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France Launches Airstrike Against ISIS

France Launches Airstrike Against ISIS

France has launched its first airstrike against the militant group ISIS. According to officials, a logistics depot controlled by the Iraqi group was destroyed because of the strike. There is more expected over the “coming days.” So far, the U.S. military has been involved in 176 airstrikes in the country since August 8. The strikes […]

Six Dead From Building Blast in Paris, Workers Searching for Survivors

Six Dead From Building Blast in Paris, Workers Searching for Survivors

Six people have been confirmed dead after a building blast occurred in Paris and reduced half of a residential block to wreckage. Rescue workers have been searching throughout the evening for two people reported missing after an explosion demolished an apartment building. The victims included a 10-year-old boy, a mother, two teenagers ages 14 and […]

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 7, 2014

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 7, 2014

The world news daily digest from Guardian Liberty Voice for August 7, 2014 covers the investigation into the Air Algerie crash in Mali, the capture of the largest dam in Iraq by the ISIS rebels and the extension of the NSA whistleblowers’, Edward Snowden, stay in Russia. Air Algerie Flight AH5017 Black Box Unintelligible Following […]

World War I Centenary Commemoration

World War I Centenary Commemoration

Today marks the 100 year anniversary of Britain declaring war on Germany and starting the bloody, tragic conflict that history calls World War I. The United Kingdom, France, and Germany, as well as other countries, are all marking the occasion with commemorative events, religious services, and a renewed discussion about what “the war to end […]

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 […]

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