Matthieu Jublin

Europe

France’s Prison Controller Thinks Grouping Radical Inmates Together Is a Terrible Idea

The country's independent prison authority warned that isolating radicalized inmates could be dangerous and increase the likelihood of radicalization.
Matthieu Jublin
6.30.15
Europe

Suspect Reportedly Denies Religious Motivation in Beheading and Factory Attack in France

The man accused of decapitating his boss and causing an explosion last Friday near Lyon reportedly told investigators he "wanted to commit suicide as part of a media stunt."
Matthieu Jublin
6.29.15
Europe

French Cabbies Violently Protest Uber, Prompting Ban and a Courtney Love Tirade

Taxi drivers reportedly began pursuing suspected Uber drivers during the demonstrations, and confrontations on the roadways grew heated and dangerous, stranding passengers.
Matthieu Jublin
6.25.15
Europe

Pissed Off French Leaders Respond to 'Unacceptable' NSA Spying Revealed by WikiLeaks

Indignant French officials demanded answers from their American counterparts on Wednesday after learning that the NSA eavesdropped on the last three French presidents.
Matthieu Jublin
6.24.15
Europe

Somebody in France Probably Ate a Lamb Genetically Modified to Have a Jellyfish Gene

Criminal charges could be filed after a lamb from France's "Green Sheep" program was mistakenly sent to the slaughterhouse and likely ended up on somebody’s plate.
Matthieu Jublin
6.23.15
crime & drugs

Indonesian Court Rejects Appeal by Frenchman on Death Row for Drug Trafficking

Serge Atlaoui, 51, had contested Indonesian President Joko Widodo's refusal to pardon him after he was sentenced to death for working at an ecstasy lab.
Matthieu Jublin
6.22.15
africa

At Least 77 People Have Reportedly Been Killed Since the Protests Began in Burundi

The head of an NGO in Burundi announced the death toll and said 1,000 people have been arrested and dozens tortured since the demonstrations began in April.
Matthieu Jublin
6.19.15
Open Water

Tucked Beneath a Paris Nightclub, Migrants in a Tent City Try to Survive

As many as 200 migrants live in the so-called Austerlitz slum, near the banks of the Seine and below the popular club Wanderlust.
Matthieu Jublin
6.17.15
politics

French Right Wing Leader to Co-Chair New Eurosceptic Party Within European Parliament

Marine Le Pen along with several other right and far-right political leaders announced the creation of a new European Parliamentary party, “Europe of Nations and Freedoms” on Tuesday.
Matthieu Jublin
6.16.15
FRANCE

Ex-IMF Head Dominique Strauss-Kahn Cleared of Pimping Charges in France

Former IMF head and French presidential hopeful Strauss-Kahn had described the sex parties as much-needed "recreational sessions" to relieve pressure during the global financial crisis.
Matthieu Jublin
6.12.15
Europe

Former Official in Far-Right French Party Accused of Torching Cars to Drum Up Fears Ahead of Election

A 25-year-old member of France’s National Front party allegedly torched 13 cars in a Paris suburb in an attempt to make insecurity a campaign issue.
Matthieu Jublin
6.11.15
Open Water

Paris Plans to Open Migrant Shelter Days After Violently Evicting Migrants from Camp

The center will provide temporary accomodation for migrants to consider whether or not they want to file an asylum claim in France.
Matthieu Jublin
6.10.15
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