Tag: <span>French</span>

French teacher attacked with box cutter by man claiming Islamic State hyperlink

Posted December 14, 2015 21:52:05 Photo: A police officer in front of the Jean-Perrin nursery school in Aubervilliers, exactly where the teacher was attacked. (AFP: Jacques Demarthon) A teacher has been attacked in a Paris suburb by a man wielding a box cutter and scissors who cited the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group, sources in…


Surviving WWII bomber pilot awarded highest French military honour

Posted December 08, 2015 14:39:29 Photo: Godfrey Flack, a former WWII Lancaster bomber pilot, flew 40 bombing missions over Germany in the early 1940s. (ABC News: Peta Carlyon) Map: Hobart 7000 A 94-year-old Tasmanian war veteran has been presented France’s highest military award, the Legion of Honour, in an emotional ceremony in Hobart. Godfrey Flack…


French far-proper tops vote in 1st round of regional elections: exit poll

Posted December 07, 2015 06:59:09 France’s far-appropriate National Front topped the vote nationally in the first round of high-stakes regional elections on Sunday, exit polls showed. Boosted by fears more than the November 13 Islamic State attacks that killed 130 individuals in Paris, stubbornly higher unemployment and worries about immigration, Marine Le Pen’s party secured…


French Muslim stares down Islamic State to declare jihad

Updated December 03, 2015 01:55:54 A French Muslim who designed headlines when he went on national tv in France to declare jihad on Islamic State (IS) extremists says he is not deterred by the death threats he has received considering that. In the wake of the Paris attacks, Mohammed Chirani, a specialist in religious radicalisation,…


The Latest: French, UK leaders pay homage at concert venue

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande and British Prime Minister David Cameron have visited the Bataclan concert venue in central Paris, which saw the worst carnage of the attacks that killed 130 people. Hollande and Cameron have been meeting Monday in Paris as the French leader presses for a stronger international coalition against Islamic…


French state of emergency allows website blocking, device search powers

Agen Sabung Ayam (credit: Freepenguin) In the wake of last Friday’s attacks in Paris, France is bringing in new legislation extending the country’s temporary state of emergency to 3 months, and granting the authorities new powers to carry out searches of seized devices, and to block web sites. Under the new law, police searches of…