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A still from the video purporting to show  the Islamic State's murder of British aid worker David Haines
14/09/2014 - France - Iraq

France condemns ‘abhorrent’ Haines murder ahead of Paris Iraq conference

France on Sunday condemned the “abhorrent murder” of British aid worker David Haines by the Islamic State (IS) fundamentalist armed group.

African press review 12 September 2014

There are fears of a new Boko Haram attack in northern Nigeria. Ebola fears spread in Nigeria, while kenya keeps its travel ban.
The teenager confessed he "decided" to kill young brother and sister
05/09/2014 - France

French teenager charged with murdering sister, trying to kill brother

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with killing his 11-year-old sister and trying to kill his eight-year-old brother in eastern France.
Anti-fascists pay tribute to Clément Méric.
03/09/2014 - FRANCE

French court frees suspected anti-fascist's murderer ahead of trial

A French appeal court has freed the prime suspect in the 2013 murder of an anti-fascist campaigner.
Portrait of Jean Jaurès by Nadar, 1898
31/07/2014 - France

French politicians dispute Socialist Jaurès’s legacy 100 years after assassination

France pays tribute to Socialist martyr Jean Jaurès on Thursday on the 100th anniversary of his murder by a right-wing nationalist on the eve of World War I.

Alleged Brussels Museum killer Mehdi Nemmouche
30/07/2014 - France - Belgium

France hands alleged Brussels Jewish Museum gunman to Belgium

France has handed over to Belgium the man accused of carrying out a deadly shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels in May.
Wojciech Janowski being arrested on 27 June
28/06/2014 - France - Monaco

Monaco millionairess’s son-in-law charged with hiring hitmen to kill her

The son-in-law of a Monaco millionairess has been charged with hiring hitmen to murder her.
Wojciech Janowski, son-in-law of Monaco heiress Helene Pastor, hidden by the arm of a policeman, leaves a police station to the courthouse, Marseille, 27 June 2014.
27/06/2014 - France

Son-in-law admits involvement in Monaco heiress murder

The son-in-law of one of Monaco's richest heiress admitted on Friday to involvment in the murder of 77-year-old Hélène Pastor.

The poster for The Silence of the Lambs
20/06/2014 - France

France’s female Hannibal Lecter cooks husband’s heart, nose, genitals

A 71-year-old Frenchwoman is to undergo psychiatric testing after killing her husband and cooking his heart, nose and genitals.

A family lights candles for th victims at the Brussels Jewish Museum
10/06/2014 - Belgium - Morocco - France

Fourth victim of Brussels Jewish Museum killings buried in Moroccan Muslim cemetery

The fourth person to die after a gunman opened fire on the Jewish Museum in Brussels was to be buried in a Muslim cemetery in Morocco.