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16/11 – Today’s headlines from across the EU


FTFrance and US to ramp up air strikes after Paris terror attacks. Death toll stands at 132 with more than 350 injured. Merkel shows little sign of shifting on migration policy. World leaders struggle to rethink anti-Isis strategy.

WSJEAttacks spur manhunt. Terror investigation spreads across Europe as authorities search for suspect; France launches retaliatory air strikes in Syria.

INYT – Manhunt widens for terror suspect. ISIS shifts its strategy and takes battle abroad.

BBC – Paris attacks: Dozens arrested in raids across France.A total of 23 people have been arrested and dozens of weapons seized in a series of raids on suspected Islamist militants across France, officials say.


Le MondeFriday 13 November, 21H20 – Terror in Paris. At least 128 dead in a series of terrorist attacks.

Les EchosIn state of war. Paris terror attack left at least 132 people dead and 350 injured. The investigation progresses further and spreads across Belgium. The French air force heavily bombed the Islamic State stronghold in Syria.


Frankfurter AllgemeineMerkel: We are stronger than terrorism. Manhunt for accomplices of the assassins of Paris. Arrests in Belgium. Obama: We will eliminate IS.

Sueddeutsche ZeitungAttacks fuel German debate on refugees. Bavarian Prime Minister Seehofer rebukes his Finance Minister who had criticised the Chancellor.


La RepubblicaManhunt; fear in Paris. Bombings in Caliphate. Alert in the city, two terrorists still on the run. G20 summit: Obama and Putin made a deal: “We will destroy ISIS”.

Il Sole 24 OreParis retaliates by bombing ISIS. France has retaliated after terrorist attacks which left 132 people dead in the centre of Paris. Isis command and control structures were bombed by French fighter jets in Raqqa.


Gazeta WyborczaEurope attacked. Bloody attacks in Paris bring up questions about the future of EU migration policy, safety, the Schengen area, civic rights and also Syria and Russia. The biggest attacks in France since World War II killed approximately 130 people and injured 350. French President Hollande said it was an act of war declared by the Islamic State.


El PaisThe investigation focuses on three brothers connected to Syria. Terrorists were recruited in Belgium in order not to be listed by the French police. Paris drops bombs on ISIS stronghold of Raqqa in Syria.

ExpansionUnited response to terrorism. G20 Summit vows to fight terror as Paris attacks take centre stage.


The TimesMost wanted: the surviving Paris attacker. Police across Europe were hunting last night for a 26-year-old Belgian who is thought to have been the only gunman to have escaped from the massacres in Paris in which 129 people were killed and more than 350 wounded.

The GuardianKilled in the pitiless name of terrorism. Paris death toll rises to 132 with 350 more injured. Hunt on for one of the three brothers suspected of role. Evidence of ISIS warning one day before the attack.

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