Pierre Longeray

Europe

The French Riviera has become a hotbed of jihadist recruitment

The city of Nice, attacked on Thursday, is thought to have supplied 10% of all French nationals who have left the country to wage jihad.
Pierre Longeray
7.15.16
FRANCE

After the attack, a deathly silence in the streets of Nice

On normal summer nights, downtown Nice is a hub of activity. But after Thursday's attack, it was a near-desert where cops ordered tourists to put their hands up.
Pierre Longeray
7.15.16
Europe

Brexit won't change much for migrants stranded in Calais

Despite immigration promises by the UK's Leave campaign, France's border agreements with the UK have very little to do with the EU.
Pierre Longeray
6.27.16
Europe

This is a typical school day for migrant children stranded in Calais

A recently opened classroom in the migrant camp has brought a sense of normalcy to dozens of children who have endured grueling journeys to Europe.
Pierre Longeray
6.22.16
defense & security

Rogue drones will be no match for these high-tech weapons

Exhibitors at the biggest defense technology fair are coming up with creative ways to defeat the threat of drones, beyond simply shooting them down.
Pierre Longeray
6.17.16
Europe

The World's Top Weapons Manufacturers Are Showing Off Their Latest Creations in Paris

Several exhibitors claim to have developed safer, more effective technologies to respond to the challenges of modern-day crowd control.
Pierre Longeray
6.14.16
Europe

The French Government Has an App to Warn People About Terror Attacks and Nuclear Disasters

The new app will geolocate users to send them relevant notifications and advice in the event of an incident in their area.
Pierre Longeray
6.10.16
Crime & Drugs

Europe's Annual Drug Report Maps Out Who's Getting High On What

A survey of European drug trends found that use is on the rise, and that competition is driving demand for higher-purity products.
Pierre Longeray
5.31.16
Crime & Drugs

Paris Will Start Swabbing High Schoolers to See If They're Smoking Pot

The saliva tests to detect weed use will be administered by medical personnel in schools. In the case of students who are still minors, the results will be forwarded to their parents.
Pierre Longeray
5.20.16
Europe

Protesters in France Set Police Car Ablaze as Cops Gather to Denounce 'Police Hatred'

The country's leading police union organized a demonstration in Paris, but counter-protesters challenged an official ban to march against police brutality at the same time.
Pierre Longeray
5.18.16
Europe

Belgium Puts Suspected Islamic State-Linked Terrorists on Trial for Planning Attacks

The men are alleged members of the Verviers terror cell, which has many similarities and connections with the cells that carried out the Paris and Brussels attacks, but was broken up before it had a chance to strike.
Pierre Longeray
5.9.16
africa

Locals In Northern Mali Join Islamist Militants In Hating On French, UN Troops

Along with UN peacekeepers, there are thousands of French soldiers fighting Islamists in Africa — and now tensions are emerging with the local population.
Pierre Longeray
4.22.16
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