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Apr 02, 2012
French attacks suspect claimed innocence: LawyerA lawyer for Merah's Algerian father has said she has video proof that contradicts the police narrative that he pleaded guilty of the murders.
Mar 30, 2012
EU immigration: French shooting further polarises European societyThe attacks in France and Norway represent the most horrific extremes of two trends of intolerance troubling Europe: strengthening far-right sentiment and growing Islamic radicalisation.
Mar 29, 2012
French gunman's body may be sent to Algeria for burialThe father of an al Qaeda-inspired gunman who killed seven people in a shooting rampage in southwest France said on Wednesday he wanted his son buried in Algeria, but the Algerian authorities had yet to agree to receive the body.
Mar 29, 2012
French gunman had split with wife, was disturbed: LawyerThe lawyer for the now-dead gunman who claimed responsibility for a killing spree in southern France says the man split up with his wife days before the attacks and was suffering "psychological difficulties."
Mar 27, 2012
France to bar some imams in aftermath of Merah gunningsPresident Nicolas Sarkozy said on Monday he would bar some Muslim preachers from entering France to participate in an Islamic conference next month as part of a crackdown after shootings by an al Qaeda-inspired gunman.
Mar 26, 2012
Sarkozy: Don't blame immigration laws for attacksFrench President Nicolas Sarkozy says the far-right's use of the recent killing spree to call for tougher immigration laws doesn't make any sense since the perpetrator was French.
Mar 23, 2012
No sign French suspect had Al Qaida ties: OfficialFrench officials said Merah might have made the claim of being linked to the Al Qaida because it is a well-known "brand".
Mar 24, 2012
French intelligence under fire over Al-Qaeda shooterOpposition politicians, including far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, suggested that negligence or errors had permitted Mohamed Merah, 23, to carry out three deadly shootings within 10 days.
Mar 23, 2012
Alleged French gunman on US no-fly ListA US counterterrorism official says the man suspected in the deaths of seven people in France was on the list of known or suspected terrorists who are prohibited from flying to the United States.
Mar 22, 2012
France: Police standoff with terror suspect enters second dayThe standoff in Toulouse has entered its second day, pitting a holed-up suspected gunman behind an al-Qaida-linked killing spree against hundreds of French police working to arrest him.