Since the Euro 2016 soccer championship kicked off in France, security has been one of the biggest challenges. Among the security guards on duty is one who prevented a massacre at a friendly between France and Germany last November.
Three people have been detained in connection with August's terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils. The arrests were made in the French regions of Gard and Tarn, following a joint French and Spanish police operation.
The first trial connected with the November 2015 Paris terror attacks has started, with Jawad Bendaoud appearing in court charged with harboring two jihadists after the attack. The 31-year-old is pleading his ignorance.
The Syrian opposition and forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad are not the only groups fighting in the conflict. Other countries have also intervened to pursue their own interests.
For now, Salah Abdeslam is in court on charges relating to a police shootout in the Belgian capital in March 2016. Prosecutors hoped he would break his silence, but instead he remained defiant in court.
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