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Brussels Airport To Reopen Sunday after Bombings

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS, April 3 – Brussels Airport will partially reopen for passengers on Sunday, 12 days after suicide bombers destroyed its departure hall and killed 16 people. There will be far fewer flights than normal at the start and tighter security will be in place, but the airport operator said the aim was to return to

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Turkey Says Brussels Attacker Deported in 2015, Belgium Ignored Warning

ANKARA, March 23  – One of the attackers in the Brussels suicide bombings was deported last year from Turkey, and Belgium subsequently ignored a warning that the man was a militant, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday. Erdogan’s office later identified the man as Ibrahim El Bakraoui, one of the two brothers named by

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Airport Security In Spotlight After Brussels Attacks

By Victoria Bryan and Jane Wardell BERLIN/SYDNEY, March 23  – Several countries have tightened or reviewed airport security following twin explosions at Brussels Airport, as Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday blamed Europe’s porous borders and lax security for the attack. Daesh claimed responsibility for the bomb attacks in the departure hall of Zaventem

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At Brussels Airport, Kids Thought “Fireworks”, Parents Knew “Bomb”

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS, March 22 – Horst Pilger said his children thought fireworks were going off when the first explosion struck on Tuesday, but he instantly knew that Brussels Airport was under attack. “My wife and I both thought ‘bomb’. We looked into each other’s eyes,” he told Reuters. “Five or 10 seconds later

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Daesh Claims Brussels Attacks That Kill At Least 30

By Philip Blenkinsop and Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS, March 22 (Reuters) – Daesh claimed responsibility for attacks on Brussels airport and a rush-hour metro train in the Belgian capital on Tuesday which killed at least 30 people, a news agency affiliated to the group said. The Amaq agency said suicide bombers from the group, strapped into explosive

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European Shares Fall Led by Travel Stocks after Brussels Attacks

By Atul Prakash and Danilo Masoni LONDON/MILAN, March 22 – European shares fell on Tuesday with travel and leisure stocks leading the market lower after attacks at Brussels airport and in the city’s metro system killed at least 21 people. A suicide bomber blew himself up at Brussels airport killing at least 11 people and

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Brussels Airport Dead Hit in Legs: Witness

By Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS, March 22 – The legs of some of those killed at Brussels airport on Tuesday were shattered, as if the blast came from a piece of luggage nearby, an airport worker who helped carry their bodies said. Alphonse Youla, 40, who works at Zaventem airport luggage security said that before the

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Belgian Media Say Explosions at Brussels Airport, Several Injured

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS, March 22 – Explosions tore through the departure hall of Brussels airport on Tuesday morning killing up to 10 people and injuring 30 others and a second blast struck a metro station in the capital shortly afterwards, the Belgian public broadcaster RTBF said. The Belga agency said shots were fired and

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