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President Macron calls teacher's beheading in France "Islamist terrorist attack"

17 Oct 2020

President Macron calls teacher's beheading in France "Islamist terrorist attack"

The teacher, who showed caricatures of Prophet Muhammad to his class, became a victim of an Islamist terrorist attack, President Emmanuel Macron said.

Military jet triggered loud noise that shook Paris, nearby areas

30 Sep 2020

Military jet triggered loud noise that shook Paris, nearby areas

On Wednesday, a loud noise sent residents of Paris and nearby suburbs into a state of panic, but the French Police soon allayed fears by announcing that the sound was caused by a military jet and not an explosion.

Four injured in knife attack near Charlie Hebdo's former offices

25 Sep 2020

Four injured in knife attack near Charlie Hebdo's former offices

Four people were injured in a knife attack near the former offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in France capital Paris, AFP reported on Friday, citing sources privy to the development.

Won't give up: France's Charlie Hebdo reprints Prophet Mohammad's cartoons

01 Sep 2020

Won't give up: France's Charlie Hebdo reprints Prophet Mohammad's cartoons

Attacked by radical Islamists in 2015, France's satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo has decided to republish Prophet Mohammad's cartoons to mark the beginning of the trial in the terror attack.

Maryland Shooting: Five dead in 'targeted-attack' on US newspaper office

29 Jun 2018

Maryland Shooting: Five dead in 'targeted-attack' on US newspaper office

Five people were killed when a gunman opened fire in a 'targeted attack' at a newspaper office in Maryland, US.

Hit by terror attacks, France introduces religious education in schools

21 Oct 2017

Hit by terror attacks, France introduces religious education in schools

After having suffered a series of jihadist attacks since January 2015, the secular nation of France is carefully developing religion as part of its academic curriculum in schools, to better prepare and sensitize its young population.

French presidential elections: Fillon's wife questioned in fake jobs scam

30 Mar 2017

French presidential elections: Fillon's wife questioned in fake jobs scam

After French presidential candidate Fran├žois Fillon was placed under investigation in a 'fake jobs' scam, his wife Penelope was also questioned in the matter.

French presidential candidate charged over job scandal

15 Mar 2017

French presidential candidate charged over job scandal

French Presidential candidate Francois Fillon was charged for offences relating to a fake job scandal, including misappropriation of public funds according to his lawyer Antonin Levy.

French Elections: Fresh allegations jeopardize Fillon's poll chances

09 Mar 2017

French Elections: Fresh allegations jeopardize Fillon's poll chances

A French newspaper, Le Canard Enchaine, has leveled fresh allegations of fraud against French Presidential candidate Francois Fillon.

'Ultimate duty' to prevent Le Pen from winning: Hollande

07 Mar 2017

'Ultimate duty' to prevent Le Pen from winning: Hollande

Outgoing French President Francois Hollande said his "ultimate duty" was to prevent Marine Le Pen, candidate of the far-right National Front, from winning.

It's your right to free speech, and others' too

06 Mar 2017

It's your right to free speech, and others' too

Free speech is possible only in a free environment, which India hasn't been able to provide.

French presidential candidate Le Pen  loses EU parliamentary immunity

04 Mar 2017

French presidential candidate Le Pen loses EU parliamentary immunity

EU lawmakers withdrew parliamentary immunity of French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen for tweeting three images of Islamic State violence.

French Elections: Fillon under pressure as polls near

02 Mar 2017

French Elections: Fillon under pressure as polls near

French conservative candidate Francois Fillon is under pressure after the centrist UDI party withdrew support to him. Fillon is also facing a formal investigation over a fake job racket involving his wife.

French want Obama for President

01 Mar 2017

French want Obama for President

Frustrated at the lack of "suitable candidates", an online petition in France that seeks to have Barack Obama as President has garnered over 42,000 signatures. However, since Obama is not a French citizen, he is ineligible to run.

Eiffel Tower to be protected by a glass wall

10 Feb 2017

Eiffel Tower to be protected by a glass wall

According to officials, Paris's Eiffel Tower is set to have a 2.5m (8 ft.) wall of reinforced glass built around it for protection against potential terror attacks.

Louvre Museum attack suspect refuses to talk during interrogation

06 Feb 2017

Louvre Museum attack suspect refuses to talk during interrogation

The suspected attacker shot in the stomach at the Louvre Museum refused to talk to the French police during two rounds of questioning on Sunday.

The Louvre attacker an Egyptian on tourist visa

04 Feb 2017

The Louvre attacker an Egyptian on tourist visa

French detectives said that the man who thrust a machete assault outside the Louvre in Paris is a 29-year-old Egyptian.

Louvre evacuated as soldier shoots possible assailant

03 Feb 2017

Louvre evacuated as soldier shoots possible assailant

French security forces have evacuated an area around the Louvre museum in Paris, after a French soldier shot a possible assailant trying to enter the museum.

Pakistan TV anchor banned for hate speech

28 Jan 2017

Pakistan TV anchor banned for hate speech

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) banned a popular TV anchor Amir Liaquat (Hussain) after he allegedly indulged in hate speech.

Pakistan obligated to locate missing human rights activists

11 Jan 2017

Pakistan obligated to locate missing human rights activists

Pakistan has been commanded by the Human Rights Watch to investigate the abductions of four bloggers who campaigned for human rights and religious freedom.

Jordanian writer charged with insulting Islam, shot dead

27 Sep 2016

Jordanian writer charged with insulting Islam, shot dead

Nahed Hattar, a well-known Jordanian writer was shot dead outside a court in capital city of Amman, where he was due to appear for trial, for sharing a cartoon deemed offensive to Islam.