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Brussels Bombings Victim Death Toll Rises To 35

BRUSSELS, March 28 – The number killed in last Tuesday’s bombings at Brussels Airport and a rush-hour metro has risen to 35, not including the three suicide bombers, officials said on Monday. “Four patients deceased in hospital. Medical teams did all possible. Total victims: 35. Courage to all the families,” Health Minister Maggie De Block

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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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Brussels Attacks Stir Debate Over Airport Security

By Victoria Bryan and Tim Hepher BERLIN/PARIS, March 22 – Twin explosions in the departure hall of Brussels Airport prompted several countries worldwide to review or tighten airport security on Tuesday and raised questions about how soon passengers should be screened when entering terminals. Daesh claimed responsibility for bomb attacks on Brussels airport and a

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U.S. Airports on Edge After Deadly Belgium Bombings

By Barbara Goldberg and Joseph Ax NEW YORK, March 22 – Airports in major U.S. cities were on high alert on Tuesday, with police out in force after at least 30 people were killed in suicide bombings on a Brussels airport and subway, though officials said there was no specific threat to the United States.

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Belgians Turn to Twitter to Offer Rooms, Rides, After Attacks

By Meredith McGrath, Foo Yun Chee and Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS, March 22 – Brussels residents turned to Twitter to offer people stranded in the Belgian capital rooms and transport on Tuesday after twin attacks, claimed by Daesh, on the airport and a rush-hour metro train. The Brussels Chamber of Commerce said hotels would offer free

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