Tag: Brussels

Political settlement with Afghan Government is the only way to end conflict with Taliban: John Kerry

Newsroom24x7 Staff Brussels: The US Secretary of State John Kerry said here today that after the peace agreement between the Afghan Government and the militant group headed by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar that was announced last week, there is a path forward towards an honorable end to the conflict that the Taliban have waged. It cannot be

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India stands in solidarity with the Belgian people: Narendra Modi

Newsroom Staff   Brussels: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today offered floral tributes to those who lost their lives in the terror strikes here last week and said in this time of crisis, the whole of India stands in full support and solidarity with the Belgian people. Addressing the media jointly with Prime Minister of Belgium

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Modi salutes the resilience of the Belgian citizens, talks of India’s robust ties with Saudi Arabia

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Before his departure for Belgium, USA and Saudi Arabia, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi today saluted the resilience and spirit of the people of Belgium and said:”We stand shoulder to shoulder with them in the wake of the horrific attacks in Brussels and share the grief of those who lost

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Top priority is to defeat ISIL and eliminate the threat of terrorism: Barack Obama

Newsroom24x7 Staff Washington DC: Speaking in Cuba on March 23, President Obama made a statement on horrific bombings at the Brussels airport and Maelbeek metro station in Belgium. Obama has affirmed that his top priority now is to defeat ISIL and eliminate the threat of terrorism. Addressing the media in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Obama said:

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Terror attack on Brussels: Hunt is on for key suspect

Newsroom24x7 Desk   Brussels: Belgian media have quashed earlier reports about the arrest of a key suspect in the Brussels terror attacks in Brussels. News reports on Wednesday, quoting judicial sources, had named the arrested person as Najim Laachraoui, who was said to have been captured on CCTV just before the Zaventem airport blasts. It

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Brussels airport bombing: Key suspect arrested

Newsroom24x7 Desk BRUSSELS: Police have arrested a key suspect, who was caught on CCTV footage just before the Brussels airport blasts on Tuesday along with the suicide bombers identified by media as two brothers Khalid and Brahim Bakraoui, According to media reports, the suspect arrested has been named as Najim Laachraoui, (24). Reports say that he

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Terror attack on Brussels: At least 31 killed

Newsroom24x7 Desk Brussels: The death toll in today’s terror attack on the airport and a city metro station has risen to 31 and a score of others have been critically injured. The number of those killed is likely to increase. State of emergency has been declared in Belgium and its border has been sealed. A 3-day

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Brussels on March 30

PM will visit USA for the Nuclear Security Summit (31 March – 01 April, 2016) and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (April 2-3, 2016) Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Today’s terrorist attack notwithstanding, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay his first official visit to Brussels on 30 March to attend the 13th India-EU Summit at the invitation of

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Terrorists attack Brussels: Blasts at Zaventem airport and near EU building, 13 dead

Newsroom24x7 Desk Brussels: There were powerful explosions in the departure area of Zaventem airport in Brussels and near the European Union building this morning. At least 13 persons are reported dead and about three dozen seriously injured. Belgian news agency Belga reported that slogans in Arabic were raised and shots were fired just before the

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“Tension between Europeans”

Newsroom24x7 Desk Paris, Jan. 30: The Monde.fr– the online edition of Le Monde, has drawn attention towards Greece with the news item titled “Greece: first little tension between Europeans” The news by Cecile Ducourtieux says:  Germany’s Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament Thursday, Dutchman Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the President of the Eurogroup (Ministers of Finance

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Global coalition meets in London to discuss efforts to defeat ISIL

Newsroom24 Desk London, Jan. 23: US Secretary of State John Kerry said at the Foreign and Commonwealth office here Thursday that the recent terrible events in Paris have reminded us that the battle against ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant also called ISIS) is not confined within the borders of Iraq and Syria

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