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France likely to close more than 100 mosques

France is likely to close up to 160 mosques in the coming months as part of a nationwide police operation under the state of emergency which allows places of worship that promote radical views to be shut down, one of the country's chief imams has said.<p>France shuts three mosques<p>Interior Minister …

Islam

Syrian troops could be used to help fight Isis, France's foreign minister says

Troops loyal to Bashar al-Assad could be used to fight Islamic State, but only in the framework of a political transition without the Syrian president, France’s foreign minister has said.<p>The remarks by Laurent Fabius underscore the deep faultline between the west and Russia as François Hollande, …

Middle East

Man arrested in Germany on suspicion of illegal arm dealing in terror crackdown

Reports in Germany suggested there was a link between the man and the Paris terror attacks but prosecutors played it down<p>A man has been arrested in Germany on suspicion of illegal arm dealing as Germany carries out more raids to avoid a Paris-style attack.<p>Prosecutors would confirm only that a …

Extremism

The Paris attacks will cost the French economy more than $2 billion

The attacks in Paris on Nov. 13 took 130 lives and permanently altered many more. Against this, discussing the financial costs of that day of terror may seem gauche. But as Paris, and France, tries to return to some sense of normalcy, it must address the economic damage of terrorism as well as its …

Defense Industry

France's Fabius sees Syrian regime participating in anti-IS fight

In order to fight IS, "there must be two measures: bombings... and ground troops who cannot be ours, but who should be of the (opposition) Free Syrian Army, Sunni Arab forces, and why not regime forces too," Fabius told RTL radio.<p>The main military target remains Raqa, the Syrian city that is the …

Security steps in Paris, Brussels, may be spreading anxiety

BRUSSELS (AP) — At a Paris train station, the zap of a pigeon getting electrocuted on the tracks is enough to send some jittery people scurrying for cover.<p>And in the aftermath of the devastating Nov. 13 attacks on Paris, the center of Brussels has often been deserted as armed soldiers patrol …

Eagles Of Death Metal Will Finish Bataclan Gig In Paris, Says Drummer Julian Dorio

Eagles Of Death Metal have vowed to finish their Paris gig after gunmen stormed the Bataclan concert hall, killing dozens of people during the …

Paris attacks: Sarkozy shifts right with swipe at multiculturalism

Nicolas Sarkozy has a plan for national recovery after the deadliest Islamist terror attacks on French soil: bring back “eternal France”.<p>At the …

Paris attacks: Fury over claims by philosopher Onfray

<b>Recriminations are flying in the elevated world of Paris intellectuals, after a leading philosopher said France brought the 13 November attacks on itself.</b><p>Michel Onfray tweeted his controversial reaction the day after the atrocities telling followers: "Right and left sowed war against political …

Paris Attacks

Russia unveils its body armour for DOGS following the death of police hound Diesel in Paris

• <b>Designed by St. Petersburg-based Scientific Production Association of Special Materials (NPO)</b>• <b><br>Russian dog handler said his dog didn't like her new</b> …

France

Belgian police mount search linked to Paris attacks | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian federal police searched a house in a small town south of Brussels on Thursday in what prosecutors told local media was part of investigations into the Islamic State attacks in Paris, adding that no one was detained.<p>A Belgian police officer stands guard outside a school …

North Africa

Playoff hungry Canucks, Red Wings set for clash

The urgency will be the same but the reasons will be different when the Detroit Red Wings clash with the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night at Rogers Arena.<p>The Red Wings, a perennial Stanley Cup contender, are in the unfamiliar position of fighting just to get into the playoffs.<p>The Canucks need a …

The troubling return of the 'nativists': Salutin

Many of us have been dismayed — nay, depressed — by the jump in xenophobic sentiments globally since the Paris attacks. This has countered or …

