The man suspected of beheading a French teacher who had shown pupils cartoons of the prophet Muhammed was an 18-year-old from Chechnya, a judicial source said. Five more people have been detained over the murder on Friday outside Paris, including the parents of a child at the school where the[…]
President Emmanuel Macron pledged on Tuesday that France would rebuild the fire-devastated Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, saying he hoped the work would be done in five years and the French people would pull together to repair their national symbol. Macron devoted a brief prime-time televised address to Monday’s catastrophic blaze[…]
Interpol has officially asked Chinese authorities to provide information on the international police organization’s missing president, Meng Hongwei. Meng’s family lost touch with him after he travelled from France, where the police body is based, to China, one week ago. French prosecutors said Friday they had launched an investigation. There[…]
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy told magistrates that accusations of illicit Libyan funding for his 2007 election campaign were a web of lies that had made his life “hell” and lost him a re-election bid in 2012, Le Figaro newspaper said. The 63-year-old, who held power from 2007 to 2012,[…]
An Illegal Koranic school teaching up to 20 children as young as six was discovered inside a mosque, earlier attended by several extremists, in a Paris suburb. French prosecutors believe the children were at risk of being “turned into jihadist recruits.” The ‘Little Bees School’ was found during a police[…]
Hundreds of people gathered outside the headquarters of the French Socialist Party in Paris on Wednesday. The rally brought a heavy police presence to the scene, with security forces deploying teargas against the protesters. Anti-labor law demonstrators clashed with police, with some throwing eggs at law enforcement. Around 2,000 people[…]
A far-right rally has been held in Paris with hundreds of young people taking to the streets to join the demonstration organized by the French anti-immigration Generation Identitaire movement to protest against “islamization.” Hundreds of people marched through the streets of Paris waving French national flags and holding giant banners[…]
EgyptAir has confirmed that flight 804, traveling from Paris to Cairo, has disappeared with 56 passengers and 10 crew members on board. According to EgyptAir, the plane took off from Paris’ Charles De Gaulle Airport shortly after 11pm local time. Three of those on board were children, including one infant,[…]
A suspected French jihadist with possible links to the Islamic State group was charged on Sunday with plotting an attack in France and remanded, a judicial source said. The 28-year-old French-Moroccan named as Youssef Ettaoujar was known to police as he was one of the first to be convicted of[…]
Belgian investigators believe explosives used in the attacks in Paris in November may have been made in an apartment in Brussels that was rented under a false name and where a fingerprint of a key fugitive was found. Police found material that could be used to make explosives, traces of[…]
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