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French aim to beat the blues with #belleschoses hashtag

Taking on the terrorists the 21st century way, on Twitter. France revolts against bad times by inviting people to post beautiful things on social media.

Taking on the terrorists the 21st century way, on Twitter. France revolts against bad times by inviting people to post beautiful things on social media.

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Norway raises security threat level after Oslo bomb scare

Norwegian police have raised the national security threat level after an explosive device was discovered in the capital Oslo on Saturday night.

Norwegian police have raised the national security threat level after an explosive device was discovered in the capital Oslo on Saturday night.

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Frustration as tightened EU border checks begin

New legislation comes into effect to tighten document checks across the EU, particularly in countries at the bloc's external borders.

New legislation comes into effect to tighten document checks across the EU, particularly in countries at the bloc's external borders.

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St Petersburg metro attack: 'Bomb' found in police raid

Authorities in St Petersburg say they have detained several suspects and made an explosive device safe inside an apartment block in the city.

Authorities in St Petersburg say they have detained several suspects and made an explosive device safe inside an apartment block in the city.

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French Senate says deradicalisation programme is failing

France's Islamic deradicalisation programme is designed to stop young, embittered Muslims embarking on violent jihad in Iraq and Syria.

France's Islamic deradicalisation programme is designed to stop young, embittered Muslims embarking on violent jihad in Iraq and Syria.

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Iran's 'religious freedom' angers ISIL

It comes as Iran's President Hassan Rouhani met Vladimir Putin on his first official visit to Russia.

It comes as Iran's President Hassan Rouhani met Vladimir Putin on his first official visit to Russia.

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London terrorist "acted alone" as police arrest eight

British police have made several arrests and raided addresses, including in Birmingham, in connection with the deadly London terror attack.

British police have made several arrests and raided addresses, including in Birmingham, in connection with the deadly London terror attack.

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Belgium remembers

Belgium has been marking the first anniversary of the Brussels airport and metro attacks.

Belgium has been marking the first anniversary of the Brussels airport and metro attacks.

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Mall closed over terror threat in Germany

Police had closed the mall acting on intelligence reports of a potential terror attack. The origin of the threat, the local media reported, was a German with links to ISIL.

Police had closed the mall acting on intelligence reports of a potential terror attack. The origin of the threat, the local media reported, was a German with links to ISIL.

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Brussels police detain man with gas canisters in car

A man with suspected militant links has been detained in Brussels after police found two gas canisters in his car.

A man with suspected militant links has been detained in Brussels after police found two gas canisters in his car.

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German police launch series of anti-terror raids linked to mosque

German police have launched a series of anti-terror raids across Berlin linked to a mosque visited by the Christmas market truck attacker Anis Amri.

German police have launched a series of anti-terror raids across Berlin linked to a mosque visited by the Christmas market truck attacker Anis Amri.

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Managing Europe's threats and fears

By Dominique Moisi, Institut Montaigne, Paris. “Tell me what you fear and I will tell you what has happened to you,” the psychologist

By Dominique Moisi, Institut Montaigne, Paris. “Tell me what you fear and I will tell you what has happened to you,” the psychologist

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Eiffel Tower could get glass wall to boost security

The Eiffel Tower in Paris could get a glass wall around its base – as part of efforts to boost protection against terrorist attacks.

The Eiffel Tower in Paris could get a glass wall around its base – as part of efforts to boost protection against terrorist attacks.