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Marseille, France: Four U.S. Students victims of acid attack at train station

Marseille, France,  (CBSNewYork/CBS News/AP) — Four young American women — all of them students from Boston College — were attacked with acid Sunday at a train station in the French city of Marseille.

French authorities so far do not think extremist views motivated the 41-year-old woman who was arrested as the alleged assailant, the local prosecutor’s office said. French police described the woman as “disturbed.” Read Full Article

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Paris France: Two American Tourists targeted in jewelry heist

thelocal.fr reported – The Americans were targeted by robbers in an underground car park at the plush Place Vendôme, reports say. The theft took place on Thursday, March 9th at around 8pm, reported Le Parisien newspaper. According to reports the Americans were in possession of a large quantity of jewels and diamonds and were approached [...]

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France: Anti-terror police patrolling Alpine Ski Villages

dailymail.co.uk / French anti-terror police patrol Alpine ski villages and airports amid fears of a jihadist attack on resorts popular with British tourists Police seen patrolling Chambery Airport, a hub used by thousands of ski tourists Anti-terror officers have also been spotted in night spots in French ski resorts It comes with France still on [...]

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French Alps: British Climber Dies in Horrific Mountain Climbing Accident

July 2016 A former Royal Marine who left the military this year and had just last month got engaged to be married has died in a horrific climbing accident in the French Alps. Duncan Potts, 28, who lived in Coldridge in Devon, was on the way down after a climb in the Dent du Géant [...]

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France: British National Missing after going for a walk while on vacation

telegraph..co.uk reported…Armstrong, 68, is dealing with an unimaginable tragedy. Three months ago, while the couple were at their holiday home in southern France, Wood disappeared without a trace. On the morning of Aug 2, the 61-year-old telecoms engineer set off to walk part of the mountain route between the village of Marie in Alpes-Maritimes and [...]

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ISIS encourages Jihadists to use random knife attacks to commit assasinations

pjmedia.com reported a new magazine issued by the Islamic State advises lone jihadists to get over any squeamishness about using knives and embrace sharp objects as “widely available” weapons of jihad in nighttime stabbing campaigns. A footnote in the article states that ISIS won’t be using the term “lone wolf,” but “just terror operations” — [...]

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Paris France turning into a migrant camp (Video)_

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Marseille France: Vehicle with gas canisters located outside synagogue

timesofisrael.com reported a car containing gas canisters was found Saturday outside a synagogue in the southern port city of Marseille, French media reported. Police initially feared the vehicle found Saturday morning outside the Bar Yohaye Jewish Community Center and synagogue in Marseille’s 4th Arrondissement, east of the Saint-Charles railways station, was booby-trapped.Read Article

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Paris France: Police arrest teenager on suspicion of imminent Islamist terror plot

mirror.co.uk reported French police have arrested a 15-year-old boy on suspicion of being part of an imminent Islamist terror plot in Paris. The schoolboy, who has not been named, is accused of planning an attack in a public place in the French capital, one of the legal sources said. The teenager is also alleged to [...]

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FRANCE: Prime Minister Warns of New Attacks

Reuters/yahoo.com reported French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Sunday there would be new attacks in France but proposals by former president Nicolas Sarkozy to boost security was not the right way to deal with threats. The French capital was put on high alert last week when French officials said they dismantled a “terrorist cell” [...]

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