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Front National leader Marine Le Pen in Calais during an earlier controversy about migration
18/04/2015 - FRANCE - Poland

French right slams EU, penal reform as Pole confesses to child's murder

A Polish drifter's confession to the rape and murder of a nine-year-old French girl has sparked a political row in France with right-wing politicians blaming Europe's open borders and the ...
The old neighbourhood of Mombasa, Kenya
14/04/2015 - Kenya

Kenya NGOs listed in probe say the government is 'soiling the names of institutions'

Some 86 entities in Kenya, including individuals, non-governmental human rights organisations, money changers with Somali names and those who work with the Somali community, have had their bank ...
Italian former leftist guerrilla Cesare Battisti arrested and released on Thursday in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 13 March 2015.
13/03/2015 - France - Brazil - Italy

Italian far-left writer Battisti faces possible deportation from Brazil to France

A former Italian left-wing urban guerrilla was awaiting possible deportation from Brazil to France or Mexico on Friday after being arrested and released on Thursday.
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.
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.

Laurent-Désiré Kabila in 1997 in Kisangani
28/02/2015 - France - DRC - Belgium

Belgian businessman convicted in 14-year-old DRC murder mystery

A Belgian businessman has been sentenced to 20 years in jail in his absence for the murder in France of two Congolese in an apparent attempt to wipe out plotters of a coup against former president ...
Nemtsov's corpse on the bridge near St Basil’s Cathedral and the Kremlin where he was gunned down
28/02/2015 - France - Russia

Hollande condemns Nemtsov assassination

French President François Hollande on Saturday condemned the murder of Boris Nemtsov.
Georges Ibrahim Abdallah
27/02/2015 - France - Lebanon - Israel - Palestinian Territories

French court rules Lebanese left-winger Abdallah must stay in jail

A French court on Thursday rejected for the ninth time a request for the release of Lebanese pro-Palestinian left-winger, Georges Ibrahim Abdallah, who was jailed in France for 30 years for killing ...
Troops from the African force Amisom at the scene of an attack on Mogadishu airport in December
17/02/2015 - Report: Somalia

Al-Shebab claims drive-by shooting of four Somali officials in Mogadishu

In Somalia four civil servants were killed in a drive-by shooting on Monday. The deputy director of Mogadishu airport was among the dead.

Security forces outside the Corinthia hotel in Tripoli last month
17/02/2015 - Report: Italy - Libya

Italy closes Tripoli embassy as Libya marks four years without Kadhafi

Italy closed its embassy in Tripoli and evacuated its citizens as the conflict in the country worsens, as Libyans marked the fourth anniversary of the uprising that toppled Moamer Kadhafi on ...
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