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Hasselt

(hä`səlt), city (1991 pop. 66,611), capital of Limburg prov., NE Belgium, in the Campine region, a port on the Albert Canal. It is a commercial and industrial center and a rail junction. Hasselt was chartered in 1232. The Dutch defeated the Belgians there in 1831.

Hasselt

a market town in E Belgium, capital of Limburg province. Pop.: 69 127 (2004 est.)
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Moreover, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel will be in Japan on the same day as Erdoy-an's rally in Hasselt.
Studying the puzzle over a period of seven months enabled the Hasselt researchers to create a phone that could be quickly transformed into various shapes in a few simple steps.
28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hasselt University and INOVA Diagnostics are pleased to announce the completion of an exclusive, worldwide license agreement and research collaboration for technology developed at the University.
Laghari admired the interest of Ambassador of Belgium and extended thanks to University of Hasselt for offering studies to Pakistani scholars without any fee.
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But De Man turned it down because he could not face leaving his family behind - and has now signed for Third Division minnows Hasselt instead.
Pukkelpop attracts around 180,000 fans a year to the threeday festival near Hasselt, 50 miles from Brussels.
Mobile phone and professional video footage from the event shows people running for their lives as the thunderstorm closed on the site in the city of Hasselt, pelting guests with centimetre wide hailstones and bringing down trees across the site.
Between 60,000 and 65,000 people were attending the 31st annual Pukkelpop festival in Hasselt, about 82 kilometres east of Brussels.
Television pictures from the Pukkelpop festival, near the town of Hasselt, east of Brussels, showed fallen rigging and people scrambling for cover.
Bishop Patrick Hoogmartens of Hasselt, Belgium (kathweb.
A Foreign Office spokeswoman said: "We can confirm the death of a British national on August 20 in Hasselt, Belgium.