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Grenoble Scene of Gruesome Terror Attack

Grenoble Scene of Gruesome Terror Attack

Grenoble, a metropolitan city of around 550,000 citizens, was the scene of a gruesome terror attack and beheading on June 26, 2015. Two suspects have been arrested. One suspect, identified as Yasine Salhi, is accused of decapitating his boss Herve Cornara, and causing several explosions at the U.S. owned company where they both worked. Yasine was a […]

Europe Migrant Crisis Stranding Chunnel Travelers

Europe Migrant Crisis Stranding Chunnel Travelers

For years, crossing the English Channel via ferry or Chunnel (the channel tunnel) has been a well-traveled option for tourists traveling between Paris and London. But, the Calais to Dover crossing has become the latest flash point area for Europe’s migrant crisis that continues to flare out of control stranding hundreds of Chunnel travelers in […]

Suspected Organizer of 1982 Paris Attack on Jewish Restaurant Held in Jordan

Suspected Organizer of 1982 Paris Attack on Jewish Restaurant Held in Jordan

On Wednesday, the suspected organizer of the 1982 attack on a Jewish restaurant in Paris was arrested in Jordan, according to local authorities. Earlier this year, Zuhair Mohamad Hassan Khalid al-Abassi, known as “Amjad Atta” had an international arrest warrant placed on him by French officials. Although between three and five men carried out the attack, only […]

Paris Love Locks C’Est Fini

Paris Love Locks C’Est Fini

A Parisian tradition is ending. The city of lights and lovers, Paris, has said “C’est Fini” to the “love locks” people have placed on bridges over the River Seine. For nearly a decade, couples visiting Paris (and some locals) have had a custom of permanently sealing their love and leaving a piece of the behind […]

Eiffel Tower Closed by Protest Against Paris Pickpockets

Eiffel Tower Closed by Protest Against Paris Pickpockets

Visitors to Paris typically come home talking about the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, the traffic around the Etoile, the shopping and “the French.” Unfortunately, tourists also come back telling tales about the notorious pickpockets that prey on visitors to the French capital. The French, though, are showing signs that they too have had enough of […]

Scandal of Sexual Abuse Towards African Children by Troops Investigated

Scandal of Sexual Abuse Towards African Children by Troops Investigated

The allegations that have been made against 14 French troops being sexually abusive towards young children in the Central African Republic, which has become quite the scandal, is currently being investigated. In efforts to help the African Union restore order following dogmatic violence brought about by Muslim rebels fighting against those trying to protect the Christians, French […]

Germanwings Update: Co-Pilot Had Practiced the Crash on Previous Flight

Germanwings Update: Co-Pilot Had Practiced the Crash on Previous Flight

The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 apparently practiced and rehearsed the maneuver, before crashing the plane into the French Alps. As per the French civil aviation investigators, from the Bureau of Investigations and Analyses, B.E.A. in its French abbreviation, Andreas Lubitz had rehearsed the sharp descent on a previous flight. This finding, which is […]

France Targeted by German and NSA Spying

France Targeted by German and NSA Spying

Early Thursday, a front-page article in the German daily newspaper, “Süddeutsche Zeitung,” reported that France had been the target of spying by the German intelligence agency BND on behalf of the NSA. This report, seeming very much in the spirit of Edward Snowden, also suggests that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was in support of the […]

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