Muslim scholar Tariq Ramadan charged with rape: legal source

Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan has been charged with rape, a judicial source said, following claims by two women that he assaulted them in French hotel rooms in 2009 and 2012. 702 more words


French PM calls for 'great judicial severity' after New Year's attack on police


© Thomas Samson, AFP | Members of the Alliance Police Nationale union gather for a protest outside the police station of Champigny-sur-Marne on January 2, 2018, two days after a policewoman was beaten after clashes erupted on New Year’s Eve. 310 more words

Paris: Algerian student screaming 'This is for Syria' attacks policeman with a hammer and knives outside Notre Dame Cathedral

  • A man attacked an officer with a hammer outside Paris’s Notre Dame Cathedral 
  • The man, who has not been named, was shot by the police officer and injured…
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Man shot after attacking police outside Paris' Notre Dame -- Yelled "This is for Syria"


Tue Jun 6, 2017 | 12:20pm EDT

French police stand at the scene of a shooting incident near the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, June 6, 2017.REUTERS/Charles Platiau… 289 more words

France Extends Anti-Terror Emergency Powers After Manchester Attack


MAY 24, 2017, 4:45 A.M. E.D.T.

PARIS — Emergency powers introduced in 2015 to counter the threat of terrorist attacks will be extended until Nov. 86 more words

Paris’ Gare du Nord reopens after a scare evacuation

Gare du Nord, one of the main railway station of Paris, reopens on Tuesday after a police led evacuation forced it closed on Monday evening for suspected militants search. 259 more words