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Death Toll In Brussels Bombings Rises To 35

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 03.28.2016 | Home

BRUSSELS, March 28 (Reuters) - Belgian prosecutors on Monday released a man they had charged in connection with last week's deadly Brussels bombings, ...

Astoria Characters: The Rememberer

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.30.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

If you don't know anything about Pedro Fernandez de Unamuno, and most of the world doesn't, look at his hat. He's wearing it so you'll ask him about it.

A Photo Tour: Chocolatiers in Brussels

Susan Fogwell | Posted 12.31.2014 | Travel
Susan Fogwell

Belgium has been at the center of Europe's chocolate trade since the 1690s. With a million residents and about 500 chocolatiers, the average Belgian consumes over 15 pounds of chocolate annually.

Beer, Chocolate And The Battle Of The Bulge

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 03.09.2013 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

During our visit we explored the vibrant city of Brussels and then we were on to Bastogne, where we visited the Ardennes and the site of the Battle of the Bulge. But before leaving Brussels we dined at some tantalizing cafes and restaurants, visited way too many chocolate shops and sampled some of its 500 (no, seriously, 500) different types of beer!

LOOK: D.C.'s Sister Cities Around The World

Posted 06.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- When you cross the city limits of plenty of locales around the nation, you'll see signs announcing sister-city relationships with places...

The World's Fair Project: The Parks (PHOTOS)

Jade Doskow | Posted 07.18.2012 | Arts
Jade Doskow

2012-05-18-worldsfairparks.jpgWorld's Fairs typically were used by the hosting city as a reason to develop an urban site that was previously unused. Some of these sites were marshes, forests, or simply sprawling fields. A lot of my photographs examine a return to nature as weeds and plants would overgrow the exposition pavilions; in many cases, there was no real concrete proof that this huge event ever took place, except for the magnificent park that was developed as a direct result.

The World's Fair Project: An Introduction (PHOTOS)

Jade Doskow | Posted 01.15.2012 | Arts
Jade Doskow


Belgian strike cripples Eurostar service

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Almost all the Eurostar services between the UK and Brussels scheduled to run tomorrow have been cancelled because of industrial action in Belgium....

Czech president wants Lisbon treaty opt-out

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Czech president has scuppered the EU's hopes of implementing the Lisbon Treaty with fresh demands that threaten to unravel the entire document....