Antwerp

A member of auction house staff poses for a picture with a 19-carat pink diamond at Christie's auction house, in London, Oct. 18, 2017.

Belgium faces pressure to support sanctions on Russian diamonds

Belgium has to decide how to proceed amid calls for sanctions against Russia's diamond industry. The Belgian city of Antwerp plays a big role in the global diamond trade, and would have much to lose. Hans Merket, of the International Peace Information Service (IPIS), joined the World's host Marco Werman from Antwerp to discuss the situation.

Belgium faces pressure to support sanctions on Russian diamonds
french soccer players at the world cup

French national soccer players of immigrant ancestry face harsher critics at the World Cup

French national soccer players of immigrant ancestry face harsher critics at the World Cup
VanGogh

Why are van Gogh's paintings slowly turning white?

Why are van Gogh's paintings slowly turning white?
A Spanish galleon

When superpowers default, history remembers

When superpowers default, history remembers
Hamilton de Holanda on the bandolim and Stefano Bollani on piano (CREDIT: www.stefanobollani.com)

Whatever: Stefano Bollani and Hamilton de Holanda on 'O Que Será'

Whatever: Stefano Bollani and Hamilton de Holanda on 'O Que Será'

Belgium Gets Its Own Political Meme

Move over Mitt Romney's "binders full of women." There's a new meme in town, courtesy of Flemish politician Bart De Wever. But what does "Zet die plaat af!" mean?

Belgium Gets Its Own Political Meme

Olympic sports include a diverse history that may surprise you

From croquet to speedboating, from tandem bicycling to painting, yes painting, the Olympic sports you're familiar with haven't always been part of the program. And some you may never have guessed once handed out gold medals.

Olympic sports include a diverse history that may surprise you

Belgium Close To Forming Government

Belgium is on the brink of forming a coalition government after more than 500 days of wrangling. The problem has largely been a north-south divide, one that looks like a microcosm of the north-south divide in the Eurozone.

Belgium Close To Forming Government

Belgian Singer-Songwriter Milow

Milow takes inspiration from North American artists such as Joni Mitchell and Jackson Browne.

Belgian Singer-Songwriter Milow

Belgium Band Triggerfinger

Triggerfinger is one of the hottest bands in Belgium.

Belgium Band Triggerfinger