from The Great Debate:

Paris attack is Europe’s security nightmare

November 14, 2015

French police with protective shields walk in line near the Bataclan concert hall following fatal shootings in Paris, France, November 14, 2015. Gunmen and bombers attacked busy restaurants, bars and a concert hall at locations around Paris on Friday evening, killing dozens of people in what a shaken French President described as an unprecedented terrorist attack.  REUTERS/Christian Hartmann   - RTS6WWE

French police with protective shields walk in line near the Bataclan concert hall following fatal shootings in Paris, France, November 14, 2015. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Noah’s Ark theme park in Kentucky to open in July 2016: founder

November 13, 2015
Noah's Ark

(Noah’s Ark fresco from about 1100 AD in the Abbey Church of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe in Poitou, France)

U.S. Mormons to resign in Utah protest at church’s gay marriage stance

November 13, 2015
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir sings at the first session of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' 185th Annual General Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah April 4, 2015.  REUTERS/George Frey - RTR4W3VO

(The Mormon Tabernacle Choir sings  in Salt Lake City, Utah April 4, 2015. REUTERS/George Frey)

Security boosted at Milan Jewish sites after stabbing

November 13, 2015
(Milan, 15 August 2014/Conte di Cavour)

(Milan, 15 August 2014/Conte di Cavour)

Italy boosted security at Jewish sites in Milan on Friday after an Israeli Jew was knifed in the city, police said.

Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya see glimmer of hope in Aung San Suu Kyi’s victory

November 13, 2015
A Rohingya Muslim man who has a citizen card votes at a polling station in a refugee camp outside Sittwe November 8, 2015. Voting began on Sunday in Myanmar's first free nationwide election in 25 years, the Southeast Asian nation's biggest stride yet in a journey to democracy from dictatorship.  REUTERS/Sai Aung Min - RTS5Z6S

(A Rohingya Muslim man who has a citizen card votes at a polling station in a refugee camp outside Sittwe November 8, 2015. REUTERS/Sai Aung Min)

Pope Francis’s Central African trip on despite France’s security fears, Vatican says

November 13, 2015
Pope Francis waves during the weekly audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican, November 11, 2015. REUTERS/Max Rossi - RTS6GEI

(Pope Francis waves during the weekly audience in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican, November 11, 2015. REUTERS/Max Rossi)

Prayers, chants and utmost bliss in Sichuan | The Wider Image

November 12, 2015
Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns walk back to their dormitories after attending a daily chanting session during the Utmost Bliss Dharma Assembly, the last of the four Dharma assemblies at Larung Wuming Buddhist Institute in remote Sertar county, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan province, China November 1, 2015. The eight-day gathering of people chanting mantras and listening to teachings of monks starts every year around the 22nd of the ninth month on Tibetan calendar, the great day of Buddha's Descending from Tushita Heavens. The Larung Wuming Buddhist Institute, located some 3700 to 4000 metres above the sea level was founded in 1980 by Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok, an influential lama of Nyingma sect of Tibetan Buddhism with only around 30 students but is now widely known as one of the biggest centres to study Tibetan Buddhism in the world. Picture taken November 1, 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj - RTX1UHYU

(Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns walk back to their dormitories after attending the Utmost Bliss Dharma Assembly at Larung Wuming Buddhist Institute in Sichuan province, China, November 1, 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj)

Prehistoric Stonehenge-type monument in Golan Heights fuels mystery

November 12, 2015
A general aerial view shows a prehistoric stone monument, known as Rujm el-Hiri in Arabic, meaning "stone heap of the wild cat", as a paraglider surfs above it in this July 24, 2014 picture.  REUTERS/Chen Katz

(A general aerial view shows a prehistoric stone monument, known as Rujm el-Hiri in Arabic, meaning “stone heap of the wild cat”, as a paraglider surfs above it in this July 24, 2014 picture. REUTERS/Chen Katz)

IMF to include Islamic finance in sector surveillance – Lagarde

November 12, 2015
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde speaks during the Islamic Finance Conference, titled Meeting Global Aspirations in Kuwait City, Kuwait, November 11, 2015. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee - RTS6G3E

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde speaks during the Islamic Finance Conference, Kuwait, November 11, 2015. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee)

Vatican leaks scandal widens as authors investigated, others suspected

November 12, 2015
Italian journalist Gianluigi Nuzzi attends a news conference for his new book "Merchants in the Temple" in Rome, November 4, 2015. Two new books by Italian journalists, including "Merchants in the Temple", depict a Vatican plagued by mismanagement, greed, cronyism and corruption and where Pope Francis still faces stiff resistance from the old guard to his reform agenda. The books, which are released in Italy on Wednesday, have already been condemned by the Vatican. REUTERS/Yara Nardi - RTX1UQA6

(Italian journalist Gianluigi Nuzzi attends a news conference for his new book “Merchants in the Temple” in Rome, November 4, 2015. REUTERS/Yara Nardi)