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Hollande Compares Toulouse Attacks To Holocaust

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 07.22.2012 | World

PARIS -- President Francois Hollande led ceremonies Sunday marking the 70th anniversary of the largest roundup of Jews in World War II France, and pro...

Hostage Situation At French School Ends Peacefully

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 09.08.2012 | World

PARIS (AP) — An armed man who took hostages Tuesday morning at a school complex just south of Paris used a "fake firearm," according to a top offici...

Uproar In France Over Terrorism Suspect Tapes

AP | NICOLAS VAUX-MONTAGNY | Posted 09.08.2012 | World

PARIS — French authorities are investigating how recorded conversations between police and a young man accused of a terrorist rampage earlier th...

Toulouse Killer's Family Sues For Wrongful Death

AP | INGRID ROUSSEAU | Posted 06.11.2012 | World

PARIS -- The family of a French gunman who targeted a Jewish school and was later shot dead by police filed a lawsuit Monday suggesting he was effecti...

Terrorism, History And Muslim-Jewish Peace

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 04.02.2012 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

Appeals for peaceful Muslim-Jewish discourse based on common spirituality may be dismissed as naïve. The first step may be to reply to the false narrative of permanent hatred with the authentic narrative of Jewish-Muslim affinities, as seen in Kabbalah and Sufism.

Three Killings: California, Florida, France

John Feffer | Posted 05.27.2012 | World
John Feffer

When our notion of the common good, of commonwealth, begins to disintegrate, all that is left are tribes defending their turf, standing their ground, enclosing their land.

Al Jazeera Sent French Shooting Video

AP | JAMEY KEATEN and SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 05.27.2012 | World

PARIS — A video apparently showing a Muslim gunman's attacks on soldiers and a Jewish school was sent to the Al-Jazeera news network – but...

Will the Events in Toulouse Represent a Turning Point in French Politics?

Anne Sinclair | Posted 05.26.2012 | World
Anne Sinclair

How might this tragedy affect the upcoming presidential election? The question is now whether the cursor of the presidential campaign has moved permanently (or only temporarily) from unemployment and economic issues to security, an issue that is always a handicap to the left.

Sarkozy: Alleged Toulouse Shooter Was Not Al Qaeda

AP | SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 05.26.2012 | World

PARIS — President Nicolas Sarkozy said Monday that a radical Frenchman who claimed to have gunned down Jewish children and paratroopers apparent...

Toulouse, France, Islam

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.26.2012 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

One judges not only a man, but a country by this type of reaction, by its capacity for revulsion when confronted with an eruption of horror. A moment of grace. The beauty of a commonly-shared sorrow. The prerogative of a great people.

French Shooting Suspect's Brother Charged

AP | NICOLAS GARRIGA and SAMANTHA BORDES | Posted 05.25.2012 | World

PARIS — A Frenchman suspected of helping his brother plot attacks against Jewish schoolchildren and paratroopers was handed preliminary murder a...

Teacher Allegedly Urged Class To Observe Minute's Silence For French Gunman

AFP | Posted 03.23.2012 | World

ROUEN, France — A French teacher was suspended Friday for allegedly urging her class to observe a minute's silence for serial killer Mohamed Merah, ...

Alleged Shooter On US No-Fly List

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.22.2012 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. counterterrorism official says the man suspected in the deaths of seven people in France was on the list of known or suspec...

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...

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,...