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Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz vice president Maryam Nawaz dismisses conspiracy allegation made by Imran Khan
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Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz vice president Maryam Nawaz dismisses conspiracy allegation made by Imran Khan

Maryam said the main character behind the 'threat letter', former Pakistan ambassador to the US Asad Majid, was transferred to Belgium just a day before Khan came up with the conspiracy allegations

Belgium to ban round goldfish bowls as they cause 'stress' to fish
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Belgium to ban round goldfish bowls as they cause 'stress' to fish

According to documents by the Belgian government, round tanks often have a smaller water surface area than square or rectangular ones and this eventually affects the oxygen absorption capacity of the water

Christian Eriksen scores on Denmark return as England, Germany, Spain clinch friendly victories
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Christian Eriksen scores on Denmark return as England, Germany, Spain clinch friendly victories

Denmark's Christian Eriksen made an emotional goal-scoring return to international football on Saturday as England, Germany and Spain carved out friendly victories.

Six dead, 26 injured in Belgium after car ploughs into carnival crowd; police rules out terrorism angle
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Six dead, 26 injured in Belgium after car ploughs into carnival crowd; police rules out terrorism angle

The tragedy took place just after 5.00 am at the carnival of Strepy-Bracquegnies, a district of the former industrial town of La Louviere

Russia-Ukraine conflict: A look at how Moscow's oil flows from Berlin to Beijing
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Russia-Ukraine conflict: A look at how Moscow's oil flows from Berlin to Beijing

Russia is one of the world's biggest oil producers and a vast majority of its oil exports are purchased by Europe and China. Data from 2020 showed that with 3.6 million barrels per day, China imported the most, followed by Germany with 0.84 million per day

Russia-Ukraine conflict: From rifles to anti-aircraft systems, a look at the military aid Kyiv is getting from different countries
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Russia-Ukraine conflict: From rifles to anti-aircraft systems, a look at the military aid Kyiv is getting from different countries

The escalating crisis between Ukraine and Russia has seen countries such as Germany, Sweden and Finland reversing their policy of never sending arms to conflict zones

As Karnataka hijab row escalates, a look at laws on face coverings across the world
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As Karnataka hijab row escalates, a look at laws on face coverings across the world

The debate on hijabs, which has been fuelled after students in Karnataka alleged they weren't allowed in class owing to their dress code, has been ongoing with many European nations imposing full or partial bans on face veils

Belgium passports to feature Tintin and Smurfs from 7 February
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Belgium passports to feature Tintin and Smurfs from 7 February

The decision to incorporate comic book characters has been taken not only to pay them tribute but also its unique design makes it harder to duplicate, according to the Belgian government

Brussels: Police fire tear gas and water guns during COVID restrictions protest
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Brussels: Police fire tear gas and water guns during COVID restrictions protest

The protests followed demonstrations in other European capitals on Saturday against vaccine passports and other requirements that governments have imposed to battle the surge

Anderlecth coach Vincent Kompany 'disgusted and disappointed' by racist insults hurled at him and his team
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Anderlecth coach Vincent Kompany 'disgusted and disappointed' by racist insults hurled at him and his team

The former Manchester City captain said he was targeted by racist insults during the game against Club Brugge and said his players and staff were also subjected to racist abuse.

Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: Belgium down Spain in shoot-out to set up 5-6th play-off match against Netherlands
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Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: Belgium down Spain in shoot-out to set up 5-6th play-off match against Netherlands

Last edition runners-up Belgium will face Netherlands, who thrashed Malaysia 9-3 in another classification match, in the fifth-sixth play-off.

Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: India beat Belgium 1-0 to reach semis, on course to defend title
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Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: India beat Belgium 1-0 to reach semis, on course to defend title

Shardananad Tiwari's penalty corner conversion in the 21st minute was enough for India to seal their place in the last four.

Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: India thrash Poland 8-2 to set up quarter-final clash against Belgium
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Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: India thrash Poland 8-2 to set up quarter-final clash against Belgium

India will now face last edition's runners-up Belgium in the quarter-final on 1 December.

'Jabbed, cured or dead', warns Germany as Europe battles surge in COVID cases
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'Jabbed, cured or dead', warns Germany as Europe battles surge in COVID cases

Meanwhile, Belgium and the Netherlands condemned the clashes that rocked weekend protests against new anti-COVID measures

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Four-goal Kylian Mbappe fires France into finals, Belgium also qualify
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Four-goal Kylian Mbappe fires France into finals, Belgium also qualify

The French will be joined at the finals by neighbours Belgium as the world's top-ranked team saw off Estonia 3-1 in Brussels to ensure top spot in Group E

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Portugal, Spain, Italy, Croatia in showdown games
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Portugal, Spain, Italy, Croatia in showdown games

Three groups are set to be decided when the top two teams meet in a last-game showdown. Winners will go to Qatar and losers head for the playoffs in March, needing to get past two more opponents to qualify.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Injured Romelu Lukaku ruled out of Belgium's games against Estonia, Wales
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Injured Romelu Lukaku ruled out of Belgium's games against Estonia, Wales

Chelsea striker Lukaku's fitness issue adds to the absence of Besiktas' Michy Batshuayi with Martinez calling up uncapped 23-year-old Union Sant-Gillioise attacker Dante Vanzeir.

UEFA Nations League: Euro flops France, Belgium seek redemption
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UEFA Nations League: Euro flops France, Belgium seek redemption

Belgium will also have revenge on its mind as the last time it met France was in the semifinals of the 2018 World Cup, when Roberto Martínez's side lost 1-0.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Sweden beat Spain, European champs Italy held
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Sweden beat Spain, European champs Italy held

Viktor Claesson's second-half strike, after excellent work from Juventus winger Dejan Kulusevski, put Sweden two points clear of Spain at the top of Group B with a game in hand.