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Four arrested, arms cache found after Brussels terror raids

Jul 05, 2017 - 6:51 PM

A spokesman says the raids are linked to the Kamikaze Riders, which has been implicated in terror offenses

Four arrested, arms cache found after Brussels terror raids

PH bows out of FIBA 3x3 U18 after falling to Belgium in quarters

Jul 02, 2017 - 4:14 PM

What seems like a tightly contested ball game in the opening minutes slowly shifts to the advantage of Belgium

PH bows out of FIBA 3x3 U18 after falling to Belgium in quarters

Belgium frees 4 questioned over station attack

Jun 23, 2017 - 12:08 AM

'The 4 persons who were... taken in for a thorough questioning are released without indictment,' Belgium's federal prosecutor's office said

Belgium frees 4 questioned over station attack

Año, Aguirre, Court of Appeals | Evening wRap

Jun 21, 2017 - 8:38 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Natashya Gutierrez

Año, Aguirre, Court of Appeals | Evening wRap

Brussels attacker identified as Moroccan with nail bomb

Jun 21, 2017 - 3:04 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The 36-year-old – named by prosecutors only by the initials O.Z. but by the media as Oussama Zariouh – tries to detonate a suitcase among a group of passengers at Brussels Central station before being shot by a soldier

Brussels attacker identified as Moroccan with nail bomb

Duterte, BIFF, Brussels attack | Midday wRap

Jun 21, 2017 - 12:35 PM

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Duterte, BIFF, Brussels attack | Midday wRap

Soldiers shoot attacker in Brussels 'terrorist' blast

Jun 21, 2017 - 7:37 AM

Witnesses say the suspect shouted 'Allahu Akbar' (God is Greatest) before causing the blast, with local media saying the individual had activated an explosive belt

Soldiers shoot attacker in Brussels 'terrorist' blast

North Korea missile test a 'threat to international peace' – EU

May 14, 2017 - 8:22 PM

The missile was launched early Sunday and flew more than 700 kilometres before landing in the Sea of Japan (East Sea)

North Korea missile test a 'threat to international peace' – EU

2 alleged jihadists admit being at Brussels airport during attack – official

Apr 28, 2017 - 12:49 PM

The men, who are charged with belonging to a terrorist organization, admit that while in Brussels they visited the cousin of the two brothers who blew themselves up in the coordinated attack

2 alleged jihadists admit being at Brussels airport during attack – official

Prehistoric human DNA is found in caves without bones

Apr 28, 2017 - 11:42 AM

'This work represents an enormous scientific breakthrough,' says Antonio Rosas, scientist at Spain's Natural Science Museum in Madrid

Prehistoric human DNA is found in caves without bones

Belgium drops terror charges against Antwerp driver

Apr 07, 2017 - 7:54 PM

Mohamed R. is arrested on March 23 for driving at high speed into the crowded Meir shopping area in Antwerp, forcing people to jump out of the way but causing no injuries

Belgium drops terror charges against Antwerp driver

Antwerp driver charged with attempted 'terrorist' murder

Mar 24, 2017 - 8:39 PM

The 39-year-old Tunisian, identified as Mohamed R. is charged with 'an attempt to murder in a terrorist manner, an attempt to hit and wound in a terrorist manner and arms infractions,' the federal prosecutor's office says

Antwerp driver charged with attempted 'terrorist' murder

Man held for driving car at crowd in Belgium's Antwerp

Mar 23, 2017 - 9:49 PM

(4th UPDATE) Authorities find a rifle and bladed weapons in the car after the 39-year-old man tried to flee and was detained in the northern city

Man held for driving car at crowd in Belgium's Antwerp

Belgium falls silent one year after Brussels attacks

Mar 22, 2017 - 3:51 PM

(UPDATED) A year on, Belgium remains on high alert with troops patrolling the streets and warnings of fresh risks from ISIS jihadists returning home from Iraq and Syria

Belgium falls silent one year after Brussels attacks

1 dead, 27 hurt in Belgium train derailment – officials

Feb 19, 2017 - 12:44 AM

The train carrying 85 passengers derailed 4 minutes after leaving Louvain bound for the North Sea coast via the Belgian capital, the SNCB railway authorities say

1 dead, 27 hurt in Belgium train derailment – officials

US teen confessed to Brussels airport cyberattack – prosecutors

Feb 09, 2017 - 8:18 PM

FBI agents question a 14-year-old boy from the US city of Pittsburgh, who admitted trying to hack Zaventem airport's website and computer system in March 2016, they say

