Quebec

  • LoneWolfAttacks
    October 26, 2014  

    Last Monday in Quebec, a man purposely crashed his car into two soldiers, killing one of them. On Thursday in Queens, New York, a man who had posted comments sympathetic to jihadists used a hatchet to attack four rookie police officers. What’s behind these so-called “lone wolf” attacks and what threat do they pose? For more, Jytte Klausen, founder of the Western Jihadism Project, which tracks the activity of Islamic extremists in the West, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Boston. Continue reading

  • Video still by PBS NewsHour
    January 27, 2014  

    In the news Monday, police and rescue search teams continued looking for victims of a fire that ripped through a seniors residence in Quebec. Also, the Syrian peace talks hit another roadblock. Negotiations broke up when Syrian government officials offered a paper on fighting terrorism rather than political transition. Continue reading

  • July 8, 2013  

    In the Quebec town of Lac-Mégantic, at least five oil tanker train cars exploded overnight Saturday. Railway officials said the parked train got loose and hurtled downhill nearly 7 miles before jumping the tracks. Hari Sreenivasan reports dozens remain missing and at least 30 buildings were destroyed by the deadly accident. Continue reading