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World War I shell kills two after exploding in Belgian town of Ypres

Two workers were killed Wednesday by the explosion of a World War I shell near the Belgian town of Ypres, site of some of the bloodiest battles in the conflict, officials said. Two other men were hurt, one left fighting for his life, after they disturbed the shell as they…

Belgian monks tested by success of their Trappist beer

Trappist monks leading a life of contemplation near the small Belgian town of Rochefort now find themselves in the global spotlight, under pressure to change as demand for their high-quality, home-brewed beer soars. But change does not come easily.……