The news is dominated by President François Hollande’s press conference to mark his first year in office and a shocking suicide committed in front of of school children in Paris.
A man has shot himself dead in front of children at a nursery school near the Eiffel Tower in central Paris.
France prison suicide is twice the European average, according to a new report by the Council of Europe.
Somalia’s al-Shebab rebels have threatened further attacks after coordinated bombings and shootings that killed at least 30 people in Mogadishu at the weekend.
Twenty-nine people were killed and others wounded after nine suicide bombers attacked Mogadishu’s law court on Sunday. A car bomb near the airport killed five more people.
Fighting in the historic northern Mali town of Timbuktu this weekend left three Islamist fighters dead and five Malian troops wounded, the Malian army said Sunday.
Up to 10 were killed by a car bomb in central Mogadishu on Monday in one of the bloodiest attacks in the war-ravaged capital in recent months.
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A jobless man has set himself on fire in Paris after losing unemployment benefits, two days after another man died in a similar incident in the country's west.
Villagers in north Mali arrested two young men with explosives strapped to their bodies on Saturday, witnesses report.