Extradition delayed for Chilean suspected of killing Japanese woman

National Jun 25, 2020

Extradition delayed for Chilean suspected of killing Japanese woman

The extradition of a Chilean suspect to France over the alleged murder of a Japanese woman, who went missing while studying in France in December 2016, is expected to be postponed. French authorities have informed Chilean representatives that the extradition of Nicolas Zepeda Contreras, the ...

From Paris to London to Atlanta, fresh protests against racism

World Jun 14, 2020

From Paris to London to Atlanta, fresh protests against racism

Thousands marched in cities around the world for a second week of rallies Saturday to support the Black Lives Matter movement, but also to highlight racism and police brutality in their own countries. There were rallies in cities across Europe, with thousands demonstrating in several ...

French police to face trial over case against U.K. activist

World / Crime & Legal Jun 10, 2020

French police to face trial over case against U.K. activist

Three French policemen will face trial on charges of falsifying evidence in a case brought against a British activist, prosecutors said Wednesday, a decision hailed by human rights organisations. France's CRS riot place had accused Tom Ciotkowski, a council worker from Stratford upon Avon, of ...

French forces kill leader of al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb

World Jun 6, 2020

French forces kill leader of al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb

French forces have killed the leader of al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb, Algerian Abdelmalek Droukdel, in northern Mali, French officials said Friday. Droukdel was killed on Thursday near the Algerian border, where the group has bases it uses to carry out attacks and abductions of ...