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'Bad Things Don't Happen Here'

Carly Loper | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics
Carly Loper

Toulouse is a smaller city where everyone knows everyone. It's charming and peaceful. Bad things don't happen here. Many people at school, including students in my class, knew the victims.

WATCH: France Jewish School Shooter Spinning In Stolen Car?

Posted 03.22.2012 | World

A 32-hour standoff between French police and the main suspect in the killings of 7 in the south of France came to an end on Thursday when police raide...

Terror Suspect Shot Dead

AP | SARAH DiLORENZO and JOHANNA DECORSE | Posted 05.22.2012 | World

TOULOUSE, France — Inspired by radical Islam and trained in Afghanistan, the gunman methodically killed French schoolchildren, a rabbi and parat...

France Investigating Possible Accomplices In Shooting

AP | Posted 05.22.2012 | World

PARIS (AP) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy says that French who visit Internet sites supporting terrorism will be punished by law, a new measure in...

Toulouse Shooting Suspect Reportedly Dead

AP | Posted 05.22.2012 | World

TOULOUSE, France (AP) -- The French interior minister says the suspect a killing spree has died after jumping from his apartment window after police s...

French Police Standoff With Terror Suspect Enters 2nd Day

AP | Posted 05.21.2012 | World

TOULOUSE, France (AP) - An Islamic extremist who boasted of killing seven people to strike back at France died Thursday after jumping from his window,...

Toulouse: The Nightmare's Not Over

Barry Lando | Posted 05.21.2012 | World
Barry Lando

There is a strong argument that the American and NATO presence in the Muslim world have done more to ignite the outrage of young Muslims elsewhere than any ragtag training camps.

Jewish Victims Buried In Israel

AP | DANIELLA CHESLOW | Posted 05.21.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — A rabbi and three children gunned down at a Jewish school in France were buried Wednesday in a Jerusalem cemetery, with a bereaved m...

Toulouse Shooting Suspect Reportedly Arrested In Raid

Posted 05.21.2012 | World

UPDATE: Reuters reports that French interior minister Claude Gueant denies Mohammed Mehar has been arrested. French interior minister denies that su...

French Police Exchange Gunfire With Man Suspected In School Attack

AP | SARAH DiLORENZO and JOHANNA DECORSE | Posted 05.20.2012 | World

TOULOUSE, France — Riot police set off explosions outside an apartment building early Thursday in an effort to force the surrender of a gunman w...

Toulouse Killings -- When Do We Download the Video?

Barry Lando | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics
Barry Lando

The cold-blooded killing of a rabbi and three students at a Jewish school in Toulouse, France yesterday have left the French shocked -- and dismayed. ...

Gunman May Have Filmed Deadly Shooting At Jewish School In France

AP | JAMEY KEATEN and JOHANNA DECORSE | Posted 05.20.2012 | World

TOULOUSE, France — Police searched southern France on Tuesday for an expert gunman suspected of fatally shooting seven people in the head at clo...

After the Carnage in Toulouse, Together Against Anti-Semitism

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.19.2012 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

French children, Jewish and French or, if one prefers, sovereignly French but guilty of having been born Jewish, were coldly gunned down, in broad daylight, on the territory of the Republic.

Gunman Kills 4 Outside Jewish School

AP | JOHANNA DECORSE and JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 05.19.2012 | World

TOULOUSE, France — A gunman on a motorbike opened fire Monday at a Jewish school, killing a rabbi and his two young sons as they waited for a bu...

Gunman Kills Three Children And Rabbi At Jewish School In France

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2012 | Religion

* Four killed, including three children, in Toulouse * Gunman pursued children into school before fleeing * Three soldie...

Gunmen Opens Fire On French Paratroopers

AP | JOHANNA DECORSE | Posted 05.15.2012 | World

TOULOUSE, France — A gunman on a motorbike opened fire on three French paratroopers at a bank machine Thursday in southern France, killing two a...

Travel and Social Privilege

Chris Guillebeau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Chris Guillebeau

It's a luxury to be able to visit new lands. This doesn't mean that travel is bad, or that we have to apologize for it because it is not universally available.