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Paris knife attack: Petanque balls, an unlikely weapon, helped disarm attacker

Petanque, a typically Gallic pastime played by some 20 million French in which a ball is slowly rolled along the gravelly ground, is ubiquitous in Parisian courtyards in summer months.

published on : 11th September 2018

At least seven people wounded in Paris knife attack; suspect arrested

Seven people including two British tourists were wounded Sunday in Paris when attacked by a man armed with a knife and an iron bar, according to police and other sources. 

published on : 10th September 2018

Man stabs mother and sister in Paris, Islamic State Group claims attack

The man was later shot and killed by police, a local government official said. It was unclear if the violence was terror-related amid reports the violence might be linked to a family dispute. 

published on : 23rd August 2018

Belgian court sentences Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam to 20 years in jail

Four police officers were wounded in the gun battle during a raid on a flat in the Forest area of Brussels on March 15, 2016.

published on : 23rd April 2018

Belgian court to give verdict on Paris suspect Salah Abdeslam on April 23

The court made the announcement after hearing an application from terror victims to be named as civil parties in the case against Abdeslam over the March 2016 gun battle.

published on : 29th March 2018

Accomplice of Paris attacks mastermind held in Poland

A Moroccan accomplice of Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the mastermind of the deadly 2015 Islamic State attacks in Paris, is being held in Poland over suspected participation in terrorist activity.

published on : 7th March 2018

Paris attacks suspect in Belgian language mix-up acquittal bid

A Belgian court must acquit Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam because of a legal language mix-up between Dutch and French, his defence lawyer said.

published on : 8th February 2018

Paris attacks: Victims accuse suspect Salah Abdeslam of 'mocking' trial

Abdeslam accused judges of being anti-Muslim, refused to answer questions, and proclaimed he put his "trust in Allah" on the first day of the high-security trial on Monday.

published on : 8th February 2018

Terror charge dropped against man on trial over Paris attacks

Jawad Bendaoud had hired out his apartment to two Islamic State jihadists after the 2015 Paris attacks.

published on : 6th February 2018

Defiant Paris attacks suspect 'trusts in Allah'

Salah Abdeslam, 28, cut a defiant figure at the court while refusing to stand for the judge or to answer questions about the bloody gunbattle in Brussels that led to his capture in 2016.

published on : 6th February 2018

Paris attacks suspect refuses to answer questions at Belgian trial

The only surviving member of the Islamic State cell that attacked Paris in November 2015 is appearing in public for the first time since his arrest nearly two years ago.

published on : 5th February 2018

Subahani had confessed about foreign fighters after arrest

Subahani is familiar to several French IS fighters, including some involved in the Paris attack, officers said.

published on : 16th December 2017

Belgium asks France to transfer Paris terror suspect Abdeslam

Belgian authorities have asked their French counterparts to temporarily transfer Paris terror suspect Salah Abdeslam to Belgium for trial over a shootout with police in Brussels last year.

published on : 27th October 2017

France extends anti-terror border controls existent since Paris attacks to April 2018

France will extend checks at borders with fellow Schengen members until April 30, citing the "persistent" terror threat to prolong controls in place since the November 2015 Paris attacks.

published on : 12th October 2017

French soldiers attack: Algerian national in Paris suspected

Police source says the suspect in an attack on soldiers near Paris is a 37-year-old Algerian called Hamou Benlatreche who was legally living in France.

published on : 10th August 2017
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