Fury over Charlie Hebdo cartoons on French army deaths

World Dec 2, 2019

Fury over Charlie Hebdo cartoons on French army deaths

French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo on Sunday defended itself following outrage over cartoons about a deadly military helicopter crash in Mali, the day before a memorial service for the 13 dead soldiers. The magazine, which was itself the target of a devastating attack by Islamic ...

Satirical mag Charlie Hebdo raises glasses to party-goers

World Nov 18, 2015

Satirical mag Charlie Hebdo raises glasses to party-goers

France's Charlie Hebdo journal, the target of lethal attacks by Islamist militants last January, defended party-goers over gun-toters in a new edition following last Friday's terrorist attacks in the French capital. The satirical weekly, which hit world headlines when gunmen killed 12 people during an ...

Security bolstered as Charlie Hebdo is honored in New York

World May 6, 2015

Security bolstered as Charlie Hebdo is honored in New York

The French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, targeted in a deadly attack earlier this year by Islamist gunmen, was being honored on Tuesday at a New York gala under heavy security, organizers said. The award from the PEN American Center comes two days after two gunmen ...

World / Crime & Legal Apr 9, 2015

Turkish journalists face jail for Charlie Hebdo cartoon

A Turkish prosecutor is seeking prison terms for two journalists who republished the cover of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo featuring an image of the Prophet Mohammed, their newspaper said on Wednesday. Ceyda Karan and Hikmet Cetinkaya, columnists at Cumhuriyet daily, both face jail ...

Widow of Paris gunman reportedly in Islamic State territory

World Feb 12, 2015

Widow of Paris gunman reportedly in Islamic State territory

A magazine run by the Islamic State militant organization has published an interview with the French widow of a Paris hostage taker, its first official claim that Hayat Boumeddiene is in their territory, which spans parts of Syria and Iraq. France launched a search for ...

World Feb 11, 2015

'CyberCaliphate' hacks Newsweek Twitter account, threatens Obama

Hackers calling themselves "CyberCaliphate" threatened U.S. President Barack Obama and his family when they took control of Newsweek magazine's Twitter account on Tuesday with the words "Je suIS IS," a reference to Islamic State and the deadly attack at French newspaper Charlie Hebdo. The group, ...

National Feb 10, 2015

Book featuring Muhammad cartoons goes on sale in Japan

Tokyo-based publisher Daisan Shokan released a book Tuesday containing cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad previously published in the French satirical weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo. About 500 bookstores nationwide have expressed interest in selling the book, titled "Islam Heito Ka, Fushi Ka" ("Anti-Islam Hate, or Satire?"), ...