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Paris won't be bullied anymore over French hostages
Why the murder of Herve Gourdel will be a game-changer for French policy vis-a-vis terrorists.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2014 07:33 GMT
French police shoot hostage-taker
Police injure and capture man who took four hostages in southwestern city of Toulouse for "religious reasons".
Last updated: 20 Jun 2012 20:11 GMT
Man takes several hostages at French bank
Two of four hostages released in southwestern city of Toulouse by man who may be linked to al-Qaeda.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2012 15:34 GMT
Algerian Islamic leader opposes election
Al Jazeera interviews Ali Belhadj, the fiery leader who led anti-regime protests of the 1980s, as Algerians go to polls.
Last updated: 10 May 2012 11:29 GMT
Serial killer suspected behind France murders
"Maximum resources" to find perpetrator pledged following four similar killings since November in a Paris suburb.
Last updated: 07 Apr 2012 08:39 GMT
French gunman buried in Toulouse despite row
Mohammed Merah laid to rest in Muslim section of cemetery in Cornebarrieu neighbourhood despite protest by city's mayor.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2012 22:03 GMT
Sarkozy joins row over French gunman's burial
President says Mohammed Merah should be buried in France after Toulouse mayor and Algeria refuse body for funeral.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2012 16:45 GMT
French gunman's brother charged
Abdelkader Merah faces preliminary terrorism charges after he was quoted as being "proud" of attacks that killed eight.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2012 22:56 GMT
French PM defends handling of Toulouse gunman
Authorities reject allegations that intelligence failings allowed a known extremist to kill seven people.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2012 19:23 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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