Antwerp mayor receives death threats from Jihadists

Islamic extremists in Belgium have publicly threatened to kill the mayor of the Belgian city of Antwerp, Bart De Wever, if he does not convert to Islam, local media reported Monday.

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Belgians ignore EU sanctions against Moscow

Belgian companies continue expanding their businesses in Russia despite the sanctions imposed by the West against Moscow over its alleged involvement in the Ukrainian conflict, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich told RIA Novosti in an interview.

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The Fed is the Great Deceiver

pcrBy Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler.

Is the Fed “tapering”? Did the Fed really cut its bond purchases during the three month period November 2013 through January 2014? Apparently not if foreign holders of Treasuries are unloading them.

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Fool’s gold

fakegoldKhulubuse Zuma and his business partner Sikhumbuzo Shamase spent millions of rand on a trip to Conakry, Guinea’s capital, to collect R50 million worth of gold bars which turned out to be fake.

According to the Sunday Times Zuma and … Read the rest

‘Tintin in the Congo’ not racist, Belgian court rules

A Brussels court has rejected a legal bid to ban “Tintin in the Congo”, the second adventure of Belgian writer Hergé’s globe-trotting boy reporter. Black associations in the country claimed the book contained racist stereotypes.

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Belgium on high alert ahead of anti-Muslim film’s release

Belgium has heightened its terror alert level ahead of the release of another highly provocative film exploring Islam, reportedly made in cooperation with the notorious Koran-burning US pastor Terry Jones.

­The film’s creator is Pakistan national Imran Firasat, a former … Read the rest

Gold-digging in Paris

Last week, police in the French capital arrested three people as part of a widening grave robbery investigation.

There was further public outrage after two masked intruders shot dead a 52-year old precious metal worker when he tried to stop

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Landslide victory for Flemish nationalists

Bart de Wever

Flemish nationalists made sweeping gains across northern Belgium in local elections on Sunday, a success that will bolster separatists’ hopes for a break-up of the country.

Bart de Wever, leader of the New Flemish Alliance (NVA), is

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Belgian deputy prime minister in South Africa

South Africa is considering ways of strengthening bilateral economic relations with Belgium, International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said on Wednesday.

She told reporters in Pretoria that a visiting Belgian delegation would meet South African ministers to explore the possible co-operation.… Read the rest