ISTANBUL Turkish fans booed during the minute’s silence for the victims of the Paris attacks before their national team drew 0-0 with Greece in a friendly international soccer game on Tuesday. The mark of respect was observed at matches across
As the world mourns victims of last Friday’s terror attacks in Paris, soccer fans in Turkey appeared to express their dissent for the observances taking place at several public gatherings in Istanbul on Tuesday. The Turkish supporters booed the
Tens of thousands of fans converged on London’s Wembley Stadium on Tuesday night for an emotional international friendly match between old rivals, the English and French national teams
As armed police looked on, David Cameron, Prince William and London Mayor Boris Johnson joined England fans in an emotional rendition of the French anthem at Wembley Stadium which was lit up in the blue, white and red of the French flag.
Special units have arrested several suspects in the course of large-scale raids in the Brussels district of Molenbeek. A trail left by the Paris attackers leads to this neighbourhood which is considered a hub for Islamists. Some commentators call for a clampdown on milieus that turn young people into killing machines. Others call on Muslims to do more to distance themselves from radical ideologies.
IN A STATEMENT PUBLISHED in its online magazine, Dabiq, this February, the militant group the Islamic State warned that “Muslims in the West will soon find themselves between one of two choices.” Weeks earlier, a massacre had occurred at the Paris offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The attack stunned French society, while bringing to the surface already latent tensions between French Muslims and their fellow citizens.
While ISIS initially endorsed the killings on purely religious grounds, calling the murdered cartoonists blasphemers, in Dabiq the group offered another, more chilling rationale for its support.
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On Saturday, Veerender Jubbal woke up to a social media nightmare. The Canadian Sikh discovered that a photoshopped version of his bathroom mirror selfie was circulating on social media as a photograph of one of the terrorists behind the Paris attacks.
PARIS — After coordinated attacks that killed 129 people and injured another 352, it would be understandable if the streets were quiet and the atmosphere in the bustling metropolis was somber.
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