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French police at Porte de Vincennes where a gunmam opened fire at a kosher grocery, 9 january 2015.
09/01/2015 - France

Hostage-taking at Paris kosher supermarket linked to Charlie Hebdo killers

A heavily armed man took at least five people in a kosher supermarket in Paris on Friday.
French President Francois Hollande sits facing French Prime Minister Manuel Valls as he presides over an emergency meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris.
09/01/2015 - France

France at war with terrorism not Islam, Valls

France is at war with terrorism but not with Islam following Wednesday's Charlie Hebdo massacre, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Friday. 

A police helicopter over Dammartin-en-Goële
09/01/2015 - France

Charlie Hebdo suspects take hostage in north-east France

The two suspected Charlie Hebdo killers on Friday morning took a hostage and holed up on an industrial estate after a car chase and exchange of fire with police in an area north-east of ...
David Pope, press cartoonist
08/01/2015 - France

Cartoonists worldwide pay tribute to Charlie Hebdo

Cartoonists from the US to Algeria onThursday tweeted tributes to their colleagues at Charlie Hebdo who were gunned down by two men claiming to be avenging the prophet Mohammed, the subject of ...
A police investigator inspects the scene after an attack on a kebab restaurant near el Houda mosque in Villefrance-Sur-Saône
08/01/2015 - France

French Muslim groups condemn Charlie Hebdo killings, mosques attacked

France’s main Muslim organisations have called on imams to condemn Wednesday’s attack on Charlie Hebdo.
Charlie Hebdo attackers Chérif and Saïd Kouachi
08/01/2015 - France

Charlie Hebdo attackers spotted in north-east France after reported service station raid

The two men suspected of attacking satirical paper Charlie Hebdo have been spotted in north-eastern France.
A journalist brandishes his press card at a tribute outside Charlie Hebdo's office on Thursday
08/01/2015 - France

French media close ranks behind Charlie Hebdo

RFI’s parent company, France Médias Monde, has joined other French media organisations in condemning Wednesday’s attack on Charlie Hebdo.
A demonstrator holds a sign rading "I am Charlie" at a solidarity rally on Wednesday evening
08/01/2015 - France

France observes minute’s silence, prepares national unity rally after Charlie Hebdo killings

France’s political leaders appealed for national unity as a manhunt was under way for two brothers suspected of murdering 12 people in an attack on satirical paper Charlie Hebdo.
The scene of the shooting in Châtillon
08/01/2015 - France

Police officer killed, man injured in new Paris shooting, no Charlie Hebdo link established

A police officer has died and a council worker was seriously injured after a man opened fire on them on the outskirts of Paris on Thursday morning.
Police investigators and firefighters in front of the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo after the attack
07/01/2015 - France

RFI bosses slam Charlie Hebdo attack, world leaders condemn ‘barbaric act’

Management of RFI’s parent company, France Médias Monde, slammed the “ignominy” of Wednesday’s attack on French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo as world leaders condemned ...