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Egyptian man confirmed as Paris terror suspect

Egyptian man confirmed as Paris terror suspect

A 29-year-old Egyptian man has been confirmed as the suspect in the terror attack on soldiers guarding the Louvre Museum in Paris, a source close to the case told DPA on Tuesday.

French police foil terror attack, arrest 7: minister

French police foil terror attack, arrest 7: minister

Police have broken up a terror ring plotting an attack in France after arresting seven suspects in Strasbourg and Marseille, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Monday.

Around 20 French mosques shut since December, says minister

Around 20 French mosques shut since December, says minister

French authorities have shut down around 20 mosques and prayer halls considered to be preaching radical Islam since December, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Monday.

Hollande defends minister under fire over Nice attack

Hollande defends minister under fire over Nice attack

French President Francois Hollande defended his government from accusations it relaxed its anti-terror defences after the Euro championships, announcing further support for the fight against the Islamic State group.

New violence as Paris police break up youth protest

New violence as Paris police break up youth protest

Several dozen youth protesters clashed with police in the early hours of Friday in a central Paris square after refusing orders to disperse, police said.

Police kill gunman in Brussels siege linked to Paris attacks

Police kill gunman in Brussels siege linked to Paris attacks

Belgian police killed a gunman in a raid on a Brussels apartment linked to Islamist militants involved in November's Paris attacks, and two others were on the run, state broadcaster RTBF reported.