“Any help is welcome”, Annelies Verlinden puts an end to the controversy and invites all firefighters in the country to help disaster areas

Posted on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 1:11 p.m. Through Sudinfo with Belga “Any help is welcome”, assured Tuesday the cabinet of the Minister of the Interior Annelies Verlinden (CD&V). The latter was reacting to articles published the same morning in the Nieuwsblad and Gazet van Antwerpen, according to which Flemish firefighters had received the … Read more

They changed the list by color zones of the countries because of COVID-19

Children up to 12 years old arriving from green and by orange zone, are allowed on the territory of Bulgaria without the need to submit documents for COVID-19. This is ordered by the Minister of Health Dr. Stoycho Katsarov with his order. According to the order from today, July 16, in the time interval from … Read more

The bad weather brought back some political debates: “Jan Jambon swept aside the reform of the relief zones with the back of the hand”

The bad weather and floods of recent days have created chaos in many towns. The emergency services were overwhelmed and worked tirelessly to try to save people trapped in their homes. While a disaster of this magnitude was not foreseeable, some glaring problems resurfaced. The Walloon Minister-President, Elio Di Rupo (PS), stressed on Friday morning … Read more

Towards stricter controls on the return of red zones? Several ministers demand it

Federal Minister of Public Health Frank Vandenbroucke wants checks on travelers returning from red zones such as Spain or Portugal to be tightened. Interior Minister Annelies Verlinden calls on airlines to assume their responsibilities in this area, at the risk of being fined. This is what the two ministers said on Sunday on the Flemish … Read more

towards stricter controls upon return from red zones

In order to better manage the progression of the coronavirus epidemic in Belgium, It is necessary to better control travelers returning to Belgium, in particular if they return from red zones, where the virus is circulating in a major way such as in Spain or Portugal: several political leaders expressed themselves in this direction this … Read more

Frank Vandenbroucke wants random border controls and stricter monitoring of travelers returning from red zones

Interior Minister Annelies Verlinden calls on airlines to assume their responsibilities in this area, at the risk of being fined. This is what the two ministers said on Sunday on the Flemish channel VTM. For Mr Vandenbroucke, random police checks at the borders would be a good idea to also check those who travel by … Read more

UN: Prisoners are tortured daily in conflict zones in Ukraine

UN Under-Head of Human Rights Nada al-Nashif said Ukraine had “low accountability for violations [vyriausybės ir separatistų pajėgų] lines of contact ’. Kiev has been fighting pro-Russian separatists in the eastern areas of Donetsk and Luhansk since 2014. The conflict, which erupted after Russia annexed the Ukrainian Crimean peninsula, has already cost more than 13,000 … Read more

Azure Availability Zones in Switzerland

The Microsoft cloud is a huge success in Switzerland Since the launch of the Microsoft cloud in Switzerland at the end of August 2019, several thousand organizations have migrated applications and data in Azure data centers in Switzerland. They have deliberately chosen to keep their data locally: “Large companies, SMEs, start-ups and public authorities thus … Read more

Four police zones in Hainaut shed light on a wave of vehicle thefts and attempts

Collaboration between the four Police zones: the Boraine Police, that of Hauts-Pays, the Police of Bernissart-Péruwelz and that of Sylle and Dendre made it possible to clarify more than fifty facts committed in their respective territories in November 2020. The Hauts-Pays Police had been confronted last November with a wave of thefts and attempted thefts … Read more