Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Monday, June 29, 2015
And while on the subject, here is an artwork entitled "Pancorbo Passing Train" by Dario de Pegoyos (1857-1913) now in the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya in Barcelona.
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Sunday, June 28, 2015
On the same day that two ISIS sympathizers shot 39 tourists on a beach in Tunisia, a delivery man with known Islamist connections beheaded his boss and left the body, daubed with Arabic writing, at the site of a U.S.-owned gas factory in southeast France before trying to blow up the complex.
The assailant rammed his delivery van into a warehouse containing gas canisters, triggering an initial explosion, and was arrested minutes later as he tried to open canisters containing flammable chemicals, prosecutors said on Friday.
Police found the head of the victim, the 54-year-old manager of the transport firm that employed the suspect, dangling from a fence.
"The head was discovered hanging on the factory's wire fence, framed by two flags that included references to the shahada, or (Muslim) profession of faith," Paris public prosecutor Francois Molins told a news conference.
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