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France Moves to Clarify the Rules on Full Veil

published about 2 hours ago
After an opera house in Paris asked a woman to remove the covering over her face or leave, the Culture Ministry said it would issue guidelines on how to follow the so-called burqa law.

Shipwreck Survivors Recount a Deadly Journey From Middle East to Europe

published about 3 hours ago
Shipwreck Survivors Recount a Deadly Journey From Middle East to Europe
Four days had passed since their overcrowded migrant boat had capsized in the Mediterranean, after being rammed in an apparent quarrel between smugglers. They were now weak and hallucinating.

Paris Journal: For Paris ‘Cataphiles,’ the Secret Is Out on Their Cherished Underground

published about 4 hours ago
A secretive community of street artists, history buffs and other Parisians regularly prowl a network of abandoned tunnels and chambers.

World Briefing: Russia Frees Activist Who Was Investigating Soldiers’ Deaths

published about 7 hours ago
The activist, who sought to document the deaths of soldiers believed to have been sent to fight in Ukraine, was released for health reasons, an advocacy group said.

Norwegian Ebola Patient Recovers, Is Discharged From Hospital

published about 7 hours ago
Norwegian medical doctor Silje Lehne Michalsen left the Ulleval Hospital in Oslo on Monday, having recovered from Ebola after contracting it on her first field job for Doctors Without Borders in Sierra Leone.