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Tuesday, November 17, 2015
UK Muslims seek own path against jihadism
Feeling unfairly targeted by the government's anti-radicalization drive, Britain's Muslim community is rallying to find its own response to extremism and take a greater role in the fight against terrorism.
Monday, November 16, 2015
France carries out raids, names 2 more potential attackers
PARIS -- French police raided more than 150 locations overnight as authorities released the names of two more potential suicide bombers involved in the Paris attacks-- one born in Syria, the other a Frenchman wanted as part of a terrorism investigation.
France mourns, seeks those behind attacks
Thousands of French troops deployed around Paris on Sunday and tourist sites stood shuttered in one of the most visited cities on Earth, while investigators questioned relatives of a suspected suicide bomber involved in the country's deadliest violence in decades.
Fatal French high-speed test train had children on board: company
A French high-speed train that derailed on a test run Saturday, leaving at least 10 dead and 37 injured, had "several children" on board, the rail company said Sunday.
Greece and its creditors have agreed on "many" of the issues that had to be resolved for Athens to receive more bailout funds but will hold more talks in the coming days, Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said Sunday.
Romanian inmates pick up the pen to earn freedom
They may be athletes, businessmen or politicians but the minute they are jailed, Romanian convicts often morph into "men of letters" thanks to a law allowing those who write a book while inside to get out quicker.
Climate & wine: Is it still Bordeaux without Merlot?
Can the world's most storied wine region adapt to climate change without losing its identity? This is the question haunting the Bordeaux region as the threat of global warming looms ever larger.
Sunday, November 15, 2015
France vows to punish IS 'act of war'
French President Francois Hollande vowed to attack the Islamic State group without mercy as the jihadist group admitted responsibility Saturday for orchestrating the deadliest attacks inflicted on France since World War II.
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Athletics giant Russia was provisionally suspended from track and field on Friday over accusations of "state-sponsored" doping as the IAAF scrambled to salvage the sport's credibility just nine months out from the Rio Olympics.
Obama leads chorus of outrage over Paris attacks
U.S. President Barack Obama led a chorus of global condemnation of a wave of attacks in Paris on Friday that left at least 127 people dead, as nations pledged solidarity with France.
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