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  Some 10,000 Belgians celebrate world record of no government
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Last EditedHomegrown Democrat  Feb 21, 2011 07:15am
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News DateFriday, February 18, 2011 11:45:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionThe FINANCIAL -- BRUSSELS. Some 10,000 people celebrated on February 17 Belgium's world record in the city of Ghent for facing the longest political crisis, RIA Novosti informs.

Belgium has been without a government for 249 days as the politicians from the country's Dutch- and French-speaking regions have so far failed to come to a consensus since elections on June 13, 2010.

Belgians staged a huge party where some young participants stripped down to their underwear to draw attention to the political crisis and mark the occasion.
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