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Three police officers shot dead in central France; situation still 'developing', says official
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Three police officers shot dead in central France; situation still 'developing', says official

The police officers, including a fourth who was wounded in the incident, were shot by a 48-year-old man as they attempted to rescue a woman

Three dead in 'Islamist terrorist attack' in France's Nice; killer identified as 21-year-old Tunisian migrant
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Three dead in 'Islamist terrorist attack' in France's Nice; killer identified as 21-year-old Tunisian migrant

French president Emmanuel Macron, who quickly travelled to Nice, announced increased surveillance of churches by France's Sentinelle military patrols, which would be bolstered to 7,000 troops from 3,000

Beirut blast: Searchers recover more bodies days after explosion at city's port; toll reaches 149, over 5,000 hurt
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Beirut blast: Searchers recover more bodies days after explosion at city's port; toll reaches 149, over 5,000 hurt

Among the four bodies recovered from the rubble of Beirut's port in the last 24 hours was that of 23-year-old Joe Akiki, a port worker missing since Tuesday's explosion

As France's 'yellow vest' protests lose momentum, govt calls for dialogue to 'unite those who want to transform' nation
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As France's 'yellow vest' protests lose momentum, govt calls for dialogue to 'unite those who want to transform' nation

Many protesters in France appeared to have switched their focus from the core issue of the protests so far — taxes and spending power — to other demands such as the greater use of referendums to decide government policy.

Yellow vest protests likely to continue despite concessions announced by Emmanuel Macron; French people divided in opinion over iconic movement
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Yellow vest protests likely to continue despite concessions announced by Emmanuel Macron; French people divided in opinion over iconic movement

Thousands of France's "yellow vest" demonstrators were expected to take to the streets again on Saturday, a month after the start of their protest movement which has plunged President Emmanuel Macron's government into its biggest crisis.

As Paris witnesses worst riots in decade, French president Emmanuel Macron vows to act against those responsible
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As Paris witnesses worst riots in decade, French president Emmanuel Macron vows to act against those responsible

Paris police said at least 110 people, including 20 police officers, were injured in the violent protests and 224 others were arrested.

China stays silent as French police investigates disappearance of Interpol chief Meng Hongwei; wife placed under police protection
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China stays silent as French police investigates disappearance of Interpol chief Meng Hongwei; wife placed under police protection

A person familiar with the investigation said the initial working assumption was that the Interpol chief antagonised Chinese authorities in some way and had been detained as a result.

Knife-wielding man in France kills one, injures two people; no clarity yet on whether attack was terror-related
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Knife-wielding man in France kills one, injures two people; no clarity yet on whether attack was terror-related

The attacker who killed two people in a knife attack was shot dead by police in a town west of Paris

Paris knife attacker claims allegiance to Islamic State in video released by group; deadly attack killed 1, injured 4 on Sunday
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Paris knife attacker claims allegiance to Islamic State in video released by group; deadly attack killed 1, injured 4 on Sunday

The Islamic State, which has claimed the deadly knife attack in Paris this weekend, released a video on Monday of a young man it claims was the attacker pledging allegiance to the jihadi group.

Artists and students celebrate 50th anniversary of France's May 1968 revolt, Emmanuel Macron stays away
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Artists and students celebrate 50th anniversary of France's May 1968 revolt, Emmanuel Macron stays away

French President Emmanuel Macron was not even born when students and workers joined forces during the May 1968 Paris uprising, a pivotal moment in making France what it is today

France hostage situation ends: Three dead in terror attack in Trebes; police kill Islamic State militant
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France hostage situation ends: Three dead in terror attack in Trebes; police kill Islamic State militant

At least three people were killed in a shooting spree and hostage siege in southwest France by a man claiming allegiance to the Islamic State group

Four American tourists attacked with acid in French city of Marseille, authorities say no terror links
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Four American tourists attacked with acid in French city of Marseille, authorities say no terror links

Four American tourists were attacked with acid in the French city of Marseille, but French authorities so far do not think extremist views motivated attack

One dead, six wounded in shooting incident in France, police says attack unlikely to have terror links
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One dead, six wounded in shooting incident in France, police says attack unlikely to have terror links

Last year La Reynerie district, in the southwest of Toulouse, was the scene of two shooting incidents, both believed to be a settling of scores.

France: Eight injured in Paris mosque shooting, authorities rule out terror angle
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France: Eight injured in Paris mosque shooting, authorities rule out terror angle

Eight people including a girl were lightly wounded late on Sunday in a shooting in front of a mosque in the southeast French city of Avignon, the prosecutor's office said, ruling out terrorism.

French police arrests two women on suspicion of planning terrorist plot
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French police arrests two women on suspicion of planning terrorist plot

French anti-terrorism units arrested two women in northern France on alleged suspicions of planning terrorist plot, local media reported.

French killer's Facebook broadcast underscores challenges to live videos
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French killer's Facebook broadcast underscores challenges to live videos

After Larossi Abballa killed a French police commander and the commander's partner, he took to Facebook Live to encourage viewers to follow his example

French police couple killed in Islamic State-inspired stabbing
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French police couple killed in Islamic State-inspired stabbing

The deaths of Jean-Baptiste Salvaing and Jessica Schneider are France's first police fatalities in a jihadist attack since January 2015.

Euro 2016: French police arrest English football fans over pre-match violence
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Euro 2016: French police arrest English football fans over pre-match violence

England supporters were jailed on Monday over the Marseille fan battles before the England-Russia Euro 2016 match.