World Mar 28, 2020

Cat found infected with coronavirus in Belgium

A pet cat has been infected with the novel coronavirus in Belgium after being contaminated by its owner, Belgian health authorities said Friday. Cases of contamination of pets are rare and authorities ruled out any risk of contamination to humans from home animals. The reports follows ...

World / Offbeat Dec 26, 2019

Rare roaming wolf carries off pet kangaroo in Belgium

A wolf is believed to have snatched a domesticated kangaroo in Belgium and wounded another, a wolf expert said on Wednesday. The missing marsupial is "probably dead," eaten "as a Christmas meal" on Tuesday night, said Jan Loos, confirming information he had given to local ...

Battle of the Bulge heroes remembered 75 years on

World Dec 15, 2019

Battle of the Bulge heroes remembered 75 years on

The Battle of the Bulge was the last German offensive of World War II, and the Siege of Bastogne the scene of a heroic defense by American paratroopers. Seventy-five years on, the Belgian town is hosting colorful re-enactments followed by solemn ceremonies of remembrance. Veterans, historians ...

Sint-Truiden's Daniel Schmidt allows six goals in debut with team

Soccer Aug 3, 2019

Sint-Truiden's Daniel Schmidt allows six goals in debut with team

Japan goalkeeper Daniel Schmidt conceded six goals in his first appearance for Sint-Truiden on Friday, as the Belgian top-division club lost 6-0 away to Club Brugge. Schmidt, who transferred from J. League first-division team Vegalta Sendai last month, said he felt like he was taking ...