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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.

Sep 30, 2015, 04:50 AM IST

New IS video urges France Muslims to carry out attacks

French authorities are investigating a latest video released by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group titled "Blow Up France 2" in which militants of the radical Sunni group urge Muslims in France to carry out attacks.

Feb 05, 2015, 21:16 PM IST

Charlie Hebdo killer Cherif Kouachi buried near Paris: Mayor`s office

 Cherif Kouachi, one of the two brothers who killed 12 people in an attack on France`s Charlie Hebdo magazine, has been buried amid tight security outside of Paris, the local mayor`s office told AFP.

Jan 18, 2015, 13:56 PM IST

Paris gunman`s former mentor condemns his acts

 The former Islamist mentor of Cherif Kouachi, one of the gunmen who killed 12 people at France`s Charlie Hebdo magazine, has described it as "the worst crime a Muslim could commit".

Jan 13, 2015, 22:17 PM IST

Frenchman held in Bulgaria accused of several contacts with Paris killer: Prosecutor

 A French citizen detained in Bulgaria had allegedly been in contact several times with one of the two Islamist militants who shot dead 12 people at the offices of Paris newspaper Charlie Hebdo, a Bulgarian prosecutor told Reuters on Tuesday.

Jan 13, 2015, 21:58 PM IST

"I am not Charlie": Cracks appear in unity after Paris attacks

The world outpouring of sympathy after the deadly "Charlie Hebdo" attack has touched many in France but some either detect a note of hypocrisy or feel squeamish about supporting a satirical weekly that antagonised many.

Jan 11, 2015, 23:33 PM IST

Revenge for Charlie Hebdo: Anonymous vows to bring ISIS, al Qaeda terrorists down to knees

'Anonymous' - the worldwide group of Internet activists or 'hackstivists' - has sworn revenge on the attackers behind the massacre at Paris-based magazine Charlie Hebdo in which 12 people were killed.

Jan 11, 2015, 21:45 PM IST

'Both brothers behind Paris attack had weapons training in Yemen'

Both brothers who carried out the attack against satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo travelled to Yemen via Oman in 2011 and had weapons training in the deserts of Marib, an al Qaeda stronghold, two senior Yemeni sources said on Sunday.

Jan 11, 2015, 20:10 PM IST

Brothers by blood can become brothers in arms

The fact that Said and Cherif Kouachi, the two men accused of carrying out the deadly attacks at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, were brothers should come as no surprise, experts say.

Jan 11, 2015, 08:12 AM IST

Charlie Hebdo shooter says financed by Qaeda preacher in Yemen

One of the two brothers who killed 12 in a massacre at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo this week has said he received financing by al Qaeda preacher Anwar al Awlaki in Yemen.

Jan 10, 2015, 01:30 AM IST

Paris shooting crisis: As it happened on Friday

France was embroiled in a double hostage crisis on Friday as two gunmen who had massacred 12 people in French satirical magazine held a hostage in northeast Paris while a third gunman who killed a policewoman held five people hostage in a Jewish supermarket.

Jan 09, 2015, 09:19 AM IST

Charlie Hebdo attack: French security forces tighten net on massacre suspects

Elite French security forces tightened the net today on two brothers suspected of slaughtering 12 people in an Islamist attack after discovering an abandoned getaway car in a northeastern town.

Jan 09, 2015, 00:33 AM IST

Search for Charlie Hebdo attackers: As it happened on Thursday

Paris: Two masked gunmen suspected to be Islamists on Wednesday massacred 12 people after storming a French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo's office here, killing among others a cartoonist who drew a controversial cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed.

Jan 08, 2015, 07:46 AM IST