Feb 13, 2014 — The country's king, who must approve the measure, isn't expected to oppose it. Belgium already allows terminally ill people over the age of 18 to choose doctor-assisted death.
Feb 12, 2014 — Belgium already allows doctor-assisted death for adults, and a bill that looks set for approval this week would allow terminally ill kids under 18 to make the same choice. But some lawmakers and the Catholic Church are strongly opposed.
Oct 14, 2013 — A man who is accused of being a notorious pirate in Somalia has been arrested in Belgium, after an apparent sting operation that included a ruse that investigators were making a film.
Jul 21, 2013 — King Albert II's 20-year reign comes to an end as his eldest son, Philippe, becomes the country's seventh monarch.
Jun 25, 2013 — Prosecutors say the plan involved at least two men, both of Tunisian origin. Police carried out nine pre-dawn raids in southern and eastern Germany as well as Belgium to gather evidence.
Mar 14, 2012 — They were heading home from a Swiss ski vacation when the bus they were on hit a tunnel wall head-first. Six adults also died. Twenty four children were injured.
Dec 13, 2011 — At least three people and the suspected attacker are dead. Dozens more are wounded.