The Belgian capital is on maximum security alert because of what the government says is a "serious and imminent threat". Belgium's prime minister says he fears terrorists are planning to launch coordinated attacks at several locations.
Belgium's federal prosecutor has said the man behind a bombing at Brussels Central Station may have supported the so-called "Islamic State." Investigators also found materials used to make explosives in the man's home.
An ever-increasing number of extremist groups have taken root in Brussels. In March, terror attacks across the city killed 32 people.
A riot has broken out between pro and anti-government groups in front of the Turkish embassy in Brussels. The incident comes as European countries warn of spillover from a polarizing referendum in Turkey.
The city's mayor Yvan Mayeur has announced the cancellation of the fireworks display on New Year's Eve in the Belgian capital. It follows fresh intelligence of possible terrorist attacks.
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