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How Two French Girls Were Lured to Jihad Online
World  (tags: conflict, violence, jihad, France, syria, girls, terrorism )

Naoko
- 11 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
LEZIGNAN-CORBIERES, FRANCE - On the day she left for Syria, Sahra strode along the train platform with two bulky schoolbags slung over her shoulder. In a grainy image caught on security camera, the French teen tucks her hair into a headscarf.
French Hostage Herve Gourdel Beheaded By Militants In Algeria: US Watchdog
World  (tags: Algeria, France, Iraq, Syria, Herve Gourdel, Jund al-Khilafah, ISIL, Daesh, Human Rights, terrorism, violence, death, crime, politics, middle-east, world )

Carrie
- 29 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Herve Gourdel was kidnapped in Algeria's northeast on Sunday by militants of Jund al-Khilafah. The group threatened to kill the man if France did not halt its participation in the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq.
Ireland's Biggest Food Retailer Drops Israeli Produce as European Boycotts Surge
World  (tags: Ireland, Belgium, Scandinavia, UK, France, Gaza, Israel, BDS, consumers' voting )

Evelyn
- 65 days ago - worldobserveronline.com
SuperValu, the biggest food distributor in Ireland, told the Irish media last week that it has withdrawn Israeli products from its shops. Israeli media reports suggest that other major European retailers have taken similar decisions without announcing
European Pirate Parties Protest Racism
World  (tags: European Union, Sweden, Germany, France, Elections, Pirates, Liberals, Socialiisteurope, GoodNews, government, interesting, news, politics, society, world )

Betsy
- 129 days ago - popularresistance.org
Representatives from all parties in the Swedish parliament took the call of Pirate Party and protested against fascists and nazis who entered the European Parliament during the last elections in May 2014. Recent elections to the European Parliament ..
French Protestor Dumps Horse Manure on National Assembly
World  (tags: France, politics, humor, protest, government, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 280 days ago - world.time.com
A protestor was arrested in Paris Thursday after unloading a dump truck full of horse manure in front of the Bourbon Palace, the country's national parliament building.
France: A Fly Over   video
World  (tags: France, people, places, travel )

Kit
- 293 days ago - youtube.com
A tour of some of the sights of France. A most spectacular country. Viva La France
Please Sign: Demand Ikea France Stop Spying on Employees and Consumers
World  (tags: France, Ikea France, Virginie Paulin, spying, surveillance, rights, privacy, corporate accountability )

Susan
- 306 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
During her 12 years at Ikea France, Virginie Paulin worked her way up to director of communications and merchandising. But when she got sick, Ikea turned on her. Doubting the legitimacy of her illness, Ikea hired a private detective to spy on Paulin.
G-20 Summit: Most World Leaders Oppose US War In Syria
World  (tags: G-20 Summit, dissension, discord, #Syria, quagmire, #NoWarWithSyria, France, US, warmongering, President, #Obama, military intervention, war, #nowar, #peace, #HandsOffSyria )

Brian
- 412 days ago - popularresistance.org
"The US and France are the only nations at the G20 summit to commit to using force in Syria."
To Catch A Theif - 53 Million Dollar Heist
World  (tags: Cannes, France, jewels, heist, theft )

Kit
- 452 days ago - nydailynews.com
A staggering $53 million worth of diamonds and other jewels was stolen Sunday from the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel in Cannes, in one of Europe's biggest jewelry heists in recent years, police said
FRANCE: When Undocumented Immigrants Are Underage
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, society, europe, FRANCE, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world )

Cal
- 472 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Like other countries, France faces a rising number of young people who arrive illegally into the country, without their parents or other family members. It poses unique questions.
Israel's Occupation Of Palestinian-Claimed Territories Ruled Legal By French Court
World  (tags: Israel, Palestinian Territories, PLO, ASPF, Legal, Court, France, Fine, conflict )

Rob and J
- 518 days ago - camera.org
the Versailles Court of Appeal ruled that the Israeli occupation of territories claimed by Palestinians is legal. The judicial decision put an end to a long process initiated by the French-Palestinian Solidarity Association (ASPF) & the PLO & fined them
France Makes Abortion Free
World  (tags: humanrights, aboritonrights, France, politics, society, world, news, interesting, government )

Cal
- 569 days ago - globalpost.com
The French state now reimburses 100 percent of the cost of an abortion.
France Launches Bombing of Northern Mali, With Canadian Support
World  (tags: Algeria, Canada, France, world, humanrights, war, peace, Mali, Touareg, capitalism, greed, ethics, weapons, death, conflict )

Nancy
- 641 days ago - rabble.ca
It is ironic that since the death of Osama Bin Laden, the US military boasts that Al-Qaeda is on the run and has no ability to wage its war. Meanwhile, any time there is a need for intervention, there is suddenly a new Al-Qaeda threat that comes out of...
French Preparing for Extended Mali Intervention
World  (tags: world, politics, government, war, violence, africa, Mali, ISlamists, France, news, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 645 days ago - spiegel.de
French President Hollande has vowed to drive out Islamist extremists and establish democracy in the country. As in Afghanistan, the operation could take much longer than expected
France Poised to Join Military Fight Against Al-Qaida-Linked Rebels in Mali
World  (tags: world, violence, conflict, Mali, France, Islamist rebels, civil war, war, news, government, politics )

Cal
- 650 days ago - worldnews.nbcnews.com
France is poised to join military action against al-Qaida-linked Islamists in the African state of Mali, President Francois Hollande said Friday
 

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