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Europe ministers call for more train patrols, named tickets after France attack

Paris - European ministers called on Saturday for more multinational patrols and tickets marked with passengers' names on major continental trains in the wake of last week's foiled jihadist attack.

French thieves posed as Gulf tourists to steal hotel safes

Paris - Two men have been arrested in France suspected of stealing safes out of a dozen hotel rooms by posing as wealthy Gulf tourists, armed with a chisel and a stethoscope, police said Saturday.

EU ministers to talk security in Paris after train attack

Paris - European ministers gathered in Paris on Saturday to discuss beefing up security on public transport following last week's foiled jihadist attack on a high-speed train.

French journalists charged with bid to blackmail Morocco king

Paris - Two French investigative journalists were charged with blackmail for demanding two million euros ($2.2 million) from the king of Morocco not to bring out a book purportedly containing damaging revelations about the monarch, legal sources said Saturday....

Clock ticking as climate negotiators meet in Bonn

Paris - Diplomats gather in Bonn from Monday to thrash out the draft of a climate-rescue pact to be adopted at a year-end UN conference in Paris.

Migrant drama hits European screens in film 'Mediterranea'

Paris - As migrant tragedies overflow in the news cycle, especially in Europe, a new movie opening in France puts a human -- and artistic -- face on the phenomenon up on the big screen.

European ministers to talk security in Paris after train attack

Paris - European ministers gather in Paris Saturday for security talks following last week's "targeted and premeditated" jihadist attack on a high-speed train that was foiled by passengers.

Europa League Draw: Long trips for Liverpool and Tottenham

Both Liverpool and Tottenham will need at least one long excursion on a Thursday night, as the Premier League sides face long-haul opposition from Russia and Azerbaijan respectively.

British Library rejects Taliban trove fearing terror laws

Paris - Academics have criticised the British government for creating a "climate of fear" after the national library declined to store the world's biggest collection of Taliban-related documents over concerns it could be prosecuted under terrorism laws.

2 French journalists held for 'attempted blackmail of Morocco king'

Paris - Two French investigative journalists were arrested on Thursday in Paris on suspicion of trying to blackmail the king of Morocco, legal sources in both countries said.

What's in a name? The debate over labelling migrants and refugees

Paris - Are they "migrants" or "refugees"? "Clandestini" or "illegals"? Deciding how to label the huge numbers of people moving around the globe has proved a thorny and politically-loaded question for governments and the media.

Governments must do 'much more' to end migrant crisis: UN chief

Paris - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged countries to show compassion and do "much more" to end the escalating migration crisis.

Aid groups appeal for end to Gaza blockade

Paris - Some 35 aid groups from around the world, including ActionAid and Oxfam, launched a joint call Wednesday to end Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip, which is in dire need of reconstruction.

2015: The year migrants streamed into Europe

Paris - Europe is struggling with its biggest migration crisis since World War II, and the situation has got much worse since January.

European ministers to talk security in Paris after train attack

Paris - European ministers will gather in Paris for security talks at the weekend following last week's "targeted and premeditated" jihadist attack on a high-speed train that was foiled by passengers, it was announced Wednesday.

Forty terrifying minutes on the 15:17 from Amsterdam

Paris - He watches one last YouTube video of an Islamist preacher, then alone in the bathroom of a high-speed train he removes his shirt and grabs his assault rifle.

France train gunman: Islamic extremist or homeless misfit?

Paris - Who exactly is Ayoub El Khazzani, the heavily-armed Moroccan man who was wrestled to the ground by passengers in a crowded high-speed train in France, potentially averting a bloodbath?

Moroccan charged with terror attack on French train

Paris - Prosecutors have charged a Moroccan man over last week's attack on a high-speed French train, accusing him of a "targeted and premeditated" jihadist assault that would have ended in carnage had passengers not intervened.

Baby, policeman killed in French gypsy camp shooting

Lille - A man shot dead four people "in cold blood", including a baby and policeman, at a gypsy camp in northern France on Tuesday, officials said.

France train attack was 'targeted and premeditated'

Paris - French prosecutors said Tuesday there was a raft of evidence suggesting that the man arrested for last week's train attack carefully prepared a jihadist assault that would have ended in carnage had passengers not intervened.
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