Even before last week’s attack in Paris, attacks on the Jewish community in France have been on the rise, prompting many to flee the country. Gwen Ifill talks to the Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg about the growing threats facing Jews in France. Continue reading
In the aftermath of this week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, people remain on edge, despite many marches and gatherings of solidarity throughout the country. Rachel Donadio of the New York Times joins Hari Sreenivasan via Skype from Paris to gauge the general mood on the streets. Continue reading
Mark Austin of Independent Television News talks to Judy Woodruff from Paris about the search for a woman believed to be involved in the supermarket hostage siege and how Parisians are feeling after the death of three terrorists. Continue reading
Chérif Kouachi and Said Kouachi were the primary suspects in Wednesday’s shooting at a French satirical newspaper that claimed 12 lives. Until Friday morning, the brothers were at large when a manhunt drove them to a small industrial town where they died in a police raid. While the Kouachis have been linked to al-Qaida, few details about the brothers are known. Here’s what has been reported.
Live updates on the Charlie Hebdo attacks. Continue reading
The city of Paris is still on edge as police search for two men wanted in the attack on French newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Gwen Ifill speaks with Mark Austin of Independent Television News about the scale of the manhunt and how Muslim leaders are responding the day after the shooting. Continue reading
The deadly attack on Charlie Hebdo puts a spotlight on the growing tensions between France’s Muslim and immigrant communities and a large portion of French society, which is traditionally Catholic. The NewsHour’s Megan Thompson recently visited Marseille, one of the country’s most diverse cities, to report on the root of the conflict and the rise of anti-Muslim sentiment in France. Continue reading
Although #JeSuisCharlie, referring to the attack on political newspaper Charlie Hebdo, has gained traction well beyond France, another hashtag is trending: #JeSuisAhmed.
The Eiffel Tower went dark Thursday night in a tribute to those killed Wednesday in an attack on satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is offering help to French officials to pursue terrorists responsible for what he is calling a “horrific shooting” at a satirical weekly newspaper. Continue reading