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Paris Attacks suspect Abdeslam arrested in Brussels

DontUse, International
Salah Abdeslam was arrested in a police raid in Molenbeek near Brussels (Paris Match). He is suspected of taking part in the Paris Attacks in November and was searched for all over Europe. He was the most wanted man in Europe. As Abdeslam refused to yield, police shot in his leg to catch him. Two other men were arrested as well. They are not Soufiane Kayal or Mohamed Abrini, who are still on the run. The two could still be hiding in Molenbeek. The raid is so still in process at 7 pm. According to French correspondents for Le Monde and Itélé, grenades and explosions can still be heard. The tracking and the assault were led by both French and Belgian police. According to the bourgmestre (mayor) of Molenbeek Françoise Schepman, the assault could still last several hours. Salah A

Brexit: Cameron “battling for Britain” at Brussels against European leaders

Politics
The Brexit issue will be the main topic of discussion at a two-day summit taking place in Brussels this Thursday and Friday.     The President of the European Council Donald Tusk called this a “make or break summit”. Indeed the EU and the UK must now find an agreement on David Cameron’s claims before he sets up a date for a national referendum about a leave from the UK (possibly on June 23 according to the Financial Times).   The Prime Minister already obtained compromises from the EU as Donald Tusk proposed an emergency possibility of supressing social aids to non-UK European workers for four years if needed. Indeed it goes against the essential principles of the EU to build equality between all European citizens. David Cameron asked for a permanent suppres