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.
How worried should Western nations be about future attacks in the same vein as the Paris shootings? Judy Woodruff gets analysis from Peter Neumann of King’s College London and former White House counterterrorism official Juan Zarate about what security officials should focus on now and why terrorists have moved to soft targets like shopping malls and office buildings. Continue reading
Live updates on the Charlie Hebdo attacks. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Iran’s foreign minister in Switzerland next week to discuss the current state of nuclear negotiations as a March target date for the outline of a deal approaches, the State Department said Friday.
The bells of Notre Dame tolled as France marked a national day of mourning for the victims of a deadly attack on a Parisian publication. Meanwhile, the police extended their manhunt for two Islamist attackers, carried out house-to-house searches and detained nine people. The suspects are brothers in their 30s who were already known to French intelligence services. Hari Sreenivasan reports. 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
In our news wrap Thursday, there were no reported deaths in Syria for the first time in three years due to frigid temperatures and storms. But activists warned that the weather conditions are “catastrophic” for refugees in Jordan and Lebanon. Also, record-breaking cold temperatures hit states from New England to the Midwest, causing school closures and some breakdowns in public transportation. 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