The suspect, who said he was born in the Pakistani city of Mandi Bahauddin and is 18-years old, 'takes responsibility for his action,' a source close to the investigation told AFP
Two people stabbed outside Charlie Hebdo's office in Paris; French interior minister terms attack 'act of terror'
The minister said the assailant arrived in France three years ago as an unaccompanied minor, apparently from Pakistan, but his identity was still being verified
Charlie Hebdo attack trial: 'Nothing to regret' over Prophet Mohammed cartoons, magazine's chief tells court
Laurent Sourisseau, who was badly wounded when Islamist gunmen attacked the French weekly's office in Paris in 2015, also said that he doesn't want to be "dependent on the insane arbitrariness of fanatics"
Five years on from the Charlie Hebdo attack, France no longer keen on embracing its brand of biting satirical humour
Given the falling readership of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, France seems much less keen to embrace biting satirical humour than it initially appeared back in 2015.
French President Emmanuel Macron laid a wreath in front of the former offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Sunday to mark three years since the massacre.
France mourns Paris attack victims two years after tragedy; President Emmanuel Macron lays wreaths at six locations
France marked two years Monday since its worst ever terror attacks, releasing colourful balloons into the sky to remember the 130 people killed on a Friday night out in Paris.
French weekly Charlie Hebdo gets fresh death threats for cartoon on rape accused Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan
French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo has said it is pressing charges after receiving fresh death threats against staffers over a cartoon of the Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan who faces rape allegations
A suspected Islamist knifeman killed two women at the main train station in the French Mediterranean city of Marseille on Sunday before being shot dead by soldiers on patrol, local officials and police said.
French police shot and injured a man who attacked an officer with a hammer outside Paris's Notre Dame cathedral Tuesday, as he shouted "this is for Syria".
With the rise of the right-wing in America and the Europe, free trade and globalisation that marked the post World War II decades is on the backfoot. The surprise victory of Donald Trump in the American elections, his constant rant against free trade, immigration and linking refuges from seven Muslim countries to terror, has been a major morale booster for these forces.
German magazine Der Spiegel sparked controversy on Saturday with a front cover illustration of US President Donald Trump beheading the Statue of Liberty.
The Louvre is set to reopen in Paris on Saturday, just 24 hours after a soldier patrolling the museum shot a machete-wielding attacker.
A machete-wielding man shot and seriously wounded by a soldier near the Louvre museum in Paris shouted "Allahu Akbar" during the assault on Friday, the city's police chief said.
Hollande is also unveiling plaques honouring the victims at the bars and restaurants in Paris and the Bataclan concert hall, which reopened on Saturday night with a concert by British pop star Sting.
The Islamic State group has been eroded by international efforts to crush the jihadist group but its ability to mount devastating attacks on the West remains very real, defence and security experts say.
On 13 August, Tufail Ahmad delivered a lecture in Hyderabad at a launch for his latest book Jihadist Threat to India: The Case for Islamic Reformation by an Indian Muslim, organised in Hyderabad by the Social Cause.
Muslim and Christian groups will hold vigils Saturday for a French priest murdered by jihadists in his church, as police charged a man in connection with the brutal attack that has plunged the nation into mourning again.
Condemning the terrorist attack in the French city of Nice that killed 84 people, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday stressed on the need to intensify "regional and international efforts" to combat terrorism and violent extremism.
The blood has not yet been wiped off the streets of Nice that France has turned against President Francois Hollande.
Nice is not the first time terrorists have used a vehicle as a tool of terror. In 2008 Uighur terrorists used dump trucks to ram into a group of policemen in Kashgar, China, killing 16 people.