Paris attacks: Politicians failed the people of Brussels, says Vincent Kompany

<b>(CNN) —</b> The failure to deliver the "beauty of democracy" was one of the chief reasons behind the Paris attacks, says Belgian soccer star Vincent Kompany.<p>The suicide bombings and shootings in the French capital killed 130 people and left hundreds wounded. It shocked the watching world and brought to …

North Africa

No away fans as PSG play first home game since Paris attacks

Paris Saint-Germain will wear shirts with the words 'Je suis Paris' for their first home game since the terror attacks on Saturday as Ligue 1 is played without away supporters for a second successive weekend.<p>The three-time reigning French champions face rock-bottom Troyes in their first game at the …

Soccer

Paris climate activists put under house arrest using emergency laws

At least 24 climate activists have been put under house arrest by French police, accused of flouting a ban on organising protests during next week’s Paris climate summit, the Guardian has learned.<p>One legal adviser to the activists said many officers raided his Paris apartment and occupied three …

Climate

Cafes and museums of Paris, staggered by attacks, begin revival

Two weeks after terrorist attacks tore through the city’s core, Parisians and tourists are making their way to bars and restaurants in smaller numbers.<p>Two weeks after terrorist attacks tore through the city’s core, Parisians and tourists are making their way to bars and restaurants in smaller …

France

Lindsey Graham: If We'd Listened To McCain, Paris Attacks Wouldn't Have Happened

And it's silly to think that ISIS isn't already here, Graham says.<p>Presidential candidate South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham says it would be naive to think ISIS does not already have terror cells in the United States.<p>Speaking in a joint interview on New Hampshire's <i>Concord News Radio</i> with Sen. John …

Lindsey Graham

Eagles of Death Metal Band Members Share Horrific Details of Paris Terror Attack: ‘There Was Nowhere to Go’

Members of the Eagles of Death Metal, the band that was performing at the Bataclan in Paris, France, when terrorists attacked the venue earlier this month, spoke out in an in-depth interview with VICE this week, describing in detail the horrific scene that unfolded.<p>The band was about one hour into …

Paris airport traffic down after attacks, security tighter | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - Paris airports have seen a reduction in traffic since the attacks that killed 130 people in the French capital this month, while security has been expanded, a senior executive said.<p>An armed French soldier patrols at Nice international airport in Nice, France, November 17, 2015 as …

North Africa

Defiance Amid Grief as French President Honors Paris Terror Victims: 'We Will Fight to the End, and We Will Win'

Two weeks after the Paris attacks, 130 names were read out slowly in the grand square of the Hotel National des Invalides in Paris on Friday.<p>In a …

France

Glenn Greenwald: Why the CIA is smearing Edward Snowden after the Paris attacks

Decent people see tragedy and barbarism when viewing a terrorism attack. American politicians and intelligence officials see something else: opportunity.<p>Bodies were still lying in the streets of Paris when<p>CIAoperatives began exploiting the resulting fear and anger to advance long-standing political …

Surveillance

French President Pledges to ‘Destroy the Army of Fanatics’ Responsible for Paris Terror Attack

PARIS (TheBlaze/AP) — Intoning the names of 130 dead, a subdued France paid homage Friday to those killed two weeks ago in the attacks that gripped Paris in fear and mourning, with President Francois Hollande making a defiant vow.<p>“We will not give in either to fear or to hate,” he said during a …

François Hollande

Germany arrests man reportedly suspected of selling guns to Paris attackers

German authorities said Friday that they had arrested a man on suspicion of arms dealing amid reports that he was linked to the Paris attackers.<p>Prosecutors in the southern city of Stuttgart said that the 34-year-old, whose name was not given in accordance with Germany privacy laws, was arrested …

Amid the mourning, French unity shows cracks

As France paid homage to the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks, there are growing fears of a rollback of French freedoms and rights. Elizabeth …

Attacks against Muslims on the rise after Paris strikes

Hatemongers in several European countries have been targeting Muslims after the Paris attacks. Advocates say people need to develop strategies for …