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Brussels attacks trial stirs painful memories

Urdu Point 02 Dec 2022
Brussels, Dec 2 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 2nd Dec, 2022 ) .Many hundreds of those who survived the 2016 militant attacks on Brussels' metro and airport were left maimed, traumatised or bereaved ... The Brussels metro blast taught him otherwise.

Belgium starts trial over 2016 bombings

Arab News 01 Dec 2022
Belgium launched its biggest-ever criminal trial on Wednesday, the landmark prosecution of alleged jihadists accused of directing or aiding 2016 suicide bombings in Brussels’ metro and airport that killed 32 people ... center metro station near the headquarters of the European Union.

Belgium’s 2016 suicide bombings trial: Five things to know

Al Jazeera 01 Dec 2022
... line 5 train, just as it arrived at the Malbeek metro station, located near the EU institutions in Brussels ... A sketch by court artist Martin Leroy shows the opening of the first day of the trial of 10 people for the attacks at a Brussels metro station and the city’s airport [File.

Brussels bombings trial starts with mammoth jury selection

RTE 30 Nov 2022
... or participating in the activities of a terrorist group over the twin bombings at Brussels Airport and third bomb on the metro on 22 March 2016 ... Among those excused were Brussels metro operator workers, those with medical certificates and top Belgian 400 metre runner Kevin Borlee.
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File - Lawyers for Salah Abdeslam Delphine Paci, center, and Michel Bouchat, left, walk in the corrieder as they take a break during the preliminary hearing, for the Brussels attacks that took place on March 22, 2016, at the Justitia building in Brussels, Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. The preliminary hearing for the terrorist attacks on Brussels airport and Maelbeek metro station which took place on March 22, 2016 will open with a preliminary hearing with the full trial beginning in October 2022.

Belgium opens biggest-ever criminal trial over 2016 bombings

Al Jazeera 30 Nov 2022
Belgium has launched its biggest-ever criminal trial, a landmark prosecution of people accused of directing or aiding 2016 bombings in Brussels‘ metro and airport that killed 32 people ... the 2016 attacks at a Brussels metro station and the city’s airport [Johanna Geron/Reuters].

Belgium to try Brussels bombings accused in largest ever court case

The Philadelphia Inquirer 30 Nov 2022
... played a part in the 2016 Islamist bombings of Brussels airport and the city's metro that killed 32 people and injured more than 300.

Bataclan ISIS jihadist Salah Abdeslam is seen sporting a beard in distinct change from clean-shaven ...

The Daily Mail 30 Nov 2022
But the convicted jihadist also faces charges in Belgium related to the bombings targeting Brussels' metro and airport that saw 32 killed the following year in the country's worst peacetime massacre.

Belgium: Jury selection begins as nine suspects go on trial over 2016 Brussels bombings

Ruptly 30 Nov 2022
The criminal trial of the alleged perpetrators of the 2016 Brussels bombings began in a court in the Belgian capital on Wednesday, as the selection of a 12-person jury from over 1,000 citizens got underway ... The bombings, which took place on March 22, 2016, at Brussels airport and metro, killed 32 people and injured more than 300 ... .

Belgium starts trial over 2016 suicide bombings

The Guardian 30 Nov 2022
... of directing or aiding suicide bombings on the Brussels metro and airport that killed 32 people in 2016.

Six Years After Bombings, Belgium Readies for Biggest Trial

Voa News 29 Nov 2022
Now, six and a half years later, Brussels will host its biggest ever criminal trial.� ... Four days later on March 22, two bombers blew themselves up in Brussels airport and another in a city center metro station near the headquarters of the European Union.�.

White chocolate Creme Eggs have been spotted back on shelves

Metro UK 29 Nov 2022
Stock up (Picture. Cadbury). It looks like 2022 is fast-becoming the year of the chocolate comeback. Recently, we’ve seen Quality Street bring back a previously discontinued option. the Honeycomb Crunch ... Lifestyle ... Get in touch by emailing ... Fall in love with Brussels sprouts again with this cheesy and creamy gratin recipe.

Chaos erupts in Brussels after Morocco beat Belgium at World Cup – video

The Guardian 28 Nov 2022
Chaos erupted in Brussels ... Authorities asked the public to avoid the central Brussels area and several metro stations, while bus and tram lines were shut down.

Canceled flights add to Brussels strike woes

China Daily 10 Nov 2022
Brussels Airport is usually crowded in the hours of the early morning due to many departure flights from the Belgian capital ... Brussels South Charleroi Airport, another international airport, canceled all 120 flights on Wednesday ... Metro Line 1 was the only one operating in Brussels on Wednesday morning.

Belgian strike over cost of living hits traffic, companies

Beaumont Enterprise 09 Nov 2022
BRUSSELS (AP) — A nationwide ... At Brussels airport, 60% of flights were canceled, while the Charleroi airdrome was shut down. In Brussels, the capital city hosting most of the European Union institutions, only one metro line was in service, with buses and tramways also disrupted.

General strike brings Belgium to a standstill

Anadolu Agency 09 Nov 2022
At Brussels airport, more than half of all flights have been canceled. In addition, there will be significantly fewer buses, streetcars, and metro cars in service ...

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File - Europol building, The Hague, the Netherlands, is the headquarters of Europol, a European organization, in which national police forces cooperate, similar to Interpol.
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Meeting between Prime Minister Sanna Marin and Chancellor Scholz on 16 March 2022
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