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French former justice minister Rachida Dati
02/03/2015 - France - Britain - Europe

French and British MEPs sign call for passenger list on European flights to stem terrorism

Eighteen French and British Members of the European Parliament have jointly signed a call for the urgent adoption of an EU-wide version of the Passenger Name Record (PNR), used in the USA.

28/02/2015

French press review 28 February 2015

Bowie gets an exhibition at Paris’s new concert hall. A Bangladeshi blogger is murdered. IS runs amok in a museum. French retirement homes’ prices come under fire.
IS members destroy a statue in Mosul museum
27/02/2015 - France - Iraq - Syria

Hollande condemns IS’s ‘barbaric’ destruction of ancient artefacts in Mosul

French President François Hollande on Friday condemned the “barbaric” destruction of ancient statues by the Islamic State (IS) armed group in the Iraqi city of Mosul.
27/02/2015

French press review 27 February 2015

French papers ignore “Jihadi John” but take a look in-depth at Boko Haram. France still waits for better economic times, although it is doing well in innovation.

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 ...
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.
21/02/2015 - France - United States

France turns to tech giants in fight against online terrorist propaganda

France has turned to the high-tech heavyweights of Silicon Valley to help tackle online propaganda from armed groups like the Islamic State.

21/02/2015

French press review 21 February 2015

The Socialist party swept the board in elections here in France in 2012, winning the Presidential and the Parliamentary elections.
Reinforced security at St Peter's in Rome
19/02/2015 - Report: Italy

Italy warns IS could pose threat to Europe, steps up security

Italy has issued its strongest warning yet about the danger of the Islamic State (IS) armed group establishing a stronghold in Libya that would threaten Europe’s security.
18/02/2015

French press review 18 February 2015

Investigators find out how the Charlie Hebdo killers and their accomplice who killed hostages in a kosher supermarket coordinated their actions. Ukraine’s war brings devastation.
17/02/2015

French press review 17 February 2015

Will there be international intervention in Libya? Is the Rafale sale a milestone in Franco-Egyptian relations? Will PSG dazzle us?

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