The Brussels neighborhood Molenbeek is known worldwide as a refuge for jihadists. But young people want nothing to do with extremism; they prefer to play soccer.
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.
Brussels and London: two cities that have been the victim of terror attacks. Two respective soccer clubs are trying to protect youths from radicalization in spite of financial or ideological hurdles.
Belgian social activists want Brussels to send and receive hopeful holiday messages as the city leaves behind a very bad year. DW's Teri Schultz reports.
Three men detained after raids in Brussels have been released without charges. Four raids took place, but no arms or explosives were found, according to a spokeswoman for the Brussels prosecutor's office.
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