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After 10 days, Brussels airport remains closed to passengers

After 10 days, Brussels airport remains closed to passengers

Struck by suicide bombers 10 days ago, the airport known as "the heart of Europe" has stopped beating temporarily, causing headaches for thousands of business and vacation travelers, and painful financial losses for Belgium's capital and tourism industry.

It's unclear when the Brussels Airport will reopen, even after a meeting Friday by Prime Minister Charles Michel and key members of the government.

Police unions have demanded tighter screening of passengers and baggage before both are allowed back into the facility, and they threatened to strike if their demands aren't met. Negotiations with an Interior Ministry representative were continuing Friday evening, with...

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