Showing posts with label Paris attacks. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Paris attacks. Show all posts

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Police Probe Background, Motivation of Paris Knife Attacker

Police Probe Background, Motivation of Paris Knife Attacker
France's interior minister met with security officials Sunday as investigators probe the background and motivations of a young (20 or 21-year-old) man who attacked people on the streets of Paris Saturday night, killing one of them. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for this latest attack in the French capital.

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Anger in France, Britain over Trump's gun law speech

Anger in France, Britain over Trump's gun law speech
US President Donald Trump sparked anger in France and Britain by suggesting looser gun laws could have helped prevent deadly attacks in Paris in 2015, and linking a wave of knife crime in London to a handgun ban.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Paris's Eiffel Tower to go dark for Manchester dead

The Eiffel Tower's lights will be turned off at midnight Tuesday in homage to victims of the Manchester Arena attack that claimed at least 22 lives, the Paris mayor said.

Manchester Arena: Major terror attacks in Europe in recent years

The police confirmed early Tuesday that 19 people were killed and 50 more were injured in a blast that occurred outside Manchester Arena right after the end of a concert late Monday night.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

France's Hollande strikes back at Trump over Paris remarks

In response to unfavorable comments over Paris, French President Francois Hollande on Saturday warned his American counterpart Donald Trump over showing "defiance towards an allied country."

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Most French people fear terror acts in Christmas holidays

More than two thirds of French citizens believe terrorist attacks will hit their country during Christmas celebration, according to a survey released on Friday.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Almost 30 percent of French Muslims reject secular laws, new poll finds

Just under 30 percent of France’s 3 to 4 million Muslims reject the country’s secular laws, according to an Ifop poll published by the French weekly Journal du Dimanche.

Friday, July 15, 2016

At least 80 dead in France truck attack in Nice

An attacker killed up to 80 people and injured scores when he drove a heavy truck at high speed into a crowd watching Bastille Day fireworks in the French Riviera city of Nice late on Thursday, officials said.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Belgium warns of new Europe terrorist attacks

Belgium said on Tuesday that more "terrorist fighters" want to return to Europe from Syria to carry out further attacks, a month after suicide bombings in Brussels killed 32 people.

Friday, April 15, 2016

EU approves air passenger data sharing, ending years of a standoff

The European Parliament (EP) voted on Thursday, while meeting for its plenary session here, that airlines should provide national authorities with data on their passengers for all flights originating from third countries, despite persistent doubts about the effectiveness of such a measure.

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Turkish leader Erdogan says Islamophobia on rise in US

Islamophobia is on the rise in the United States and US presidential candidates have targeted Muslims during the election campaign, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said during a visit to the country.

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Friday, January 22, 2016

Saturday, November 28, 2015

France honors victims of Paris attacks in national ceremony

Under a cloudy, wintry sky, the French tricolor was displayed outside public buildings and homes on Friday. Government officials, politicians from left and right camps and leaders of different religious groups gathered at the military museum Les Invalides to pay tribute to the 130 people killed during the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks.

Friday, November 20, 2015

European border restrictions endanger refugees, migrants, especially children, UN agencies warn

European restrictions on refugees and migrant movements after last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, including national profiling, are endangering many, especially children, as the bite of winter takes hold, United Nations agencies warned today, calling on Governments to provide more reception centres and decent accommodation.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Hollande, Ban Urge anti-Terrorism Resolution

French President Francois Hollande and UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday discussed the adoption of an anti-terrorism resolution "as quickly as possible", the French presidency said.

Don’t backtrack on migrants, UN warns. 26 US states shut door on Syrian refugees, Obama calls it ‘shameful’

The United Nations on Tuesday called on states not to "backtrack" on pledges made to host migrants and refugees, including from Syria, in the wake of the attacks in Paris.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Slovak PM Fico: Security more important than migrants’ rights

The recent terrorist attacks in Paris that claimed the lives of more than 120 people and injured more than 300 prompted politicians, analysts but also members of the Islamic Foundation to react.

US state governors refuse to accept Syrian refugees

A string of US governors have said they will refuse the resettlement of Syrian refugees in their home states in the wake of the deadly Paris attacks, prompting accusations of Islamophobia.