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PHOTOS: 5,000 Re-Enactors Bring The Battle Of Waterloo Back To Life

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 06.18.2015 | World

Thousands of re-enactors descended on the Belgian town of Waterloo on Thursday to relive the historic battle that took place there 200 years ago and b...

France Suffers Another Defeat In Battle Of Waterloo ... Coin Controversy

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 06.09.2015 | World

As the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo approaches, France suffered another galling defeat as Belgium exploited a eurozone loophole to mint...

Waterloo: 200 Years Later, Napoleon to Lose Again

Bob Schulman | Posted 06.07.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

The folks who hang their hats around the little Belgian village of Waterloo are shortly going to have a lot of company. That's because an expected 139,000 spectators will be headed their way for the upcoming bicentennial reenactment of the Battle of Waterloo

Belgian Muslim Community Reminds Us That Peacefully 'Living Together' Is the Under-reported Norm

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 06.04.2015 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Have you heard the story about the Muslim community in Belgium that raised money to restore a local synagogue? Probably not. But it is really important that you do.

There's Less To This Church Than Meets The Eye

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 06.03.2015 | Religion

From far away, this church looks like any of the other Christian houses of worship that dot the Belgian region of Haspengouw. But step closer and the ...

Flanders for Fashion, Food and Old World Luxury in the 2015 Jaguar XJ and XJL

Rita Cook | Posted 06.27.2015 | Travel
Rita Cook

Forget Paris, Milan and New York and shift your gaze in the direction of Antwerp, Belgium where this fashionably cool city boasts not only cutting edge designers, but also architectural tours that lead a path to the Art Nouveau district of Zurenborg.

Jonas Carpignano's Mediterranea in Cannes: The Humanity Beneath the Headlines

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 05.27.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

What drives an issue home each and every time is when it is made personal, when the headlines become faces, or in this case when the refugees of war, hunger, religion or politics, turn into human beings -- just like you and me.

Studying Abroad With a Gluten Allergy

College Tourist | Posted 05.23.2015 | College
College Tourist

Although having a food allergy is a struggle, do not be discouraged to study abroad! There are ways to make the most of your study abroad experience while avoiding gluten.

7 Women Convicted For Supporting ISIS

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2015 | World

BRUSSELS, May 18 (Reuters) - A Belgian court on Monday handed out prison sentences to seven women for supporting Islamic State and radicalizing young ...

Is Belgian Chocolate Really Worth The Trip?

Laura Lippstone | Posted 05.15.2015 | Taste
Laura Lippstone

After savoring one mint chocolate, I wanted another. And another.

Here's Your Chance To See Street Artist ROA Indoors, In One Place

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 04.08.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It's unusual to capture a ROA inside. He is usually running free outdoors with the wildlife, climbing walls over multiple continents, perched within t...

Soldier's Skeleton Identified 200 Years After Battle

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 04.08.2015 | Science

An amateur military historian claims to have identified a 200-year-old skeleton that was found three years ago under a parking lot at the site of the ...

5 Newsworthy Privacy Stories Today

Mark Weinstein | Posted 05.09.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

In addition to my regular HuffPost musings, this marks the first of a series of weekly columns designed to quickly and dare I say entertainingly help us all be aware of a few most important privacy-related stories, good and/or bad.

International Travel: It's the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo -- Time For You To Pay a Visit

Edward Schneider | Posted 05.07.2015 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Many Americans travel to historic battlefields, most typically sites in which we have a direct emotional stake: places where U.S. soldiers fought at home or abroad and where a piece of our history was made.

This Is The 'Degenerate' Art Once Banned By Hitler

HuffPost Italy | Silvia De Santis | Posted 02.24.2015 | Arts

Chagall, Picasso, Ensor, Kokoshka… During Hitler's era, Jews were not the Nazis' only victims. Artworks suffered as well, especially the art that Hi...

If It's February, This Must Be Brussels

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.23.2015 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

Yes, it's a twist on the 1969 film starring Suzanne Pleshette and Charlie Cartwright "If it's Tuesday, this must be Belgium," about a group of American tourists zipping through Europe on a bus tour with barely time to see anything.

Jews Are Not at War With Islam. But Jihadi Terrorists Have Declared War on Jews Worldwide

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 04.18.2015 | Religion
Ian Reifowitz

We have to ask ourselves what it means that Jews worldwide have become targets in this way. We also have to ask ourselves what we are going to do about it as a society. As for me, I'm furious. I'm also scared for myself and my family. Lest we forget, the goal of terrorists is to strike terror in its target audience.

International Travel: Great Opera, Great Calf's Brains and a Fine Place to Stay in Brussels

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.15.2015 | Travel
Edward Schneider

The quality of all ingredients was striking; the room deserved to be fuller, even on a dark, freezing February night.

Psychopathic Politics in Congo

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 03.30.2015 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Has President Joseph Kabila finally revealed his true colors to the world? At least 36 people, including a police officer, were killed in demonstrations against proposed changes to the constitution. The changes would require a national census before the 2016 presidential elections.

A New Year, the Same Path

Aurelia Condrat | Posted 03.22.2015 | Politics
Aurelia Condrat

2015 extends the crises of the Middle East. They impact the entire world, starting with the riots from 2009, continuing with the disastrous policies...

Belgian Terrorism Suspect To Appear Before Greek Prosecutor

AP | Posted 01.19.2015 | World

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An Algerian man wanted in Belgium on terrorism-related charges is due to appear before a Greek prosecutor. It's expected that...

Paris Attacks and the Kalashnikovs From the Balkans -- The Ignored Enemy From Within

Natasha Srdoc | Posted 03.19.2015 | World
Natasha Srdoc

Designing a long-term strategy and implementing effective policies to successfully deal with radical Islam on Western soil can no longer be delayed. In the immediate future, strong rule of law nations must deal with enemies within our midst which are facilitating:

Belgian Troops Guard Key Sites In Wake Of Anti-Terror Sweep

AP | Posted 03.19.2015 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) -- Soldiers fanned out to guard possible terror targets across Belgium Saturday, including some buildings within the Jewish quarter of t...

Belgium Detains 13 Suspects During Sweeping Anti-Terror Raids

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2015 | World

By Philip Blenkinsop and Robert-Jan Bartunek BRUSSELS/VERVIERS, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Belgian police were questioning 13 suspects on Fr...

Casualties Reported In Belgian Anti-Terror Raid

AP | RAF CASERT and ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 03.17.2015 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium ordered its army into the streets and anti-terror raids across Western Europe netted dozens of suspects Friday as authoritie...