Type: Country
Name: Belgium
population: 10,443,010
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 8 reports

Ukraine crisis: Militants, army face off in Kramatorsk amid soaring tensions

In Slaviansk pro-Russian militants appear to be in control of the town.Putin warned the escalating conflict in Ukraine “essentially puts the nation on the brink of civil war.”Helicopters and a fighter jet circled the skies above the tense eastern Ukrainian ... [Published Nine O'Clock - 6 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 4 reports

Undeterred by its ban from Belgium, Uber expands in stealth to Finland

In its relentless efforts for world domination, it looks like Uber is quietly expanding to Finland. This is a new country for the transportation platform, which already moved into the neighboring nation of Sweden.Uber has posted three job openings in ... [Published PandoDaily - 8 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 3 reports

Belgium Finland face daily fines for breach of energy waste law

* Daily fine would apply from date of EU court judgment* EU says new buildings must be near "zero energy" by 2021BRUSSELS, April 16 (Reuters) - Belgium and Finland face fines for failure to ... ... [Published Big News Network - 9 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 4 reports

New European satellite sends back first images

The European Space Agency’s Sentinel-1A satellite, launched April 3, has sent back its first radar images of Earth. The first image shows Brussels, Belgium, and was captured April 12, just one day after the satellite was put into its operational atti ... [Published The Sofia Globe - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 7 reports

Uber Tries to Rise Above the Brussels Taxi Cartel

Truly disruptive technology is always socially disruptive: It challenges the established order. In some cases, that order is good at fighting back.A Brussels court has banned Uber, the taxi app, and threatened drivers using it with a 10,000-euro ($13,800) ... [Published Bloomberg - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 13 reports

Uber vs Taxis Hits Brussels: A €10,000 Ride Home?

Brussels' inhabitants are in for a bumpy ride: The Belgian capital is the latest scene for the global showdown between traditional, licensed, taxi firms and Uber Technologies Inc., which is flying the flag for freelance chauffeurs. ... [Published Digits - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

US to Foreign Officials: Stop buying Treasuries

Cassandras warn that the foreign appetite for US debt is satiated and wonder who is going to buy US Treasuries when the Federal Reserve stops. Not only are US officials not concerned about this, but the Department of Treasury continues its campaign to ... [Published Zero Hedge - 15 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 3 reports

Indian men lose 1-2 to Belgium

:Indian men's hockey team lost 1-2 to Belgium in a hard fought third build-up game played Wednesday at Naarden in the Netherlands. This tour is in preparation for the World Cup 2014 to be played at the Hague, Netherlands, from May 31. While both teams ... [Published - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Belgium, Netherlands, India
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 6 reports

Uber still offering rides in Belgium despite court order

Despite seized vehicles, a court order and possible €10,000 fine (per pickup!), Uber says its UberPOP ride-sharing service is remains available in Brussels. In its blog, the company complained that the original lawsuit was filed by Brussels radio taxi ... [Published Engadget - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

Europe Car Rental Industry Analysis to 2017 - Latvia Belgium and Ukraine to Stimulate the Market Growth

"Europe Car Rental Industry Analysis to 2017 - Latvia, Belgium and Ukraine to Stimulate the Market Growth" ?report to their offering.? ???? ... ... [Published Big News Network - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 9 reports

€10,000 fines threat for Uber taxis in Brussels

Brussels court bans Uber’s taxi-hailing service, provoking anger from the EU digital commissioner who said the decision sends ‘a bad anti-tech message’ ... [Published Financial Times - Asia homepage - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: Brussels, Threat, Anger
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 5 reports

Belgium packs punch in US Treasury market

Belgium has become third largest holder of US Treasury debt, largely due to collateral holdings of Brussels-based securities depository Euroclear ... [Published - Brussels - Apr 15 2014]


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