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20 suspects face trial for deadly 2015 Paris attacks

Nov 29, 2019 - 6:44 PM

The office of the national anti-terror prosecutor charges 14 people currently in prison or under judicial supervision, including Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspected participant in the attacks. Six others are targeted by arrest warrants.

PARIS ATTACKS. In this file photo taken on November 13, 2015 a man lies on the pavement near the cafe 'A la Bonne Biere' in Paris, following a series of coordinated attacks in and around Paris. File photo by Anthony Dorfmann/AFP

Paris attacks suspect charged over Brussels suicide bombings

Aug 13, 2019 - 12:03 AM

Salah Abdeslam, a Belgian-born French national who hails from the Brussels Molenbeek neighborhood, is charged with 'participating in the activities of a terrorist group'

CHARGED. In this file photo, prime suspect in the November 2015 Paris attacks Salah Abdeslam (2nd R) sits beside his alleged accomplice Sofiane Ayari (R) as they are surrounded by Belgian special police officers in the courtroom at the 'Palais de Justice' courthouse in Brussels for the opening of his trial, on February 5, 2018. File photo by Emmanuel Dunand/AFP

Germany extradites Bosnian linked to Paris attacks to Belgium

Jul 30, 2019 - 12:00 AM

The unnamed 39-year-old is accused 'of abetting a terrorist organization linked to the terror attacks, including on the Bataclan concert hall, on November 13, 2015 in Paris'

PARIS ATTACKS. This file photo taken on November 17, 2015 shows a miniature Eiffel tower, candles, and flowers at a makeshift memorial outside Le Carillon cafe, in tribute to the victims of the terrorist attacks in which 130 people were killed and another 413 injured. File photo by Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP

Bosnian arrested over 2015 Paris attacks – German police

Jun 27, 2019 - 4:46 PM

The Bosnian man arrested by German police is accused 'of abetting a terrorist organisation linked to the terror attacks, including on the Bataclan concert hall, on November 13, 2015 in Paris'

BATACLAN CEREMONY. Gards stand in front the entrance of the Bataclan in Paris on November 13, 2018, during a ceremony held for the victims of the Paris attacks of November 2015, which targeted the Bataclan concert hall as well as a series of bars and killed 130 people. Photo by Benoit Tessier/AFP

Trial over France Charlie Hebdo attacks to begin in April 2020

Jun 07, 2019 - 8:15 PM

Seventeen people were killed over 3 days in January 2015 in attacks that shook France and heralded a wave of atrocities by radical Islamists that year

CHARLIE HEBDO. Firefighters push a stretcher outside the headquarters of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris on January 7, 2015, after armed gunmen stormed the offices. File photo by Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP

Paris suspect Abdeslam refuses to return to Brussels trial

Feb 07, 2018 - 7:18 AM

The fresh show of defiance comes after Abdeslam berated judges for being anti-Muslim, refused to stand and said that he put his 'trust in Allah' on the first day of the trial

COURT SCENE. A courtroom sketch made on February 5, 2018 shows prime suspect in the November 2015 Paris attacks Salah Abdeslam prior to the opening of his trial at the "Palais de Justice" courthouse in Brussels. Benoit Peyruco/AFP

Paris attacks suspect refuses to answer questions at Belgian trial

Feb 05, 2018 - 1:20 PM

(UPDATED) Salah Abdeslam, who has declined to to speak to investigators since his arrest in March 2016, immediately signals his defiance by refusing to stand when asked by the judge and saying he would not cooperate

PARIS ATTACKS TRIAL. Prime suspect in the November 2015 Paris attacks Salah Abdeslam (2nd R) sits beside his alleged accomplice Sofiane Ayari (R) as they are surrounded by Belgian special police officers in the courtroom at the "Palais de Justice" courthouse in Brussels for the opening of his trial, on February 5, 2018. Photo by Emmanuel Dunand/AFP

Last surviving 2015 Paris attacks suspect faces trial in Belgium

Feb 01, 2018 - 12:05 PM

It will be the first public glimpse of the 28-year-old who led police on a 4-month international manhunt following the attacks in the French capital that killed 130 people

