On the first anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo attacks, Paris police shot a man wearing a suicide vest that turned out to be fake. Officials claim he was brandishing a large knife and an Islamic State flag, but one witness disputes their account.
Abdelkader Merah has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for terrorist offences. But he was cleared of complicity in the killing of seven people in Toulouse in 2012 by his brother Mohammed Merah.
The French president has announced a massive policy overhaul for the country's poorest neighborhoods. Poor, urban suburbs have become breeding grounds for radicalization.
The mass shooting at the French satire magazine "Charlie Hebdo" shook Europe. But despite the outpouring of solidarity, there's no consensus about the limits of artistic freedom of expression.
The French satirical newspaper plans to release its first German issue on December 1. Editors have said it will initially comprise of translated articles and caricatures, but original German content will follow.
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