Labor Dispute Protests in France Turn Violent

Labor Dispute Protests in France Turn Violent

In France, on April 17, 2016, the peaceful “Nuit Deout” (Rise Up at Night) protests turned violent. According to the French Interior Ministry, as of March 31, there were 100 people arrested due to conflicts with the police. To date, 400 people have been arrested since the beginning of the protests on March 31. The peaceful demonstrations began in order to protest France’s […]

Russia and France to Join Hands in Fighting ISIS

Russia and France to Join Hands in Fighting ISIS

Russian president Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart, Francois Hollande, on Nov. 26, 2015, agreed on a coalition to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS), who have carried out brutal attacks on both countries. Speaking at a joint news conference in Moscow, the French president said the military cooperation […]

Syria Is Facing Increased Bombing Raids

Syria Is Facing Increased Bombing Raids

Syria is facing increased bombing raids as France reacts to the Paris attacks. Launching warplanes from The United Arab Emeritus and Jordan, the French government has stepped up their efforts in combating ISIS. The World Post reports that the French Defense Ministry has confirmed that 10 fighter jets dropped approximately 20 bombs. Targets included munitions depots, […]