""He's from a family that is so tight, that works so hard to raise their children correctly. It's just horrible.""
""Currently, more than 180 children are held in detention without having been convicted. Under the occupation, children can be held for one and a half years before their case goes to trial.""
Marsha de Cordova
British Labour MP
"There is a risk that Putin will read congratulatory messages from Western leaders like European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump as a plea for a return to business as usual."
Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform
""A powerful explosion rocked this area and right after that I saw many people running away.""
"“Every girl who speaks is paving the way for another.”"
Former Playboy model
"“Instead of engaging on the substantive concern, Russia has sought to confuse the picture with at best misleading procedural arguments.""
UK Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament
""The dark arts have arrived in full force online.""
US Democratic Congressman
"I won't be throwing fish anywhere."
As the so-called Islamic State loses ground in the Middle East, NATO defense ministers meeting in Brussels are pushing for closer counterterrorism measures with the European Union.
Pyongyang slams a US military drill in the region as a provocation that could push the world to the brink of nuclear war.
The 3.9 billion euro deal is one of the country’s most expensive military acquisitions.
Is Romania ready to deal with challenges from the east, and can it defend NATO's south-eastern border?
Donation follows gift of arms from China as Duterte seeks to bypass US.
In a severe blow to the UK manufacturing sector and skills pool BAE Systems is laying off 2000 workers.
Carles Puigdemont says an independent Catalonia would need a military, but not everyone agrees.
Sweden is shifting its military capacity from peacekeeping to defence.
The two vessels taking pride of place at Russia’s Naval Day celebrations are among the most fearsome maritime machines ever built.
Estonia, which has taken over the EU presidency, has urged fellow member states to do more on defence.
Russia’s defence ministry has dismissed the UK’s new aircraft carrier as a “convenient, oversized target” and warned it not to come too close
This is the Brief from Brussels, a round-up of the top stories from the EU's de-facto political capital
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