On Paris terrorist's turf, fears of more attacks ahead

Jan 19, 2015

On Paris terrorist's turf, fears of more attacks ahead

The housing project that was home to Amedy Coulibaly is a concrete labyrinth so scary that doctors refuse to make house calls and mail workers will not deliver parcels. Drug dealers and teenage thugs hold sway over the blighted neighborhood. Even the police venture ...

Jan 19, 2015

France attacks challenge 'lone wolf' terrorist theory

The attacks in Paris and the radical Islamist cell dismantled in Brussels have challenged the idea of the “lone wolf” terrorist who works alone, without the help of a jihadist organization, analysts say. Every terrorist that has attempted or carried out attacks in the ...

Internet fuels Charlie Hebdo conspiracy theories

Jan 19, 2015

Internet fuels Charlie Hebdo conspiracy theories

Could the Jan. 7 Charlie Hebdo attack have been a secret service operation, or perhaps an anti-Muslim plot? The wildest conspiracy theories found their way onto the Internet within hours of the Paris bloodbath. Just as it did in the wake of the Sept. ...

AFP Tokyo bureau chief Jacques Lhuillery dies at age 61

Jan 19, 2015

AFP Tokyo bureau chief Jacques Lhuillery dies at age 61

Journalist Jacques Lhuillery, whose more than three decades with Agence France-Presse took him to three continents, died overnight at age 61, the news agency said Sunday. The Tokyo bureau chief died in Brest in western France after a battle with cancer. “Jacques adored his ...

Ten killed after anti-Charlie Hebdo protests roil Niger

Jan 18, 2015

Ten killed after anti-Charlie Hebdo protests roil Niger

The president of Niger says at least 10 people have been killed after violent protests over a French publication’s cartoon depicting Islam’s prophet. President Mahamadou Issoufou said that five deaths were reported after demonstrations in the capital of Niamey on Saturday. The victims were ...

Charlie Hedbo gunman gets discreet burial in France

Jan 18, 2015

Charlie Hedbo gunman gets discreet burial in France

City officials in Reims say one of the terrorists responsible for attacks earlier this month that killed 17 people was buried in the eastern French city over their objections and despite concerns that the grave could become a shrine for extremists. Said Kouachi, the ...