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African press review 27 March 2015

Jonathan and Buhari promise to control their supporters but Lagos residents don't seem convinced. Kenyatta is praised for taking on corruption.
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.

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 court at Versailles, where the tomato sauce robber can expect to appear soon
11/03/2015 - France

Tomato sauce robber steals French pensioners credit cards

A cunning robber used tomato sauce to prey on elderly residents of the wealthy French town of Versailles.
The Jewellery Casty near Paris's Place Vendôme was robbed in 2013
11/03/2015 - France

Armed gang grabs 9 million euros of jewellery on French motorway

A heavily armed gang robbed nine-million-euros-worth of jewels from two armoured vans at a French motorway toll booth in the dead of night, police said Wednesday.
An efit of the motorcyclist distributed by police
06/03/2015 - France - United Kingdom - Iraq

Mystery biker found but not linked to French Alps murders of British-Iraqis, police

French prosecutors have identified a motorcyclist spotted near the scene of the 2012 murder of a British-Iraqi family in the French Alps but declared that he has nothing to do with the crime.

Dieudonné M'Bala M'bala leaves the Paris court on Wednesday
05/03/2015 - France

Dieudonné DVD banned for anti-Semitism, Holocaust denial

A Paris court has banned the sale of a DVD of a show by controversial stand-up comedian Dieudonné on the grounds that it is anti-Semitic, condones the Holocaust and condones ...
The fans were on their way to see the PSG-Chelsea match during which Chelsea's Willian (L) faced PSG's Marco Verratti (R) and Blaise Matuidi (C)
18/02/2015 - France - United Kingdom

France opens racist assault case after Chelsea fans push black man off Paris metro

French prosecutors have opened a hunt for Chelsea football club fans who were filmed stopping a black man boarding a Paris metro train while chanting racist slogans.
UBS offices in Zurich
17/02/2015 - France - Switzerland

France issues warrants for three former UBS bosses in tax-dodgers’ Swiss account inquiry

French judges have issued arrest warrants for three former top managers of Swiss bank UBS, suspected of encouraging French nationals dodge taxes by opening secret bank accounts.

Danish Justice Minister Mette Frederiksen (R) meets French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve at Krudttoenden in Oesterbro February 15, 2015.
15/02/2015 - France-Denmark-Europe

France side by side with Denmark after Paris' inspired terror attacks

France's Interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve on Sunday promised to help the Danish people fight terrorism, following two fatal shootings that left two people dead and five police officers wounded.