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14/03/2015 - France/Europe

Three French citizens held for kidnapping girl in Serbia

They were arrested on Friday after kidnapping a two-year-old girl in the capital Belgrade.

The suviving athletes and crew leave Villa Union for Buenos Aires
13/03/2015 - France - Argentina

French sport stars return home after Argentine helicopter tragedy

French sports stars and crew from the reality TV show 'Dropped' returned home from Argentina on Saturday as experts investigate the helicopter crash that killed 10 people, including three French ...
Italian former leftist guerrilla Cesare Battisti arrested and released on Thursday in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 13 March 2015.
13/03/2015 - France - Brazil - Italy

Italian far-left writer Battisti faces possible deportation from Brazil to France

A former Italian left-wing urban guerrilla was awaiting possible deportation from Brazil to France or Mexico on Friday after being arrested and released on Thursday.
Police in front of the Hyper Cacher supermarket in Paris, where Amedy Coulibaly killed four people
13/03/2015 - France

Two kosher supermarket killings suspects face French magistrate

Two associates of kosher supermarket killer Amedy Coulibaly appeared before a magistrate on Friday after four days in custody, while a third suspect was freed.
The scene of the attack, La Terrasse in Bamako's Hippodrome district
13/03/2015 - Mali - France - Belgium

Mali attack suspect shot resisting arrest, police

Mali’s special forces have killed a suspect in the weekend’s attack on a Bamako restaurant, in which a French citizen was among the five people killed, Malian intelligence said on Friday.
Euro coins - not commemorating the Battle of Waterloo
13/03/2015 - France

France blocks Belgian euro coin marking Battle of Waterloo

France has won the Battle of Waterloo … or more precisely the battle over whether Belgium can issue a two-euro coin celebrating the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Waterloo.

"Islamic State" flag
12/03/2015 - France - Iraq - Syria

Investigation launched into French-speaking jihadist on IS video

French officials on Thursday launched a formal investigation into a video released by the so-called Islamic State group, which features a French-speaking man and purports to show the execution of an ...
12/03/2015 - France

French yoghurt cartel companies fined for fixing prices

Eleven French dairy product companies have been fined 192.7 million euros for running a "yoghurt cartel" that fixed prices for sales to supermarkets.
Skiers in the French Alps
12/03/2015 - France

Polish skier nearly loses hand after being clipped by plane in French Alps

A Polish skier nearly lost her hand when a light aircraft hit her during an emergency landing in the French Alps on Thursday. The plane narrowly missed a group of children.

La Terrasse restaurant in Bamako after the attack that left five dead
12/03/2015 - Mali - France

Slow progress in Mali restaurant attack inquiry as Tuaregs debate peace deal

The inquiry into the attack on a Bamako restaurant that killed five people, including French national Fabien Guyomard, was making slow progress five days after it took place.