On 22 March 2016 terrorist attacks in the airport and an underground station in the Belgian capital killed 32. Many people continue to feel insecure, despite a boosted police presence.
A video of officers placing a snake around a suspect's neck to persuade him to confess during an interrogation has gone viral. The case is being probed but the police claim the snake was "tame and not poisonous."
Two men, including a suspected "Islamic State" militant, are on trial for killing four people at a Jewish museum in Brussels. Prosecutors are calling for life sentences.
German IS fighters, along with their wives and children, are in the custody of Syrian Kurdish authorities. The end of the IS "caliphate" and US plans to withdraw from Syria have made dealing with these detainees urgent.
Kenya's security agencies are under scrutiny following the latest attack on a hotel compound. Analysts say it's a sign that al-Shabab is still very much a force to be reckoned with.
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