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Two women stabbed to death in Marseille knife attack

Despite criticism from rights groups that the law reduces judicial oversight over the actions of the police, the lower house of parliament is set to vote on a first draft of the law on Tuesday.

Oct 01, 2017, 22:20 PM IST

Slaughterhouse of BSP leader Haji Yakoob Qureshi, who praised Charlie Hebdo attackers, sealed in Meerut

Two slaughterhouses of political heavyweights BSP leader Yakub Qureshi and former Meerut MP and ex-BSP leader Shahid Akhlaq were sealed in Meerut.

Mar 23, 2017, 13:03 PM IST

French president Francois Hollande says Paris safe for 2024 Olympics

Last month a plot to blow up a car packed with explosives near Notre Dame cathedral was foiled.

Oct 02, 2016, 22:01 PM IST

Quake-hit Italian town sues Charlie Hebdo

An Italian town hit by a deadly earthquake is pursuing legal action against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo for defamation over a series of cartoons about the tragedy.

Sep 14, 2016, 14:04 PM IST

Charlie Hebdo slammed for Italy earthquake cartoon

The hashtag #CharlieHebdo was soon trending on Twitter, with many expressing disgust at the cartoon for ridiculing the victims of the quake, which killed nearly 300 people.

Sep 03, 2016, 13:15 PM IST

Bulgaria approves extradition of Charlie Hebdo killer relative

A Bulgarian court ordered today that the brother-in-law of one of the men who attacked French magazine Charlie Hebdo be extradited to France after he was caught allegedly trying to join Islamic State fighters in Syria.

Aug 16, 2016, 21:30 PM IST

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.

Jul 20, 2016, 12:13 PM IST

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.

Apr 28, 2016, 23:36 PM IST

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. 

Jan 17, 2016, 14:44 PM IST

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."

Jan 15, 2016, 10:53 AM IST

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.

Jan 08, 2016, 19:11 PM IST

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.

Jan 08, 2016, 16:17 PM IST

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".

Jan 04, 2016, 14:41 PM IST

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.

Dec 31, 2015, 06:09 AM IST

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.

Dec 29, 2015, 20:12 PM IST

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.

Dec 16, 2015, 23:51 PM IST

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.

Nov 21, 2015, 01:49 AM IST

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.

Nov 18, 2015, 14:18 PM IST

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.

Nov 18, 2015, 05:20 AM IST

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

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

Nov 18, 2015, 01:52 AM IST