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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

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.

Sep 15, 2015, 14:37 PM IST

Charlie Hebdo to give 4.3 mln euros to attack victims

 Charlie Hebdo said Monday 4.3 million euros in donations will go to the victims of a jihadist attack against the French satirical magazine, which has faced internal tensions over the use of the money.

May 18, 2015, 21:35 PM IST

Latest Charlie Hebdo issue takes dig at far-right party National Front`s makeover

The latest issue of Charlie Hebdo -- the satirical weekly which has become the top-selling newspaper in France since its offices were attacked by Islamist gunmen in January -- takes a dig at the country`s far-right National Front.

Mar 03, 2015, 00:27 AM IST

Japan publisher reprints Charlie Hebdo cartoons

 A small Japanese publisher on Tuesday issued 3,000 copies of a book of cartoons by French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, including controversial drawings of Mohammed.

Feb 10, 2015, 16:20 PM IST

Thousands protest against Charlie Hebdo in Karachi

 Thousands of people marched through Pakistan`s southern megacity on Thursday in the largest protest yet against French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo for publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.

Jan 22, 2015, 15:37 PM IST

Over 1,000 protest against Charlie Hebdo in Kyrgyzstan

More than 1,000 people in the Muslim Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan protested on Tuesday against cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed in the wake of the attack on Charlie Hebdo in France.

Jan 20, 2015, 22:11 PM IST

Radical Islamists try to storm French centre in Gaza

Some 200 radical Islamists tried to storm the French cultural centre in Gaza City on Monday, shouting slogans threatening the lives of staff over Charlie Hebdo cartoons.

Jan 19, 2015, 22:46 PM IST

My husband is a victim: Wife of al Qaeda recruiter who radicalised Charlie Hebdo assassins

The wife of top al Qaeda recruiter Djamel Beghal, who radicalised Islamist militants for carrying out attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, has claimed that her husband is a 'victim', reports stated on Saturday.

Jan 17, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

Morocco slams new Charlie Hebdo cartoons of Prophet

Morocco on Thursday condemned the publication of new cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed by the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo and said it will ban foreign newspapers that carry them.

Jan 16, 2015, 04:23 AM IST

Charlie Hebdo issue offered on eBay for thousands of euros

Copies of the latest edition of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, which sold out within hours across France on Wednesday, are being offered on eBay for thousands of euros, prompting a media watchdog to blast sellers for "indecent" profiteering.

Jan 15, 2015, 03:24 AM IST

Belgian bookshops face threats for stocking Charlie Hebdo

Four bookshops in Brussels have received letters warning of reprisals if they distribute the controversial first issue of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo since last week`s attacks, Belgian authorities said.

Jan 15, 2015, 00:32 AM IST

'Haji Yakub Qureshi's statement defending Paris terror attack against humanity'

Uttar Pradesh IPS officer Amitabh Thakur on Sunday said that the controversial statement of Uttar Pradesh minister and BSP leader Haji Yakub Qureshi defending Paris attack was objectionable and against humanity.

Jan 11, 2015, 11:58 AM IST

BSP leader Haji Yakub Qureshi booked for defending Paris terror attack

Meerut: A case has been registered against former Uttar Pradesh minister and BSP leader Haji Yakub Qureshi for his controversial comments, in which he defended the terror attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Jan 09, 2015, 13:05 PM IST

Queen Elizabeth sends 'sincere condolences' over Paris attack

Queen Elizabeth II sent her "sincere condolences" to the wounded and the families of those killed on Wednesday in the attack on a French satirical magazine.

Jan 08, 2015, 02:12 AM IST

Cold and deadly, Paris gunmen likely 'military trained'

The calm, cold determination and deadly efficiency of the gunmen who attacked a French satirical magazine on Wednesday, leaving 12 people dead, has led police to believe they received military-style training.

Jan 07, 2015, 23:41 PM IST