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Muslims in France condemn teacher's killing near Paris

Paris/Xinhua: Muslims and community leaders in France on Saturday condemned the killing of a teacher in a Paris suburb, calling for not associating Islam with such heinous acts.

9 detained in killing of teacher in Paris: French authorities

Paris/Sputnik: France’s anti-terrorism state prosecutor, Jean-Francois Ricard, confirmed on Saturday media reports that nine people had been detained as part of the investigation into the beheading of a teacher near Paris.

Islamic State member wanted by France detained in southern Turkey

Ankara/Xinhua: The Turkish security forces detained Soumaya Raissi, an Islamic State (IS) member wanted by France, semi-official Anadolu Agency reported on Friday.

Two young girls injured in overnight shooting in southern France: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Two girls, aged 17 and 19, were injured in a shooting while in car, in the French city of Marseille, media reported on Monday, adding that one of the victims was in a serious condition.

Human rights violations in China: Over 300 demonstrators protest in France

Paris: French capital city Paris witnessed protests recently as over  300 people, who belonged to several groups, gathered at the Trocadero Square near the Eiffel Tower and demonstrated against  human rights violations by China.

Loud sound rocks Paris, police say it was caused due to sonic boom from a fighter jet

Paris: A loud sound was heard in the French capital Paris on Wednesday.

Paris attack suspect reportedly enraged by Charlie Hebdo's controversial cartoon publication

Paris/UNI: The main suspect in Friday's knife attack that took place near the former headquarters of the controversial French magazine Charlie Hebdo was enraged due to the republication of controversial cartoons depicting Islam's holy prophet, reported French media on Saturday citing sources.

France: Knife attack close to former Charlie Hebdo office in Paris leaves four injured 

Paris: A knife attack incident close to the former office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in the French capital Paris city on Friday left at least four people hurt, media reports said.

COVID-19 pandemic should be ‘shock’ to UN, revive multilateral order, France’s Macron tells world leaders

New York: The coronavirus pandemic requires cooperation between nations and should serve as an “electric shock” to wake up the United Nations, French President Emmanuel Macron stressed on Tuesday during the General Assembly’s annual high-level debate, held virtually this year.

France, Australia speak out about Taliban prisoners release, transfer ahead of Doha talks

Moscow/Sputnik: The French Foreign Ministry expressed on Friday its discontent with the Afghan government's decision to release Taliban prisoners who were convicted to sentences for murdering French citizens, and Australia's high-ranking officials condemned the decision to transfer "sensitive" prisoners to Doha.

France investigates senior military officer suspected spying for Russia

Paris/Sputnik: An investigation has been launched into a senior French military officer over a "security breach," French Defense Minister Florence Parly told Europe 1 radio broadcaster on Sunday amid reports the officer had passed classified information to Russia.

Hostage-taker in France's Le Havre Detained by Police – Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: French police have detained a man, who took hostages in a bank in the city of La Havre, French media reported.

Nantes cathedral fire: Church volunteer re-arrested

Paris: Authorities have re-arrested a person in connection with a fire that devastated the cathedral in the French city of Nantes, media reports said.

Macron says EU leaders summit decisive for arriving at compromise on economical recovery

Moscow/Sputnik: French President Emmanuel Macron expressed the belief on Friday that the first physical summit of the European Union leaders since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic would be decisive for securing agreements for the sake of EU economical and social recovery, expressing confidence that the goals would be achieved under Germany's presidency in the Council of the European Union.

Turkey arrests four people for Spying for France - Daily Sabah

Moscow/Sputnik: Turkey's authorities have arrested four people for spying in favor of France, the Daily Sabah reported.