Illustration picture shows the renovated interior of KMSKA ahead of a press conference of the KMSKA Koninklijk Museum Schone Kunsten (Musee Royal des Beaux-Arts - Royal Museum of Fine Arts), in Antwerp, Tuesday 20 September 2022. The museum was renovated for 11 years and was reopend after this press conference. BELGA PHOTO JONAS ROOSENS

Cultural Compass: Greek tragedies, fashion photography, violin competition and more

Exhibitions, music, architecture, books, festivals… this is Belga English’s pick of cultural activities in Flanders and Brussels, published every Sunday. Performers from NTGent paraded through the streets on 1 May to commence
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PSA World Tour NZ Squash Open women s final Tinne Gilis front and Nele Gilis during the PSA World Tour NZ Squash Open women s final at Mercury Baypark Arena in Tauranga, New Zealand on Sunday December 10, 2023. Tauranga Mercury Baypark Arena BOP New Zealand Copyright: xAaronxGillionsx 20231209SquashFinal_011

Squash sisters lead Belgium to first European title

The Belgian women’s team has been crowned European squash champions for the first time in history. Belgium beat England 2-1 in the final of the European Team Championships in Zurich, Switzerland. The
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Illustration picture shows, a Kurdish demonstration in front of the European Parliament to mark the hundredth anniversary of the Treaty of Lausanne, Monday 31 July 2023. The Treaty of Lausanne, signed in 1923, buried the dream of an independent Kurdistan promised by the Treaty of Sevres in 1920, dividing the territory occupied by between 30 and 40 million Kurds (according to estimates) between Turkey, Iraq, Syria and Iran. BELGA PHOTO LOUISE DELVEAUX

Kurds protest against police crackdown on Kurdish news channels

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20160128 - ZEEBRUGGE, BELGIUM: Police officers pictured along the North sea part of an action of several services as police, fedasil, Red-Cross (Croix-Rouge - Rode Kruis) to avoid concentration of refugees in public spaces, in Zeebrugge, Thursday 28 January 2016. Since the dismantle of part of the migrants' camp of Calais, known as "The Jungle", Belgian cities on the coast near French boarder fear to have similar installations. BELGA PHOTO KURT DESPLENTER

Thirty migrants intercepted in Oostduinkerke

Some 30 migrants were found in a light truck in Oostduinkerke. According to the West Coast police zone, they intended to cross to the UK. Two suspects were arrested. At 4.30 this
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