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ISIS claims Belgium police machete attack

Aug 07, 2016 - 9:33 AM

UPDATED ISIS linked Amaq Agency says the attack came in response to calls to target citizens of countries part of the US led coalition striking the jihadist group

Police stand as they secure the area around a police building in the southern Belgian city of Charleroi following a machete attack on August 6, 2016. Virginie Lefour/Belga/AFP

Belgium anti-terror sweep over 'imminent' attack fears

Jun 18, 2016 - 11:30 PM

UPDATED The alert comes as thousands of people gathered across the country in fan zones for Belgium s Euro 2016 match against Ireland

Jihadists 'switched attack to Brussels from France'

Apr 10, 2016 - 11:15 PM

Numerous elements in the investigation have shown that the terrorist group initially had the intention to strike in France again Belgium s federal prosecutor s office says

POLICE RAIDS. Belgian police during a search in Etterbeek, Brussels, Belgium, April 9, 2016. Photo by Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

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Apr 08, 2016 - 12:01 PM

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Brussels attacks death toll rises to 35

Mar 28, 2016 - 6:17 PM

Officials from the government s crisis center says 31 people died at the two attack sites and 4 died in hospital The number does not include the 3 bombers

COMMEMORATING THE VICTIMS. People gather to commemorate the victims of the March 22 terror attacks, at the site of a memorial in Place de la Bourse, Brussels, Belgium, March 27, 2016. Photo by Olivier Hoslet/EPA

Pope Francis washes asylum seekers' feet

Mar 25, 2016 - 7:30 AM

The Pope says this fraternal gesture sharply contrasts with the gesture of war of destruction committed 3 days ago in a European city

Brussels suicide brothers are the link to Paris carnage

Mar 23, 2016 - 10:44 PM

Khalid and Ibrahim El Bakraoui are Belgian nationals with major convictions not linked to terrorism federal prosecutor Frederic Van Leeuw says at a news briefing on Wednesday March 23

POLICE SEARCH. Belgian police secure a house at 64 Busselenberg street in the district of Anderlecht-Brussels, during a police search, Brussels, Belgium, March 23, 2016. Photo by Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

Belgian media withdraw report that suspect Laachraoui arrested

Mar 23, 2016 - 6:45 PM

Officials did not confirm the report but Belgium s federal prosecutor is due to give a press conference at 1200 GMT

NAJIM LAACHRAOUI. A combo photograph made available on 21 March 2016 by the Belgium Federal Police shows Najim Laachraoui, who was previously identified in a false passport as Soufiane Kayal by Belgium Federal Police during a money transfer on 17 November 2015 in a Western Union bank in the Brussels region of Belgium. Photo by Belgium Federal Police/EPA

Europe freezes air, rail links with Brussels

Mar 22, 2016 - 7:56 PM

UPDATED Belgium locks down the capital home to the headquarters of the European Union and NATO and imposes its highest level of security alert after the explosions

GERMANY POLICE PATROLS. Armed members of the German police patrol the area at the airport in Duesseldorf, Germany, 22 March 2016. Photo by David Young/EPA