Tag: France

France churches host Muslims for Mass in show of solidarity

Muslims across France have attended Catholic Mass in a gesture of solidarity after the murder of a priest on Tuesday. Two 19-year-olds, Adel Kermiche and Abdel Malik Petitjean, carried out the attack before police shot both of them dead.   Read More: France churches host Muslims for Mass in show of solidarity – BBC News

Pope’s trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest

KRAKOW, Poland – Pope Francis will start his first trip to Poland on Wednesday to preside at an international Catholic youth jamboree, a usually joyous event that has been dampened by the murder of a Catholic priest in France.   News that suspected Islamist militants interrupted a church service in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, near Rouen, forced 85-year-old […]

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 […]