A rising Belgian taekwondo star whose older brother was one of the suicide bombers in the terror attacks on Brussels has won gold at the European Championships and now will represent Belgium at the Rio Summer Olympics in August.
Chaotic overcrowding has now struck Brussels Zaventem Airport, following the reopening of its departure hall, which was rocked by suicide blasts in March. Stringent security made thousands of passengers wait hours in long queues.
One of the Brussels airport bombers has been identified as an Islamic State jailer from Syria. Former French hostages held in Syria said they recognized Najim Laachraoui as one of the guards that watched over them.
Belgium’s integration policy has caused a “cancer” within Muslim communities, many of whom “danced” after the deadly Brussels attacks last month, said the Belgian Interior Minister, blaming the government for failing to integrate migrants into society.
A Swedish man of Syrian origin, suspected of having a hand in the bombing attacks on Paris and Brussels, was the central figure in a documentary about how sport helps integrate immigrants into Sweden's society.