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Antwerp: Municipality in Flemish Community, Belgium
Antwerp is a city in Belgium and the capital of Antwerp province in the Flemish Region. With a population of 520,504, it is the most populous city proper in Belgium, and with a metropolitan population of around 1,200,000 people, it is the second largest metropolitan region after Brussels.


Future sparkles for UAE-Israeli diamond trade [Video]

Future sparkles for UAE-Israeli diamond trade

Diamond traders in Dubai say they have been inundated with enquiries from Israelis, who traditionally do their business in Belgium's Antwerp -- the world's biggest centre for traders of rough and..

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Court convicts Belgian gold refinery Tony Goetz of money laundering

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Second-biggest diamond ever will become Louis Vuitton jewellery

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Belgian police cars deemed too dirty to enter cities

Belgium's federal police have fallen foul of tighter emissions controls that entered force at the start of the year, with a number of its cars and vans now too dirty to enter the cities of Brussels,..
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Davis Cup 2019: Andy Murray reveals fitness concerns ahead of potentially gruelling week

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Migrants found alive in refrigerated lorry in Belgium

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Belgian police find 12 men alive inside refrigerated lorry

Police find 12 stowaways from Syria and Sudan inside a truck parked by a motorway in Antwerp province.
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'I'm very proud': Andy Murray lands historic first success since hip surgery

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An emotional Andy Murray claimed his first ATP Tour title for more than two and a half years at the European Open in Antwerp. In just his sixth singles tournament since returning from a hip resurfacing..
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Andy Murray continued his return to top-level action by reaching the quarter-finals of the European Open in Antwerp with a straight-sets victory over Pablo Cuevas. The former world number one, who..
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Andy Murray reaches European Open quarter-finals with victory over Pablo Cuevas

Andy Murray eases into the European Open quarter-finals with a 6-4 6-3 victory over eighth seed Pablo Cuevas in Antwerp.
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Wawrinka beats Lopez to reach Antwerp quarterfinals

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Fourth-seeded Stan Wawrinka outlasted Feliciano Lopez 6-7 (4), 6-4, 7-6 (4) Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the European Open. The Swiss veteran earned the only break of the match ......
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Blast destroys houses in Belgium's Antwerp

An explosion destroyed a number of houses on the outskirts of the Belgian port city of Antwerp on Tuesday, emergency services said.
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EuroHockey Championships: England beat Belarus 4-3

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German Customs Uncovers More Than $1.1 Billion Worth Of Cocaine Disguised As Soybeans

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Drug suspects trapped in container call Antwerp police for help

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It comes weeks after Michael Legge was placed seventh in the World Beard and Moustache contest in Antwerp.
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