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Europe gives France a slap on the wrist over spanking support

Europe gives France a slap on the wrist over spanking support

By Kiley Crossland
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France | The French government is taking a stand on spanking a year after getting a reprimand from Europe’s top human rights body. Last week, the Family Ministry of…

Globe Trot: South China Sea crisis could be next global flash point

By Mindy Belz
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International | INDONESIA: China’s expansion in the South China Sea—where it began operating a lighthouse on one of its artificial islands—could be the next global…

More terrorists detained in Belgium and France as Kerry visits Brussels

By Leigh Jones
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Terrorism | Belgian police arrested three suspects after raids in Brussels today. One man was carrying a bag of explosives and was shot in the leg before being detained.

Paris attacker faces fast-track extradition to France

By Leigh Jones & Mickey McLean
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Terrorism | UPDATE: A Brussels hospital released Salah Abdeslam, who was shot in the leg during his arrest, to authorities. The top suspect in last year’s Paris terror…

Migrants clash with police in Macedonia as France clears Calais camp

By Julia A. Seymour
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Immigration | Iraqi and Syrian migrants stuck in Greece clashed with Macedonian police today as they attempted to storm the border between the two countries. Police used…

Refugee camp church, mosque destroyed to ‘restore order’

By Andrew Stebbins
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Immigration | French authorities on Feb. 1 bulldozed a church and a mosque in Calais, with the goal of restoring order in the refugee camp known as “The Jungle.” That…

Globe Trot: After attacks, French conservatives win big in elections

By Mindy Belz
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International | FRANCE: The far-right National Front party, led by Marine Le Pen, scored its best results ever in regional elections following the Paris terror attacks and…

Globe Trot: ISIS vows attacks on 60 countries

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISIS: In a new video with the tagline “Remaining and Expanding,” Islamic State promises attacks on 60 countries. A new report details the efforts of ISIS…

Globe Trot: Brussels churches hold services despite terror threat

By Mindy Belz
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International | BELGIUM: European counterterrorism efforts over the weekend centered on Brussels, where the city remains on lockdown for a third day after an extended manhunt…

A ‘friendly’ in the darkness

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | A “friendly” seems like an out of place name for an event just days after the horrific terror attacks in Paris. And yet that is what the French and…

Mastermind of Paris terror attacks killed in raid

By Leigh Jones & Lynde Langdon
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Terrorism | UPDATE: Abdelhamid Abaaoud, who is believed to have orchestrated the Paris terror attacks, was killed in a raid yesterday at an apartment in the…

Globe Trot: Boko Haram kills 32 with Nigerian marketplace blast

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA: A blast at a street market in Yola has killed 32 and injured more than 80. “The bomber enticed children to gather around him for money and he then…

 
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