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French President François Hollande with Cameroon's Paul Biya on Friday
04/07/2015 - CAMEROoN - FRANCE - NIGERIA

Hollande offers to host anti-Boko Haram summit on Cameroon visit

French President François Hollande has offered to host a summit of countries fighting Nigeria's Boko Haram armed Islamists on a visit to Cameroon.
French police take a woman and child out of the building where Salhi lived
01/07/2015 - France

French Syria jihadist admits to involvement in Lyon factory beheading

A French jihadist fighting in Syria has admitted to involvement in the attack on a chemical plant near Lyon during which Yassin Salhi beheaded his boss, according to his mother. 

30/06/2015

French press review 30 June 2015

“Pay Day” for Greece as the deadline to service its 240-billion-euro loan from Western creditors expires tonight.
A board bearing the Islamic State armed group's insignia in the Iraqi town of Saadiya after its capture by Iraqi troops and Shia-Muslim militias.
29/06/2015 - IRAQ – SYRIA

Islamic State armed group strong in Middle East and abroad a year after caliphate declaration

Monday marked one year since the Islamic State armed group declared itself a caliphate in Iraq and Syria.
Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon, London on 28 June 2015.
29/06/2015 - TENNIS

Security raised at Wimbledon after Tunisia beach attack

Security has been stepped up in line with the British national terror threat level at this year's Wimbledon tennis championships, which got under way Monday.

Yassin Salhi escorted by police officers, near Lyon, France, June 28, 2015.
29/06/2015 - FRANCE

France deports 40 imams for preaching hatred

France has deported 40 imams for “preaching hatred” in the past three years, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Monday.

29/06/2015

French press review 29 June 2015

Greece is in the fangs of all the national dailies after Athens calls off debt reform talks and announces a referendum on creditors' proposals, to be held days after a repayment deadline.

28/06/2015

French weekly magazines review 28 June 2015

The identity debate thrives on French fears of terrorism and migrants' invasion of Europe from the Mediterranean.

A French forensic team on the site where the severed head of the victim was found, 26 June 2015
28/06/2015 - FRANCE

French terror suspect 'sent image of beheading to Syria'

The suspect in the attack on an industrial chemical plant in southeastern France has confessed and was to be transferred to Paris Sunday for further questioning by anti-terror police.

Tunisian army soldiers arrive after a gunman opened fire on a beachside hotel in Sousse, Tunisia, 26 June 2015
27/06/2015 - Tunisia-France

Tunisia confronted with dilemma of security over liberty after Sousse attack

Tunis on Saturday announced a raft of tough measures to eradicate the growing terror threat, after an Islamist gunman shot dead 38 tourists at a beachfront hotel. Plans include a clampdown on radical mosques that spread religious extremism, as well as deploying army reservists around archaeological sites and coastal areas.

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