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Thousands rally against Islamophobia in Germany

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 12:58
Thousands of people joined a Muslim community rally against Islamophobia in Berlin Tuesday, where Chancellor Angela Merkel said her government would do everything in its power to fight intolerance amid a growing anti-Islamic movement in the country.

Man eluded Charlie Hebdo attackers by hiding under sink

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 11:57
A print works in the town of Dammartin-en-Goële became the setting of a dramatic standoff last week between French police and the two gunmen behind the Charlie Hebdo massacre, with the gunmen unaware that someone was hiding in the building.

Bulgaria arrests Frenchman with alleged links to Paris attacks

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 07:02
A Frenchman arrested in Bulgaria on January 1 trying to cross into Turkey was in contact with one of the two brothers who carried out the Islamist attacks in Paris last week, prosecutors said Tuesday.

France, Israel mourn victims of Paris attacks

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 03:54
Senior officials joined crowds of mourners in France and Israel as the first victims of last week's terrorist attacks were buried on Tuesday. Four people gunned down in a Paris kosher store on Friday have been laid to rest in Jerusalem.

Egyptian court orders retrial in Mubarak corruption case

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 02:57
An Egyptian court on Tuesday ordered a retrial into an embezzlement case against former president Hosni Mubarak, dropping the only remaining conviction faced by the ousted leader and potentially leading to his release.

Jewish Paris attack victims to be buried in Jerusalem

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 02:34
The four French Jews who were killed in a terror attack at a Paris kosher supermarket last week will be buried in Jerusalem’s Givat Shaul cemetery Tuesday, in a ceremony attended by Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other public figures.

Divers recover crashed AirAsia jet’s cockpit voice recorder

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 01:56
Divers retrieved the cockpit voice recorder from the wreck of an AirAsia passenger jet on Tuesday, an Indonesian investigator told Reuters, a key step towards determining the cause of the crash that killed 162 people.

Defiant Charlie Hebdo publishes prophet cartoon on first post-attack issue

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 00:28
The French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo will publish a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed along with the words "All is forgiven" Wednesday on the cover of its first issue since Islamist militants killed 12 people at its central Paris offices.

Paris attacks give boost to German anti-Islamist movement

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 19:31
Inflamed by last week’s terror attacks in France, a record 25,000 anti-Islamist protesters marched through the east German city of Dresden on Monday, many holding banners with anti-immigrant slogans.

US no-show at Paris unity march sparks criticism

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 15:53
The United Sates government has come under fire for failing to send a senior official to join dozens of world leaders at Sunday’s unity march in Paris after last week's terrorist attacks, with the White House conceding Monday that it made a mistake.

Teachers face difficult test in wake of Charlie Hebdo tragedy

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 15:47
In the wake of last week’s bloody terrorist attacks in Paris, French educators are being urged to improve the teaching of values such as tolerance and free speech in schools. But teachers say the job is easier said than done.

US Central Command Twitter feed 'hacked by IS group'

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 12:31
US Central Command’s Twitter and YouTube feeds were hacked Monday by people claiming to belong to the Islamic State (IS) group, who posted files containing personal details of US military staff and apparent combat scenarios in North Korea and China.

France deploys 10,000 troops amid hunt for attack accomplices

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 05:55
France announced an unprecedented deployment of troops and police Monday in the wake of last week’s deadly terrorist attacks. Investigators probing a hostage siege at a Paris kosher store say the gunman has been linked with a spate of other attacks.

Manhunt on for female accomplice in French attacks

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 02:24
A massive manhunt is under way for the suspected female accomplice of the militant Islamists behind last week’s deadly terror attacks on a satirical newspaper and a Jewish store in France, with police describing the woman as “armed and dangerous”.

Divers retrieve one of two black boxes from AirAsia wreck

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 00:35
Indonesian divers on Monday retrieved one of the black boxes from the AirAsia plane that plummeted into the Java Sea more than two weeks ago, killing all 162 people on board.

Millions across France join 'unprecedented' rallies against terrorism

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 15:56
Dozens of world leaders joined some 1.5 million people for a unity march in the French capital on Sunday while the interior ministry said that 3.7 million rallied across France in solidarity with the victims of last week's terror attacks.

In pictures: A day of mourning and unity in Paris

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 12:42
Record crowds took to the streets of Paris and cities across France on Sunday to march against extremism and honour the victims of a three-day terror spree that claimed 17 victims, starting with an attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo.

Marching in Paris, yet blocking freedom of speech at home

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 10:52
More than 50 leaders from around the world took part in a massive march in Paris Sunday in a show of unity against extremism and to honour the victims of the Charlie Hebdo massacre – seen as an attack on free speech and freedom of the press.

As it happened: Paris unity march

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 06:54
In show of solidarity described as “unprecedented” by officials, 1.5 million people marched in the streets of Paris Sunday following a series of terror attacks that have shocked France and the world. Follow events as they unfolded on our liveblog.

Dozens killed in Pakistani bus crash

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 00:18
At least 57 people including women and children were killed in southern Pakistan when their bus crashed into an oil tanker, igniting a fierce blaze early Sunday, officials said.