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Belgium widens hunt; Brussels on maximum alert

Belgium widened its search on Sunday for armed Islamist extremists whose presence has put Brussels on maximum alert, with officials saying more than one militant was at large in the city. The alert has closed the capital's met

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Brussels on high alert over fears of Paris-like attack

Belgium put the capital Brussels on maximum security alert on Saturday, shutting the metro and warning people to avoid crowds because of a "serious and imminent" threat of coordinated, multiple attacks by militants. A we

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Metro shut as Brussels put on maximum alert

Belgium raised the alert status for its capital Brussels to the highest level on Saturday, shutting the metro and warning the public to avoid crowds because of a "serious and imminent" threat of an attack. A week after t

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Paris attack suspect eludes police

French police had three opportunities to catch a Belgian suspect in the Paris attacks and each time let him go, a defence lawyer said on Tuesday, adding to the missed signals complicating efforts to track down those behind an onslaught in which

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Europe split on eve of Brussels migration talks

European leaders traded threats and reprimands on Saturday as thousands more migrants and refugees streamed into the Balkans on the eve of European Union talks aimed at agreeing on urgent action to tackle the crisis. Concern is gr

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EU chalks out $338bn plan to boost investment

EU finance ministers agreed the details of a 315 billion euro ($338 billion) investment plan on Tuesday to help revive the European economy without piling up more debt, and now aim to get the first projects going by the end of the year.

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Greece, euro zone agree 4-month loan extension

Euro zone finance ministers agreed in principle on Friday to extend Greece's financial rescue by four months, averting a potential cash crunch in March that could have forced the country out of the currency area. The deal, to

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Dubai Customs showcases smart services in Brussels

Dubai Customs recently took part in a session for the World Customs Organisation’s (WCO) Permanent Technical Committee (PTC) in Brussels, Belgium. The session was held to unify standards, highlight customs procedures improve

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Hilal Computer's Saudi unit wins Dell awards

IT solutions and technical services provider Hilal Computer, Saudi Arabia, an authorised reseller for US computer technology multinational Dell, has won two prestigious awards at a major Dell partner conference in Brussels, Belgium.

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Brussels airport is Iata certified as pharma hub

Brussels Airport has become the first European hub for pharmaceutical freight using the International Air Transport Association’s (Iatas) global certification programme for shipping cold-chain pharmaceuticals. The Iata centre of e

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