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Ten Thousand Soldiers In ‘Operation Sentinelle’ Patrol Paris Streets Watching For ISIS

Operation Sentinelle, in which combat troops patrol streets and protect key sites – from synagogues to art galleries, nursery schools to mosques and Métro stations – is the army’s first wide-scale peacetime military operation on mainland France. On the cobbled alleyways of Montmartre, as a busker warbled La Vie en Rose and street artists painted…

Massive Earthquake In Japan Sends Tens Of Thousands Fleeing For Their Lives

Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from earthquake-hit southern Japan as dozens of aftershocks struck and officials monitored nearby volcanoes for signs of activity. A total of 44,000 people were evacuated late on Thursday in the town of Mashiki after a magnitude-6.4 earthquake collapsed buildings and damaged other infrastructure. Nine people have been…