Mar 7, 2015

Three Europeans shot dead in Mali restaurant

Three Europeans and two Malians were shot dead on Saturday in a busy restaurant in the Malian capital in what security sources described as a terrorist attack. At least one gunman entered La Terrasse in an area of Bamako popular with expatriates shortly after ...

Mar 4, 2015

More drone sightings over Paris stoke public's concern

Paris police on Wednesday said the public had reported around a dozen drone sightings over sensitive areas of the French capital — the latest in a baffling series of overflights. Authorities are now scrambling to work out “if all the reports were really drone ...

Taxis block Brussels in Uber protest

Mar 4, 2015

Taxis block Brussels in Uber protest

Hundreds of taxi drivers from Belgium and France brought central Brussels to a virtual standstill Tuesday with their vehicles in a protest targeting the Web-based taxi app Uber. Police said a go-slow procession of 627 cabs several kilometers long drove through the city before ...

Mar 1, 2015

Eight convicted over Harry Winston jewel heists in Paris

Eight people have been convicted in connection with a spectacular 2008 holdup at a Harry Winston jewelry shop in Paris, in which three cross-dressing gunmen stole about $92 million in loot, a defense lawyer said Saturday. Lawyer Philippe Stepniewski said sentences ranged from nine ...

Multiple drones spotted over Paris landmarks; police puzzled

Feb 24, 2015

Multiple drones spotted over Paris landmarks; police puzzled

Paris police say they spotted at least five drones flying over the French capital overnight, and an investigation is under way into who was flying them and why. France’s BFM television reported that they were seen flying over the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum ...