The terrorist attacks at six sites in and around Paris on Friday, which French authorities said killed 129 people and injured more than 350, claimed more lives than all other acts of terror combined in the previous quarter century in France, according to the Global Terrorism Database. 10 The victims came from at least nine countries; scores were attending a rock concert, some were eating dinner at a Cambodian restaurant, two were sisters from Tunisia who were celebrating a birthday, according to Le Figaro.
Reports of a Syrian passport found near the body of one of the gunmen who died in Friday night’s attacks may change attitudes towards migrants across Europe. The EurActiv network reports.
The terrorist attacks that gripped Paris late Friday and early Saturday left at least 129 people dead, and wounded more than 300 others. The majority of victims were gunned down during a rock concert at the Bataclan, a historic venue in the 11th arrondissement. Several were killed at multiple other sites.
Last night, this simple symbol became a universal sign of support for the city of Paris. We spoke to Jean Jullien, who created the symbol, about how it came to be.
This article is an updated version of an article written before the attacks.
After Paris, macho language about “pitiless war” defines the contours of leadership. Little else is on offer. It is red meat to our emotions.
Demotix/Elyxandro Cegarra. All rights reserved.A week of horrible carnage – bomb blasts in Beirut and Baghdad and then the cold-blooded shootings in Paris. Each of these acts of terror left dead bodies and wounded lives. There is nothing good that comes of them – only the pain of the victim and then more pain as powerful people take refuge in clichéd policies that once again turn the wheel of violence.
World leaders responded to deadly attacks in Paris with defiant pledges of solidarity and Europe tightened security after Islamic State said it was behind an assault by gunmen and bombers that left 127 dead in the French capital.
The real goal of the attacks in France, as well as those in the Shia southern suburb of Beirut a few hours before this, is through fear, to spread division.
Police investigations outside the Bataclan concert hall in Paris, November 14. Demotix/ Jonathan Tessier. All rights reserved.It was like spring in autumn. The weather had been turning warm, day after day, in this early November 2015 in Paris. One month later the town will host the UN Climate Conference COP21… Such unseasonable weather, the hottest November ever, must for sure have something to do with climate change.
The roots of these terror attacks are deep. They lie partly in Syria and Iraq, but also partly in our French and European cities.
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Soon after last night’s attacks on Paris, in which more than 120 people were killed, other cities began projecting the colors of the French flag onto landmarks in a brilliantly colored display of solidarity around the world.
In the wake of the deadly attacks in Paris on Friday night, new hashtags meant to defend Muslims are trending online.
For many Syrians in the Calais refugee camp in northern France, the terror attacks in Paris on Friday night were particularly disturbing.
LONDON — The foreign office has confirmed a British man was among the 129 people killed in a series of attacks in Paris on Friday night
A 23-year-old design student from Cal State University-Long Beach named Nohemi Gonzalez is the first American identified among the victims of Friday’s attacks in Paris in which at least 129 people were killed.
Twitter is working with CBS News to bring the questions users are asking about the Paris attacks to the people who could be the next commander-in-chief.
Cartoonists and illustrators took to social media on Friday and Saturday to share their drawings in response to the deadliest peacetime attack to hit France.
On Friday eight attackers in different parts of Paris shot and killed 127 people in seemingly coordinated attacks. The act has since been claimed by extremist group the Islamic State, or ISIS, raising serious questions about the extent of extremist influence in France and the likelihood of further violence.
The deadliest location among Friday’s terror attacks in Paris occurred at a concert venue called Le Bataclan, where Californian rock band Eagles of Death Metal were performing before an audience of 1,500 people. According to police reports, several gunmen opened fire at visitors mid-concert, killing more than a hundred people and injuring dozens more
France is reeling from a wave of horrific terrorist attacks in central Paris late Friday night, killing at least 127 people, critically wounding at least 99 and injuring hundreds more in multiple parts of the city.
Poland cannot accept migrants under European Union (EU) quotas after the attacks in Paris, Poland’s European affairs minister designate Konrad Szymański said today (14 November), in a sign that Friday’s assault may seriously undermine EU refugee policy.