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Sixth Person Arrested in Brussels Bombing Probe: Belgian Minister

BRUSSELS, April 9 – The Belgian authorities have arrested a sixth person in connection with the suicide attacks in Brussels which killed 32 people on March 22, Belgium’s justice minister said on Saturday. Belgian media said the man arrested late on Friday was Bilal El Makhoukhi, who was convicted in January last year for being

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Released Brussels Suspect Had Alibi: Lawyer

BRUSSELS, March 29 – The Brussels bombings suspect charged with terrorist murder, but then released on Monday, had a credible alibi and was definitely not the ‘man in the hat’ captured by security cameras at the airport before the blasts, his lawyer said on Tuesday. Olivier Martins said there was no forensic evidence tying his

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Belgium Frees Charged Suspect in Blow to Bombing Investigation

By Barbara Lewis BRUSSELS, March 28 – Belgian prosecutors on Monday released a man they had charged in connection with last week’s deadly Brussels bombings, saying they did not have enough information to justify holding him. The man, named only as Faycal C., had been accused of taking part in the activities of a terrorist

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Brussels Airlines Restarts Flights as Airlines Scramble to Reroute

BERLIN, March 24 – Brussels Airlines is restarting some commercial flights from Belgium on Thursday, using the airports of Liege and Antwerp, while its main hub in the Belgian capital remains closed following Tuesday’s attacks. Belgian police were hunting on Thursday for a “third man” filmed with two Islamic State suicide bombers at Brussels Zaventem

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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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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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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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