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A French police officer patrols Paris's Trocadéro area on 22 November, 2015
24/11/2015 - FRANCE-BELGIUM

French, Belgian authorities pursue new leads in Paris attacks

French police are examining a suspected suicide belt, 11 days after the terrorist attacks that killed 130 people in the capital.
French authorities have issued an arrest warrant for Belgian-born Salah Abdeslam in connection to the 13 November attacks on Paris
16/11/2015 - FRANCE

French authorities identify five in connection to deadly Paris attacks

Authorities have now identified at least five of the seven attackers killed during the 13 November attacks on Paris.
Claude Guéant leaving the tribunal in Paris on 13 November 2015
13/11/2015 - FRANCE

Former French interior minister sentenced in cash trial

A court in Paris has given Claude Gueant, a close aide of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, a two-year suspended jail sentence and fined 75,000 euros for his role in misusing public funds at ...
Xavier Broseta (C), Executive Vice President for Human Resources at Air France is evacuated by security in Roissy on 5 October, 2015.
13/11/2015 - FRANCE

Air France sacks four employees over violent protests

Air France has sacked four employees and started dismissal proceedings against a union representative over last month's violent protests on the outskirts of Paris. The five men are also facing criminal charges.

Migrants walk near tents in the "New Jungle" makeshift camp in Calais, northern France
13/11/2015 - FRANCE

Support grows for UK aid worker caught smuggling child from French migrant camp

Public support is growing in France for a British aid worker who is facing jail time in France.
A file photo shows a man looking closely at the door with the message "Omar m'a tuer" (Omar killed me) in the courtroom in Nice, January 31, 1994.
06/11/2015 - France

New DNA could unlock one of France's most famous murder mysteries

The case of Omar Raddad, an illiterate Moroccan gardner convicted of killing his wealthy employer in 1991, could be reopened after new DNA strands were discovered at the scene of the crime in Mougins near Nice.

Claude Verlon and Ghislaine Dupont.
02/11/2015 - FRANCE

Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon, two years later

On 2 November 2013, RFI special correspondents Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon were kidnapped and later murdered outside Kidal in Mali.
A photo of the courthouse in Melun, located in the south-west of Paris, where the victim, Henrique Vannier worked.
29/10/2015 - France

Drama in French court house: lawyer shoots bar chairman, kills himself

France's youngest chairman of the bar was shot and seriousy wounded by a lawyer facing supension, in a dramatic shoot-out at a court house near Paris, police sources said on Thursday.

A file picture taken on November 2, 2005 shows a policeman in front of a burning car in the northern Paris suburb of Clichy-sous-Bois, after police clashed with angry youths, on October 2, 2005
26/10/2015 - France

French government tries to conquer suburbs ten years after riots

A fleet of government cars pulled up outside the run-down estates of Mureaux on the outskirts of Paris on Monday, on the eve of the tenth anniversary of the worst rioting in the history of France's suburbs.

Ugandan police arrest 8 people, suspected of participating in the assassination of Prosecutor, Joan Kagezi, April 7 2015.
23/10/2015 - Uganda

Indecent exposure of Ugandan activist blows lid on police brutality

Human rights groups in Uganda are calling for an end to police violence after several government opponents were recently arrested and tear gassed, with one activist even being stripped naked by ...