After the terror attacks in Brussels, flights and train services were temporarily cancelled as Europeans scrambled to come to terms with the violence. Strangely enough, stock markets remained pretty unfazed by it all - not for the first time.
Salah Abdeslam, the last remaining suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks, has been found guilty of attempted terrorist murder in a separate trial in Brussels. He has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
EU ministers are to discuss new security initiatives with the Western Balkans in what is seen as the first step toward EU accession. Brussels has said it hopes the Western Balkan states will join the bloc by 2025.
For now, Salah Abdeslam is in court on charges relating to a police shootout in the Belgian capital in March 2016. Prosecutors hoped he would break his silence, but instead he remained defiant in court.
A global money-laundering watchdog has given Pakistan a three-month reprieve to avoid its terror financing watchlist, which could pose serious economic challenges to the country. But can Islamabad avoid it permanently?
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