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Police patrol Paris's La Défense business district
04/02/2016 - FRANCE

Amnesty International, rights ombudsman slam France's state of emergency

France's state of emergency has devastated hundreds of lives, human-rights group Amnesty International declared in a report issued Thursday that calls on the government not to extend the measure, introduced after the November Paris attacks.

Police forces on Brussels streets,  December 2015
08/01/2016 - FRANCE - Belgium

Paris fugitive’s fingerprint found in Brussels flat

Belgian police said Friday that they have found a fingerprint of Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam at a flat in Brussels.

Le Carillon restaurant, one of the attack sites in Paris, 16 November, 2015
15/12/2015 - FRANCE

Suspect linked to November Paris attacks arrested

A 29-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday in connection with last month’s attacks in Paris while two other suspects were being questioned in relation to the attacks in January in the French ...
Laurent Fabius John Kerry, Paris, 14 November 2015
15/12/2015 - FRANCE - SYRIA

Fabius, Kerry hold Syria talks in Paris

Meetings over the Syria crisis led by French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and with the presence of US Secretary of State John Kerry were held in Paris on Monday.

A police officer in front of the school in Aubervilliers where a teacher was attacked, 14 December 2015
14/12/2015 - FRANCE

Teacher stabbed in Paris school by man citing IS

A teacher was attacked in a school on Monday morning in a northeastern suburb of Paris by a man who cited the Islamic State armed group (IS).

A police officer in Paris this week
27/11/2015 - FRANCE

France to opt out of European human rights convention because of Paris attacks

France is to opt out of some aspects of the European Human Rights Convention while the state of emergency declared after this month's Paris attacks is in force.
26/11/2015 - FRANCE

Hollande calls on French people to display national flags

French President François Hollande has called on French citizens to decorate their homes with the national flag on Friday to commemorate the victims of the Paris attacks.

Russian ambassador to France Alexander Orlov
25/11/2015 - FRANCE-Russia

Russia wants joint staff against IS with France, US and even Turkey

The Russian ambassador to France told French radio Europe 1 on Wednesday that Moscow wanted an anti-Islamic State organisation alliance with France, the United States and even Turkey.

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls at the National Assembly in Paris, 19 November 2015.
25/11/2015 - FRANCE

Valls urges European Union to limit migrant numbers

According to German daily Suddeutsche Zeitung, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls urged on Tuesday the European Union to limit the number of migrants in its bloc because of threats of ...
A Rafale aircraft takes off from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle during operations in the Mediterranean Sea, 23 November 2015.
24/11/2015 - France- Syria

France launches air strikes in Syria and Iraq from newly-deployed aircraft carrier

France launched its first air strikes against the Islamic State organisation (IS) on Monday night from its Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier.