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Two men charged in France over links to November attacks

French authorities filed terror charges on Friday against two suspected members of the same Islamic State cell that massacred 130 people in Paris last November, a judicial source said.

France detains Syrian refugee as church attack investigation widens

France detains Syrian refugee as church attack investigation widens

Teenagers Adel Kermiche and Abdel-Malik Nabir Petitjean chanted in Arabic as they slit the throat of Father Jacques Hamel.

Austria hands over Paris attacks 'accomplices' to France

Austria hands over Paris attacks 'accomplices' to France

The Algerian and Pakistani men, now aged 29 and 35 and who have not been named, were arrested in Austria on December 10.

Syrian asylum seeker held over French church attack: Source close to probe

A Syrian refugee staying at a French centre for asylum seekers has been taken in for questioning in connection with a deadly jihadist attack on a church, a source close to the probe said on Friday.

French PM `open` to interim ban on foreign funding of mosques

France`s prime minister said on Friday he was "open" to a temporary ban on foreign financing for mosque building, after a spate of attacks in the country claimed by jihadists.

Church attacker threatened France in new video

A jihadist involved in the brutal killing of an elderly priest pledged to attack France in a newly released video, as Catholic bishops called for a day of prayer in a nation shaken by the latest assault.

Libya forces `retake` Benghazi district from jihadists

Libya forces `retake` Benghazi district from jihadists

General Khalifa Haftar`s troops took the al-Gwarcha district of Benghazi.

Second French church attacker formally identified: Prosecutors

Second French church attacker formally identified: Prosecutors

The two men stormed into a church in the northern town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray during morning mass Tuesday and slit the 86-year-old priest's throat at the altar before being gunned down by police.

France names second church attacker

French prosecutors on Thursday identified the second jihadist involved in the brutal killing of an elderly priest, as calls mounted for the prime minister and interior minister to resign after the latest terror attack.

Hollande says France to form a National Guard

French President Francois Hollande on Thursday confirmed that a National Guard would be formed from existing reserve forces to better protect citizens facing terror attacks.

Second French church attacker was known to police: Report

Police have identified the second assailant who attacked a church in northern France this week as a 19-year-old known to security services as suspected of having Islamist militant links, sources said on Thursday.

France priest killer was 'Syria obsessed time-bomb'

France priest killer was 'Syria obsessed time-bomb'

Adel Kermiche and another unidentified man stormed the centuries-old stone church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, taking priest Jacques Hamel hostage.

French media pull photos of attackers over glorification fears

France's Le Monde daily said on Wednesday it would no longer publish photographs of killers responsible for terror attacks to avoid giving them "posthumous glorification".

France church attack intensifies terrorism fear in Europe

The latest terror attack where two Islamic State militants stormed a church and killed an 84-year-old priest in Normandy, France, on Tuesday, has rattled the nerves of millions in the Europe and beyond, reinforcing the impression that the region was in the cross hair of terrorists.

Normandy church attack: French priest, two hostage takers killed; Islamic State claims responsibility

Normandy church attack: French priest, two hostage takers killed; Islamic State claims responsibility

A priest and two armed men were killed and a person was injured in a hostage-taking incident in a church in France's Normandy region on Tuesday, President Francois Hollande said.

Two attackers 'neutralized', one hostage killed in France church attack

Two attackers 'neutralized', one hostage killed in France church attack

French President Francois Hollande was on his way to the site of the attack.

France's Francois Hollande says Munich shooting is a ''terrorist attack''

An 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman shot dead at least nine people on Friday by opening fire in a busy Munich shopping mall.

IMF boss Lagarde to stand trial over $400 mn Tapie payout

IMF boss Lagarde to stand trial over $400 mn Tapie payout

IMF chief Christine Lagarde was ordered Friday to stand trial in France over a massive state payout to a colourful tycoon when she was French economy minister, dealing a setback to her stellar career.

French police ask Nice to destroy CCTV images of attack

French police ask Nice to destroy CCTV images of attack

Tunisian Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel rammed a 19-tonne truck into a crowd along the promenade after a Bastille Day fireworks display. 

France to supply artillery to Iraqi Army: Hollande

France to supply artillery to Iraqi Army: Hollande

France will supply weapons to Iraq to support its fight against the Islamic State group, President Francois Hollande said Friday, but ruled out any troop deployment in the country.