Play x Unite 2020 | FIFA Tournament | Day 1 | Group Stage

England’s eLions play Germany, Switzerland and Poland in the Group Stages of Play x Unite 2020! Tune in to see how our eLions Tekkz and Tom fair against Europe’s best at FIFA 20. England vs Poland 20:24 – HashtagTom_ vs Damie 43:40 – Tekkz vs Furman England vs Germany 1:10:57 – Umut_gtk vs HashtagTom_ 1:41:59 … Read more Play x Unite 2020 | FIFA Tournament | Day 1 | Group Stage

King of Belgium expresses regrets for colonial ‘cruelty’ in Congo

King Philippe of Belgium has, for the first time in the country’s history, expressed what he termed his ‘deepest regrets’ for Belgium’s colonial rule over the Congo. He acknowledged that “acts of violence and cruelty” were committed, and that the wounds are still felt in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo. His message … Read more King of Belgium expresses regrets for colonial ‘cruelty’ in Congo

DR Congo marks 60 years of independence from Belgian colonial rule

In tonight’s edition: Belgium’s King Philippe expressed his “deepest regrets” for the harm done during Belgian colonial rule in DR Congo, in a first for his country. Philippe made his remarks in a letter to the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, on the 60th anniversary of Congo’s independence on June 30, 1960. … Read more DR Congo marks 60 years of independence from Belgian colonial rule

ON THIS DAY: Congo gained independence

#OnThisDay 60 years ago, Congo declared independence from Belgium after 80 years of colonial rule Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters Follow Reuters on Twitter: … Read more ON THIS DAY: Congo gained independence

Belgium’s king apologises for brutal colonial past in Congo

Sixty years after Congo gained its independence, the Belgian king has expressed his “deepest regrets” for the suffering his nation caused as a colonial power. It is the first time that a Belgian monarch has offered any form of apology for the brutality, death and plunder that the nation oversaw after colonising Congo in the … Read more Belgium’s king apologises for brutal colonial past in Congo

Belgium king expresses ‘deepest regrets’ over Africa colonialism

The king of Belgium has for the first time in the country’s history expressed what he calls his “deepest regrets” for colonial rule in Africa. King Philippe acknowledged that acts of violence and cruelty were committed – and the wounds are still raw – in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo. His … Read more Belgium king expresses ‘deepest regrets’ over Africa colonialism

In DR Congo, legacy of Belgium’s colonial violence lives on

As DR Congo marks 60 years since independence from Belgian rule, only scant archival knowledge exists about the crimes committed during the colonial era, including the system of forced labour implemented by the Belgians. On Tuesday, Belgium’s King Philippe broke with tradition by acknowledging his ‘deepest regret’ over the country’s role in DR Congo’s recent … Read more In DR Congo, legacy of Belgium’s colonial violence lives on

Belgium’s King Expresses ‘Deepest Regrets’ Over Colonial Atrocities in the Congo

For the first time in Belgium’s history, a reigning king expressed regret Tuesday for the atrocities carried out by the former colonial power when it ruled over what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In a letter to D.R.C. President Felix Tshisekedi published on the 60th anniversary of the African country’s independence, Belgium’s … Read more Belgium’s King Expresses ‘Deepest Regrets’ Over Colonial Atrocities in the Congo

Belgian king’s regret over DR Congo a sign of the times

Belgium’s King Philippe expressed his “deepest regrets” on Tuesday for the harm done during Belgian colonial rule in DR Congo, in a first for his country. The acknowledgment came as DR Congo marks its 60th anniversary of independence. FRANCE 24 correspondent Dave Keating explains the significance of the king’s announcement. Subscribe to France 24 now: … Read more Belgian king’s regret over DR Congo a sign of the times

How should Belgium come to terms with its brutal colonial past?

Belgium’s King Leopold II became exorbitantly wealthy by colonising the Democratic Republic of Congo. So as the Black Lives Matter movement grows, how should the country reconcile with its brutal past? Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video de Sky News están disponibles en español aquí https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzG5BnqHO8oNlrPDW9CYJog SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel … Read more How should Belgium come to terms with its brutal colonial past?

DR Congo marks 60 years of independence

June 30 marks the 60th anniversary of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s independence from Belgium, whose colonial rule was particularly brutal. The Belgian king has expressed his ‘regrets’ over his nation’s colonial past. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe … Read more DR Congo marks 60 years of independence

Thousands Attend State Funeral For Late Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza

Thousands of Burundians attended the state funeral of late President Pierre Nkurunziza in the capital, Gitega, on Friday. President Evariste Ndayishimiye, who was sworn in two months early last week, was among those paying tribute to his predecessor. Nkurunziza died at age 55 earlier this month following a heart attack on June 8, two days … Read more Thousands Attend State Funeral For Late Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza

Tour de France united: the summer of cycling

There was no professional cycling in the Spring of 2020. And yet the bicycle, which is emerging as one of the solutions of the future for mobility concerns, is yet again providing an effective response to the problems of overcoming the health crisis. Engaged for the past several years in the promotion of sustainable mobility, … Read more Tour de France united: the summer of cycling

Borussia Dortmund sign Paris Saint-Germain Star

BVB sign Thomas Meunier from PSG ► Sub now: https://redirect.bundesliga.com/_bwCS Thomas Meunier has joined Borussia Dortmund from reigning French champions Paris Saint-Germain. The 28-year-old right-back was an integral part of the PSG team, three times winning the league and twice the French Cup. He’ll now take up his position on the right of the BVB … Read more Borussia Dortmund sign Paris Saint-Germain Star

France on behalf of the EU members of the Security Council, UK and Norway, on Israel & Palestine

Virtual stakeout by Nicolas de Rivière, Security Council President for the month of June and Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations, on behalf of the current and incoming EU Members of the UN Security Council (Belgium, Estonia, Germany, France and Ireland), and the United Kingdom and Norway on the situation in the Middle … Read more France on behalf of the EU members of the Security Council, UK and Norway, on Israel & Palestine