Tag Archives: Belgium

BREAKING: Explosion At Brussels Train Station

Sky News reports: Belgian officers have “neutralised” a person wearing an explosive belt at a major train station in Brussels, according to reports. Police have confirmed that an “incident involving an individual” has taken place at Brussels Central – the country’s busiest station – and say the situation is now under control. The main square has been evacuated, and witnesses …

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BELGIUM: Hitler-Saluting Neo-Nazis Disrupt Brussels Solidarity March Against Terrorism [VIDEOS]

CNN reports: Though organizers postponed a Sunday march in the Belgian capital out of security fears, those who gathered at Brussels’ Place de la Bourse were confronted by protesters raising their arms in Nazi salutes and shouting anti-immigrant slogans. The gathering, which took place in a commercial district in the capital, started out peacefully with mourners laying flowers at the …

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Ted Cruz Calls For Police State: We Must “Empower Law Enforcement To Patrol Muslim Neighborhoods”

Politico reports: Ted Cruz on Tuesday called for a freeze on any new refugees from areas affected by Al Qaeda and the Islamic State, as well as new powers for law enforcement to patrol “Muslim neighborhoods.” “We need to immediately halt the flow of refugees from countries with a significant Al Qaeda or ISIS presence,” the Texas senator said in …

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Cruz Slams Trump On Brussels Reaction [VIDEO]

“It is striking that the day after Donald Trump called for weakening NATO, withdrawing from NATO, we see Brussels, where NATO is headquartered, the subject of a radical Islamic terror attack. Donald Trump is wrong that America should withdraw from the world and abandon our allies. Donald Trump is wrong that American should retreat from Europe, retreat from NATO, hand …

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Trump On Brussels: Close Our Borders Now [VIDEO]

To no one’s surprise, Donald Trump immediately exploited the attacks in Brussels this morning by calling into every network that would have him. From his call to Fox News: “I would close up our borders to people until we figure out what is going on. Look at Brussels, look at Paris, look at so many cities that were great cities. …

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ISIS Claims Responsibility For Brussels Attack

The Associated Press reports: The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attacks in Brussels, saying its extremists opened fire in the airport and “several of them” detonated suicide belts. The posting in the group’s Amaq news agency said another suicide attacker detonated in the metro. The posting claimed the attack was in response to Belgium’s support of the international …

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LIVE VIDEO: Obama Responds To Brussels Attack

President Obama is due to address the Cuban people from Havana this morning. He will begin with a statement about today’s terror attack in Brussels. Watch below. The speech will begin shortly. UPDATE: The president expressed solidarity with the people of Belgium and vowed to work with their government to bring today’s attackers to justice. He is now delivering the …

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BREAKING: Brussels Hit With Multiple Terror Attacks, Dozens Killed, Many More Are Injured [VIDEOS]

The BBC reports: Many people have been killed or seriously injured in terrorist attacks at Brussels international airport and a city metro station, Belgium’s PM says. Two blasts tore through the departures area of Zaventem airport shortly after 08:00 local time (07:00 GMT). An hour later, an explosion hit Maelbeek metro station. The airport and whole transport system are closed. …

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CAPTURED: Paris Terror Attack Organizer

The Guardian reports: Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam has been shot and arrested in an ongoing raid in the Molenbeek area of Brussels, Belgian police have told AFP. Police sources told AFP that Abdeslam was injured in the leg and was arrested. French president François Hollande said an operation was under way in Brussels linked to the Paris attacks, but …

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Belgium Leads Marriage Stats Comparison

The Canadian statistics site 10 And 3 has examined same-sex marriage rates in several nations, comparing the number of weddings that took place two years after legalization in each country. Their analysis suggests that same-sex marriages happen at a lower rate in strongly religious nations. They write: We dug into the numbers, and discovered that in some nations, like Belgium, same-sex …

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Eurovision 2015: Belgium’s Entry

Belgium’s Eurovision entry was selected by state media and today the track to be performed by 18 year-old Loïc Nottet was unveiled. There’s a lot going on in this video, but I think it’s supposed to be some statement about gender roles. Or maybe not. Nottet came in third in last year’s Belgian version of The Voice and his label, …

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Eurovision 2014: Belgium’s Entry

Another bear, another ballad. So So Gay reports on Belgium’s Eurovision finals, which were held Sunday night. It is the turn of the Flanders region of Belgium to select the country’s entry this year, and they went back to using a national final for the first time since 2008 to choose the artist and song. After one of those processes …

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