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In France, Simultaneous Standoffs Erupt In Violence

NPR's Eleanor Beardsley and Lauren Frayer speak to Renee Montagne about the standoffs between police and gunmen, both at a kosher market and in a warehouse north of Paris.
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In The Midst Of A Violent Morning, Parisians Seek To Cope

Sylvie Kauffmann, editorial director of the French newspaper Le Monde, speaks to Renee Montagne about the impact of the events unfolding in Paris and its nearby suburbs on the French people.
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A Review Of The Day's Violent Tumult In France

Two standoffs involving armed men in and around Paris have ended with the deaths of three suspects. The violence concludes days of strain and tumult after shootings at a French satirical magazine.
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Reports Of Boko Haram-Led Massacre In Captured Nigerian Town

Baga, in the country's northeastern Borno state, was seized a week ago. Amnesty International says that as many as 2,000 people may have been killed by the Islamist extremists in recent days.
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The Threats And Violence At A Kosher Market In Paris

Renee Montagne speaks with Andrew Higgins of The New York Times. Higgins was on the scene at a kosher grocery store, where an hostage situation unfolded for hours.
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Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi Flogged For Insulting Islam

The punishment meted out comes despite calls from the U.S. and others to cancel the punishment. Badawi's sentence partly calls for him to receive 50 lashes a week for 20 weeks.
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What U.S. Officials Know Now About The Standoffs In France

For the latest on Friday's tense situation in Paris, NPR's counterterrorism correspondent Dina Temple-Raston offers information she has learned from U.S. officials who are following the standoffs.
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The French Perspective On 2 Desperate Days Following 'Hebdo' Shooting

Renee Montagne speaks with Sylvie Rottman, senior producer at France 24, for the latest on the mood of the French people, who have been rocked by the shooting at the Charlie Hebdo offices.
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Negotiator On The Scene In Standoff Outside Paris

Steve Inskeep talks with Chris O'Brien of the Los Angeles Times to focus on just one of the standoffs now unfolding in France — the one at the building of a printing company northeast of Paris.
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Mideast Conflict Could Bog Down International Criminal Court

Palestinians have joined the court, hoping for war crimes investigations against Israel. This presents a challenge for the ICC, which has had its share of setbacks.

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