Belgium: General facts

Political system: Federal parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchyCapital: BrusselsTotal area: 30,528 square kilometresPopulation: 10.4 millionOfficial languages: French, Dutch, GermanCurrency: euro

Political system: Federal parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy
Capital: Brussels
Total area: 30,528 square kilometres
Population: 10.4 million
Official languages: French, Dutch, German
Currency: euro

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News digest: Some schools open, so do some ski resorts

Top prosecutor to be appointed soon. Zsuzsová goes to prison in a murder case. Pezinok judges are busy deciding about custodies for high-profile suspects.

Health Ministry gearing up for COVID vaccines

Mass campaign planned to get people to take jab.

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He was almost murdered. Instead, he is to become general prosecutor

It was not clear whether the election would take place on December 3 until the very last moment.

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Žilinka elected the next general prosecutor

He received 132 votes out of the 147 present MPs.

Maroš Žilinka