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Brussels Airport will not reopen for passenger flights before Tuesday

Brussels Airport will not reopen for passenger flights before Tuesday

Brussels Airport said on Saturday it would not reopen for passenger flights before Tuesday after suicide bombers blew themselves up in the departure hall. Bombs exploded at the airport and at a metro station in Brussels last Tuesday, killing 31 people.

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ISIS ‘trains 400 fighters to attack Europe’

ISIS ‘trains 400 fighters to attack Europe’

Security officials have told The Associated Press that the ISIS has trained at least 400 attackers and sent them into Europe for terror attacks. The network of interlocking, agile and semiautonomous cells shows the reach of the extremist group in Europe even as it loses ground in Syria. The...

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Police hunt suspect after Islamic State kills 30 in Brussels suicide attacks

Police hunt suspect after Islamic State kills 30 in Brussels suicide attacks

  Islamic State claimed responsibility for suicide bomb attacks on Brussels airport and a rush-hour metro train in the Belgian capital on Tuesday which killed at least 30 people, with police hunting a suspect who fled the air terminal. Police issued a wanted notice for a...

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Deadly Islamist attacks in Europe since 2004

Deadly Islamist attacks in Europe since 2004

At least 26 people were killed and dozens wounded in a series of attacks in Brussels on Tuesday, described as a strike on the very heart of Europe. The bombings at Brussels airport and a metro station in the city that is home to the European Union and NATO are the latest in a...

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One dead, several wounded at Brussels airport: police to Belga news agency

One dead, several wounded at Brussels airport: police to Belga news agency

One dead, several wounded at Brussels airport: police to Belga news agency (Sky News)- There have been two loud explosions at a Brussels airport which is being evacuated amid reports of a fatality and several casualties. Video and images on social media showed smoke rising from an airport...

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French prime minister says 600-plus people have left France for Syria or Iraq

French prime minister says 600-plus people have left France for Syria or Iraq

More than 600 people have now left France for Syria and Iraq, with about 800 more wanting to leave to join Islamic State (IS), Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Sunday. The figures show little respite in the number of people joining the jihadist group despite multiple bombing...

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Paris suspect's lawyer to sue French prosecutor: media

Paris suspect's lawyer to sue French prosecutor: media

The lawyer defending the prime surviving suspect for the Nov. 13 Paris attacks said on Sunday he would sue a French prosecutor for divulging Salah Abdeslam's private admission that he planned to blow himself up with fellow Islamic State militants. Speaking two days after Abdeslam...

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Abdeslam initially 'wanted to blow himself up' at Paris stadium: prosecutor

Abdeslam initially 'wanted to blow himself up' at Paris stadium: prosecutor

 Captured Paris attacks fugitive Salah Abdeslam told interrogators that he "wanted to blow himself up" at the Stade de France stadium but changed his mind, Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins said Saturday. "These first statements, which should be taken cautiously, leave a whole series of...

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Belgium detains 10 people in IS recruitment investigation

Belgium detains 10 people in IS recruitment investigation

Belgian police raided homes in Brussels on Tuesday and detained 10 people on suspicion of operating a recruitment ring for militant group Islamic State. "Our investigation points to several persons having left for Syria to join Islamic State," Belgium's federal prosecutors said in...

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Germany puts two SS men on trial over Auschwitz killings

Germany puts two SS men on trial over Auschwitz killings

Two former SS men will go on trial this month for their alleged complicity in the murder of thousands of people at Auschwitz, as Germany accelerates its bid to prosecute ageing Third Reich criminals. Reinhold Hanning, 93, faces court in the western town of Detmold from Thursday, charged with...

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France to probe allegations of sex abuse by French soldiers in CAR

France to probe allegations of sex abuse by French soldiers in CAR

French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has ordered a probe into allegations of sex abuse by French soldiers in the Central African Republic, aides said Friday. The minister instructed French investigators to pursue the probe "as soon as he became aware of documents issued on January 19 by...

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Germany raids homes of former SS men over war crimes

Germany raids homes of former SS men over war crimes

German authorities said Friday they had carried out raids at the homes of elderly former SS soldiers accused of war crimes, including involvement in a 1944 civilian massacre in France. The three suspects, all in their 90s, were members of the so-called "Hitler Youth" SS division blamed for...

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Cameron and Merkel agree more work needed for February deal on EU reforms: spokesman

Cameron and Merkel agree more work needed for February deal on EU reforms: spokesman

Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke on Monday and agreed there was more work to be done to reach a deal on a reformed relationship between Britain and the European Union, a spokesman for the British leader said. Cameron has said he hopes to come to an...

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Ukraine warns of more malware attacks after Kiev airport hit

Ukraine warns of more malware attacks after Kiev airport hit

Ukraine's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-UA) warned on Monday of the threat of possible further virus attacks after malware was found in the IT system of Kiev's main airport over the weekend. "Attention to all system administrators ... We recommend a check of log-files and information...

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German police watching more than 400 potential Islamist militants

German police watching more than 400 potential Islamist militants

The number of Islamist militant fighters returning to Germany from Syria and Iraq is on the rise and more than 400 people are being watched, the head of German police said Friday. Holger Muench, president of the BKA federal police, told ARD television that the number of people leaving Germany...

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France bans 3 'radical' Islamic groups following November attacks

France bans 3 'radical' Islamic groups following November attacks

France has banned three Islamic cultural associations which ran a mosque in the Paris area that was shut down following November's attacks on the capital, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Wednesday. "There is no place in the French republic for groups which provoke and which call for...

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Kosovo: Protesters clash with police over deal with Serbia

Kosovo: Protesters clash with police over deal with Serbia

Protesters in Kosovo clashed with police on Saturday during a rally in the capital Pristina over a deal the government struck with Serbia last year. The rally was organized by opposition parties in front of the National Theatre in a bid to convince the government to scrap the August 25...

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Paris court sentences French Daesh recruiter to 15 years

Paris court sentences French Daesh recruiter to 15 years

A Paris court has sentenced a French national accused of recruiting fighters for Daesh to 15 years in prison in absentia, French daily Le Monde reported Thursday. Salim Benghalem, 35, who is accused of being linked to Charlie Hebdo and Nov.13 attackers, was sentenced to 15...

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