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A knife-wielding man stabbed and killed four police officers in central Paris before being shot dead.

Three French citizens suspected of belonging to the Islamic State group (IS) were detained along with nine children as they tried to enter Turkey from Syria.

Iraq condemns two more French IS members to death

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Iraq condemns two more French IS members to death

Two French citizens accused of joining the Islamic State group became the fifth and sixth French detainees in Iraq to be handed capital punishments in three days.

Brother of French jihadist killer sentenced to 30 years

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Brother of French jihadist killer sentenced to 30 years

A Paris appeal court handed a 30-year jail term to Abdelkader Merah, brother of a French jihadist who shot dead seven people, finding him guilty ...

French Muslim rapper calls off shows at <em>Bataclan</em>

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French Muslim rapper calls off shows at Bataclan

Medine, a French-born singer of Algerian descent, had drawn fire from right-wing politicians as well as some of the victims' families after ...

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France urges global cooperation to block funds to extremists

French President Emmanuel Macron called for more cooperation to deny jihadist movements the financing they need to carry out attacks.

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Two dead in suspected IS hostage-taking in France

A security source said the two were killed in the attack at a Super U store in the town of Trebes on Friday.

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Libya's Haftar receives UK foreign secretary in Benghazi

The UK foreign minister flew to Benghazi on Thursday to meet the breakaway rebel military leader and discuss the peace process.

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'Libya is a failed state': French foreign minister

Le Drian has called for a drastic solution to bring Libya back to 'normality' and the plan could involve controversial renegade general Khalif ...

Manchester bomber 'linked to IS battalion behind <em>Bataclan</em> massacre'

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Manchester bomber 'linked to IS battalion behind Bataclan massacre'

Salman Abedi is known to have been in contact with the Katibat al-Battar al-Libya, Islamic State's commando unit responsible for some of ...

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After Manchester, Putin 'ready to help UK fight terrorism'

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he was ready to boost anti-terror cooperation with Britain in a condolence message to Prime Minister ...

France PM warns Le Pen against 'exploiting' Paris tragedy

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France PM warns Le Pen against 'exploiting' Paris tragedy

Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen was quick to turn a killing of a police officer in Paris on Thursday night into political ...

Skiing: Kashmir's slice of 'paradise' has big ambitions

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Skiing: Kashmir's slice of 'paradise' has big ambitions

Indian Kashmir's only ski resort is already a favourite among aficionados for its silky snows, but it is now trying to attract ...

London Attack: It's time to stop sexing up terror

Tallha Abdulrazaq

London Attack: It's time to stop sexing up terror

Comment: Talk of the Westminster attacker being radicalised misses the point that he was simply a deranged criminal, and should be treated as ...

Terror strikes Istanbul's cosmopolitan nightlife district

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Terror strikes Istanbul's cosmopolitan nightlife district

Turkey remains on edge after a shooter targeted a popular haunt for the country's rich and famous during New Year celebrations in Istanbul.

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Dozen dead in Berlin Christmas market 'attack'

A dozen people were killed in Berlin on Monday night, when a truck ploughed into pedestrians at a Christmas market, police said.

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French police arrest Nice massacre suspects

At least 11 men have been detained by French police on suspicion of aiding a IS-linked militant who drove a lorry into crowds in the city of ...

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IS 'evolving tactics' could include car bombs in Europe

Terror networks such as the Islamic State group are evolving their tactics to attack soft targets in Europe, which could see the use of deadly ...

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Islamic State still poses 'grave threat' to EU states

Islamic State militants are evolving their tactics to attack soft targets in Europe, a Europol report released at The Hague on Friday has warned.

The Refugee Crisis in Europe: One year on

Otman Aitlkaboud

The Refugee Crisis in Europe: One year on

In a divided Europe today, what kind of fate awaits refugees, asks Otman Aitlkaboud.

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France grants citizenship to Algerian hero of Paris attacks

France has granted citizenship to an Algerian hero whose actions during the Paris attacks saved dozens of lives.

Brothers in Jihadism

Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck

Brothers in Jihadism

Comment: Connections between family and friends play a significant role in recruiting and maintaining engagement in jihadist networks. This must ...

Leaked IS documents to be used in French trial

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Leaked IS documents to be used in French trial

A document leaked from the Islamic State group will be used by French prosecutors to help identify suspected militants going on trial next week.

France arrested over 100 terror suspects in past year

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France arrested over 100 terror suspects in past year

France is still on high alert following November's terror attacks. Police have arrested 101 terror suspects in the past year, as Paris readies ...

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