Paris rioting enters second week

More cars and shops have been set alight in Paris’ suburbs, as youths rioted for an eight consecutive night.

Paris-area riots gain dangerous momentum

A week of riots in poor neighborhoods outside Paris gained dangerous new momentum Thursday, with youths shooting at police and firefighters and attacking trains and symbols of the French state.

In Paris suburbs, anger won’t cool

Beyond the poverty and despair of life in the shoddy immigrant communities ringing the shining French capital, local Muslims say, there is no one left with any sway over the rioting youths. Parents, the police and the government have all lost touch, they say.

Failure to quell rioting creates a crisis for France

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