Knifeman attacks soldier in Paris
France opened a counterterrorism inquiry after a man wielding a knife attacked a soldier in a Paris subway station on Friday, the latest incident targeting troops protecting the capital’s transport hubs and tourist sites. Paris and other European capitals are on high alert after a wave of attacks in past years by extremists, many of them inspired by Islamic State. The assailant in Paris was wrestled to the ground and arrested. The soldier was unhurt.
Migrants are taken to safety on a rubber boat after being rescued by the SOS Mediterranee organization in the Mediterranean Sea, off the Libyan coast, on Thursday.