A Chechen woman living in the Netherlands has taken her two young children against their father's will to join the Islamic State group in Syria, in what is believed to be the first such case, prosecutors said on Monday.
Germany remain top of the world rankings in the latest list released by football`s governing body FIFA on Thursday. The World Cup holders head a top 10 which is unchanged from last month`s standings, with the exception of the return of Italy, who push Spain down into 11th place.
A Belgian court jailed the leader of an Islamist group that sent jihadist fighters to Syria to a 12-year jail term on Wednesday and imprisoned several other members in one of the largest cases of its kind in Europe.
Four people arrested Friday in raids across Belgium aimed at smashing jihadist recruitment groups have been charged with "participating in the activities of a terrorist group", the federal prosecutor`s office said.