Parisians queued up before dawn for the first copies of Charlie Hebdo since last week's terrorist attack. Satire has a long, rich history in France, but some say the cover showing the prophet Muhammad is a provocation.
The four French Jews buried Tuesday in Israel were killed last week in Paris by a Muslim extremist who was later shot dead by police. Thousands of security officials are guarding Jewish schools and other sites.
Their two-week holiday at an end, Russians are once again confronted with low oil prices, a weakening ruble, and rocketing interest rates. And the Kremlin has yet to follow through on promised remedies.
The threat of European jihadis returning home from fighting in the Middle East has been thrust back into the spotlight after last week's attacks in Paris. Your assumptions about who they are may be wrong.
The challenges that France must address as it moves forward from last week's terrorist attacks, including the Charlie Hebdo office, have long been on display in Marseille. The Monitor's Paris bureau chief reported on growing Islamophobia and anti-semitism there last fall.
World leaders and roughly a million people waving flags and banners took to the streets of Paris today to show solidarity in the wake of the jihadi terror attacks on Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket in Paris last week.
Sitting in a Paris cafe as police bore down on the Charlie Hebdo suspects, the Monitor's Paris bureau chief was surprised that the public didn't seem transfixed by the dramatic scenes unfolding on television.
British MP's are calling for the release of a public inquiry about early military involvement in the Iraq War and the conduct of the US and British governments. Are other government officials on either side of the Atlantic at risk of indictment?
In the wake of the terrorist attack against French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, Twitter responds with the #JeSuisCharlie solidarity hashtag. Is it doomed to the short lifespan of previous activism hashtags?
For every one legally procured firearm in France, there are nearly two illegal ones, some of which can be purchased online. There are between 10 million and 20 million illegal guns in a nation of 65 million.
Three masked gunmen killed 12 people, including two police officers, and wounded 10 when they opened fire Wednesday in Charlie Hebdo’s Paris offices – a dramatic escalation from previous threats and attacks on the satirical magazine.