Human Rights

How the Charlie Hebdo attack changed France

Most of France supports the limitations on their liberties in the fight against terrorism - for now.

by Agnes Poirier


Charlie Hebdo plane-crash cartoons anger Russians

French satirical magazine rejects Kremlin's criticism of cartoons that have been widely discussed on social media.


France's reckoning in Africa

Charlie Hebdo has antagonised Muslims in West Africa and galvanised opposition to French interests.

by Remi Piet


French comedian to go on trial for condoning terrorism

Dieudonne Mbala tells court that he condemned last month's deadly Paris attacks as he stands trial.


Rap and radicalism: Does hip hop create extremists?

European rappers called on to explain the relationship between their music and youth alienation.

by Hisham Aidi

The Listening Post

'#Je suis Charlie' - are you?

The Charlie Hebdo story seen through the eyes of cartoonists from around the world.

The Listening Post

Reporting the Baga massacre

How has the media covered the latest Boko Haram attack? Plus, the Charlie Hebdo story through the eyes of cartoonists.


France to cut fewer military jobs due to Paris attacks

Government to keep 7,500 military positions that were planned to be cut through 2019 as a way to reduce budget deficit.


France issues first charges over Paris attack

Four men suspected of providing logistical support to gunman who killed hostages at kosher supermarket.


Paris mayor to sue Fox News over 'no go zone' comments

Mayor Anne Hidalgo plans legal action over Fox News "insults" that suggested areas of Paris were closed to non-Muslims.


Anti-Charlie Hebdo protest held in Chechnya

Tens of thousands in Russian region demonstrate against cartoon in French magazine depicting Prophet Muhammad.


Toll rises in anti-cartoon riots in Niger

Five people killed inside churches and bars on second day of violence linked to anger at French satirical weekly.

War & Conflict

Belgium deploys troops after 'terror' threat

Up to 300 soldiers to help police protect key government and Jewish sites in Brussels and Antwerp.