Category: France

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Jan
2021

False Accusations Used Again Against President Assad of SyriaFalse Accusations Used Again Against President Assad of Syria

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator New allegations have surfaced, accusing Syrian President Assad of some connection to the Beirut Port blast.  Allegations don’t need proof, and they are a tool used repeatedly by the US against nations and leaders who they deem as an enemy. Lebanese officials had for years known the dangerous chemicals were improperly stored […]

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Jan
2021

French Police Detain 7 People With Links To Refugee Who Beheaded SchoolteacherFrench Police Detain 7 People With Links To Refugee Who Beheaded Schoolteacher

French anti-terrorism police detained seven people suspected to have had links to the Chechen refugee who beheaded a schoolteacher in October, the Associated Press reported. The seven individuals that were detained were suspected contacts of Abdoullakh Anzorov, the 18-year-old who decapitated schoolteacher Samuel Paty after Paty had reportedly showed students caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad […]

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Jan
2021

Al Qaeda Affiliate Claims Responsibility For Killing French Soldiers In MaliAl Qaeda Affiliate Claims Responsibility For Killing French Soldiers In Mali

The Al Qaeda-linked Group to Support Islam and Muslims (GSIM) said that it was behind a Monday attack that killed three French soldiers in Mali, according to a statement released on its propaganda platform Al-Zallaqa. GSIM, also known as the Jama’at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM), the main jihadist coalition in the Sahel, mentioned several […]

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Jan
2021

French Police Crack Down On 2,500-Person New Year’s Eve Rave For Violating COVID-19 CurfewFrench Police Crack Down On 2,500-Person New Year’s Eve Rave For Violating COVID-19 Curfew

French police broke up a rave in northwestern France on Saturday that had been going on since New Year’s Eve, citing curfew violations and COVID-19 restrictions on large gatherings. The rave, which was held at a warehouse in Lieuron, France, boasted a crowd of around 2,500 people, according to Reuters. (RELATED: First Case Of Mutant […]

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Dec
2020

Jeffrey Epstein’s Ex-Associate Detained In FranceJeffrey Epstein’s Ex-Associate Detained In France

A French ex-associate of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was detained in Paris after vanishing for a lengthy period following Epstein’s 2019 arrest, BFM TV reported, according to Reuters. Jean-Luc Brunel was placed in custody, on charges of rape, sexual assault against minors, sexual harassment, criminal conspiracy, and human trafficking, Agence France-Presse reported. He was reportedly […]

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Dec
2020

‘David Against Goliath’: French Court Sentences Former Vatican Ambassador For Sexual Harassment‘David Against Goliath’: French Court Sentences Former Vatican Ambassador For Sexual Harassment

The former Vatican ambassador to France, Archbishop Luigi Ventura, was given an eight-month suspended prison sentence Wednesday after he was found guilty by a French court for sexually harassing several men. Archbishop Ventura, Apostolic Nuncio to France from 2009-2019, will also have to pay the victims €13,000 (about $16,000) in compensation and €9,000 (nearly $11,000) […]

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Dec
2020

14 Terrorists Convicted For Aiding 2015 Charlie Hebdo ISIS Attack14 Terrorists Convicted For Aiding 2015 Charlie Hebdo ISIS Attack

December 16, 2020 12:40 PM ET Fourteen accomplices who helped to facilitate the 2015 Charlie Hebdo terror attack were found guilty by a French court Wednesday.  The fourteen people were found guilty of helping to arrange, finance and support the attacks carried out by Amedy Coulibaly and brothers Said and Cherif Kouachi, according to Sky […]

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Dec
2020

France Proposes Sweeping New Law To Crack Down On Islamic ExtremismFrance Proposes Sweeping New Law To Crack Down On Islamic Extremism

A draft of a new law aimed at combating Islamic extremism was introduced by the French government Wednesday.  The proposed law targets places like home schools and mosques that teach principles counter to French values, according to the Associated Press. President Emmanuel Macron has spoken recently about a need to rid France of “separatists” that […]

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Dec
2020

‘Augmented Soldiers’: Ethics Boards Approve Bionic Commandos In France‘Augmented Soldiers’: Ethics Boards Approve Bionic Commandos In France

December 09, 2020 11:03 AM ET A report from a military ethics committee released Tuesday provided permission for French armed forces to use bionic combatants, according to CNN. The report approved medical treatments, prosthetics, and implants that could enhance mental and physical capacities. It also allowed for tracking and connectivity with other soldiers and weapons […]

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