Tag Archives: France


France begins burying victims of Paris attacks

Huge processions, personalised coffins & an invitation to the Rolling Stones are among the ways that French families have begun burying the young victims of the November 13 Paris attacks….


The Latest: Belgium raises threat level for Brussels area

BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris. (All times local): ___ 1:11 a.m.


EU ministers back France after attacks, tighten controls

By Francesco Guarascio & Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU interior & justice ministers in Brussels on Friday pledged solidarity with France in the wake of the Paris attacks a…


Paris Killers 'Used Refugee Crisis To Slip In'

Some of the Paris attackers exploited Europe's refugee crisis to "slip in" to France unnoticed, the country's prime minister has said. Manuel Valls said the passport-free Schengen zone is at…


France pushes U.N. to support fight against IS

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – France wants the United Nations Security Council to push all able states to join the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria…


Holiday albums from Kenny Rogers, Kylie Minogue and more

A review of holiday albums released this year. ____ Kenny Rogers, "Once Again It's Christmas" (Warner)


Paris Plotter 'Drank And Smoked' After Attacks

The ringleader of the Paris attacks was drinking beer & smoking cannabis after the massacres, a witness has exclusively told Sky News. French counter-terror police swooped on a flat in…


Exclusive – Attacks to strain France's terrorism victim fund

By Andrew Chung PARIS (Reuters) – Friday's suicide bombings & shootings in Paris killed 129 people. But France expects to compensate more than 2,000 after the unprecedented attacks – a…


The Latest: Turkey deports some of group of IS suspects

PARIS (AP) — The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris. (All times local): 9 a.m. A Turkish government official says authorities have deported some among a group of eight…


IS 'executes' Chinese, Norwegian hostages as bastion pounded

The Islamic State group said it had killed two hostages, one Chinese & a Norwegian, as French & Russian air strikes on its Syrian stronghold reportedly left 33 fighters dead….