One year ago Islamist extremists attacked the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. President Francois Hollande attended a memorial ceremony at the Paris police headquarters to mark the anniversary.
Three people have been detained in connection with August's terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils. The arrests were made in the French regions of Gard and Tarn, following a joint French and Spanish police operation.
French President Emmanuel Macron has paid tribute to the victims of a massacre at the offices of Charlie Hebdo three years ago. The killing spree in Paris was the first in a series of deadly Islamist assaults in France.
Jawad Bendaoud had argued that he had no knowledge of the attackers' plans, which killed 130 individuals. He will walk free after a court found that there was insufficient evidence to convict him of terrorism charges.
The 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight from Tel Aviv to Paris, and a rescue operation in Uganda seven days later, is the focus of a new film by Jose Padilha. The director sees parallels to today's political turmoil.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version