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Police in action in Ghardaia this year.
01/09/2014 - ALGERIA

Algerian jailed for two years for filming police officers stealing

An Algerian court has sentenced a man to two years in prison for filming and posting a video of three police officers stealing during riots last year.

Video capture of area near attack
18/08/2014 - France - Saudi Arabia

Thieves steal 250,000 euros, documents, in Paris Saudi motorcade attack

The motorcade of a Saudi prince visiting Paris was attacked on Sunday night by armed thieves who made off with 250,000 euros in cash and “sensitive” documents.

Gold bars.
11/08/2014 - France

French builders in court over massive gold theft

Three French builders are to appear in court after stealing gold worth 900,000 euros from a property they were working on in Normandy, according to a local newspaper.

11/08/2014

French press review 11 August 2014

Today's Libération is going after French mayors who make stupid decisions.

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.
04/08/2014 - France

French minister calls for drug squad audit over stolen cocaine

France’s Interior Minister called on Monday for an audit of the French drug squad after a police officer allegedly bagged 52 kilos of cocaine at the end of July.

Benjamin Kayser on the pitch
23/07/2014 - France

Two charged with machete attack on French rugby players

Two men have been charged with involvement in a machete attack on three French rugby players in southern France last weekend. Both have police records and have been identified by witnesses.

Stéphanie Foray was killed in 2011during a visit to Malaysia.
09/07/2014 - France - Malaysia

Malaysian sentenced to death for murder of French tourist

A Malaysian court on Wednesday imposed the death penalty on a shopkeeper found guilty of murdering a French tourist on a popular resort island.

A common logo used for bitcoins.
07/07/2014 - France - Europe

French police bust illegal bitcoin trading ring

French police busted an illegal bitcoin trading network worth 200,000 euros, authorities revealed on Monday.

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy arrives with police by car at the financial investigation unit in Paris to be presented to a judge late July 1, 2014.
02/07/2014 - France

Sarkozy placed under formal investigation, but out on bail

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been placed under formal investigation for alleged corruption and influence peddling, following more than 15 hours of questioning.

Algerian soccer fans celebrate, Marseille, 26 June.
30/06/2014 - France - Algeria

Security tightened in French cities ahead of Algeria world cup match

Security has been tightened in several cities and towns in France ahead of tonight’s world cup match between Algeria and Germany, after rioting by some Algeria fans celebrating the last two ...

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