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Former delinquent Abdeslam emerges as hardened Islamist at trial

The switch came under the influence of his childhood friend Abdelhamid Abaaoud who became a key figure for IS in Syria.

Paris attacks suspect refuses to answer questions at Belgian trial

Salah Abdeslam has also refused to have photos or video taken of him during the four-day trial in Brussels.

Paris attacks suspect tried in Belgium over shootout

Prosecutors hope the Brussels trial will yield clues about the attacks that killed 130 people in Paris but also the suicide bombings months later in Brussels.

Abdeslam: from pot-smoking delinquent to key terror suspect

The sole survivor of the jihadist team that wrought carnage in Paris 2 years ago goes on trial in Belgium on Monday.

Jihadists ‘switched attack to Brussels from France’

Belgium's federal prosecutor also announced that the so-called "man in the hat" Mohamed Abrini, seen in CCTV footage at Brussels airport before the bombings last month, had been charged with "terrorist murders."

BFM TV: Salah Abdeslam refused to blow himself up, brother says

After his arrest in Brussels on March 18, Abdeslam answered some investigators' questions but then exercised his right to silence following the suicide bombings in Brussels on March 22 that killed 32 people.

Lawyer: Paris suspect Abdeslam wants to be extradited to France

Europe's most wanted man had been on the run for four months after the November 13 Paris suicide bomb and gun attacks in which 130 people were killed.

Journalists in line of fire over reporting of terror attacks

News and social media blackouts are often imposed by the government after terror attacks, which has already an unenviable record for locking up reporters.

Huge manhunt after IS kills 35 in Brussels bombings

BRUSSELS: Belgium pressed a huge manhunt Wednesday after Islamic State bombers attacked Brussels airport and a metro train, killing around 35 people and wounding...

Around 35 dead in Brussels attacks horror

Witnesses said victims lay in pools of blood at the airport, their limbs blown off. There were chaotic scenes as passengers fled in panic, with a thick plume of smoke rising from the main terminal building.

At least 21 dead as blasts rock Brussels airport, metro

The blasts come days after the dramatic arrest in Brussels on Friday of Salah Abdeslam, the prime suspect in the Paris terror attacks that killed 130 people in November, after four months on the run.