Belgian riot police fired tear gas and water cannon during clashes with demonstrators Thursday as at least 100,000 people marched through Brussels in the first mass protests against the new government`s austerity measures.
Hockey India on Sunday announced National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), a Navratna company, as an associate sponsor for the upcoming Hero Champions Trophy, which is scheduled to be held at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from December 6 to 14.
NATO fighter jets intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea after it breached Estonian airspace, the alliance said today in the latest of such incidents amid tensions with Moscow over Ukraine.
Belgium`s right-wing coalition government won a vote of confidence just days after taking office, despite opposition demands for new Prime Minister Charles Michel to sack two ministers over a Nazi collaboration row.
Belgium's new interior minister on Monday sparked uproar after saying that Flemish collaborators with the Nazi occupiers in World War II "had their reasons", touching a raw nerve in a sharply divided country.
Belgium`s new centre-right government took office on Saturday, promising to raise the retirement age and slash costs by about EUR 8 billion (USD 10 billion) to balance the national budget by 2018 and cut the country`s debt.