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Paris assault suspect convicted in Belgium

Paris assault suspect convicted in Belgium

Image copyright Belgian/French police Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspect from the 2015 Paris attacks, has been jailed for 20 years in Belgium over a gunfight that led to his arrest. Abdeslam, 28, and co-defendant Sofien Ayari were both convicted of terror-related charges of attempted murder. Ayari, 24, was also given a 20-year sentence. Both…

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Pay reduce for ‘cursed prince’ of Belgium

Pay reduce for ‘cursed prince’ of Belgium

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Parliament voted to cut 46,000 euros off Prince Laurent’s annual endowment Prince Laurent of Belgium has had his monthly allowance docked for a year, after a vote by the country’s federal parliament. The sanction was imposed after the prince attended a Chinese embassy reception last year without government permission,…

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