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International FBI warned Dutch about El Bakraoui brothers week before Brussels attacks The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) told Dutch police that two brothers were being sought by Belgian authorities a week before the pair blew themselves up in suicide attacks in Brussels, the Dutch interior minister said on Tuesday. Ard van der Steur […]
International EgyptAir Hijacker Taken Into Custody by Cyprus Authorities: Foreign Ministry The hijacker of an EgyptAir domestic flight diverted to a Cyprus airport has been arrested, according to a tweet by the Cypriot foreign ministry. The man earlier claimed to be wearing an explosive belt and forced the flight from Alexandria to Cairo to land […]
International Suicide bomber targeting Christians kills 65, mostly women and children, in Pakistan park A suicide bomber killed at least 65 people, mostly women and children, at a park in Lahore on Sunday in an attack claimed by a Pakistani Taliban faction which said it had targeted Christians. More than 300 other people were wounded, […]
International Explosions rock Brussels airport, subway; 26 reported dead BRUSSELS (AP) — Explosions, at least one likely caused by a suicide bomber, rocked the Brussels airport and subway system Tuesday, prompting a lockdown of the Belgian capital and heightened security across Europe. At least 26 people were reported dead and dozens of others injured. A […]
International Russia can make powerful Syria comeback within hours: Putin Vladimir Putin said Russia’s military success in Syria had allowed him to order a partial draw down of forces, but stressed the Kremlin could scale up its presence again within hours and would continue to carry out air strikes there. Speaking in the Kremlin three […]