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Survivors torn as Eagles of Death Metal return to Paris

Paris - As Eagles of Death Metal return to Paris on Tuesday to 'finish' their fateful November rock concert that ended with jihadi gunmen killing 90 of their fans, survivors are torn over whether to go to the gig.

More major attacks in Europe 'a certainty': French PM

Munich - More major attacks in Europe are a "certainty", French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told an audience at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday.

Paris attacks suspect's DNA 'not found on suicide belt'

Paris - No DNA from fugitive Salah Abdeslam, a key suspect in November's Paris attacks, has been found on a suicide belt discovered in the French capital, a source close to the inquiry said Friday.

Concert hall at centre of Paris attacks to reopen late 2016

Paris - The Bataclan concert hall in Paris, where 90 people were killed in the November jihadist attacks in the French capital, will undergo renovation and reopen its doors before the end of the year, the venue's owners announced Wednesday.

French MPs approve post-attacks constitution changes

Paris - French lawmakers voted Wednesday in favour of measures to change the constitution following the November 13 jihadist attacks on Paris, but doubts remain as to whether the package will be fully adopted.

Paris magic still enchants tourists despite terror attacks

Paris - Some visitors may be steering clear of the world's top tourist destination after terror attacks in the French capital, but for lovers, shoppers and gourmands who dare to go, Paris will always be Paris.

World tourism map redrawn since attacks, epidemics, migrants

Paris - The world's tourism map is being redrawn at lightning speed as holidaymakers switch preferences prompted by terror attacks, epidemics and migrant crises.

Attacks keep millions away from famed Egypt tourist sites

Cairo - Said Ramadan has lost count of how much he's borrowed just to stay afloat while other vendors at Giza's pyramids have already lost hope, as jihadist attacks bring Egypt's tourist industry to its knees."I have no money to buy clothes for my children ......

French MPs vote on post-attacks constitution changes

Paris - French lawmakers will vote on Wednesday on a controversial package of measures to change the constitution in the wake of the terror attacks on Paris in November.

France, Germany press Brussels on terror funding crackdown

Paris - France and Germany pressed the European Union on Tuesday to speed up plans designed to crack down on the funding of terrorist groups.

French Senate votes to extend post-attacks state of emergency

Paris - The French Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a three-month extension of a state of emergency imposed after the November jihadist attacks that claimed 130 lives in Paris.

Owner of Paris attacks restaurant says video row has ruined trade

Paris - A Paris restaurant hit in last November's terror attacks officially reopened Friday -- with the owner complaining business had been ruined by claims he sold footage of the onslaught to a British newspaper.

French MPs to debate contested post-attacks constitution changes

Paris - France's lawmakers began debating constitutional changes on Friday allowing for dual nationals to lose their French citizenship in terrorism cases and enshrining in the text controversial measures put in place after the November attacks in Paris.

Terror attacks loom as Indonesian trio vie for IS glory

Jakarta - A power struggle among three Indonesian-born Islamic State militants in Syria could have a violent ripple effect in Southeast Asia, senior police warn, as a deadly game of one-upmanship threatens to cause more Jakarta-style attacks.

Woman who turned in Paris attack ringleader feels 'abandoned'

Paris - The woman who turned in Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the suspected ringleader of the November 13 Paris attacks, said Thursday she felt "abandoned" by the state and lived in fear of reprisals.

Turkey charges suspected tycoon killer after 20 years at large

Istanbul - A Turkish court on Thursday charged a radical leftwing militant over the 1996 assassination of a top industrialist after the suspect was caught allegedly plotting an attack, local media said.

German police arrest Algerian suspects over 'Berlin IS plot'

Berlin - German police Thursday arrested three Algerians suspected of links to the Islamic State group after raids targeting several sites, including refugee shelters where some of the suspects lived.

German police arrest two Algerians 'linked to IS'

Berlin - German police have arrested two Algerians they suspect of links to the Islamic State group and are hunting for two others in operations in Berlin and other regions, they said Thursday.

Four charged with terror offences over Copenhagen synagogue attack

Copenhagen - Four men, held in connection with twin gun attacks in Copenhagen last year, were on Wednesday charged with a terror offence, the justice ministry said.

Belgium, France agree to boost anti-terror cooperation

Brussels - The Belgian and French prime ministers on Monday agreed on the need to boost counter-terror cooperation, after Belgium came under fire for failing to help prevent November's Paris terror attacks.

Belgium arrests 4 seeking to go to Syria, Libya

Brussels - Belgian police on Saturday arrested four people on suspicion they planned to go to Syria and Libya, the federal prosecutor's office said, as the nation remains on high alert following the Paris attacks.

Thousands rally across France over state of emergency extension

Paris - Thousands of people marched through Paris and in other French cities on Saturday to decry the proposed extension of a state of emergency imposed after the November Paris attacks.

European police launch 'most wanted' list

Den Haag - European police forces Friday launched a "most wanted" website of 45 notorious criminal suspects, including Belgian-born Salah Abdeslam, a key suspect in last year's Paris attacks.

11th German victim of Istanbul attack dies

Berlin - An 11th German victim has died of her injuries from a suicide bombing this month in the heart of Istanbul blamed on the Islamic State group, authorities in Berlin told AFP Thursday.

Top French court blocks rights body on state of emergency

Paris - France's highest administrative court on Wednesday refused to lift the state of emergency imposed after the November terror attacks, despite criticism from the country's Human Rights League about the extraordinary powers given to security services.

Air India bomber released from Canadian prison

Ottawa - Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only person ever to be convicted in the 1985 Air India bombings, was released from a Canadian prison Wednesday after serving two decades behind bars.

Documentary on radical Islam raises hackles in France

Paris - A documentary on radical Islam has struck a nerve in France two-and-a-half months after a devastating jihadist attack in Paris and sparked a debate about freedom of expression.

W. Africa boosts security as jihadist threat grows

Dakar - Faced with a growing jihadist threat, West African nations are scrambling to boost security but are seeing visitor numbers fall as foreign governments warn their nationals about the risks.

London, Paris dismiss IS video as EU police warn of more attacks

Paris - France and Britain on Monday dismissed a video showing jihadists preparing for the Paris attacks in Islamic State territory, as the European police agency warned of more "large-scale terrorist attacks".

Suicide bombers kill 32 in north Cameroon market

Yaound - Thirty-two people were killed when at least three suicide bombers blew themselves up at a market in northern Cameroon, a region often targeted by Nigeria's Boko Haram, officials said.
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