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In Pics: One Year On, France Mourns Victims of the Paris Attacks

The people of Paris have come together in a day of mourning to mark the one year anniversary of the Islamic terror attacks which claimed the lives of 130 people. French President Francois Hollande and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo visited

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French Army Investigating 50 Cases Of Radicalisation Among Its Ranks

The French army is currently investigating 50 cases of “radicalisation” in its ranks. A new report from the Directorate for Protection of Security and Defence (DPSD) says the threat of Islamic terrorism within the army is growing. The report stated

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French PM Backs Security Forces After New Terror Attack

AFP – Prime Minister Manuel Valls defended France’s security forces Wednesday after the first deadly jihadist terror attack on French soil since the Paris massacres last November. Valls rebutted criticism that the authorities could have thwarted the bloody assault. “I

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French PM Warns Of More Attacks As Police Raid Suspected Islamist Homes

French police raided homes of suspected Islamist militants across the country overnight in the aftermath of the Paris shootings, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Monday as he warned of potential further attacks. Valls said that since this summer,

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Turkey Nabs French IS Jihadist After Hair Transplant

Turkish police arrested a Frenchman suspected of being an Islamic State jihadist after he had a hair transplant procedure at a beauty salon, local media reported. The Dogan news agency quoted police sources saying the man, identified as Mehdibend Said, was

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France Arrests Man In IS-Linked Plot To Attack Naval Base

Authorities in France have arrested a man with links to an Islamic State (IS) jihadist in Syria over a plot to attack military personnel at a major naval base, police and judicial sources said Tuesday. The 25-year-old, whom sources said