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Eleanor Beardsley

Eleanor Beardsley appears in the following:

For Many French Jews, Anti-Semitism Has A Clear Source

Thursday, January 22, 2015

French Jews say anti-Semitism, an issue for generations, is now coming largely from radical Muslims. Jewish emigration has been rising, but many Jews also say they're determined to stay in France.

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Broad Anti-Terror Crackdown Covers France, Germany, Belgium

Friday, January 16, 2015

Police in France have made more arrests in connection with last week's terror attacks in Paris. Authorities in both Germany and Belgium also have been conducting security operations and detaining suspects.

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Some French Muslims See Conspiracies In Paris Shootings

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

In Muslim communities around France, some don't believe the official version of events. In schools, some Muslim students refused to join in a moment of silence for the victims of the attacks.

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'Charlie Hebdo' Keeps The Presses Running, Will Print 3 Milllion Copies

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The remaining staff of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo are still planning to publish this week's issue, printing up three million copies.

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After Terrorist Attacks Stun France, Scores Turn Out For March

Monday, January 12, 2015

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Paris on Sunday in a show of unity and defiance after deadly terrorist attacks in the French capital. The day ended in the city's main synagogue.

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Palpable Relief On Parisian Streets After Hostage Crises End

Friday, January 09, 2015

A Paris neighborhood found itself at the center of a violent stand-off on Friday, with shoppers taken hostage at a local supermarket

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France Hostage Crises End After Chaotic Day

Friday, January 09, 2015

A Paris neighborhood found itself at the center of a violent stand-off on Friday, with shoppers taken hostage at a local supermarket

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In France, Simultaneous Standoffs Erupt In Violence

Friday, January 09, 2015

NPR's Eleanor Beardsley and Lauren Frayer speak to Renee Montagne about the standoffs between police and gunmen, both at a kosher market and in a warehouse north of Paris.

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Operation In Motion To Seize French Shooting Suspects

Friday, January 09, 2015

French authorities have narrowed in on the central suspects in Wednesday's mass shooting at a satirical magazine in Paris. More than 80,000 police officers and soldiers mobilized to look for them.

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Manhunt In France Centers On Industrial Town

Friday, January 09, 2015

Heavily armed brothers suspected in the storming of a satirical weekly were cornered inside a printing house near Charles de Gaulle airport and appear to have taken a hostage, officials tell AP.

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France Mobilizes 88,000 Police, Soldiers In Manhunt

Thursday, January 08, 2015

French police are still searching for the gunmen who killed 12 people in Wednesday's attack on the Charlie Ebdo publication in Paris.

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Remembering The Victims Of The 'Charlie Hebdo' Attack

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Robert Siegel and Melissa Block take a moment to remember the 12 victims of Wednesday's shooting in Paris.

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Police Identify Suspects In Paris Attack That Killed 12

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Authorities in Paris are searching for two brothers who are accused in Wednesday's brazen attack on a satirical magazine. The prosecutor's office says a third suspect has turned himself into police.

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French Government Organizes Massive Manhunt To Find Gunmen

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

At least 12 people were killed after gunmen attacked the offices of a satirical magazine in Paris on Wednesday.

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Gunmen Storm Satirical Magazine's Office In Paris

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

At least 12 people were killed in what French President Francois Hollande said was a "terrorist operation" against the publication Charlie Hebdo.

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Why Buy When You Can Borrow? App Connects People And Stuff

Friday, January 02, 2015

Millions of people use apps to share their homes and their cars. Now Peerby, an app developed in the Netherlands, helps people to share things like power drills and bicycle pumps with people nearby.

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Heavy Snowfall Delights Skiers In The Alps, Snarls Traffic

Monday, December 29, 2014

A major snow storm in the Alps over the weekend trapped skiers and vacationers. According to officials, as many as 37,000 vehicles were stuck Saturday night in the Savoie region of the Alps.

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Europe's Far Right And Putin Get Cozy, With Benefits For Both

Friday, December 26, 2014

Despite tensions between Russia and the West, Moscow is forging links with far-right, anti-EU parties in Europe. They're attracted to the traditional social values of Vladimir Putin's Russia.

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The French Go Crazy For 'An American In Paris'

Thursday, December 25, 2014

The first-ever stage production of the 1951 Hollywood film starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron, with a Gershwin score, is getting rave reviews during its premiere in the city that inspired it.

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Driving Rampages On Pedestrians In France Rattle Nerves

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Several people have been injured over the last two days by motorists driving their cars into crowds. The government says the acts were not coordinated and the men aren't terrorists.

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