Security steps in Europe may be spreading anxiety

2015-11-26 21:37

Experts say after the attacks in Paris and the alert in Brussels, security steps may spread anxiety among tourists and inhabitants.

Brussels mosque alert: Powder was flour

2015-11-26 19:25

Belgian emergency services say the white powder they found after the biggest mosque in Brussel was evacuated, has turned out to be flour.

Prosecutor wants breakup of Scientology Church in Belgium

2015-11-25 22:33

A Belgian prosecutor has asked a court for the dissolution of the country's branch of the Church of Scientology, in a trial relating to allegations of fraud, criminal organisation and illegal medical activities.

Belgium believed attack was imminent on Sunday

2015-11-25 14:45

Belgian government minister says that the security forces staged a series of raids late on Sunday to avoid an imminent attack in Brussels.

Hollande, Obama talk about Islamic State fight

2015-11-24 23:15

French President Francois Hollande has arrived in Washington seeking support for his newly declared war on the Islamic State group.

Discarded suicide belt found in France as Brussels alert continues

2015-11-24 06:09

French authorities have confirmed that an explosive suicide belt has been found in a rubbish bin south of Paris, while the Belgian government has ordered the highest security alert for a week.

Person arrested in Belgium for Paris attacks

2015-11-23 20:23

One person has been placed under arrest in Belgium for having played a role in the Paris terrorist attacks and having participated in the activities of a terrorist group, prosecutors say in a statement.

5 arrests in new Belgium anti-terror raids

2015-11-23 15:09

Belgian police have arrested 5 more people in a new series of anti-terrorism raids, prosecutors say, as the capital Brussels was locked down for a third day under a state of maximum alert.

Belgian authorities arrest 16 terrorism suspects in Brussels raids

2015-11-23 06:36

Belgian police have arrested 16 terrorism suspects in a major security sweep across Brussels, as the country's security alert remains at its highest, prosecutors say.

Belgium considers extending lockdown amid terror fears

2015-11-22 08:02

Belgian security officials will decide whether to extend a lockdown in Brussels over fears jihadists are plotting a Paris-style attack.


Brussels reduces terror alert

2015-11-26 21:11

Belgium has reduced the terror alert in Brussels, the government's crisis centre says, five days after it was raised to the highest possible level that saw schools and the metro closed.

Brussels mosque evacuated over suspicious powder

2015-11-26 17:12

The Great Mosque of Brussels has been evacuated and 11 people decontaminated after the discovery of a suspicious package containing white powder.

Belgium terror suspect to be held for a month

2015-11-25 19:58

A man arrested in Belgium in relation to the November 13 attacks in Paris, will be kept in detention for a month, prosecutors have said, while normal life gradually resumed in Brussels, despite a heightened terrorism threat.

Brussels schools and metro reopen despite terror alert

2015-11-25 13:10

Brussels has struggled to return to normal after 4 days on maximum terror alert, with schools and the metro reopening despite two suspects from the Paris attacks still being at large.

Brussels extends terror alert as US issues travel alert

2015-11-24 08:18

Brussels will stay at the highest security threat level for another week over fears of an imminent attack, the Belgian government says, as the US issued a worldwide terror alert for its citizens.

Belgium seeks Morocco's help to track Paris attacker

2015-11-24 05:14

Belgium has asked Morocco to share any intelligence it has to help track a key suspect in connection with the Paris attacks.

Terror alert makes Brussels surreal

2015-11-23 16:08

Brussels is more accustomed to the toing and froing of European diplomats than to truckloads of soldiers patrolling the streets.

Belgians respond to terror threat ‘purrfectly’

2015-11-23 13:05

When Belgian police requested social media silence during a series of anti-terrorism raids on Sunday, they might have expected a catty response from the Internet.

Brussels to stay at highest security alert level

2015-11-23 05:14

Brussels will remain at the highest possible alert level, with schools and metros closed over a "serious and imminent" security threat similar to the Paris attacks, the Belgian premier says.

Belgium terror alert linked to 'imminent attack'

2015-11-21 14:21

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has said the decision to raise the terror threat level in the capital Brussels to the highest possible level was linked to an imminent threat of attacks.

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