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Pentagon to shift US troops from Germany to Belgium, Italy

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper outlined plans on Wednesday (29 July) to take thousands of US troops out of Germany by shifting some of the forces to Italy and Belgium, ending weeks of uncertainty over US troop withdrawal strategy in Europe, …

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Europe braces for second COVID-19 wave

Europe is bracing for a second wave of coronavirus as continuing outbreaks raise the prospect of reimposed restrictions at a time when millions of people are travelling across the continent for their summer holidays, The Guardian writes. …

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Llama antibodies could help in fight against Covid-19

A group of researchers has identified a potential effective COVID-19 treatment, developed from antibodies found in a llama. The research was conducted by scientists at the University of Texas (UT) at Austin, the National Institutes of Health …

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Turkey condemns Belgium for failing to try PKK suspects

Turkeys' Foreign Ministry has criticized the Belgian Federal Prosecutor's Office's decision to ratify a ruling by the Belgian Chamber of Indictments to prevent an investigation into 36 terrorist PKK-linked suspects for disregarding …

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Belgian ex-King admits fathering child after DNA test

Former Belgian King Albert II has admitted he is the father of a woman born from an affair, after he was forced to give a DNA test which came back positive. He had been fighting the paternity claim by Belgian artist Delphine …

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Azerbaijani gymnasts win four gold medals in Belgium

The Happy Cup 2019 - International Tournament in Rhythmic Gymnastics - was held in Gent (Belgium) from October 31 to November 3. Azerbaijan was represented at the tournament by Fatima Akbarova, Govhar Ibrahimova, Kamilla Seyidzade, …

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Azerbaijani acrobats rank 8th at World Cup in Belgium

FIG World Cup Acro-2019 completed in Belgium’s Puurs, according to the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation.  During the competitions attended by representatives of 18 countries, Azerbaijani athletes performed in the program of …

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Russia loses to Belgium in UEFA Euro-2020 qualifiers

Russia lost 1:3 to Belgium in its first match of the UEFA Euro-2020 qualifiers in Brussels. Denis Cheryshev scored for Russia 16 minutes into the game. Youri Tielemans (15’) and Eden Hazard (45’ on penalty, 88’) scored …

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One person dead and two injured in Antwerp shooting

One person is dead and at least two are injured after a gunman opened fire at a Turkish cafe in Antwerp, Belgium, Mirror reports. Two people have been arrested and a firearm has been seized. Police officers have cordoned off a large …

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Ankara and Brussels to hold political consultations

  Turkey and Belgium will hold political consultations in Ankara on November 15, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said. The political consultations between the countries will be held during the visit of Deputy Foreign …

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