French President Francois Hollande has met with opposition leaders to ask their help in keeping the country calm and united. Conservative leader Nicolas Sarkozy called for an 'adequate response' to Friday night's horrific terror attacks in Paris.
State responses to terrorism have eroded the very human rights of citizens that states attempt to protect, said Antonio Guterres. With terror attacks on the rise in Europe, the UN chief called for a balanced approach.
Spanish police have foiled a bomb and car attack just hours after a deadly van rampage left 13 people dead in Barcelona. Five suspected attackers were killed during the second incident in a Catalan coastal town.
In Catalan, Spanish and English, responses flooded social networks in the aftermath of the Catalan attacks. Voices from music, arts, and culture expressed condolences and sympathy, often through touching images.
A 12-member terror cell planned to bomb a major Barcelona monument, a suspect has admitted in court. The revelation comes a day after police shot the fugitive they say drove a van into crowds in Barcelona.
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