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France investigates after news show runs gunman siege tapes

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French police launched an investigation into how taped exchanges between police and a jihadist gunman who killed seven people in March came to be broadcast on national television on Sunday.


Family of French gunman sue over his death


The family of a French gunman who targeted a Jewish school and was later shot dead by police filed a lawsuit on Monday suggesting he was effectively murdered.

Prosecutors say Mohamed Merah was a rad

Thirteen Islamists charged with terror offences in France


Thirteen suspected Islamists have been charged in France with 'criminal conspiracy connected to a terrorist enterprise' and illegal possession and transportation of weapons, officials said Wednesday.

France Islamist serial killer buried in Toulouse


Islamist gunman Mohamed Merah was buried in his hometown Toulouse on Thursday, despite a protest by the French city's mayor after the serial killer's homeland Algeria refused his corpse.

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French gunman's brother charged, denies role


Abdelkader Merah, brother of the Islamist gunman who killed seven people in southwest France, was was handed preliminary murder and terrorism charges on Sunday and remanded in custody, a judicial sour

French teacher suspended for 'minute's silence for killer'

A French teacher was suspended on Friday for allegedly urging her class to observe a minute's silence for serial killer Mohamed Merah, the day after he was shot dead by police.

Education Minister Luc

French gunman's brother, girlfriend whisked to Paris intelligence HQ


The brother of an al Qaeda-inspired gunman who killed seven people was taken to Paris on Saturday for further questioning about the massacre that has raised questions about national security four week

French officials face questions over Toulouse killer


Questions were mounting on Friday over how a known Islamic extremist managed to murder seven people, including three children, in three separate attacks before being killed in a firefight.

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Blasts heard as French gunman siege enters second day


French police tried to flush out a 24-year-old gunman suspected of killing seven people in the name of al Qaeda, with explosions and gunfire heard outside his apartment on the second day of a siege in

Not certain if besieged French shooter still alive: Minister

French Interior Minister Claude Gueant said on Thursday it was not clear if the besieged suspected shooter in Toulouse was still alive because police had ‘no contact’ with him during the night.

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