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Balotelli on a slippery slope at Nice

After a near-perfect start to his season at Nice, Mario Balotelli appears to be on a slippery slope after being sent off for dissent in a Ligue 1 game on Saturday.

January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016

France returns statue head taken 130 years ago

France returns the head of a Hindu deity's statue from the 7th century more than 130 years after it was taken away in the name of research.

December 9, 2015
December 9, 2015

Paris attacks: Bataclan third attacker 'identified'

French police have identified the third attacker who blew himself up at the Bataclan during the Paris attacks, French media report.

November 19, 2015
November 19, 2015

Paris attacks ringleader ‘died in raid’

The suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, has been identified as one of those killed in a raid in Saint Denis, the Paris prosecutor says.

November 18, 2015
November 18, 2015

Paris attacks: Video 'shows ninth attacker'

French security sources say that surveillance video shows a possible ninth assailant during Friday's attacks in which 129 people died.

November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015

Paris mosque urges Muslims to join 'anti-terror' protest

The Great Mosque of Paris urges French Muslims to gather at the country's most important mosque Friday to say "No to terror" and "We are all Paris!".

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

Guns, God and grievances: Belgium's Islamist "airbase"

"A breeding ground for violence" the mayor of Molenbeek called her town, speaking of unemployment and overcrowding among Arab immigrant families, of youthful despair finding refuge in...

November 15, 2015
November 15, 2015

First attacker identified from Paris carnage

French police identify first of seven gunmen who killed at least 129 people in a wave of carnage claimed by Islamic State group, as international investigators stepped up their probes into Paris&...

November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

Russian airliner 'broke up in mid-air'

A Russian airliner which crashed in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, killing all 224 people on board, broke up in mid-air, a Russian official says.

June 26, 2015
June 26, 2015

One decapitated in France terror attack (video)

A suspected Islamist attacker pins a decapitated head covered with Arabic writing to the gates of a gas factory in eastern France on Friday before being arrested, police said.

March 24, 2015
March 24, 2015

148 feared dead in German plane crash

Lufthansa's Germanwings budget airline crashes in a remote area of the French Alps. All 148 passengers and crew members are feared dead.