The Charlie Hebdo Crisis

By Linda Bernstein | France and the world unite against terrorism via hashtag #JeSuisCharlie

Hundreds of thousands in Russia protest Charlie Hebdo

Hundreds of thousands marched through the Chechen capital on Monday to protest the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, which again put a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad on its cover.<p>They marched through the streets of downtown Grozny, the capital of the predominantly Muslim region, releasing …

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Greek police reportedly detain 4 terror suspects as Belgium deploys troops to cities

Greek police detained four suspected terrorists in Athens on Saturday over alleged links to a Islamist terror plot in Belgium amid heightened anti-terror efforts across Europe, The Associated Press reported.<p>Greek police told The Associated Press that four terrorism suspects had been arrested …

Charlie Hebdo protesters in Niger set churches on fire, 4 dead

Muslim anger flared over a French satirical weekly's latest caricature of the Prophet Muhammad, with four people reported killed and dozens injured at a protest Friday in the West African country of Niger, and violent clashes between demonstrators and police in Pakistan, Jordan and …

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James Taylor gives musical apology from the U.S. to France

James Taylor took part in some musical diplomacy in Paris on Friday, serenading a crowd of politicians and victims of the recent attacks in the city.<p>The unexpected, and slightly strange, moment came during a visit by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. Taylor took the stage during a ceremony at the …

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Muslims gather after Friday prayers to protest Charlie Hebdo's latest issue

Muslims gathered after Friday prayers, in cities from Algiers to Karachi, to protest against the latest edition of <i>Charlie Hebdo</i>.<p>They denounced the depiction of Prophet Muhammad, who is holding a sign that reads "Je suis Charlie," on the satirical magazine's cover. The demonstrations followed last …

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Dozens held across Europe in Islamist suspect sweeps

PARIS/VERVIERS, Belgium (Reuters) - Belgian, French and German police interrogated dozens of Islamist suspects on Friday as much of Europe remained on heightened security alert after last week's killings in Paris and raids in Belgium in which two gunmen were killed.<p>In Paris there was a fresh scare …

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France awards citizenship to man who hid hostages in fridge

A Malian man who saved several hostages during the attack on a kosher market in Paris by hiding them in a refrigerator will be given French citizenship.<p>French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Thursday that Lassana Bathily will be given naturalized French status, and the government will …

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France: 19,000 websites hacked since Charlie Hebdo attack

Hackers have attacked 19,000 French websites in the aftermath of the raid on the office of <i>Charlie Hebdo</i>, according to France's cyberdefense chief.<p>The attacks were carried out by "more or less structured" groups, including some well-known Islamic hacking groups, Adm. Arnaud Coustilliere, head of the …

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European police expand anti-terrorism sweeps, arresting dozens

BERLIN — French, German and Belgian police continued anti-terrorism sweeps on Friday, arresting more than two dozen suspects as they scrambled to clamp down on networks of potential attackers with links to Islamic extremists.<p>In Germany, 250 police officers and three special commandos raided 11 …

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Charlie Hebdo cofounder says murdered editor 'dragged' team to death

One of <i>Charlie Hebdo</i>'s founding members has spoken out about murdered editor in chief Stéphane Charbonnier, who was known simply as "Charb," saying he "dragged the team" members to their deaths. (Twelve people, including two police officers, were killed in the attack at the <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> office on …

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Spain Investigates Whether Paris Store Gunman Had Been in Madrid

Amedy Coulibaly May Have Been in Spain With His Companion Before Attack<p>MADRID—Spanish police have opened an investigation into whether the Islamist who killed four Jewish hostages in a kosher grocery in Paris last week first spent a few days here with his partner and a third suspect.<p>Spanish police …

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Paris Attacks: New Suspect Identified As Alleged Accomplice In Kosher Market Siege, Report Says | International Business Times

A new suspect has reportedly been identified in the terror attacks that rocked France’s capital last week. French authorities are investigating a man …

French police identify FIFTH suspect in Paris attacks over claims fanatic was driven to Kosher supermarket by an accomplice

• <b>French authorities claim to have identified accomplice of Amedy Coulibaly</b>• <b><br>The convicted Islamist killed four hostages inside a kosher deli in</b> …

Hollande’s Popularity Rises Over Response to Paris Attacks

French Applaud Leader’s Proposals for Fighting Terrorism<p>PARIS—President François Hollande’s popularity has grown in the wake of last week’s deadly attacks and the subsequent show of solidarity against terror at a rally in the French capital, opinion polls show.<p>Surveys carried out during the attacks …

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Paris terror attacks: Where are we now?

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than a week after the Paris terror attacks and with an investigation in full swing, the evidence points to an international conspiracy by militants to bring terror to the streets of France's capital.<p>There are reports of a new accomplice, in addition to the three gunmen killed by French …

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Paris attacks: Pope Francis says freedom of speech has limits

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1138000/1138094_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1501056744_9dc24b2047c5ad73ed43fdc7ef1fbfa0<p><b>Pope Francis has defended freedom of expression following last week's attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo - but also stressed its limits.</b><p>…

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Belgian police kill two suspects during anti-terrorism raid

At least two people were killed Thursday in an anti-terrorism operation near a train station in the eastern Belgian city of Verviers as authorities widened their investigation into last week’s terrorist attacks in France to include potential accomplices in Belgium and Spain.<p>The night raid in …

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Al Qaeda Gave Charlie Hebdo Killers $20K

A lethal al Qaeda affiliate gave one of the Charlie Hebdo shooters $20,000 for terrorist operations three years ago, but the U.S. has not found …

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Leader of Al Qaeda's Yemen group confirms that they ordered the attack on Charlie Hebdo offices as revenge for 'insulting Mohammed'

• <b>Al Qaeda chief Nasr al-Ansi described Paris gunmen as 'heroes of Islam'</b>• <b><br>He said massacre at Charlie Hebdo was in 'vengeance for the prophet'</b>• <b><br>Al-Ansi</b> …

Man who hid under sink from Charlie Hebdo attackers describes his ordeal

PARIS — The man who hid under a sink during a tense stand-off between the <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> attackers and police has spoken out about his ordeal.<p>Graphic designer Lilian Lepère, 27, told France 2 TV his heart stopped beating as the heavily armed brothers Cherif and Said Kouachi roamed the print workshop …

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Turkey bans Charlie Hebdo cover, newspaper gets death threats

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Turkish court Wednesday banned website pages that show the new cover of Charlie Hebdo, the country''s semiofficial news agency Anadolu reported. A newspaper that included images of the cover received death threats.<p>The developments came as Deputy Prime Minister Yalcin Akdogan wrote on …

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Charlie Hebdo "survivors' edition" sells out in minutes

PARIS (Reuters) - Charlie Hebdo's first edition since an attack by Islamist gunmen sold out within minutes on Wednesday, featuring a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammad on a cover that defenders praised as art but critics saw as a new provocation.<p>French readers queued at dawn for copies to support the …

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