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Muslim Man Burns Brussels Mosque, Imam Dies

Posted March 13th, 2012 at 12:25 am (UTC-5)
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An axe-wielding man burst into a mosque outside Brussels Monday and started a fire that resulted in the death of the imam. Police have not identified the suspect other than saying he claims to be a 34 year-old Muslim. Witnesses say he ran into the building in a Brussels suburb and threatened worshippers with an […]

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Death Toll in Belgian Attack Climbs to Six

Posted December 23rd, 2011 at 12:05 pm (UTC-5)
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A hospital in the Belgian city of Liege says a 20-year-old man wounded in a grenade and shooting rampage last week has died, raising the death toll in the killing spree to six. The young man sustained critical head injuries when a gunman threw hand grenades and opened fire with an assault rifle on Saint […]

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Public Transit Workers Strike in Belgium

Posted December 22nd, 2011 at 3:15 am (UTC-5)
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Public transit workers in Belgium have begun a 24-hour strike has against government pension reform. Local media outlets report that members of three unions went on strike late Wednesday. The workers are upset with the government’s plan to raise the retirement age from 55 to 58. The reform is part of Belgium’s effort to stabilize […]

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Belgian Gunman Attacks Busy Town Square

Posted December 14th, 2011 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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A Belgian prosecutor has revised downward the number of dead following Tuesday’s attack in a busy town square in Liege in eastern Belgium. In a Wednesday news conference the prosecutor confirmed two victims died as a result of the attack. Another five people remain hospitalized in critical condition. Police say they have also found the […]

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Belgian Gunman Attacks Busy Town Square

Posted December 14th, 2011 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Belgian police say they have found the body of a woman at the home of the gunman who shot dead at least four people in the eastern city of Liege Tuesday. Authorities on Wednesday discovered the woman’s body in a building used by the gunman to grow cannabis. On Tuesday, the gunman lobbed hand grenades […]

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4 Killed, 123 Wounded in Attack in Belgium

Posted December 13th, 2011 at 8:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Five people have been killed and more than 120 others wounded in an attack in the eastern Belgian city of Liege. Belgian officials say the attacker lobbed hand grenades and fired a rifle at a bus stop in Saint Lambert Square, a busy shopping area in Liege. The victims include two teenage boys, a seventy-five-year-old […]

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4 Killed, 123 Wounded in Attack in Belgium

Posted December 13th, 2011 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Four people have been killed and 123 others wounded in an attack carried out by a gunman in the eastern Belgian city of Liege. Belgian officials say the gunman lobbed hand grenades and fired a rifle at a bus stop in Saint Lambert Square, a busy shopping area in Liege. Authorities identified the attacker as […]

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4 Killed in Attack in Belgium

Posted December 13th, 2011 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Four people have been killed and some 75 others wounded in an attack carried out by a gunman in the eastern Belgian city of Liege. Belgian officials say the gunman lobbed hand grenades and fired from a rifle at a bus stop in Saint Lambert Square, a busy shopping area in Liege. Authorities identified the […]

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4 Killed in Attack in Belgium

Posted December 13th, 2011 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Belgian officials say four people have died and at least 64 others were injured in an attack in the eastern city of Liege. Reports from the scene say a lone gunman lobbed hand grenades and opened fire at a bus stop in Saint Lambert Square, a busy area in Liege. Officials say the gunman was […]

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4 Killed in Attack in Belgium

Posted December 13th, 2011 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Belgian officials say four people have died and at least 64 others were injured in an attack in the eastern city of Liege. Reports from the scene say a lone gunman lobbed hand grenades and opened fire at a bus stop in Saint Lambert Square, a busy area in Liege. Officials say the gunman was […]

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