US teen confessed to Brussels airport cyberattack – prosecutors

Pivots: The world in 2016

Dec 28, 2016 - 10:18 AM

Here is a look at some of the biggest stories from the past year

Pivots: The world in 2016

Alternative weapon suppliers for the PH: how they fare

Nov 07, 2016 - 12:12 AM

With the reluctance of the US to continue with its arms deal with the Philippines, PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa says the country can still source weapons from Germany, Israel, Belgium, Russia, and China

Alternative weapon suppliers for the PH: how they fare

Belgium drama over, EU and Canada to sign trade deal

Oct 29, 2016 - 8:47 AM

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement removes 99% of customs duties between the two sides, linking the single EU market of 500 million people with the world's 10th largest economy

Belgium drama over, EU and Canada to sign trade deal

Belgium plans new talks to break EU-Canada trade deadlock

Oct 27, 2016 - 10:46 AM

The stakes are high amid warnings that the EU's international standing will suffer further if 7 years of trade negotiations go to waste because of internal Belgian politics

Belgium plans new talks to break EU-Canada trade deadlock

Belgium's Wallonia misses EU 'ultimatum' on Canada trade pact

Oct 25, 2016 - 8:20 AM

A Brussels summit to seal a landmark EU-Canada trade deal is "still possible" this week, European Council President Donald Tusk says, even though Belgium cannot give its approval

Belgium's Wallonia misses EU 'ultimatum' on Canada trade pact

Belgium missed 13 chances to unmask Paris attackers – report

Oct 08, 2016 - 9:41 PM

Of the 13 missed chances for Belgian police to catch some of the Paris attackers, six were due to staffing shortages, the secret report says

Belgium missed 13 chances to unmask Paris attackers – report

World donors pledge $15B for Afghanistan

Oct 06, 2016 - 11:37 AM

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is in the Belgian capital seeking aid from officials from 75 countries and more than 20 global organizations

World donors pledge $15B for Afghanistan

2 Brussels police stabbed in suspected terror attack

Oct 05, 2016 - 10:41 PM

(UPDATED) Prosecutors identify the man, who was later shot in the leg, as 43-year-old Belgian national Hicham D. but give no further details about him or why they are linking the attack in the Schaerbeek area to terrorism

2 Brussels police stabbed in suspected terror attack

5 arrested in Europe on suspicion of forming ISIS cell

Sep 28, 2016 - 10:34 PM

Two suspects are arrested in Barcelona in northeastern Spain, one in Spain's North African territory of Melilla, one in Brussels and another in Wuppertal, in Germany, the ministry says in a statement

5 arrested in Europe on suspicion of forming ISIS cell

First mercy killing of minor in Belgium – report

Sep 18, 2016 - 8:05 AM

Belgium has been the only country in the world that allows terminally-ill children of any age to choose to end their suffering – as long as they are conscious and capable of making rational decisions

First mercy killing of minor in Belgium – report

Knifeman attacks Brussels police

Sep 07, 2016 - 11:02 PM

Body armor protects the police, leaving them unhurt by the knife-wielding assailant

Knifeman attacks Brussels police

Explosion at Brussels crime lab, no casualties – prosecutors

Aug 29, 2016 - 1:28 PM

(UPDATED) It was not immediately known what caused the blast, but a fire service spokesman said 'it was probably not accidental'

Explosion at Brussels crime lab, no casualties – prosecutors

Marcos burial, Olympics, ISIS | 12PM wRap

Aug 08, 2016 - 11:57 AM

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Marcos burial, Olympics, ISIS | 12PM wRap

ISIS claims Belgium police machete attack

Aug 07, 2016 - 9:33 AM

(UPDATED) ISIS-linked Amaq Agency says the attack came 'in response to calls to target citizens' of countries part of the US-led coalition striking the jihadist group

ISIS claims Belgium police machete attack

Police arrest 2 suspected of plotting attack in Belgium

Jul 30, 2016 - 6:02 PM

Both men are 'suspected of planning a terrorist attack somewhere in Belgium,' a spokesman says

Police arrest 2 suspected of plotting attack in Belgium

Iranian student held in Brussels bomb false alarm

Jul 21, 2016 - 8:19 AM

Ghent University says the student is in fact carrying equipment to compare radiation levels in the city and the countryside who was unable to answer police questions because he did not speak French or Flemish

Iranian student held in Brussels bomb false alarm

Wales fights back against Belgium to reach historic Euro 2016 semi-final

Jul 02, 2016 - 12:15 PM

Wales' victory gets them a matchup against Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal in their first ever major tournament semi-final

