Like the Occupy Wall Street movement, the Paris “Nuit Debout” protests over labor reforms are fueled by social media, which allow people to communicate instantly with one another and bypass corporate media when it ignores them.
Salah Abdeslam, one of the most wanted men in the world, had evaded capture for four months as he slipped through the fingers of authorities on several occasions. Now the alleged mastermind of the November massacre of 130 faces extradition to France.
"We must not suspend democracy and freedom while proclaiming our commitment to democracy and freedom," declares a letter sent to French President François Hollande.
After Friday night's Islamic State-claimed terror attacks in Paris, French President Francois Hollande vowed that retaliation would be swift and forceful. By Sunday evening, he had taken action.
Meanwhile, human rights advocates predict a backlash against refugees.
The militant jihadi group has claimed responsibility for the deaths of at least 127 people across Paris, citing France’s armed campaign against it in Iraq and Syria.
Kerry's statement that the upcoming United Nations climate talks in Paris will result in no "legally binding" agreement on emissions reductions is being met with rebuffs.
Russian and Ukrainian officials expressed cautious optimism following discussions in which Russia pushed for Ukraine to take back legal control of eastern territories.
Despite the suspect's initial claims that he had been hungry and acting purely out of self-interest when he held up a Paris-bound train last Friday, the French government is now officially investigating the foiled attempt by 26-year-old Moroccan gunman Ayoub El-Khazzani as a terrorist act.
French leader François Hollande announced Tuesday that there were no survivors in the crash of Germanwings flight 4U9525, which went down that morning in a remote area of the Alps in southern France.