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Trump Meets EU, NATO Leaders In Brussels

On Thursday in Brussels, President Trump met for the first time with leaders of the European Union and NATO, the 27-member alliance he once dismissed as “obsolete.” Trump arrived in Brussels on Wednesday, after a stop in Italy. Following a meeting at the European Union headquarters with European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission…

2 Belgian Suicide Bombers Were Brothers [VIDEO]

Two of the suicide bombers involved in Tuesday’s Brussels bombings are brothers, authorities have said. Khalid and Brahim El Bakraoui were both known to police before the attacks for involvement in organized crime but not for possible ties to terrorism. It is thought they may have been linked to the Paris suspect Salah Abdeslam. A…

Belgian Police Release Image Of Suspected Airport Attackers

Belgian police confirmed to BuzzFeed News’s Mitch Prothero that this photo shows three suspected airport attackers. Authorities have said that one of the two blasts at the airport was from a suicide bomber. A Kalashnikov rifle was also found on the ground at the airport. Police said they are searching for the man on the…

Suicide Bombers Killed At Least 34 in Brussels [VIDEO]

Coordinated terrorist attacks in Brussels early Tuesday killed at least 34 people, according to Belgian authorities. A suicide bomber blew himself up at the departure hall at Brussels Airport, killing at least 11 people and injuring scores more. An hour later, at least one explosion rocked the Maalbeek Metro station, killing 15 people near the…

Obama on Brussels: ‘World Must Unite’ [VIDEO]

President Obama addressed the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium during his Tuesday morning address to the people of Cuba in Havana. “The thoughts and the prayers of the American people are with the people of Belgium,” Obama said, following the attacks that killed at least 34 people and injured another 170. “We will do whatever…

Armed Men Steal $50 Million Worth Of Diamonds

Eight armed and masked men made a hole in a security fence at Brussels’ international airport, drove onto the tarmac and snatched millions of dollars’ worth of diamonds from the hold of a Swiss-bound plane without firing a shot, authorities said Tuesday. AP