Eleanor Beardsley

Eleanor Beardsley appears in the following:

French Parliament Debates Stripping Citizenship From Terrorists

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The citizenship measure has provoked an outcry from legal scholars, academics and politicians from across the spectrum. Lawmakers have extended until May the country's state of emergency.


In France, A Quiet Hero Belatedly Comes To Light

Friday, February 05, 2016

A security guard risked his life to save hundreds in November's Paris attacks. "We saw the worst things that night, the worst human beings ever. And then we saw the best," says one survivor he helped.


Witness Tells French Media Of Meeting With Leader Of Paris Attacks

Thursday, February 04, 2016

A woman who met the leader of the Paris attacks says he was calm and cheerful just two days after the killings. The woman told French media she told police where the remaining terrorists were hiding.


In A Dutch City, A Syrian Couple Settles In And Is Reminded Of Home

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

A Syrian husband and wife wait in a prison turned shelter while their bid for asylum is processed. Wife Lena says she's ready to start all over in the Netherlands, "just like a baby."


Iran's President Is In Paris To Look For Business Opportunities

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is in Paris, where he's holding talks with French leaders and marking the lifting of sanctions on Iran by signing major contracts with a number of French companies


During European Trip, Iran's President Stops In France

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Some European countries were big trading partners with Iran in the past, but while their companies are eager to rebuild that trade, they're also wary of Iran's hardliners and American prosecutors.


Pamela Anderson Lends Star Power To Fight Against Foie Gras In France

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The former Baywatch actress showed up in Parliament to promote animal rights. She is supporting a congresswoman who wants to end force-feeding of animals to produce a cherished culinary delicacy.


After Attack, An Uproar Over A Call For French Jews To Quit Wearing Yarmulkes

Thursday, January 14, 2016

A Jewish community leader in the southern city of Marseille has sparked controversy by calling on Jews to stop wearing skullcaps after a teacher was the victim of an anti-Semitic attack.


Man In Fake Explosive Vest Killed As Paris Remembers 'Charlie Hebdo'

Thursday, January 07, 2016

France has been marking the first anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher supermarket in Paris, in which 17 people died. As the French presiden...


On Anniversary Of Attack In Paris, Police Shoot Threatening Suspect

Thursday, January 07, 2016

It's been a year since the attack on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Tensions are high in Paris on Thursday after police confronted a man said to be wielding a knife and possible explosives.


In France, A Balancing Act Between Liberty And Security

Thursday, January 07, 2016

It has been a year since the attacks on the offices of a satirical magazine and a kosher supermarket in Paris that left 17 dead. The city paid tribute to their memory Thursday.


Paris Commemorates Anniversary Of 'Charlie Hebdo' Attacks

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

The city of Paris has begun commemorating the anniversary of the attacks on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket. The attacks, which took place a year ago on Thursday, left 17 people dead.


Paris Preserves Impromptu Memorials To Victims Of Attack

Sunday, December 27, 2015

In November, after coordinated terrorist attacks killed 130 people in Paris, informal memorials began to grow on the streets of France's capitol city. Outside the sites of the attack, mourners left flowers, cards, candles, poems, signs.

Six weeks later, people are still paying their respects. And their tributes may live ...


Unprecedented Security In Place For French Christmas Celebrations

Friday, December 25, 2015

This Christmas, after the recent terrorist attacks, Parisians pass by soldiers as they go to church. Amid huge security, they're starting to return to theaters and concerts, but tourism is down.


Parisians Adjust To New Reality Following Terror Attacks

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Heavily armed soldiers on street corners, security checks to get into department stores, fewer people eating out or going to the theater. Is this the new normal for Paris?


Mother Of Slain French Soldier Fights Against Radicalization

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

After her son was killed in a 2012 Islamist attack, Latifa Ibn Ziaten vowed to prevent radicalization among her fellow Muslims. "I'm going to save others so they won't suffer like me," she says.


2 French Citizens Arrested In Austria Suspected Of Links To Paris Attacks

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Two men are being questioned in Austria as part of the investigation into last month's terrorist attacks in Paris. The two are suspected of entering Europe on fake Syrian passports.


After Historic Gains, French National Party Falls Short In Second-Round Elections

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Exit polls for the regional elections in France on Sunday show the far-right National Front party has not succeeded in taking control of some of the major regions of the country.


France's Far Right National Front Gains Ground Ahead Of Elections

Friday, December 11, 2015

As France heads into important regional elections on Sunday, the far right party is on the threshold of gaining power in one or more regions of France for the first time in history.


Once Considered Extremist, National Front Attracts Broader French Electorate

Friday, December 11, 2015

French voters go to the polls on Sunday. After a first round of voting, the far-right National Front party is in the lead. The young niece of the party's founder is the face of a new generation.