Wales fights back against Belgium to reach historic Euro 2016 semi-final

European leaders to discuss EU future after Brexit shock

Jun 25, 2016 - 2:09 PM

The foreign ministers of the 6 founding members of the European Union begin a series of crisis meetings over the coming week in the aftermath of Brexit

European leaders to discuss EU future after Brexit shock

Man with 'suicide belt' of biscuits and salt triggers Brussels alert

Jun 21, 2016 - 3:12 PM

(UPDATED) Tuesday's incident began at about 6:30 am after a report of a man acting suspiciously near the City 2 shopping center set off a bomb alert

Man with 'suicide belt' of biscuits and salt triggers Brussels alert

Belgium anti-terror sweep over 'imminent' attack fears

Jun 18, 2016 - 11:30 PM

(UPDATED) The alert comes as thousands of people gathered across the country in fan zones for Belgium's Euro 2016 match against Ireland

Belgium anti-terror sweep over 'imminent' attack fears

Italy celebrates on road to redemption at Euro 2016

Jun 14, 2016 - 2:30 PM

Italy kicks off its Euro 2016 campaign with a 2-0 victory over Belgium. Defending champion Spain also beats Czech Republic, while Sweden draws Ireland

Italy celebrates on road to redemption at Euro 2016

Duterte’s priority, Belgian train crash, Dubs vs Cavs | 6PM wRap

Jun 06, 2016 - 8:10 PM

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Duterte’s priority, Belgian train crash, Dubs vs Cavs | 6PM wRap

Belgium probes deadly train crash

Jun 06, 2016 - 8:53 AM

(4th UPDATE) Authorities say lightning and flood damage are being explored as a possible cause

Belgium probes deadly train crash

'It's a boy!': Chinese panda gives birth in Belgium

Jun 02, 2016 - 8:05 PM

(UPDATED) 'Less than 2,000 pandas can be found in the wild, making every birth a true miracle,' says the Pairi Daiza zoo

'It's a boy!': Chinese panda gives birth in Belgium

Paris suspect Salah Abdeslam to face French investigators

May 20, 2016 - 10:15 AM

Abdeslam, 26, is known to have dropped off the 3 suicide bombers who blew themselves up outside the Stade de France national stadium in northern Paris

Paris suspect Salah Abdeslam to face French investigators

Brussels airport departure hall partly reopens 40 days after attacks

May 02, 2016 - 12:35 AM

Government and airport officials pay tribute to the victims killed at the departure hall

Brussels airport departure hall partly reopens 40 days after attacks

Bombed Brussels airport departure hall to partly reopen

Apr 30, 2016 - 5:02 PM

From Monday, passengers will check in for flights at 111 desks in the departure hall and 36 others in temporary buildings

Bombed Brussels airport departure hall to partly reopen

Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam transferred to France

Apr 27, 2016 - 8:15 PM

Salah Abdeslam's lawyer says his client is 'anxious to explain himself' in France

Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam transferred to France

Bombed Brussels metro station reopens one month after attacks

Apr 25, 2016 - 4:32 PM

(UPDATED) Along the platform, hand-written notes on the station wall expressed condolences for those killed on March 22

Bombed Brussels metro station reopens one month after attacks

Brussels airport bomber worked there for 5 years – report

Apr 21, 2016 - 9:06 AM

For 5 years until 2012, Laachraoui 'worked... at Brussels airport,' Flemish-language VTM reports, adding that he had been recruited by a temp agency

Brussels airport bomber worked there for 5 years – report

Brussels airport 'back to full capacity in June'

Apr 16, 2016 - 7:26 PM

Although the airport will be fully operational in June, its chief executive says 'it will be a basic service, the facilities will not be fully renovated'

Brussels airport 'back to full capacity in June'

Belgian transport minister quits over airport security lapses

Apr 15, 2016 - 8:25 PM

Jacqueline Galant is under fire for supposedly not paying attention to EU reports on the poor security of Belgium's airports

Belgian transport minister quits over airport security lapses

Bangladesh Bank heist, Panama Papers, Will and Kate | 6PM wRap

Apr 12, 2016 - 7:13 PM

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Bangladesh Bank heist, Panama Papers, Will and Kate | 6PM wRap

Belgium charges new suspects over Brussels attacks

Apr 12, 2016 - 4:00 PM

(UPDATED) A statement says Smail F. and Ibrahim F. are 'charged with participation in the activities of a terrorist group, terrorist murders and attempts to commit terrorist murders'

Belgium charges new suspects over Brussels attacks