In response to the terrorist attacks in Brussels, hope and solidarity arrived in the guise of cartoon character TinTin - a national hero in Belgium.
Fleeing never looks good — that's particularly true if you want to be a hero and chase lofty goals. Carles Puigdemont cuts a pathetic figure in Brussels as a runaway from Spanish authorities, writes DW's Barbara Wesel.
Danish illustrator Søren Juhl responded to the Brussels attacks with a moving, viral image of Tintin that reflected his own heart. He says images can move the masses, but he's wary of crossing a line with his art.
Belgium has been fighting religious radicalization since it became painfully obvious that Islamists were operating in the country. Art and humor have become tools in the battle. But there is still a very long way to go.
Follow the latest on the explosions which have killed at least 34 people at Brussels' international airport and a metro station. Belgium's terror alert has now been raised to its highest level.
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