Belgium is preparing to host Europe’s largest battle reenactment to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. At the site south of Brussels, trenches are being dug and thousands of actors and horses are being brought into position.
200 years of coal mining have certainly left their mark on Europe. As Germany prepares for the closure of its last two hard coal mines, an exhibition in Essen takes a look back at the "Age of Coal."
Thousands of Syrian newborns in Lebanon run the risk of being citizens of nowhere due to Kafkaesque bureaucracy. One family decided to take matters into their own hands and are moving to Belgium. Anchal Vohra reports.
A piece of "French royal treasure" went under the hammer with the auction of the 19.07-carat Grand Mazarin diamond in Geneva. The jewel once graced the crowns of Louis XIV, Emperor Napoleon and Empress Eugenie.
A dawn cannon salute has commemorated Passchendaele, one of World War I's worst battles. Top envoys for Britain, Germany and Belgium attended ceremonies for the more than half a million killed and maimed.
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