

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Belgium suspends aid to Burundi amidst escalating violence

May 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Belgium suspends aid to Burundi amidst escalating violence 

BRUSSELS, May 11 — Belgium has suspended its aid to Burundi as violence in the country escalates, Deputy Prime Minister Alexander de Croo told De Standaard on Monday.

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First charter plane of Chinese tourists arrives in Liege

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on First charter plane of Chinese tourists arrives in Liege 

BRUSSELS, April 21 — The first charter plane of 377 Chinese tourists landed on Monday morning at Bierset airport in Liege, eastern Belgium.

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