TREBES: At least three people were killed Friday when a man claiming allegiance to the Islamic State group went on a shooting spree and held people hostage in a supermarket in southwest France before being shot dead by police. "Our country has suffered a terrorist attack," President Emmanuel Macron said in a televised address. Five people were also shot and injured, two of them in a critical condition, a source close to the investigation said. A police officer who took the place of a female hostage is "fighting for…
PARIS: The Islamic State group has been eroded by international efforts to crush the militant group but its ability to mount devastating attacks on the West remains very real, defence and security experts say. As France prepares to mark the first anniversary of the Paris attacks by the group on November 13, analysts say military defeats in its strongholds in Iraq and Syria will almost certainly not make its Western targets any safer. "Depriving ISIS of control over population centres and sanctuary to raise funds and…
PARIS: The main suspect in the Paris attacks Salah Abdeslam was extradited to France from Belgium where he is to stand trial.
BRUSSELS: Mohamed Abrini, wanted over November's Islamic State attacks in Paris, has been arrested in Brussels, Belgium's public broadcasters said on Friday, adding that he was probably involved in last month's Brussels bombings.
PARIS: The suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, decided not to blow himself up during the wave of killings in the French capital last year, his brother said on Friday.
BRUSSELS: Salah Abdeslam, the prime surviving suspect in November's Paris attacks, will no longer fight extradition to France as he had vowed to do but instead now wants to return to "explain himself", his lawyer said on Thursday.
BRUSSELS: Salah Abdeslam, the prime surviving suspect in November's Paris attacks, answered questions from Belgian investigators on Saturday, but will fight extradition to France, his lawyer said.
BRUSSELS: The most-wanted fugitive from November's Paris attacks was wounded and caught in a shootout in Brussels on Friday, Belgian newspaper Derniere Heure and other media said.