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  1. extreme weather
    Scenes of Devastation After Deadly Floods in Germany and BelgiumAt least 188 people are dead and hundreds still missing. Over the weekend, more flash floods struck other parts of Germany and Austria.
  2. Police Thwart Terror Attack After Man Drives Onto Pedestrian Mall in BelgiumThe driver’s car reportedly contained a gun and knives.
  3. international affairs
    Two Belgian Police Officers Wounded in ISIS-Claimed Machete AttackThe assailant, a 33-year-old Algerian man known to police as a common criminal, was shot and killed.
  4. international affairs
    Belgian Police Conduct Major Anti-Terrorism SweepTwelve people were arrested and three ultimately charged after dozens of anti-terrorism raids were conducted across the country, possibly in response to an immediate threat. 
  5. international affairs
    Belgium Continues Anti-Terrorism Raids, ArrestsAs Belgium’s dysfunctional security services struggle to confront the country’s jihadi problem, the missed opportunities to prevent last month’s attacks loom large. 
  6. brussels attacks
    Belgian Officials Release Bombing SuspectIt appears Fayçal Cheffou, the man they arrested, was not the third airport bomber.
  7. brussels attacks
    Belgium Charges Three Terrorism SuspectsEuropean authorities continue to try and unravel ISIS’s terrorist network following Tuesday’s attacks in Brussels.
  8. brussels attacks
    What We Know So Far About the Brussels AttackersTwo brothers and the alleged bomb-maker died in suicide blasts. Two unidentified men may still be at-large.
  9. awful things
    Hundreds of Brussels Attack Survivors Are Still Stranded in a Belgian WarehouseThe Brussels airport remains closed.
  10. scary things
    Brussels Suicide Bombers Identified, Manhunt for Third Attacker ContinuesThree blasts killed more than 30 people and injured more than 230.
  11. the national interest
    On Muslim Rights, the Republican Party Is Now the Trump PartyA party that disagrees on free trade but agrees on ethno-nationalist hysteria.
  12. Arrests in Belgium for Terror PlotMeanwhile, more than 20 people have died after a suicide attack in Pakistan.
  13. Belgian Police Detain 9th Person in Connection With Paris AttacksBut one of the men suspected of direct participation in the mass murder remains on the lam.
  14. Object That ‘May Resemble an Explosive Belt’ Reportedly Found in Paris SuburbMeanwhile, Brussels is still on lockdown — and will remain so for at least one more day.
  15. Cops Ask for Quiet; Citizens Give Them Cat PicsLolcats ou censure?
  16. the sports section
    Photos: Reaction Shots of U.S. and Belgium Fans Watching Today’s MatchOn the scene in DUMBO and at BXL Zoute.
  17. the sports section
    GIF Recap: The U.S. Is Out of the World Cup, Despite Tim Howard’s HeroicsBelgium advances to the quarterfinals.
  18. the sports section
    Today’s U.S.-Belgium World Cup Match: A Primer for the Vaguely InterestedThe Americans can’t lose and advance this time.
  19. the sports section
    The United States Will Play Belgium on TuesdayStart practicing your “I need to leave work early” cough now.
  20. international news
    Gunman Kills Three at Brussels Jewish MuseumOne suspect is in custody.
  21. other countries’ embarrassments
    Belgium Atones for Racist Obama Caricatures With Racist Giant CookieNot good, Belgium.