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Air Algerie Crash Leaves No Survivors

Air Algerie Crash Leaves No Survivors

  French troops, who reported the wreckage of the Air Algerie flight that was recovered in Mali on Friday reported that it left no survivors. Flight 5017, they said, seemed to have disintegrated over Mali and a second black box has been recovered from the remains. Pictures of the wreckage at Gossi, a location near […]

Anti-Semitic Riots in Paris – Again

Anti-Semitic Riots in Paris – Again

Anti-semitic violence flared again in France this weekend as shops were looted and a synagogue targeted in the Paris suburb of Sarcelles. Eighteen youths were arrested after the rampage in which French media showed images of, among other things, a burned-out front of a kosher grocery store. It was one of several looted on Sunday […]

Anti-Semitic Rioters Attack Paris Synagogues

Anti-Semitic Rioters Attack Paris Synagogues

Three Paris synagogues sustained anti-Semitic attacks over the weekend with rioters sending three Jews to the hospital. Two of the attacks occurred after a violent group splintered from a mostly peaceful protest against violence in the Mideast. Up to 200 were trapped inside one of the synagogues that was performing a ceremony in honor of […]

Eurotunnel Breakdown Causing Six-Hour Delay

Eurotunnel Breakdown Causing Six-Hour Delay

A breakdown in the Eurotunnel is causing an expected six-hour delay. Customers have been asked to postpone their travel arrangements if they are unessential, and allow time for the blockage in the tunnel to be cleared. The broken down train led to over 300 passengers, along with four dogs, having to be evacuated from the […]

France: Teacher Murdered by Student’s Mother in Front of Class

France: Teacher Murdered by Student’s Mother in Front of Class

A kindergarten teacher in France was stabbed to death in front of her class by the mother of one of her students. The murder occurred on Friday at approximately 9:00 a.m., soon after the beginning of the school day on the last day of the school year. French Minister of Education Benoit Hamon revealed that the attacker suffered from […]

European Union Court Vote Upholds French Burqa Ban

European Union Court Vote Upholds French Burqa Ban

European Union Muslims expressed mixed reactions to the EU Human Rights court vote to uphold the current ban on the burqa in France on Tuesday. The full-face burqa and the less conservative niqab have drawn quite a bit of controversy all over Western Europe since France first banned the garments in 2011, with both sides […]

‘Shakespeare: The Stuff of the World’ on Exhibit in Moulins

‘Shakespeare: The Stuff of the World’ on Exhibit in Moulins

The Centre National du Costume de Scène in Moulins (CNCS) presents Shakespeare: The Stuff of the World until January 4, 2015. For the 450th anniversary of the birth of Shakespeare, the Moulins museum takes visitors into Bard’s world, with the most emblematic costumes to arrive on the French theater stage. From the replication of an […]

Roma Boy Beaten Into Coma Outside of Paris

Roma Boy Beaten Into Coma Outside of Paris

On Tuesday a young Roma boy was found in a shopping cart after being beaten into a coma outside of Paris. The boy was 16-years-old and being identified only by the name Darius. He had multiple fractures to his skull and doctors are not sure if he will live. An anonymous judicial source saying the boy’s […]

The Louvre’s Sculptural Masterpieces

The Louvre’s Sculptural Masterpieces

Since the late 12th century, the Louvre has played a role in central Paris. Built along the banks of the Seine River, the original structure has metamorphosised through the centuries. In the late 1690s, Louis XIV instituted an order for a sculpture gallery, which drew large crowds to its doors. After more than two centuries […]

Iran Dissidents to March on Paris

Iran Dissidents to March on Paris

Iranian dissidents, representatives from the British and European Parliaments, democracy advocates, international dignitaries, activists and over 300 Iranian opposition groups are set to march on Paris on June 27th to protest the lack of democratic freedoms in Iran under the nation’s religious extremist regime. Last year’s demonstrations drew over 100,000 supporters and representatives from across […]

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