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Ancaman bom: 3 pusat beli belah ditutup di Belgium

Ancaman bom itu berlaku di Woluwe, Westland dan Docks, 3 pusat beli-belah paling popular di ibu kota Belgium, Brussels.

Malaysia, Indonesia head to Brussels to protest palm oil biofuel curbs

The two nations will send teams to Brussels on April 8 to object to the European Union’s move to restrict use of palm oil in biofuels.

UK must take part in EU elections if Brexit delayed

Austrian diplomat Gregor Schusterschitz said the EU might have been too soft on Britain and allowed it too long to conduct a largely domestic discussion.

Barnier destiny hangs on Brexit breakthrough

The union's chief negotiator has seemed to relish the challenge of wrangling with Britain and keeping the Europeans together.

A-G Geoffrey Cox: EU’s Brexit biggest villain

Attorney-General Geoffrey Cox is seen as pivotal in getting members of the British Parliament to swing behind Theresa May's deal when they vote on Tuesday.

Syrian jihadist convicted of Belgium Jewish museum murders

Mehdi Nemmouche, 33, now faces a life sentence for the anti-Semitic gun rampage in Brussels.

UK negotiator reports ‘robust’ Brexit talks in Brussels

Prime Minister Theresa May is desperately seeking to salvage her Brexit deal to allow Britain to leave the bloc in an orderly fashion on Mar 29.

Bank of England warns of Europe-wide finance risks on Brexit

Brussels and London are furiously trying to steer away from a dreaded 'no-deal' divorce that could wreak havoc on global markets.

Sterling up after UK finance minister talks up prospect of revised...

The British pound rises to the day's high at US$1.3086 but below three-month highs of US$1.3218 hit in January.

Danske Bank to close branches over money laundering scandal

Kilvar Kessler says that the scandal is a serious blow to the transparency, credibility and reputation of the Estonian financial market.

Ireland expresses ‘frustration’ at Brexit deal delay

Ireland's Simon Coveney is frustrated over the fact that Ireland still doesn't know 'what the British government is actually asking for to actually get this deal ratified'.

May brings Brexit tour back to Brussels

The president of the European Commission told reporters May already knows and accepts that the Union will not re-open talks on the deal.

Business minister: UK would regret no-deal Brexit ‘for ever’

Clark's comments come as the paper reported government documents warning Britain's transport system could get overwhelmed after a no-deal Brexit.

Jewish museum terror attack trial opens in Brussels

Mehdi Nemmouche, 33, who was in court, faces a life sentence if convicted of the killings in the Belgian capital.

Thousands march in Brussels against UN migration pact

Police said some 5,500 people marched in the bigger protest, organised by Flemish right-wing parties.

May leaves EU summit still seeking Brexit reassurance

In the intervening hours, those leaders had expressed frustration with May's "nebulous" strategy to get the withdrawal treaty past the House of Commons and insisted yet again that they will not renegotiate the text.

Theresa May mulls announcement on Brexit vote delay

With the odds stacked against her in Parliament and EU ministers saying there’s no Plan B, May could well be out of options.

Billionaire Czech PM faces more legal trouble over use of EU...

Philippe Lamberts, who leads the Greens grouping in the European Parliament, has called for immediate suspension of EU funds to the companies involved.

EU leaders seal Brexit deal, urge Britons to back May

The 27 leaders took barely half an hour to rubber-stamp a 600-page treaty setting terms for Britain's withdrawal from the European Union on March 29.

Softly, softly for now, British PM May’s enforcers gear up for...

There are suggestions that there could be a rebellion by the Democratic Unionist Party.

May secures key EU Brexit concessions on customs

The move could win over some opposition Labour lawmakers and increase the chances of getting a Brexit deal through Parliament.

Froome’s bid for fifth Tour win to start in Brussels

Chris Froome's quest for his fifth Tour de France title will begin in Brussels.

Brexit talks in crisis over Irish border ahead of crunch summit

The EU's suggestion would see Northern Ireland remain aligned with Brussels' rules, thus varying from the rest of the United Kingdom.

UK PM faces double trouble in looming Brexit showdown

May not only has to win over her continental counterparts but also increasingly restive allies back home.