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Belgians Identify Two Suspected Bombers in Brussels Blasts

By Philip Blenkinsop, Jan Strupczewski and Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS, March 23 – Belgian police arrested a prime suspect in Tuesday’s Brussels blasts and identified two suspected suicide bombers, linking them directly to Daesh militants behind last November’s Paris attacks, Belgian media reported on Wednesday. Police and prosecutors refused immediate comment after several local media reported that

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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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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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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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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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France Says 10,000 Refused Entry Since November Paris Attacks

PARIS, March 22  – France has stopped 10,000 people from entering the country since last November’s attacks in Paris, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said as he announced extra security measures in the wake of deadly blasts in Brussels on Tuesday. France’s borders are officially open under the Schengen agreement that waives controls between some European

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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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