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Eleanor Beardsley

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As Egypt's Jails Fill, Growing Fears Of A Rise In Radicalization

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Unprecedented numbers of political prisoners in Egypt's jails could lead to a supersized version of an old problem: inmates becoming radicalized. "In jail, they become ISIS," says a former prisoner.

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Banned Burkini Highlights Tensions Over French Terrorist Attacks

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

In France, a number of mayors in beach towns have banned the body and head-covering bathing suit worn by Muslim women known as the burkini. Muslims call it Islamophobia.

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The Last Razor Repairman In Paris

Sunday, August 21, 2016

In a tiny shop from a bygone era, Jacques Guillaume gets calls about more than razors because there's nobody to fix things anymore. "Today, manual work like this is passé and obsolete," he says.

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French Beaches On High Alert After Recent Terror Attacks

Friday, August 19, 2016

As the French go on their August vacations this year, nothing is as it used to be. Even a scenic Normandy beach town, often featured in paintings by the Impressionists, is on its guard.

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For French Teens, Smoking Still Has More Allure Than Stigma

Monday, August 15, 2016

French teens smoke at a much higher rate than their American counterparts. The French health minister is trying to remove the glamour and raise the price.

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Famous French Flea Market Canceled This Year Over Terrorism Fears

Sunday, August 07, 2016

The French city of Lille has cancelled its annual flea market — an event that usually attracts millions of visitors and which dates from medieval times — because of security concerns.

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'Portugal's Schindler' Is Remembered, Decades After His Lifesaving Deeds

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Descendants of Jews who escaped Nazi-occupied France recently gathered to honor Aristides de Sousa Mendes, a Portuguese diplomat who issued some 30,000 visas to Jews and others before he was recalled.

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Jihadi Recruiters Find Success In French City Of Nice

Monday, July 18, 2016

In France, most people in Nice know that their city is a hotbed of jihadism. More than 100 people have left Nice — the most of any city in France — to fight with ISIS in Syria and Iraq.

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French Authorities Still Investigating Nice Attacker's Motivation

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Authorities are piecing together details on the suspect who killed more than 84 people with a 20-ton truck. At the same time, questions persist about security.

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French Authorities Identify Man Who Attacked Bastille Day Crowd In Nice

Friday, July 15, 2016

French authorities have now identified the man who drove a truck through hundreds of people celebrating Bastille Day in the French city of Nice Thursday night. At least 84 people were killed in the attack and at least 200 wounded.

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Scores Dead After Truck Plows Into Bastille Day Crowd In France

Friday, July 15, 2016

Anti-terrorist investigators are busy in France. They've taken over the case in Nice, where a truck rammed into a Bastille Day crowd. The French interior minister says more than 80 people were killed

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Investigation Continues Into Deadly Bastille Day Attack In Nice, France

Thursday, July 14, 2016

At least 77 people were killed and scores more wounded when an attacker drove a truck through a crowd of people celebrating Bastille Day in Nice.

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Truck Drives Through Bastille Day Crowd In Nice, France

Thursday, July 14, 2016

A large truck smashed into people who were watching Bastille Day fireworks in Nice, France, Thursday night. More than 70 people were killed.

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Truck Plows Through Crowd Celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France

Thursday, July 14, 2016

As many as 60 people were killed and many more injured after a truck drove through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France, on Thursday.

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French Parliamentary Report Cites Widespread Failure To Prevent Attacks

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

The report on the country's intelligence and security services follows last year's terrorist attacks. It says that each of of the terrorists was known to French authorities before the killings began.

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In Paris, Where Food Is King, Refugee Chefs Show What They Have To Offer

Sunday, July 10, 2016

In a weeklong festival, refugee chefs teamed up with their French counterparts to serve up feasts that fuse their culinary traditions. It's an effort to recast refugees in a new, culinary light.

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To Fight Pollution, Paris Imposes Weekday Ban On Old Cars

Friday, July 01, 2016

The city is banning pre-1997 cars and pre-2000 motorcycles from the streets in daylight hours during the week — a move opposed by some advocates for the poor and vintage car collectors.

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Sweeping Raids In France Raise Concerns About Civil Liberties

Friday, July 01, 2016

Emergency powers after last year's terrorist attacks have led to 3,500 house raids and hundreds of house arrests. Police, under pressure to prevent new attacks, risk alienating French Muslims.

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After Brexit, 28 Bloc EU Summit Charged With Emotion

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Britain's prime minister faced the music in Brussels on Tuesday, meeting with EU leaders for the first time since the U.K. voted to leave the bloc. On Wednesday, the remaining 27 EU members huddle.

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EU Leaders Deliver Tough Message To David Cameron At Post-Brexit Summit

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Britain's European Union partners had a tough message for Prime Minister David Cameron at their first post-Brexit vote summit in Brussels. They said the United Kingdom should leave promptly and shouldn't expect the same trade benefits the country previously enjoyed.

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