Eleanor Beardsley

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Next To The Original, France Replicates Prehistoric Cave Paintings

Monday, January 02, 2017

The public is barred from the cave paintings in Lascaux in order to preserve them. But a new museum has created an exact replica right next to the cave.


At 100, A French Newspaper Thrives — With No Ads And A Minimalist Webpage

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Le Canard Enchainé is a fiercely independent weekly known for its incisive reporting and more than its share of scoops and bombshells. It continues to prosper with a format little changed since 1916.


Police Say Zurich Mosque Shooter Not Linked To Radical Islam

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Swiss police say it appears the 22-year-old Swiss man of Ghanaian origin killed himself shortly after storming into the Zurich Somali-Islamic center where he shot and wounded three worshippers.


Defusing The Lure Of Militant Islam In France, Despite Death Threats

Monday, December 19, 2016

Dounia Bouzar works to stop radicalization of French youth. More young people from France have radicalized and gone to war zones in Syria and Iraq than from any other European country.


A French Community Tries To Get A Handle On Radicalization

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Five men, four of them childhood friends from Strasbourg, are being held in a foiled terrorist plot. Radicalization of young people is a leading concern in the community.


East Aleppo Mayor Pleads For Help From The International Community

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

An agreement has been reached to evacuate Syrian civilians from rebel-held parts of Aleppo, but there are conflicting reports on whether the evacuations have begun.


As Syrian Troops Close In On Rebels In Aleppo, Civilians Are In Need

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

A French parliamentary delegation, just returned from Syria's border with Turkey, has called for U.S. and European troops to create a humanitarian corridor to get civilians out of Aleppo.


Air Pollution Leads To Crackdown On Cars In Paris

Thursday, December 08, 2016

A week of high pollution levels has brought unprecedented restrictions on driving. The Paris mayor is making public transportation free in an effort to reduce the pollution particles in the air.


Fillon Beats Juppe In French Conservative Presidential Primary

Monday, November 28, 2016

In the conservative party's race for president, Alain Juppé, conceded defeat to Francois Fillon, who will face candidates from the left and the extreme right in the presidential election next May.


For Newly Arrived Migrants, Paris Offers An Upgraded Welcome

Friday, November 25, 2016

It's taken a while, but Paris finally has a safe place for migrants congregating in the city. A new facility has been opened which offers asylum seekers showers, medical care and a bed.


Parisians Struggle To Find Homes For Newly Arriving Refugees

Friday, November 25, 2016

The closure of the migrant camp in Calais didn't end France's refugee problem. Many asylum seekers have instead headed to Paris, bringing Europe's migrant problem to the streets of the French capital.


A Paris Exhibition Of Black Artists Unearths Unknown Treasures

Thursday, November 24, 2016

The exhibit of artists such as Jacob Lawrence, Romare Bearden and Faith Ringgold gives Americans a chance to discover the work of exiled artists largely ignored in their homeland.


French Conservatives Fear Populist Wave That Carried Trump Will Foreshadow Primary

Saturday, November 19, 2016

French conservatives choose their candidate for President on Sunday. The winner will likely face off against Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Front in the presidential election next year.


One Year After Paris Attacks, Bataclan Concert Hall Reopens

Sunday, November 13, 2016

It has been one year since a series of terrorist attacks left 130 dead and hundreds more injured in Paris. Most of those killed were in the Bataclan, where musician Sting performed on Saturday.


Trump's Election Gives Hope To Europe's Far Right

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Europe's far-right politicians were quick to congratulate Donald Trump. Populist parties across Europe share his views, and analysts warn they will be emboldened by his win.


Mixed Reaction As Calais Refugees Are Rehoused Across France

Friday, October 21, 2016

Refugees from the soon-to-be-razed squatters camp in Calais are being resettled in reception centers across France. The country has traditionally been a haven for asylum seekers, but resettling the newest wave is dividing communities.


French Officials Will Try Again To Dismantle Refugee Camp

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

U.K. officials accepted another small group of young people from a refugee camp in the northern French port city of Calais. A French court ruled the government can proceed with demolishing the camp.


Europe Wakes Up To Prospect Of Female Terrorists

Monday, October 17, 2016

Under the ISIS model in Syria, "It's become a sort of family jihad," says a French journalist. "Couples go together, sharing a common project. And the role women play is as strong as that of men."


Normandy Tank Museum Closes Its Doors; Auctions Off Tanks

Monday, September 19, 2016

After suffering a lack of visitors since the terrorist attacks in Paris, the Normandy Tank Museum is closing. Dozens of historic armored vehicles have been auctioned off at record prices.


For One French Woman, An Eye-Opening Visit To Calais' Refugee 'Jungle'

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The camp has grown to 9,000 people. Calais residents oppose it and want it shut down for good. But when one protester goes there for the first time, she is moved and surprised by what she sees.