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Saving Greece and the Euro

In the latest attempt to stabilize the eurozone debt crisis, a number of measures are being discussed according to reports from the weekend's international meeting in Washington.

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'For the non-Muslims, it was like I opened a door for them'

In his just-released memoir a Belgian writer with Moroccan roots uses his experience to bridge cultures. In one chapter, he recounts learning how to slaughter sheep at home for the Muslim holidays. Non-Muslims ask him, “'You did that in your own house?’ “And the Muslims say, ‘Oh yeah, us too.’"

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Police identify two brothers behind Belgium bombings and are searching for a third suspect

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Two of the suicide bombers who carried out attacks in Brussels on Tuesday are brothers. Khalid and Brahim el-Bakraoui, both Belgian nationals, had criminal records, according to Belgian officials Wednesday. At least 31 people were killed and 270 injured in the attacks at the city’s main airport and at a subway station in central Brussels. A manhunt is underway for a suspect who was recorded by a security camera alongside Ibrahim el-Bakraoui at the airport. Tuesday's violence was the deadliest terror attack in Europe since the Paris attacks in November.

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'We were just waiting for the storm to come'

Belgian writer Ismaël Saidi, now a successful playwright, grew up in Schaerbeek, the same neighborhood where bomb-making materials were discovered after this week's attacks. His dream for a nation is one that grows together with education, a love of life and hope for the future.

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The hunt for ISIS's European mastermind

ISIS's European network of militants has proven to be more extensive and deep-rooted than security services expected. And new evidence shows that the architect behind that network was one man: Abdelhamid Abaaoud.