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Firefighters use a ladder, left, to reach the 6th floor of a building in Neuilly-sur-Seine, outside Paris, in this photo taken Saturday Sept. 14, 2002. Five firefighters were killed by two explosions as they tried to extinguish a blaze in this residential building, it was the biggest loss in the …

French Kosher Store Burns Down on Attack Anniversary

PARIS — A suspected arson attack on a French kosher grocery store revived fears over anti-Semitism on Tuesday, three years to the day since an assault on a Jewish supermarket by an Islamist gunman.

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Macron Condemns French Complicity in the Holocaust

French President Emmanuel Macron hit out at those who deny France’s direct complicity in the Holocaust, choosing French and Israeli commemorations of a mass deportation of French Jews in World War II to make his stand.

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10 Arrested in Charlie Hebdo Attack Probe

PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutors’ office has announced 10 arrests in an investigation of suspected suppliers of weapons to one of three attackers who killed 17 people at Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in January 2015.

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France 2015 to Present: Strict Gun Control a Paper Tiger

The strict French gun control that makes it extremely difficult for law-abiding citizens to defend themselves has proven little more than a paper tiger when it comes to prohibiting terrorists and public attackers from acquiring the guns they need to kill innocents.

A soldier stands guard outside the Louvre museum, in Paris, Friday, Dec. 30, 2016. With a day to go before New Year's Eve final countdown, France's Interior and Defense Ministers reassured tourists in the capital and insisted security forces were in place to protect them. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Gun-Controlled Paris Deploys Soldiers to Protect the Wealthy

Despite strict gun controls — including universal background checks, mental examinations, and bans on entire categories on guns — Paris, France, is deploying soldiers to protect the wealthy during Haute Couture Fashion Week.

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Owner of Istanbul Nightclub Where 39 Were Killed: Gun Bans Empower Armed Terrorists

Memet Kocarslan, who owns the Istanbul nightclub where 39 people were gunned down in cold blood minutes after 2017 began, contends that Turkey’s bans on private ownership of popular semiautomatic rifles made it easy for a terrorist who ignored the ban to outgun police and overpower security at the facility.

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Charlie Hebdo Launches German Edition, Merkel Front Cover

PARIS (AFP) – There are no prizes for guessing whose face features on the poster for the first German edition of Charlie Hebdo which will appear on newsstands in Berlin and Vienna on Thursday. Chancellor Angela Merkel will be pictured in a

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Charlie Hebdo Mocks Italy’s Suffering After Earthquake

Italians are up in arms over the most recent issue of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, which ridicules the suffering of the Italians after the most recent earthquake that claimed some 300 lives.

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Munich: Background Checks, Gun Bans, Licensing Requirements Fail Again

When David Ali Sonboly shot and killed nine people in Munich on Friday, he proved again the impotency of background checks, gun bans, and a whole list of other “stringent” and “restrictive” gun controls, none of which kept him from getting his hands on the pistol he used to slaughter innocents.