It was a year ago that 32 people were killed in suicide attacks at the airport and a busy subway station in Brussels. Hundreds of people gathered at the airport to remember the victims of the deadliest terrorist act in Belgian history.
Three major German Muslim associations have demanded that politicians and media pay more attention to violence against mosques. They said the recent spate of arson attacks were an attack on society at large.
The mayor of a Brussels neighborhood has said homeless people sleeping in parts of the city will be detained overnight if they refuse shelter. Brussels' 3,000 homeless face expected subfreezing temperatures this week.
Belgium has reduced its terror threat level after three years on high alert. Prime Minister Charles Michel said there will still be "occasional exceptions" to the level, including soldiers guarding key sites.
More than 100 foreign fighters have returned to Belgium, with more to follow. Some want to leave their past behind, others want to "disappear" and pose a headache for the authorities. Teri Schultz reports.
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