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Somali Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke
28/01/2015 - Report: Somalia

Somalia’s prime minister names new cabinet as Shebab deserter calls for peace

Somalia’s Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke has named a new cabinet, a few weeks after a previous cabinet was rejected and dissolved only days after being named.
The French president with a group of Auschwitz survivors and youths, Paris, 27 Jan.
27/01/2015 - France

Hollande moves to reassure French Jews on Auschwitz anniversary

President François Hollande declared to French Jews on Tuesday that “France is your homeland”, on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Abrivado district in Lunel from where six men, aged 18 to 30, have left for Syria.
27/01/2015 - France

Five arrested in anti-jihadist operation in France

At least five people were arrested during an anti-jihadist operation early Tuesday near Montpellier in southern France.

Comic strip books are enjoying a boom in France
26/01/2015 - France

Tight security at Angoulême international comic and cartoon festival after Charlie terrorism

The annual Angoulême international cartoon and comic strip festival, which opens on Thursday, will be held under tight security this year, in the wake of the terrorist attacks at French ...

French press review 26 January 2015

Greece is the main story on the majority of this morning's French front pages.

French President François Hollande paid tribute earlier this month to the three police officers killed in the attacks.
25/01/2015 - France

Hollande meets families of victims killed in French terrorist acts

French President François Hollande on Sunday met with the families of the 17 victims killed earlier this month during three days of terrorist attacks in Paris.


French weekly magazines review 25 January 2015

Forgive me if you've been fed more than enough of this already, but "le plat du jour" - the dish of the day - in most of the French weeklies is again Islamist extremism, Jihadists and ...
Lassana Bathily, who was granted French nationality, with Prime Minister Manuel Valls and Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.
24/01/2015 - France

French citizenship, reward or punishment in fight against terror

The historic nature of French citizenship, which has been a lodestone to other nations around the world since the Napoleonic civic code, came into the spotlight on Friday after France’s highest ...

French press review 24 January 2015

Sunday's general election in Greece excites a lot of coverage in this morning's French newspapers.

Forensic police examine the scene of an attack on a mosque in Le Mans the day after the murders at Charlie Hebdo's offices
23/01/2015 - France

Islamophobic acts soar in France after Charlie Hebdo attacks, watchdog

Nearly as many attacks or insults against Muslims have taken place in France since the Charlie Hebdo attacks than in all of 2014, according to an Islamophobia watchdog.