Brussels terror-related raid nets arms, computer materials, arrest

Dec 21, 2016

Brussels terror-related raid nets arms, computer materials, arrest

Belgian authorities said Tuesday that they have charged a person with weapons offenses after seizing a number of arms and computer materials in a raid in suburban Brussels. The Brussels prosecutor’s office said in a statement that no terror charges had been laid against ...

Brexit, Russia loom over 'minefield' EU summit

Dec 15, 2016

Brexit, Russia loom over 'minefield' EU summit

European Union leaders grappled with Russia and Brexit at a “minefield” summit in Brussels on Thursday at the end of one of the most turbulent years in the bloc’s history. The 28 leaders are dealing with the migration crisis, sanctions against Moscow over the ...

Suspected terrorist wounded after stabbing two Brussels cops

Oct 6, 2016

Suspected terrorist wounded after stabbing two Brussels cops

An attacker stabbed two police officers in Brussels on Wednesday in a possible terror incident, the latest attack in a city still reeling from deadly Islamic State bombings in March. Police shot the man in the leg after he used a knife to attack ...

Aug 29, 2016

Blast at Brussels crime lab, no casualties: officials

A explosion “of criminal origin” at Belgium’s national criminology institute in Brussels early Monday caused a fire and major damage but no casualties, officials said. Belgian media said the blast was caused by a car which rammed the building. It comes as Belgium remains ...

May 4, 2016

Abe, Michel agree to set up counterterrorism talks

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel on Tuesday agreed to set up bilateral dialogue to counter terrorism later this year. Abe told his Belgian counterpart that counterterrorism will be high on the agenda at the Group of Seven summit Japan ...

Apr 11, 2016

ANA resumes service to Brussels after terror attacks

All Nippon Airways Co. on Monday resumed service between Narita airport and Brussels, more than two weeks after its suspension due to deadly terror attacks in the Belgian capital. ANA said the service was resumed as Brussels international airport — one of two locations ...