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Belgium's foreign minister told a security forum on March 20 that the Paris attacks suspect had "a lot of weapons" and "a new network of people around him in Brussels." Salah Abdeslam was captured in Belgium two days earlier.

The most-wanted fugitive from November's Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, was reportedly wounded in a shootout in Brussels on Friday.

Paris police shot dead a knife-wielding man wearing a fake suicide belt who tried to enter a police station shouting "Allahu Akbar" Jan. 7. The incident occurred as Parisians were remembering those killed in the Charlie Hebdo attacks one year ago.

Russia has gifted France with a puppy, in a gesture of solidarity to replace a French police dog named Diesel. Diesel was killed during a raid targeting the suspected Paris attack mastermind Abdelhamid Abaaoud.

Open borders, poor intelligence sharing and a radicalized population make for a deadly mix.

Two weeks after Paris's deadly gun and bomb attacks, a remembrance service for the victims was held in the French capital Nov. 27. French President Francois Hollande was among those who attended the event, which was part of a national day of mourning.

The green shoots of culture have started to appear, and France hopes to encourage more.

Forty hospitals were mobilized to treat those wounded in the terrorist attacks in the French capital.

Soldiers and police still guarded potential targets including malls, hotels and mass-transit stations.

"It is a totally new phenomenon."

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton told a crowd Nov. 24 in Boulder, Colo., "We must be willing to continue to take refugees into our country."

Belgium is currently on heightened alert in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on Paris.

Emirates okay'ed the swap, which will be worn in PSG's next two matches.

During a joint news conference with French President Francois Hollande, President Obama reassured the public that the Islamic State will be defeated. Addressing the American public directly, Obama said "We cannot and will not succumb to fear, nor can we allow fear to divide us."

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