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Mons 2014 remembering the Great War

On Monday august the 4th, from Glasgow, Scotland to Liege and the small Saint-Symphorien in southern Belgium, leaders of the former enemies Belgium, France, Britain and Germany stood together in a spirit of reconciliation to commemorate the 100th anniversary of … Continue reading

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Liège 2014 remembering the Great War

World War One was the most catastrophic conflict the world had ever seen. Around 17 million soldiers and civilians and even more millions of animals (too often much forgotten) were killed between 1914 and 1918. Europe has grown accustomed to … Continue reading

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August 4, 1914 to be remembered

Dark clouds would soon be over and in Winter it will be peacefully white Belgium today marks the beginning of the First World War. It is exactly one hundred years ago that Germany invaded the country and thus violated Belgian … Continue reading

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A smile of Steel and Moving forward in the European Union

Thursday Di Rupo had just tweeted that Belgium was back on track when steelmaking giant ArcelorMittal announced unexpected, that it would shut down six cold-processing facilities in the Liege region of eastern Belgium, eliminating 1,300 jobs, infuriating the prime minister … Continue reading

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