France is the terror capital of Europe, EUROPOL figures show

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France is the terror capital of Europe, with 63 of the 152 EU-wide terrorist attacks in 2013 taking place in the country. There were 225 arrests in France for terror related offenses, and concern has spiked over radicalization of EU citizens in Syria.“A total of 152 terrorist attacks occurred in five EU Member States. The majority took place in France (63), Spain (33) and the UK (35). After an increase in 2012, the number of terrorist attacks in 2013 fell below the number recorded in 2011,” read the EUROPOL report published on Wednesday.“The threat from terrorism in Europe remains strong, manifesting itself in various forms and driven by diverse motives,” Rob Wainwright, Director of Europol said in a statement released alongside the report.Several cases have been taken to court over the course of the year.

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