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Eleanor Beardsley

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Weighty Issues Topped Agenda Of European Union Summit

Friday, February 13, 2015

European leaders met in Brussels on Thursday to address a range of crises facing the continent. Terrorism, the Ukraine conflict and Greek debt topped the agenda.

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Ukraine Dominates Meeting Of E.U. Leaders In Brussels

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Thursday's summit of EU leaders in Brussels was dominated by news of a possible ceasefire in Ukraine, but other crises like Greek debt and the threat of terrorism were also on the agenda.

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European Leaders Forge Cease-Fire In Ukraine

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine were in marathon talks in the capital of Belarus trying to agree to a cease-fire that would end fighting in eastern Ukraine. It goes into effect Sunday.

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The French Debate: Free Speech Versus Hate Speech

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Since the attack on a French satirical magazine, dozens have been arrested for condoning terrorism and inciting hatred. Many are wondering if the crackdown on hate speech is compromising free speech.

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Russian Economic Woes Hit France's Ski Slopes

Friday, January 30, 2015

For the past decade, wealthy Russians have flocked to the fabled slopes in the French Alps. But the drop in the ruble is now keeping them away, and the region's economy is starting to feel the effect.

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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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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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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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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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