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Thursday, November 19, 2015
France declared Monday that the show must go on, with the public urged to go back out to bars, concerts and restaurants in defiance of the terror attacks on Paris.
Spanish dictator Franco demystified 40 yrs after death
Forty years after the death of Francisco Franco, historians still work to demolish myths that the Spanish dictator spun about himself to hold on to power for decades.
Fears of 'Patriot Act à la française' after Paris attacks
With emotions running high in France after the attacks in Paris, President Francois Hollande has called for sweeping new security powers, raising fears of a French-style Patriot Act.
Croatian ex-soccer player Piric wins plaudits by helping Ukrainian kids
Croatian ex-soccer player Ivica Piric spent some five years of his career playing in Ukraine. Now the retired international has returned to help the conflict-wracked country he calls a "second home."
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Paris police raid building in raid on attacks planner
SAINT-DENIS, France -- A woman wearing an explosive suicide vest blew herself up as heavily armed police tried to storm a suburban Paris apartment where the suspected mastermind of last week's attacks was believed to be holed up, police said Wednesday.
Plane brought down by homemade explosive device: Russia
A homemade explosive device brought down a Russian passenger plane over Egypt last month, the head of Russia's FSB security service said Tuesday, telling President Vladimir Putin it's now clear the bombing that killed 224 people was a "terrorist" act.
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European Union nations on Tuesday unanimously backed a French request for support with military missions in the wake of the Paris attacks, after France invoked a previously unused part of the bloc's treaties to seek help.
Paris attacks: victims cut down in the prime of life
The victims of the terror attacks on Friday in Paris were cut down in the prime of life, leaving behind pregnant wives, promising careers and friends -- that some died trying to protect.
Jihadists have exploited Europe's migrant crisis by hiding among asylum seekers, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Monday, in the wake of attacks in Paris.
The Anonymous internet hacking network declared war on the Islamic State group in a YouTube video Monday, vowing vengeance for attacks in Paris that left 129 dead and hundreds injured.
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