Tag: France

Normandy church attack: France fears religious war after symbolic killing of Catholic priest

France’s political leaders have expressed fears of a religious war, after the murder of a Catholic priest marked a grim new direction for jihadi terrorism in the country.   Prime Minister Manuel Valls said the intention of the highly symbolic murder was to “provoke a war of religion in France”.   On Wednesday morning, President Francois […]

‘Bloody massacres’: Syria appeals to UN after French & US airstrikes ‘kill over 140 civilians’

Syria is demanding the UN take action after it says French war planes killed more than 120 civilians during airstrikes on Tuesday near the Turkish-Syrian border. The deaths came just a day after US air assaults killed a further 20 people in Manbij. The Syrian Foreign Ministry sent letters to the UN secretary general and […]

Baton Rouge, Nice, Dallas, Orlando – A Dark And Distressing Time Has Descended Upon The Civilized World

Does it not seem as though events are starting to accelerate significantly?  Since I warned that something “had shifted” and that things had “suddenly become more serious“, we have seen the worst mass shooting in U.S. history in Orlando, we have seen the massacre of five police officers in Dallas, we have seen the horrifying […]

84 killed as truck crashes into crowd in Nice

At least 84 people were killed and over 100 injured, among them 20 seriously, on Thursday night after a truck plowed into a crowd in the French city of Nice.   Eyewitnesses said the driver picked up speed to slam the lorry into people who were celebrating Bastille Day along the city’s famous Promenade des […]

Nice terror truck had bullet-resistant windshield

At least 84 people were killed when a huge truck drove into crowds celebrating Bastille Day in the French Riviera town of Nice on the famous Promenade des Anglais seafront Thursday night in a horrific Islamist terror attack.  Hundreds more were injured. From the initial investigation of attack in the French resort city of Nice, it is clear […]

France ‘informed of planned terror attack on Rio Olympic team’

A terrorist attack targeting the French delegation at the Rio 2016 Olympics has been foiled by security services, it has emerged.   The head of French military intelligence said “partner agencies” had issued an alert about the alleged plot by a Brazilian Islamist militant, according to a report into the Paris terror attacks in January and November, which killed […]

‘Man in the hat’ claims terror cells in Paris and Brussels part of a larger network

The terror cells that carried out the attacks in Paris in November and in Brussels in March were part of a larger network and Salah Abdeslam, the last surviving suspect from the Paris attacks, played a bigger role than was previously thought, terror suspect Mohamed Abrini told Belgian police.   Abrini, who was identified as the “man in the […]

EU referendum: German and French to unveil European superstate blueprint post-Brexit

The foreign ministers of France and Germany are due to reveal a blueprint to effectively do away with individual member states in what is being described as an “ultimatum”.   Under the radical proposals EU countries will lose the right to have their own army, criminal law, taxation system or central bank, with all those […]

The French government is certain there will be more attacks

France is doing all it can to prevent terrorist attacks but there will be more of them, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Wednesday following this week’s murder of a policeman and his wife by a Frenchman who pledged allegiance to Islamic State.   Valls said the intelligence and police services had foiled 15 attacks […]

Bracing for Terrorism: How France Is Preparing for Euro 2016

PARIS — With some 2.5 million people descending on France for the European Championship soccer tournament, which kicks off Friday, French officials have acknowledged that even as they take all possible steps to prevent and deter terrorist attacks, there is no such thing as zero risk.   In Paris, the police fear they will be […]