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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
2016 US election

The president of France says if Brexit won, so can Donald Trump

France's prime minister once called Trump "a bad man." Now the president himself has a warning for the world about a possible Trump presidency
VICE News
6.30.16
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
africa

Algeria blocks social media to stop students from cheating on test

The country has imposed a digital blackout after questions from the 2016 International Baccalaureate exam were leaked on Facebook earlier this month.
VICE News
6.20.16
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
Euro 2016

France Launches Anti-Prostitution Campaign At the Euro Soccer Championship

Officials hope the campaign will raise awareness around human trafficking and France's new anti-prostitution law, which forbids clients paying for sex.
Solenn Sugier
6.10.16
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
Europe

A Small Army Will Guard France's Euro 2016 Soccer Tournament

The Euro 2016 soccer tournament kicks off this week, and French officials are taking extensive measures to secure venues in ten cities against terrorist attacks, hooligan shenanigans, and clashing fans.
VICE News
6.7.16
Europe

In Photos: Torrential Downpours in France Force Art Evacuation at Louvre, Submerge Roads

Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes as water levels continue to rise due to sustained heavy rain.
VICE News
6.2.16
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
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