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Irish Lecturer Stabbed to Death at University in Paris for Showing Drawing of Mohammed During Class

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/9/2018 at 12:00pm
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A 66 year-old Irish lecturer was stabbed to death in Paris this week, outside the Leonardo de Vinci private university by a Pakistani student who believed he had insulted Mohammed. The suspect was arrested at the scene.

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What’s behind France’s latest round of riots?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 1:00pm 12/5/2018 at 1:00pm
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Rioting has been taking place recently in France, but trying to get a clear idea of what’s behind the demonstrations isn’t easy.

The first thing to say is that the riots certainly seem to be anti-Macron. But there are plenty of reasons to be anti-Macron, some emanating from the left and some...

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Political Climate Change: Paris Burns With Riots Over Rising Fuel Taxes

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 10:00am 11/25/2018 at 10:00am
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If you have looked at Twitter or the news over the last two days, you may have seen the chaos unfolding on the streets of Paris. People are rioting over a tax increase on fuel which the Macron government claims it is imposing to reduce the nation’s dependence on...

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Le Pen party overtakes Macron in EU Election Poll

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 7:00am 11/6/2018 at 7:00am
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Marine Le Pen’s right-wing National Rally has overtaken French President Emmanuel Macron’s En Marche for the first time ahead of the next year’s EU Parliament elections. The latest poll numbers place France’s ruling centrist En Marche party at 19 percent, and the newly constituted National Rally — formerly the Front National — at...

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Le Pen, Salvini Form ‘Freedom Front’ Ahead of EU Elections

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 7:00am 10/10/2018 at 7:00am
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France’s nationalist politician Marine Le Pen and Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini have announced plans to create a “Freedom Front” electoral coalition ahead of next year’s European parliamentary vote. Speaking with Le Pen at a press conference on Monday, Salvini called for a “common sense revolution” to defeat EU’s political elite in the May...

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Marine Le Pen Ordered to See Psychiatrist for Tweeting Photos of ISIS Executions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 21, 2018 at 5:15pm 9/21/2018 at 5:15pm
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As much as we complain about political correctness in the United States, it seems things are much worse in Europe. Marine Le Pen, who is frequently described in media reports as far right, recently shared some images on Twitter of people who had been slaughtered by ISIS. Now she is being...

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Migrant Riots Break Out in France

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 11:00am 7/5/2018 at 11:00am
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Riots erupted in the French city of Nantes following the death of a 22-year-old man, who was shot after running over a police officer at a vehicle stop. Cars and buildings–including a local court–were set on fire in the city’s Breil district, an area with “largely immigrant populations,” media report say.

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France’s Macron Wants Sanctions on EU States Refusing to Accept Migrants

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/24/2018 at 12:00pm
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A war of wards has broken out between France and Italy after French President Emmanuel Macron threatened sanctions against EU member state refusing to accept migrants.

“I am in favor of sanctions being imposed in the event of no cooperation” on migrant relocation, said President Macron.

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Trump’s Tariff Decision Irks Merkel, Macron

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 4:00pm 6/3/2018 at 4:00pm
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President Donald Trump’s move to impose tariff on steel and aluminum imports from Europe has triggered sharp response from the EU, Germany and France. President Trump’s decision to apply the duties of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum was in response to long-standing European customs duties on U.S. imports.

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French Government to Evict Illegal Paris Migrant Camps

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/24/2018 at 12:00pm
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French police have started to prepare to take down illegal migrant camps in central Paris as several unauthorized encampments have recently sprung up along the city’s canal Saint-Martin. ‘Tent camps have mushroomed in recent weeks along canals used by joggers and cyclists in eastern and northeastern Paris, raising concerns for safety and...

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EU Moves To Block U.S. Sanctions on Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/19/2018 at 12:00pm
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The European Union is considering laws to protect European companies trading with Iran in the wake of new U.S. sanctions.

The EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced plans to enact a set of laws that “seek to prevent European companies from complying with any sanctions the US may reintroduce against Iran,” Germany’s state-run...

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Paris: Terrorist Kills One, Wounds At Least Four Before Being Killed By Police

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 4:00pm 5/13/2018 at 4:00pm
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A knife-wielding Islamic terrorist shouting “Allahu akbar” attacked several people in Paris, France, killing one and wounding at least four more people.  He was shot dead by police at the scene.  ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Trump NRA Speech Draws Ire In France, Britain

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 11:00am 5/8/2018 at 11:00am
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President Trump gave a great speech at the NRA on Friday, and given the venue, his speech was primarily focused on our Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.  Some of what he had to say, however, has ruffled some feathers in the UK and France.

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Merkel Headed for a ‘Cold Reception’ in Washington, German Press Fears

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 11:00am 4/24/2018 at 11:00am
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Ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s one-day visit to Washington scheduled for Friday, German media have complained about the lack of ceremonial pomp accorded to the visiting leader. German media outlets were incensed by the fact that French President Emmanuel Macron, who is also touring the US this week, was receiving an...

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Rachel Maddow Suggests UK, France, U.S. Involved In “Wag the Dog” Strike On Syria

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 8:00pm 4/14/2018 at 8:00pm
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Following President Trump’s announcement that the United States, the United Kingdom, and France had launched a joint missile strike in Syria, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow told her audience that the strikes might be motivated as a means of distracting from domestic problems Trump is facing.  Apparently, she is concerned that even this...

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Authorities Kill Gunman Who Took Hostages at French Market

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 23, 2018 at 9:00am 3/23/2018 at 9:00am
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A gunman, who swore allegiance to ISIS, took hostages at a French supermarket in Trèbes and killed at least two people there. Before that, he murdered a motorist and stole his car.

At 2:50PM local time, reports say that the police have shot the attacker to death.

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France Files Complaint Against Apple, Google For “Abusive Commercial Practices”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 16, 2018 at 10:00am 3/16/2018 at 10:00am

France is not happy with the way that Apple and Google are allegedly treating its smaller software developers and has filed a complaint asking that the two tech giants stop “abusive commercial practices.”

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