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Police arrest five more people after beheading teacher

Five more people were arrested this Saturday morning in the investigation into the beheading of a history professor, near a college in the Paris suburbs, in a total of nine arrests. Among the five people now detained are the parents of a student at the Bois d’Aulne…
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French government wants to expel foreign polygamists

French Citizenship Minister, Marlène Schiappa, wants to withdraw authorization to stay for all those who live in a marriage with multiple spouses. The intention was announced on Monday, October 5, by the minister delegated to the portfolio of citizenship, Marlène…
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France, Italy step up rescue efforts after floods

French and Italian rescue services stepped up search efforts Sunday after floods cut off several villages in the mountainous border regions, causing widespread damage and killing at least four people. Others remained unaccounted for on the French side of the border…
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Paris cleaver attack suspect says acted over Charlie Hebdo cartoons

A man suspected of wounding two people with a meat cleaver near the former Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine has admitted staging the attack, linking it to the republication of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed by the satirical weekly, sources said Saturday. The man…
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France detains senior military officer suspected of spying

A senior French military officer stationed at a NATO base has been indicted and detained on suspicion of spying for Russia, local media and legal sources said on Sunday. The reports were at least partially confirmed by French Defence Minister Florence Parly. The French…
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Renovation of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris resumes

The renovation of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris resumed on Monday after a suspension since March 17 due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the public agency overseeing the project announced. Workers began to re-arrange the construction site to protect staff from the coronavirus and…