Lassana Bathily, a Mali-born Muslim, became a hero in France last year. Just days after the Charlie Hebdo attacks, the kosher supermarket he worked in was stormed by an Islamist terrorist. His quick thinking and bravery saved many customers' lives.
Gunter Demnig has laid down over 60,000 brass-plated stumbling stones in 22 countries so that the victims of the Holocaust are never forgotten. The sculptor is turning 70 today.
The older brother of a French extremist has gone on trial accused of helping his sibling prepare a 2012 terror rampage in Toulouse. Over nine days, Mohammed Merah killed several Jewish children and two Muslim soldiers.
Paris, Brussels, Berlin, Manchester and now another attack in Barcelona. European cities have been increasingly targeted by Islamist extremists in recent years.
The French president has announced a massive policy overhaul for the country's poorest neighborhoods. Poor, urban suburbs have become breeding grounds for radicalization.
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