From poppies and black armbands to brutally graphic nightmares caused by terrorist carnage, Friday's World Cup qualifiers will be sobering as well as raucous.
The last known survivor of the team that carried out last November's Paris attacks refused to talk during questioning today by anti-terror judges, and the session ended abruptly.
French anti-terror judges will on Friday begin their first questioning of Salah Abdeslam, a member of the jihadist cell which killed 130 people in a series of attacks in Paris in November.
France will create centres in each region to de-radicalise people to prevent them from becoming involved in jihadist groups, said PM Manuel Valls
More than 30 people have been identified as being involved in a network behind the Paris attacks on 13 November, with links now established to this week's bombings in Brussels
Brussels terror attacks: Don't let IS have its way, heighten airport security to unprecedented levels
In Brussels, on Tuesday, terrorists set off explosions in an airport terminal, attacking our freedom to travel. The bomb, carried mostly likely by a fidayeen into a departure lounge, was aimed at people taking early morning trans-Atlantic flights
With little more than three months to go before one of the year's biggest football tournaments kicks off, signs of France's preparation are popping up across the country.
'Paris terror attack was intelligence failure': CIA boss says Islamic State now planning attack on US soil
"Paris was a failure of intelligence. All but one of the eight terrorists were French citizens, trained by Islamic State in Syria. They returned, unnoticed, and attacked six locations killing 130 people," CIA Director John Brennan said.
Belgium security officials met on Sunday to decide whether to extend a lockdown in Brussels over fears that jihadists are plotting a Paris-style attack.
There is no credible threat of a Paris-type attack in the US, the FBI has said after the emergence of a disturbing video by the dreaded Islamic State.
Flashpoint France: Country at risk of attack from 'chemical or biological weapons', says PM Manuel Valls
France PM Manuel Valls warned of the danger of an attack in France using "chemical or biological weapons".
No explosives have been found so far and no arrests made after the Tuesday's Germany-Netherlands football match was cancelled in Hanover.
Qui est Zouheir? Mystery surrounds the 'Muslim' guard who 'prevented' terrorists from entering Paris' Stade de France
The rumour related to the Paris attacks that a Muslim security guard prevented a terrorist from entering the Stade de France reveals a lot about us.
President Barack Obama on Monday conceded that the Paris terror attacks were a "terrible and sickening setback" in the fight against the Islamic State, but forcefully dismissed critics who have called for the U.S. to change or expand its military campaign against the extremists.
Expressing their anger over the incident and how it casts a shadow over the entire Muslim world, people tweeted in support of Paris and Islam with #IAmAMuslim and denounced the terror attacks
Turkey warned France almost a year ago over a suspected Islamic State (IS) militant who blew himself up in the bloody Paris attacks but the French authorities did not respond, a senior Turkish official said on Monday.
World leaders united Sunday to denounce terrorism at a heavily-guarded summit in Turkey after the gun and bomb assaults in Paris, despite divisions over conflict-riven Syria.
Several AK47 rifles of the sort used during the attacks in Paris were found in the black Seat abandoned in an eastern suburb of the capital, a judicial source said Sunday.
US President Barack Obama vowed Sunday to stand by France in hunting down the Paris attackers and to "redouble" efforts to wipe out the Islamic State jihadist network.