Rage In The Streets

Just as night fell and the Ramadan fast was set to break last Tuesday, murder shattered Antwerp's fragile calm. A deranged white neighbor shot Mohamed Achrak, 27, as the popular young teacher stood outside his parents' home.

Hooked On Hookahs

It's midnight in Paris, and the crowd is growing outside the Left Bank's Paradis de l'Orient cafe. "A half hour to get in?" complains one would-be patron.

Sniper Hunt

Could the sniper terrorizing greater Washington be a military cadet from France? While French law-enforcement authorities have alerted American counterparts to their concerns about a missing 25-year-old trainee officer, evidence linking him to the shootings is thin.

West Meets East

It's midnight in Paris, and the crowd is growing outside the Left Bank's Paradis de l'Orient cafe. "A half hour to get in?" complains one would-be patron.A cafe employee shrugs apologetically.

The French: Not Just Blowing Smoke

A Sunday evening. The regular patter of French television commercials is broken by silence as a white-on-black message accosts 15 million unsuspecting viewers: "Traces of cyanide, mercury, acetone, and ammonia have been discovered in a widely consumed product." Within hours 1 million viewers call the toll-free number offered for more information.

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