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French lawmakers back emergency rule after Nice attack, inquiry sought

French lawmakers approved a six-month rollover of emergency rule on Wednesday in the wake of last week`s truck attack on the city of Nice, the third deadly assault in 18 months for which the Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility.

Turkish scribes get two years jail for publishing Prophet cartoon

A Turkish court on Thursday sentenced two prominent Turkish journalists to two years behind bars for illustrating their columns with a controversial cartoon published by French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, their lawyer said.

Jordan's queen hits back at Charlie Hebdo over cartoon of drowned Syria boy Aylan Kurdi

Jordan's queen hits back at Charlie Hebdo over cartoon of drowned Syria boy Aylan Kurdi

Jordan's Queen Rania has hit back at a cartoon in French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo depicting drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi as a grown-up committing sexual harassment in Germany. 

Charlie Hebdo's another shocker: Alan Kurdi, Syrian boy found dead on Turkish beach, would've grown to become a sex offender

Charlie Hebdo's another shocker: Alan Kurdi, Syrian boy found dead on Turkish beach, would've grown to become a sex offender

The cartoon depicts two male creatures running after terrified women with the caption: "What would have become of the young Alan if he had grown up? A groper in Germany."

Paris prosecutor casts doubt on identity of shot man

An official account said the man, identified by a judicial source soon after the attack as Moroccan-born, shouted Allahu Akbar, (God is Greatest), and was equipped with what turned out to be a fake suicide belt.

German phone card, shaky ID for Paris police attacker

The Paris prosecutor says investigators are unsure of the true identity of the man who tried to attack a Paris police station with a butcher knife and a fake explosives vest.

Charlie Hebdo marks a year since attack with provocative cover

Charlie Hebdo marks a year since attack with provocative cover

French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo will mark a year since the jihadist attack on its offices with a cover featuring a bloodied, gun-toting, bearded God figure, under the headline: "One year on: The assassin still at large".

Charlie Hebdo to release special issue one year after attack

French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday said it would release nearly a million copies of a special issue to mark a year since jihadists killed a dozen people in its Paris offices.

Islamist attack on Charlie Hebdo made France 3rd deadliest country for journalists in 2015

Islamist attack on Charlie Hebdo made France 3rd deadliest country for journalists in 2015

The Islamist attack on satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo made France the third deadliest country for journalists in 2015, just behind Syria and Iraq, media freedom organisation Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Tuesday.

Charlie Hebdo giving $4 million in donations to victims

Charlie Hebdo, the satirical newspaper whose staff was decimated by Islamist gunmen, and then beset by internal tensions over an unexpected influx of donations and readers, said today it will turn over all the money to victims of the three days of attacks in January.

France economy to shake off Paris shock: Analysts

The experience of attacks in New York in 2001, Madrid in 2004, London in 2005, and Bombay in 2008 shows the economic impact may be fleeting.

Charlie Hebdo responds to Paris attacks: F**k them, we have champagne

Charlie Hebdo responds to Paris attacks: F**k them, we have champagne

The cover of the magazine's latest edition depicts a dancing reveller, bottle and glass in hand, with champagne pouring out of holes in his body.

Reporters without Borders Prize: Syrian journalist, Turkish paper win media freedom awards

A Syrian journalist who lives and works in the war-scarred city of Aleppo has been awarded the Reporters without Borders Prize in France for her defence of press freedom.

Pakistan school massacre survivors tell France: 'You are not alone'

Survivors of Peshawar school massacre have expressed solidarity with Paris attacks victims.

Azam Khan, Mani Shankar Aiyar's controversial statement on Paris terror attacks

Justifying the previous “Charlie Hebdo” terror attack in Paris, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar told that such attacks were imminent as the “powerless” people were retaliating.

Paris terror attacks: Five possible consequences of the French nightmare

Paris terror attacks: Five possible consequences of the French nightmare

Paris attacks's repercussions are likely to be wide and long-lasting.

Charlie Hebdo moves into new high-security offices

Nine months after the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack in which some of France`s most celebrated cartoonist were massacred, the satirical magazine began moving Tuesday into new high-security offices in southern Paris, sources said.

Now, Charlie Hebdo under fire for dead Syrian toddler's cartoon

Now, Charlie Hebdo under fire for dead Syrian toddler's cartoon

French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has been criticised for publishing a cartoon depicting the death of three-year-old Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi as its own controversial take on the refugee and migration crisis, the media reported on Tuesday.

Iranian epic `Muhammad` aims to change Islam`s image

 The award-winning director of Iran`s most expensive ever film, "Muhammad", says he hopes it will improve Islam`s "violent image", but the religious epic risks angering many Muslims despite not showing the prophet`s face.

Three injured in shooting on Amsterdam-Paris train

A gunman opened fire on a train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, injuring three people before being overpowered by passengers, French state rail company SNCF and rescue services said.