Over time, the disputed land was rumored to be increasingly lawless, a haven for drug dealers and illicit sexual escapades.
The two suspects were arrested following searches Sunday and Monday in the Brussels area, the Liege region and Flemish Brabant.
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The discovery of the vest came as Belgium’s prime minister cited a “serious and imminent” threat justifying keeping the highest alert level operational for at least another week.
The security measures left Brussels eerily quiet, with streets deserted and many of the city’s famous beer bars and restaurants largely empty.
Prime Minister Charles Michael, speaking at a news conference after the emergency government meeting, said “We urge the public not to give in to panic, to stay calm. We have taken the measures that are necessary.”
From the prime minister down, there is widespread acknowledgment of a complicated and disjointed national structure that hampers the fight against extremism.
“A case has immediately been opened linked to suspect vehicles in Paris, to check people linked to those vehicles. There have been several arrests,” said Michel.
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The incident comes as Europe is on high alert after 17 people were killed in the Islamist attacks on the Charlie Hebdo magazine.
The strike targeted measures like cutting into employees’ income, extend working hours.
Police said Monday that three hours after the men entered the apartment it was still unclear whether they had taken any hostages.
Nationwide strike in Belgium will directly affect Jet Airways flight operations in and out of Brussels airport…
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Goals from substitutes Marouane Fellaini and Dries Mertens turned the game around for Belgium.