World December 14, 2018

BRUSSELS — In the hours before French police shot dead the suspect in Tuesday’s shootings at Strasbourg’s Christmas market, European counterterrorism officials were noting how much the search for Chérif Chekatt reminded them of other incidents when a terrorist attacker survived the attack. “A lot of these guys forget to make sure that they’re martyred,” […] December 13, 2018

Reports of Kovrig’s detention come just days after Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei, was arrested in Canada at the request of US authorities. On Wednesday night, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland told reporters that a second Canadian citizen had been questioned by Chinese authorities. Freeland did not provide details […] December 13, 2018

The Senate appeared poised Wednesday night to call for an end to US support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen in what would be the strongest rebuke yet to President Donald Trump’s policy toward Saudi Arabia since Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in October. The legislation would […] December 13, 2018

BRUSSELS — France’s month of turmoil just got worse. Weeks of so-called “Yellow Vest” protests already had stretched the police thin, unsettled the country’s push to become the leader of Europe, and forced President Emmanuel Macron to promise tax cuts and subsidy hikes in a televised speech Monday. And that was before Tuesday night’s attack […] December 12, 2018

A huge manhunt is underway to find the man suspected of opening fire on a Christmas market in the eastern French city of Strasbourg, killing at least two people. The suspect was named Wednesday by a French prosecutor as Cherif C., a 29-year-old who was born in Strasbourg. French officials have said the shooting was […] December 12, 2018

Massively viral Facebook groups that were already extremely polarized and paranoid went into full-on meltdown on Tuesday night. Posted on December 12, 2018, at 8:42 a.m. ET Some of the biggest Yellow Vest groups on Facebook are having to lock down their comment sections as users flood French News Feeds with conspiracy theories about Tuesday […]