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Despicable Attack in Nice

Yesterday's massacre of pedestrians leaving a fireworks display along the southern city's famed boulevard ended only after police killed the armed attacker in a hail of bullets. The "truck attack" framing also received widespread condemnation from readers. In a Facebook video, witness Tarubi Wahid Mosta recounted the horror of the attack's aftermath.


Are you a Labour member barred from voting in the leadership election?

Are you a Labour member barred from voting in the leadership election?

The row came as Labour's crisis was laid bare in a poll which found a majority of Britons believe the party needs a new leader before the next general election and remain unconvinced by Mr Corbyn or challenger Ms Eagle. The Labour leader addressed a crowd of around a thousand supporters at the Keep Corbyn fundraising rally after the party's ruling National Executive Committee confirmed his name would automatically be on the ballot paper after former shadow business secretary Ms Eagle ...



Death Toll Rises to 265 as Thousands Are Arrested

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan battled to regain control over Turkey Saturday after a coup bid by discontented soldiers, as signs grew that the most serious challenge to his 13 years of dominant rule was faltering. Almost 200 soldiers surrendered at the military headquarters in Ankara on Saturday, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported. Crowd chants his name and cheer, but his grip on power remains uncertain following the brazen coup attempt.



French security chiefs meet in Paris, Nice boulevard reopens

The Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, said the attack was "probably linked to radical Islam in one way or another", echoing President Francois Hollande's declaration the attack was of "an undeniable terrorist nature". A coordinated attack in Paris on November 13 killed at least 130 people in a strike claimed by Islamic State, and a series of attacks in January 2015 that began with an assault on the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo killed 17 people.


France mourns 84 dead in Nice truck attack

France mourns 84 dead in Nice truck attack

At least 84 people died when a semi-truck plowed through crowds gathered in the coastal city, according to police. As new details emerge about the Tunisian man who drove a truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day in Nice , killing 84 people and wounding 202 others, French leaders extended a state of emergency imposed after the November 13 Paris attacks and vowed to deploy thousands of police reservists on the streets.