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  • Belgium defender Van Buyten announces retirement

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Veteran Belgium defender Daniel van Buyten announced his retirement on Thursday, ending speculation he was to join champions Anderlecht for the season. The 36-year-old, one of the outstanding performers at the World Cup in Brazil,...
  • The Match Factory Takes 'Itsi Bitsi,' Rolls Out Locarno Trio (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOCARNO - Pushing out business at Locarno on "Dancing Arabs," "Love Island and "Listen Up, Philip," The Match Factory, one of the Swiss Festival's dominant sales forces announced Tuesday it has world sales rights to "Itsi Bitsi," directed by Dane Ole...
  • A trip through expanded reality with Magritte

    A trip through expanded reality with Magritte
    Getting through the day requires a certain amount of repression. There is order in the ordinary: a pipe is a thing to be packed with tobacco and smoked, the word "sky" refers to the blue space up above, a slice of ham will lie still and silent until it is...
  • Belgium: When 750,000 begonia flowers come to Brussels' main square

    Belgium: When 750,000 begonia flowers come to Brussels' main square
    Every August a huge flower carpet as intricate as a stitched tapestry takes over the Grand Place in Brussels. This year hundreds of thousands of begonia flowers -- it's never any other kind -- in deep pinks and reds will be used to create the geometric...
  • Blame Separatism And Zenophobia On European Union

    When the dyspeptic poet Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), who loathed Belgium even more than most things, was asked to imagine an epitaph for that nation, he suggested: "At last!" Which is how many Europeans feel about the rapidly growing disgust with the...
  • Chicago's European cafes, bakeries delight

    Chicago's European cafes, bakeries delight
    Chicago bakeries and pastry shops with cafes where people can enjoy house-made baked goods and desserts are often labeled European but, by now they are an integral part of the American dining landscape. They reflect the contemporary lifestyle of those...
  • Obama: Lessons of World War I 'speak to us still'

    BRUSSELS -- President Obama laid a wreath at the World War I memorial at Flanders Field on Wednesday, noting the war that tore apart Europe still echoes in conflicts 100 years later. "The lessons of that war speak to us still," Obama said in his first...
  • Ukraine's loss of Crimea has NATO examining its core mission

    Ukraine's loss of Crimea has NATO examining its core mission
    BRUSSELS — Last fall, nearly 6,000 NATO troops, mostly in Eastern Europe and the Baltics, trained to repel an invasion by a fictional country that bore an uncanny resemblance to Russia. Five months later that scenario no longer seems so remote....
  • In Brussels, Obama calls Crimea crisis a 'contest of ideas'

    BRUSSELS — The crisis over Crimea has not restarted the Cold War but has revived a "contest of ideas" between belief in powerful leaders and in democratic ideals, President Obama declared Wednesday as he laid out his case for firm opposition to...
  • Antwerp: A plunge into funky, homegrown urbanity

    Belgium falls through the cracks. It's a little country, not big enough for people to find on a map sometimes. But it's one of Europe's great secrets. While its capital, Brussels, has become overly international, the port city to the north -- Antwerp --...
  • Brussels: The would-be capital of Europe

    Last October, the Nobel Peace Prize was given to 500 million people who have, for the last 65 years, made a conscious decision to live together in peace and harmony: the European Union (EU). In the words of the Nobel Committee, "The EU has helped to...