• In this Feb. 5, 2016 photo, French riot police officers patrol in the migrant camp in Calais, north of France. Mysterious armed groups are on the prowl, targeting migrants in night attacks in Calais and other migrant haunts in northern France, sowing fear among the displaced travelers living in squalid slums in hopes of sneaking into Britain but also deepening concerns Calais is becoming a tinderbox fueled with anti-migrant rage and a breeding ground for nationalists. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

    Migrants attacked around Calais, tinderbox of tensions

    CALAIS, France (AP) — Mysterious armed groups are on the prowl, targeting migrants in night attacks in Calais and elsewhere in northern France, sowing fear among the displaced travelers living in squalid slums and deepening concerns the city is becoming a tinderbox of anti-migrant, anti-Muslim rage that’s fueling a budding nationalist movement.

  • This photo taken Feb. 5, 2016, shows election posters of Prime Minister Enda Kenny, top, and Fianna Fail party leader Micheal Martin competing for space on a Merrion Square lamp post in Dublin, Ireland. Kenny hopes to keep his Fine Gael party in power following Ireland’s Feb. 26 election, but Martin’s opposition Fianna Fail, `Soldiers of Destiny’’ in Gaelic,  has formed most governments since the 1930's. The party’s election slogan 'Eire do chach’ means 'Ireland for all.’(AP Photo/Shawn Pogatchnik)

    Irish leaders hold 1st TV debate ahead of Feb. 26 election

    DUBLIN (AP) — The leaders of Ireland’s other major parties accused Sinn Fein chief Gerry Adams of directing IRA violence in the past and seeking to endanger jurors today as they waged their first head-to-head debate ahead of Ireland’s Feb. 26 election.