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Catalonia's Puigdemont, allies freed with conditions in Belgium

Puigdemont and four of his former ministers turned themselves into Belgian Police yesterday and they were released around 15 hours later.

Nov 06, 2017, 08:12 AM IST

'Terror' probe opened over attack on Belgian police: PM Michel

"We have been informed by federal prosecutors that an investigation has started for attempted terrorist murder... given certain elements (in the case)," Michel told reporters.

Aug 07, 2016, 18:27 PM IST

Belgian police officers hurt by machete-wielding assailant shouting 'Allahu akbar'

The attacker was shot and injured.

Aug 06, 2016, 21:26 PM IST

Belgian police arrest 12 suspected of planning new attacks

Investigators have confirmed links between the perpetrators, some of whom were based in Belgium.

Jun 18, 2016, 13:10 PM IST

Belgium arrests 3 Paris attacks suspects in new raid

Belgian police arrested three people in a Brussels suburb on Tuesday during a new raid linked to the investigation into the November Paris attacks, federal prosecutors said.

Apr 12, 2016, 19:03 PM IST

Belgian police carry out new raid linked to foiled French terror plot

Belgian police on Thursday carried out a new raid in connection with a foiled attack plot in France, in which the main suspect was this week charged with membership of a terrorist organisation, prosecutors said.

Mar 31, 2016, 15:46 PM IST

Belgian police arrest three linked to foiled French plot: Prosecutor

The arrest was linked to the detention of 34-year-old Kriket, who was caught with heavy weapons and explosives in his apartment near Paris.

Mar 25, 2016, 22:24 PM IST

Third Brussels bombing suspect Najim Laachraoui not arrested, still on the run

The Belgian media had earlier reported the prime suspect in the bomb attacks in Brussels, Najim Laachraoui, had been arrested from the Anderlecht district.

Mar 23, 2016, 17:37 PM IST

Third Brussels bombing suspect Najim Laachraoui arrested: Reports

Najim Laachraoui, who was on the run after yesterday's attack, was arrested in the Belgian capital, Reuters reported citing the local media.

Mar 23, 2016, 15:39 PM IST

Brussels airport bombers identified as brothers linked to Paris suspect

In a major breakthrough, the Belgian police on Wednesday identified two brothers as the suspected suicide bombers in Tuesday's attacks at the Brussels international airport.

Mar 23, 2016, 13:09 PM IST

Brussels airport closed until further notice: Eurocontrol

Brussels airport is closed until further notice, Eurocontrol, the European organisation for air navigation safety confirmed on its website today following twin explosions.

Mar 22, 2016, 13:57 PM IST

Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam to be transferred to France

Top Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam, who was captured in a dramatic raid in Brussels, was to be questioned by Belgian police Saturday ahead of his speedy transfer to France.

Mar 19, 2016, 17:55 PM IST

Islamic State flag found at Brussels shoot-out scene: Prosecutor

The suspect gunned down in a shootout with Belgian police on Tuesday was found with an Islamic State flag, a Kalashnikov rifle and a book of extremist literature next to his body, Belgian prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Mar 16, 2016, 17:24 PM IST

Belgium police arrest 10 suspected Islamic State recruiters in Molenbeek raids

Belgian police on Tuesday arrested ten people in the Brussels area allegedly part of a network recruiting people to fight with the Islamic State group in Syria, prosecutors said.

Feb 16, 2016, 15:57 PM IST

Belgium police `identify` three safehouses used by Paris attacks suspects

Belgian police have found two apartments and a house used by suspects before they carried out the terror attacks in Paris.

Jan 13, 2016, 13:47 PM IST

Two arrested on suspicion of planning attacks in Brussels

Belgian police arrested two people suspected of planning attacks in Brussels during New Year`s celebrations after an investigation revealed serious threats against "several emblematic sites" in the capital, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Dec 29, 2015, 14:22 PM IST

Police fail to catch key Paris suspect in Brussels raid

Belgian police launched a major raid in Brussels targeting fugitive Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam on Monday but the operation ended without any arrests, prosecutors said.

Nov 16, 2015, 22:13 PM IST

Belgium holds Cairo flight over `suspect` passenger

A scheduled Brussels-Cairo flight by the Egyptian airline Egyptair was cancelled on Saturday because of suspicious behaviour by a passenger, Belgian police said.

Sep 06, 2015, 04:33 AM IST

Police raid Brussels homes after foiled train attack

Belgian police raided two homes in a poor district of Brussels and took away some objects as part of investigations into last week`s foiled attack on an international train bound for Paris, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

Aug 25, 2015, 20:54 PM IST

Belgium raids suspected Islamists, fails to confirm attack plot

Belgian police raided suspected Islamist militants, mostly of Chechen origin, on Monday but found no evidence to confirm suspicions that they were planning an attack, prosecutors said.

Jun 09, 2015, 01:29 AM IST