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  • Latest: Attack 'mastermind' hunted in deadly raid Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 5:13 PM ET

    Our live blog is tracking the latest developments in the hunt for the perpetrators of Friday's terror attacks in France.

  • SYDNEY/ TORONTO, Nov 19- A deadly mud slide at an iron ore mine in Brazil has reignited calls for safer ways to dispose of millions of tonnes of ore waste held back by man-made dams. The Nov. 5 disaster has been termed an "environmental catastrophe" by Brazil after sending waste across two states and liability could fall on Samarco's joint owners Vale and BHP Billiton.

  • Paris raid is over: French govt confirm Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 5:50 AM ET
    Paris raid is over: French govt confirm

    The French government has confirmed that the police raid in Saint Denis, Paris is over and seven arrests have been made on Wednesday.

  • Is the FX market immune to terror events? Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    Is the FX market immune to terror events?

    The world has been living under the “shadow of terrorism” for many years now, so markets realize that the economic impact is often “transitory” says Alvin Tan, FX strategist at Societe Generale.

  • England beat France on night of solidarity at Wembley Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 1:21 AM ET
    International Friendly match between England and France at Wembley Stadium on November 17, 2015 in London, England.

    England beat France 2-0 in an emotional friendly at Wembley on Tuesday when more than 70,000 fans paid tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks.

  • Ryan to ask House to 'pause' US refugee program Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 6:06 PM ET
    Thousands of displaced Syrians, Iraqis and Afghan's wait in squalid conditions to enter at a reception center on the island of Lesbos on October 14, 2015 in Mitilini , Greece.

    House Speaker Ryan plans to introduce a bill to pause the U.S. refugee program amid conflict over the fate of Syrian migrants.

  • In Paris, tourism dims but won't go out Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 1:56 PM ET
    Korean tourists pose for a selfie outside the Louvre musem on Nov. 15, 2015 in Paris.

    Despite the latest string of terror attacks, international travel and tourism will not decline as much as one might expect.

  • A new front in the war on ISIS: Cut off its cash Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 11:35 AM ET
    Militant Islamist fighters parade on military vehicles along the streets of northern Raqqa province, June 30, 2014.

    Even before last week's Paris attacks, U.S. officials had opened up a new front in the war on ISIS: cutting off its cash flow.

  • Reaction: US' Kerry meets with Hollande in Paris Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Belgian special forces police climb high on an apartment block during a raid, in search of suspected muslim fundamentalists linked to the deadly attacks in Paris, in the Brussels suburb of Molenbeek, November 16. 2015.

    Squawk Box Live watched as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived at the Elysee Palace in Paris to meet with French President Francois Hollande.

  • After Anonymous, UK threatens ISIS with cyberattack Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 7:29 AM ET
    keyboard, typing, hacker, cybercrime, cybersecurity, hacking, data breach

    Offense might just be the best form of defense when it comes to tackling the so-called Islamic State, says U.K. Finance Minister George Osborne.

  • EasyJet: Paris attacks lead to travel 'cooling off' Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 6:17 AM ET
    An EasyJet aircraft.

    EasyJet experienced a "cooling off" in demand for travel to France after the Paris attacks on Friday, but expects normal services to resume quickly.

  • Russia offers $50M reward over Egypt plane crash Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 5:36 AM ET
    Egyptian officials inspect the crash site of Russian Airliner in Suez, Egypt on November 01, 2015. A Russian Airbus-321 airliner with 224 people aboard crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on yesterday.

    The Kremlin said for the first time on Tuesday that a bomb did bring down a Russian passenger plane that crashed over the Sinai Peninsula.

  • Republicans have no power over refugees… yet Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    Republicans have no power over refugees… yet

    John Raines, U.S. political analyst at IHS Country Risk, says if there’s similar terror attack in the U.S., this could alter policies towards accepting Syrian refugees.

  • Europe has to look at its borders: RUSI Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    Europe has to look at its borders: RUSI

    Margaret Gilmore, senior associate fellow at RUSI, says the coalition needs to find a common way to tackle its enemy, ISIS, and expects security efforts to rise.

  • We have clear strategy on ISIS: Kerry Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    We’ve have clear strategy on ISIS: Kerry

    U.S. secretary of state, John Kerry says we will be stepping up our efforts to hit ISIS at its core.

  • France cannot do it alone: MP Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 4:00 AM ET
    France cannot do it alone: MP

    Parti Socialiste deputee (MP), Valérie Rabault discusses the Syrian crisis and why the world needs to join France in fighting ISIS.

  • Security fees: It’s ‘feasible’ for France Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 4:00 AM ET
    Security fees: It’s ‘feasible’ for France

    Parti Socialiste deputee (MP), Valérie Rabault says France can afford the security costs needed to keep its country and people safe.

  • The key ISIS targets allies want to destroy Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 3:30 AM ET
    An airstrike by a U.S. led coaltion warplane explodes on an ISIL position on November 10, 2015 near the town of Hole, Rojava, Syria.

    Airstrikes against positions held by the so called Islamic State have been stepped up following the terror group's attacks in Paris.

  • Terrorism: Death and economic toll set records Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 2:57 AM ET
    ISIS fighter, North American ISIS fighter, Islamic State

    Islamic State and Boko Haram brought the human and economic cost of terrorism to their worst levels in 2014, according to new statistics.

  • How Paris attacks affect defense stocks: Expert Monday, 16 Nov 2015 | 6:20 PM ET
    A French soldier enforcing the Vigipirate plan, France's national security alert system, patrols in front of The Arc de Triomphe (Arch of Triumph) on November 16, 2015 in Paris, France.

    If militarization increases after the Paris attacks, some under-the-radar companies could benefit, one analyst said.