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Ninth person arrested in Belgium over Paris attacks

Brussels police have arrested a man in connection with the Nov. 13 militant attacks in Paris which killed 130 people, federal prosecutors said on Thursday, bringing the total number of arrests in Belgium to nine. The man, named as

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Belgium charges sixth suspect over Paris attacks

Belgium has charged a sixth suspect with terrorist offences over the November 13 attacks in Paris after a series of house searches in Brussels and southern Belgium on Thursday. Federal prosecutors said on Friday that they had char

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Brussels lockdown ends but manhunt goes on

The Brussels metro and schools reopened on Wednesday as the Belgian capital edged back to normal after a four-day security lockdown but the hunt went on for militants police fear may mount a Paris-style mass attack. Troops and arm

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France, Belgium widen probe into Paris attacks

An investigation into the November 13 attacks in Paris widened on Tuesday when French prosecutors said a man who provided lodging to the suspected ringleader must have known of a militant plot, and Belgium issued a warrant for a new suspect.

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Brussels still in lockdown; 16 held in police raids

Belgian police arrested 16 more people in late-night raids searching for those behind the deadly November 13 attacks in Paris, but failed to find a prime suspect as the government locked down the capital for a third day on Monday.

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Officials missed many 'red flags' before the big Paris attack

There were multiple chances to stop the men who attacked Paris. In January, Turkish authorities detained one of the suicide bombers at Turkey's border and deported him to Belgium. Brahim Abdeslam, Turkish authorities told Belg

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Belgium to review alert status for Brussels

Belgian security officials were set to review on Sunday whether to keep Brussels on maximum alert, leaving the public to wonder whether the blanket metro closure and cancellation of events could continue into the working week. Pri

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Tension high in Paris one week after attacks

Tension was still high in Paris at the end of a week in which there were scores of false alarms, episodes of crowd panic and a seven-hour gunfight that left the suspected mastermind of the attacks dead. Parisians braved the cold a

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Bullets, chemicals found at Belgian suspects' home

A Belgian newspaper said on Tuesday that police found bullets and a possible bomb-making chemical at the Brussels homes of two men being held on suspicion of terrorist offences in connection with Friday's Paris attacks. The pr

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French warplanes strike Islamic State in Syria

French fighter jets launched their biggest raids in Syria to date targeting the Islamic State's stronghold in Raqqa on Sunday as police in Europe widened their investigations into coordinated attacks in Paris that killed more than 130 people

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