Friday, 24 November 2017

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Car rams into soldiers, injuring 6, in Paris suburb

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PARIS: A car rammed into a group of soldiers in a Parisian suburb on Wednesday, injuring six in what its mayor called a deliberate act. Levallois-Perret Mayor Patrick Balkany said a BMW parked in an alley drove into the soldiers as they left their barracks to go on patrol duty. ...

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PARIS: Police SHOOT ATTACKER outside Notre-Dame cathedral

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PARIS police say a suspect was shot and wounded on Tuesday after attacking an officer outside Notre Dame cathedral. The Paris prefecture of police tweeted an alert urging people to avoid the area. Police took to Twitter to urge people to stay away from Notre Dame and the island located ...

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Shooting in Paris leaves one police officer killed, two injured

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PARIS: One police officer was killed and two others wounded on Thursday in a shooting at Paris’ famed Champs Elysees, just days ahead of France’s presidential election, police said. France’s interior ministry said the gunman was killed after opening fire on the officers at around 9:00 pm (1900 GMT) on ...

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Man shot dead at Paris Orly airport

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PARIS: Security forces shot dead a man who seized a soldier’s gun at Paris Orly airport in France on Saturday soon after the same man shot and wounded a police officer during a routine police check, the interior minister said. The man was known to police and intelligence services, Interior ...

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Paris attacks planners ‘killed in Syria’

PARIS: Two men involved in the November 2015 Paris attacks have been killed in Syria in a US air strike, officials have said. The men, named in a Pentagon statement as Salah Gourmat and Sammy Djedou, were members of the Islamic State (IS). A third member of the group, linked to a ...

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State of emergency likely to be extended, says French PM

LONDON: French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said that the country’s state of emergency, imposed after last year’s Paris attacks, will likely be extended as France gears up for presidential elections. “It is difficult today to end the state of emergency,” Valls told media as France marked exactly one year since ...

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