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Journalists at the scene of the murders near Chevaline in the french Alps
25/05/2015 - FRANCE - United Kingdom - Iraq

French ex-foreign legionnaire named as suspect in Alps British-Iraqi murders

A former French foreign legion soldier is named as the prime suspect in the 2012 murder of an Iraqi-born British businessman and his family in the Alps in a book to be published in the UK next week.
Luz on the march in Paris after the Charlie Hebdo killings
19/05/2015 - FRANCE

Top cartoonist Luz quits Charlie Hebdo

The cartoonist who drew the front-page cartoon of the prophet Mohammed for Charlie Hebdo after the massacre of its editorial team is to leave the French satirical paper.
Protestors in Kabul re-enact the lynching of Farkhunda, 27 April 2015
03/05/2015 - Afghanistan

'Community had a responsiblity' to Afghan woman lynched by mob: lawyer

An Afghan court showed videos Sunday of a crowd killing a woman in broad daylight and setting her body on fire after she was accused of burning pages from a Koran.

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve and Archbishop of Paris Cardinal André Vingt-Trois speak to the press after the discovery of a terrorist plot to attack a church in France
25/04/2015 - France

Terror charges brought against suspect in plot to attack church

The Algerian scholarship student accused of planning to attack at least one church in France was charged Friday night with terror-related murder and criminal conspiracy after five days of police ...
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, Minister of Interior Bernard Cazeneuve and President Hollande at the Elysee palace after French police detained a man they suspect of planning an imminent armed attack on churches, 22 April 2015
23/04/2015 - France

French police search for possible accomplices in foiled attack on church

French police are searching for possible accomplices in an alleged plot to attack at least one Catholic church, while Prime Minister Manuel Valls says it is the country's fifth thwarted attack since ...
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve and Prime Minister Manuel Valls leave after the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, April 22, 2015.
22/04/2015 - France

Attack on Paris churches foiled, suspect arrested: French minister

French police have arrested a 24-year-old Franco-Algerian man who was allegedly planning an attack on churches outside Paris.

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.
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