Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Tag Archives: Belgian

Huawei ousted from heart of EU as Nokia wins Belgian 5G contracts

STOCKHOLM/PARIS: Orange and Proximus have picked Nokia to help build 5G networks in Belgium as they drop Huawei amid U.S. pressure to exclude the Chinese firm from supplying key telecoms equipment. The moves are among the first by commercial operators in Europe to drop Huawei from next-generation networks and come ...

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Nine-year-old Belgian prodigy set for university degree

AMSTERDAM: Like many other nine-year-olds, Laurent Simons likes TV and his pet dog. But he also wants to make artificial organs, and is about to get the qualifications to set him on his way. The Belgian boy will in December receive a degree in electrical engineering from Eindhoven University of ...

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Spain issues arrest warrant for Catalonian separatist leader

MADRID: A Spanish judge issued an EU arrest warrant for Catalonia’s deposed separatist leader Carles Puigdemont on Friday, a day after he failed to appear for questioning over his role in the region’s tumultuous independence drive. The announcement added to anger and dismay in a second straight night of demonstrations ...

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Greece arrests Belgian woman wanted for terror ties

ATHENS: A 22-year-old Belgian woman has been arrested in Greece on charges of extremism under a Europol arrest warrant, the coastguard and reports said Saturday. “A 22-year-old foreign national has been arrested over suspected links to terrorist activity,” a coastguard spokeswoman told AFP. “She is being held on the island ...

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