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Cashier's grim goal during 2015 Paris terror attack: 'Survive'

Paris - It was a Friday afternoon, and Zarie Sibony was at her check-out counter at the Hyper Cacher supermarket on the eastern edge of Paris when a man wielding two Kalashnikov rifles burst through the doors.

Norway killer Breivik seeks parole: lawyer

Oslo - Right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who murdered 77 people in Norway's worses peace-time killing in 2011, has applied for parole, his lawyer said Wednesday.

Al-Qaeda threatens Charlie Hebdo for republishing Mohammed cartoons: SITE

Paris - Al-Qaeda has threatened French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo with a repeat of a 2015 massacre of its staff, after it republished controversial cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, the SITE observatory said on Friday.

'Nothing to regret' over Mohammed cartoons: Charlie Hebdo chief

Paris - The current director of France's Charlie Hebdo satirical weekly, the target of a massacre by Islamist gunmen in January 2015, on Wednesday said the magazine had "nothing to regret" for publishing cartoons of the prophet Mohammed that angered Muslims ar...

Survivor of Charlie Hebdo attack recalls 'horror' at trial

Paris - The French cartoonist forced by the attackers of the Charlie Hebdo weekly to let them into its offices said Tuesday that she had been traumatised by feelings of guilt, as she recalled the horror of the January 2015 massacre.

Trial begins over Charlie Hebdo jihadist killings that shook France

Paris - Fourteen people accused of helping jihadist gunmen attack the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish supermarket went on trial Wednesday, over five years after days of terror that sent shockwaves through France.

France's Charlie Hebdo reprints Mohammed cartoons for trial

Paris - French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, the target of a massacre by Islamist gunmen in 2015, said Tuesday it was republishing hugely controversial cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed to mark this week's start of the trial of alleged accomplices to the atta...

Mutating terror threat still looms over Europe

Paris - The terrorist threat against Europe has mutated in the last half-decade as jihadist groups have seen their Middle East sanctuaries eroded, but analysts say the West must remain braced for more attacks.

Is France turning its back on blasphemy?

Paris - Their nation born of revolt against Church and Crown, the French have long cherished provocation and irreverence as part of their revolutionary identity.And with it the freedom to blaspheme.

Australia PM 'open' to repatriating NZ mosque gunman

Sydney - Canberra is open to the idea of New Zealand sending the Australian-born gunman behind the Christchurch mosque massacre back home to serve his life sentence, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Friday.

Cheers, flowers as New Zealand mosque gunman jailed for life

Christchurch - Muslims and non-Muslims cheered and sang together outside a New Zealand court Thursday as the white supremacist who unleashed carnage at two mosques was jailed for life, with one survivor saying he will be able to sleep at night again.

Suspects in France's Charlie Hebdo killings face justice

Paris - Fourteen alleged accomplices in the 2015 jihadist attacks on the Charlie Hebdo satirical weekly and a Jewish supermarket go on trial next Wednesday more than half-a-decade after days of bloodshed that still shock France.

'Wicked' New Zealand mosque gunman sentenced to life without parole

Christchurch - New Zealand mosque gunman Brenton Tarrant was sentenced to life in prison without parole Thursday for the massacre of 51 Muslim worshippers, with a judge calling his actions "wicked" and "inhuman".

'Poisoned' New Zealand mosque gunman's road to extremism

Christchurch - There were no obvious warning signs when the Christchurch mosques gunman moved to New Zealand from Australia in 2017 -- he had no criminal history and was not on any security watch list.

Unprecedented sentence demanded for Christchurch mosque gunman

Christchurch - New Zealand mosque gunman Brenton Tarrant will be sentenced Thursday over the attacks that killed 51 Muslim worshippers last year, with survivors demanding he remain behind bars "until his last gasp".

Christchurch mosque gunman waives right to speak at sentencing

Christchurch - New Zealand mosque gunman Brenton Tarrant waived his right to speak at his sentencing hearing in Christchurch on Wednesday, in a dramatic twist after the court heard more than 90 horrific victim statements.

Victims vent fury at 'devil' New Zealand mosque shooter

Christchurch - Two survivors of the New Zealand mosque massacre abandoned prepared statements to vent their anger directly at gunman Brenton Tarrant in a Christchurch court on Tuesday, drawing applause from fellow victims as they called him a terrorist who deserved t...

Defiant New Zealand mosque shooting survivors face gunman

Christchurch - Some survivors raged, others chanted prayers, and many wept for lost loved ones -- but all of those who lived through New Zealand's mosque shootings had a message of defiance Monday as they stood before the gunman.

New Zealand mosque gunman unmoved as survivors recount ordeal

Christchurch - The white supremacist who murdered 51 Muslims in last year's New Zealand mosques shooting showed no emotion Monday as distraught survivors confronted him in court with harrowing accounts of the atrocity.

New Zealand mosque shooter to face survivors at sentencing

Wellington - The Australian white supremacist who murdered 51 Muslim worshippers in last year's New Zealand mosque shootings will face survivors of his rampage during a sentencing hearing next week that is likely to see him jailed for life.

Spain marks third anniversary of deadly Catalonia attacks

Barcelona - A ceremony was held in Barcelona on Monday in memory of the 16 people who died during attacks in the Spanish city and a nearby resort three years ago.

Picasso murals removed from Oslo building damaged by Breivik

Oslo - Despite protests, the removal of two murals designed by Pablo Picasso began on Monday from an Oslo government building damaged in right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik's 2011 attack, a project manager said.

New Zealand mosque shooter to represent himself at sentencing

Wellington - The gunman behind New Zealand's Christchurch mosque shootings sacked his lawyers Monday and opted to represent himself, raising fears he would use a sentencing hearing next month to promote his white-supremacist views.

Eyeing US, New Zealand drops plans for armed police patrols

Wellington - New Zealand police on Tuesday scrapped plans for armed patrols prompted by last year's Christchurch mosque shootings, after criticism the change would lead to a US-style militarisation of the force.

Last-ditch bid to save Oslo building with Picasso murals

Oslo - Face masks are rare and social distances vary but the human chain spreads out, braving the risk of infection, as activists in Oslo make a last-ditch bid to save a building adorned by Spanish master painter Pablo Picasso.

Dozens dead in fresh wave of Taliban violence in Afghanistan

Kunduz - The Taliban have killed at least 23 Afghan troops and nine civilians, officials said Monday, as a fresh wave of violence grips Afghanistan despite a deal with the US and a worsening coronavirus crisis.

Sri Lanka Catholic church 'forgives' 2019 Easter suicide bombers

Colombo - Sri Lanka's Roman Catholic Church said Sunday it had forgiven the suicide bombers behind the attacks that killed at least 279 people last Easter.

French judges order trial for 20 suspects in November 2015 terror attacks: prosecutor

Paris - French judges have ordered 20 people to stand trial over the coordinated attacks that killed 130 people in Paris in November 2015, including Salah Abdeslam, the only suspected assailant still alive, prosecutors said Monday.

Muslims still feel unsafe a year after New Zealand massacre

Christchurch - Aliya Danzeisen rises before dawn every day to hear the news so she can prepare her school-age daughters for any harassment they may face for being Muslim.

Ardern says racist threat lingers after New Zealand mosque attacks

Christchurch - New Zealand's leader Jacinda Ardern admitted Friday there was "much more" her country could do to tackle white supremacists a year after the Christchurch mosque massacres.
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