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Soldiers Shoot 'Terror Attack' Suspect At Brussels Train Station

A third eyewitness said he had been evacuated from the station, but that the situation now seems under control and police were allowing people to walk freely in the street again. The Belgian capital's Grand Place, a major tourist site, was evacuated along with the station about 200 meters (656 feet) away. According to ABCNews.com , the man was heard yelling " Allahu akbar ", which means "God is great" in Arabic, before detonating an unidentified item on one of the rail station's baggage ...



A chastened Theresa May promises to govern with 'humility and resolve'

She would be able to remould government policy as she saw fit, unencumbered by the opposition or her own obstreperous MPs. The next parliamentary session wil be doubled to two years, and the Queen's Speech will be cancelled in 2018, to give MPs more time to deal with Brexit .


Armed Russia jet comes within five feet of U.S. military plane

Armed Russia jet comes within five feet of U.S. military plane

Russia disputed claims that its aircraft was at fault during the encounter and said it intercepted two U.S. reconnaissance aircraft as they "approached the Russian state border". Earlier, the USA military claimed the Russian jet had approached the United States plane in an unsafe way. The majority of these encounters were not seen as risky like Monday's interaction.



UK PM May confident of deal to keep top job

Theresa May will depend on the unionist party to support her government after her party lost their majority in last week's election . The 1998 Good Friday Agreement - a major development in the Northern Ireland peace process - commits the United Kingdom and Irish Governments to demonstrate "rigorous impartiality" in their dealings with the different political traditions in Northern Ireland.


German FM calls Helmut Kohl a 'great European'

German FM calls Helmut Kohl a 'great European'

He persuaded Germans to give up the then strong Deutsche Mark and adopted euro. Together with former French President Francois Mitterrand , Helmut Kohl was responsible for the introduction of the euro. Helmut Kohl was forced to leave his post as honorary chairman of the CDU in 2000 after he was accused of using illegal sources to finance the party.


North Korea fires four anti-ship cruise missiles

North Korea fires four anti-ship cruise missiles

Early last month, the North test-fired what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile to date, in a bid to bring the U.S. mainland within reach. in order to project an image to the world that global sanctions can never bring it to its knees", Professor Yang Moo-Jin of the University of North Korean Studies told AFP.