Reactions to the satirical magazine’s choice of cover this week – a depiction of the Prophet Muhammad – continue around the Muslim world.
Blasphemy does not exist as a legal offence in France.
Italian tycoon Andrea Bonomi yesterday bowed out of a longstanding race to take over struggling holiday giant Club Med, after his bid was trumped by Chinese billionaire Guo Guangchang.
The last French troops in Afghanistan held a ceremony in Kabul on Wednesday to mark the end of their deployment there.
The French copilot Rémi Plesel on board the AirAsia plane carrying 162 people that went missing in Indonesia Sunday was an “excellent” professional, his sister said Monday.
A French-Japanese couple who planned to visit areas controlled by the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group in Syria went missing after leaving Tokyo last month, reports and a source said Monday.
A French national was on board the AirAsia plane carrying 162 people that went missing Sunday en route from Indonesia to Singapore. At this time, the research is suspended for the night.
Some 400 Russian sailors training to operate the Mistral-class warship left France for home on Thursday, with still no official decision in Paris over whether to deliver the vessel to Russia.