A string of bomb attacks hit popular tourist towns across Thailand, leaving four dead and many wounded, with authorities on Friday ruling out terrorism despite suspicions insurgents in the kingdom's deep south are responsible.
Brussels airport will partially reopen for passenger flights on Friday evening after its closure following the March 22 bomb attacks, the company running the airport said.
One person was wounded and detained in a major police operation in the northern Brussels borough of Schaerbeek on Friday, Belgian public broadcaster RTBF quoted the local mayor as saying.
Belgian media which earlier reported the arrest on Wednesday of a prime suspect in Tuesday's bomb attacks in Brussels said the person detained was not, in fact, Najim Laachraoui.
Bomb attacks in Syria's central city of Homs and near a shrine outside Damascus killed at least 87 people on Sunday, as Washington pursued efforts for a ceasefire.