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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 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.
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.
My Watch by Olesegun Obasanjo
14/12/2014 - Interview: Former Nigerian president Olesegun Obasanjo

Exclusive: Obasanjo lays into Jonathan as autobiography faces Nigeria libel ban

Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo slammed a Nigerian politician who has held up publication of his autobiography by suing him for libel in an exclusive interview with RFI.
The block of flats in Créteil where the young couple were attacked and robbed
07/12/2014 - France

France to make fight against anti-Semitism ‘national cause’, minister

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has sworn to make the fight against anti-Semtism and racism a “national cause”.
Law court at Créteil on the outskirts of Paris, where the attack took place.
04/12/2014 - France

French minister deplores 'anti-Semitic' basis of attack on couple

France's interior minister on Wednesday condemned an attack on a couple who were allegedly targeted because they were Jewish.

Evaeverson Lemos da Silva Brandao leaves a hearing at the French Football Federation over his assault on Thiago Motta
27/11/2014 - France

Bastia’s Brandao sentenced to month in jail for headbutting PSG’s Motta

Bastia striker Brandao has been jailed for a month and fined 20,000 euros for headbutting Paris Saint Germain footballer Thiago Motta after a match in August.
The photo of Sergei Pugatchev issued by Interpol
27/11/2014 - Russia - France

Interpol issues warrant for Russian oligarch Pugachev

Interpol has issued an international arrest warrant for Russian oligarch Sergei Pugachev, the former owner of French luxury food shop Hédiard and the paper France Soir.