Brussels attacks

Brussels Attacks Another Reminder Of Belgian Security’s Weak Link

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS, March 23 – The Belgian government warned at the weekend that there might be an attack after the security services captured their most wanted man. It came swiftly. Tuesday’s explosions, which killed at least 30 people at the main Brussels airport and an underground rail station, came just days after Belgium’s

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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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Trump Backs Tougher Border Security, Waterboarding After Brussels Attacks

By John Whitesides WASHINGTON, March 22  – Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump renewed a call for tougher U.S. border security following Tuesday’s deadly attacks in Brussels, and suggested torture could be an effective technique to gain information to thwart future attacks. Trump’s comments, in an interview on NBC’s “Today” program, came a day after he

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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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Turkey, Gulf Arab States Condemn Brussels Attack

ISTANBUL/DUBAI, March 22 – Turkey and six Gulf Arab states condemned the attacks in Brussels on Tuesday that killed at least 26 people at the airport and aboard a metro train. Both Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and the spokesman of President Tayyip Erdogan strongly condemned the attacks, which came three days after a suspected Islamic

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