Bae, the longest-held US prisoner in North Korea

A South Korean-born missionary detained by North Korea just over two years ago, Kenneth Bae was the US citizen who languished the longest in the totalitarian state`s jails.

Fury at plan to turn French daily into `social network`

Journalists at France`s third-biggest national newspaper, Liberation, are reacting with fury at a surprise plan by the owners to try to turn around the struggling daily by transforming it into a "social network".

Paris gun attack: Suspected shooter Abdelhakim Dekhar arrested

French police on Wednesday finally managed a breakthrough in their pursuit of the elusive `mystery shooter` who had been on the run since Monday`s shooting incident.

Huge hunt for Paris gunman, victim critical but `better`

A huge manhunt was under way in Paris on Tuesday for a lone gunman who shot and critically wounded a newspaper photographer in his office before opening fire outside a bank headquarters and hijacking a car.

Paris gun attack: Photographer hit, shooter on the run

A manhunt was launched on Monday to nab a gunman who shot at the office of French newspaper, Liberation, seriously injuring a 27-year-old photographer.