COURTHOUSE. In this file photo, soldiers stand guard at the Brussels' courthouse, on December 18, 2017. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP

3 charged over 2015 Paris attacks – judicial source

Apr 29, 2017 - 9:01 AM

Those charged this week include Samir L – believed to be linked to the sale of weapons to the supermarket attacker – as well as Miguel M and Abdelaziz A

ATTACK. In this file photo, members of the French police special forces launch the assault and evacuate the hostages at a kosher grocery store in Porte de Vincennes, eastern Paris, on January 9, 2015. File photo by Thomas Samson/AFP

'I'm not ashamed' says Paris attacks suspect – report

Jan 13, 2017 - 1:47 PM

First of all I m not afraid of letting anything slip because I m not ashamed of what I am says Salah Abdeslam in correspondence with an anonymous woman

'NOT ASHAMED.' In this file photo, a convoy transporting Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam arrives to the Fleury-Merogis prison on April 27, 2016. File photo by Dominique Faget/AFP

Sting reopens Paris Bataclan amid tears, cheers and controversy

Nov 13, 2016 - 9:20 AM

Sting began what had been billed the toughest gig in rock with a minute s silence for the 130 people who lost their lives a year ago

OPEN AGAIN. People leave the Bataclan concert hall in Paris on November 12, 2016, after the reopening concert by British musician Sting to mark the first anniversary of the November 13 Paris attacks. Philippe Lopez/AFP

Stade de France falls silent for terror victims

Nov 12, 2016 - 10:45 AM

A capacity crowd of 80 000 at the national stadium falls silent prior to kick off in France s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Sweden almost exactly a year on from the attacks which killed 130 people

MOMENT OF SILENCE. France's and Sweden's players hold a minute of silence to mark the one-year anniversary of the November 13 Paris attacks ahead of their 2018 World Cup group A qualifying football match at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on November 11, 2016. FRANCK FIFE / AFP

One year after Paris attacks, how has France changed?

Nov 10, 2016 - 1:05 PM

Many Parisians still confess to being troubled by unwelcome memories while enjoying themselves in bars or restaurants

(FILES) This file photo taken on November 17, 2015 shows a miniature Eiffel tower, candles and flowers displayed at a makeshift memorial outside "Le Carillon cafe" at the corner of Rue Bichat and Alibert in the 10th arrondissement and "Le petit Cambodge" restaurant, at the site of the attacks in Paris, in tribute to the victims of the terrorist attacks in which 130 people were killed and another 413 injured. / AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD

APEC leaders close summit by condemning terror attacks

Nov 19, 2015 - 4:44 PM

21 Asia Pacific leaders say economic growth is among the most powerful tools to address terrorism s root causes

'FIGHT TERRORISM.' APEC 2015 chairman President Benigno S. Aquino III joins fellow world leaders, namely, (L-R) (front row) Republic of Chile President Michelle Bachelet; Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; Brunei Darussalam Prime Minister Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah; Commonwealth of Australia Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull; People's Republic of China President Xi Jinping; Republic of Peru President Ollanta Humala; Socialist Republic of Vietnam President Truong Tan Sang; United States of America President Barack Obama; Kingdom of Thailand Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-Cha; and Chinese Taipei former Vice President Vincent Siew. (back row) Hong Kong, China Chief Executive CY Leung; Republic of Indonesia Vice President Jusuf Kalla; Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe; Republic of Korea President Park Geun-hye; Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak; United Mexican States President Enrique Peña Nieto; New Zealand Prime Minister John Key; Independent State of Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill; Russian Federation Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev; and Republic of Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, for the traditional Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Meeting (AELM) Family Photo at the Main Lobby of the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), Cultural Center of the Philippines complex in Pasay City on Thursday (November 19, 2015). Working with this year’s theme: “Building Inclusive Economies, Building a Better World.” The APEC leaders call for increased global cooperation against terrorism. Photo by Rey Baniquet/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Obama arrives in Manila for APEC Summit

Nov 17, 2015 - 11:24 AM

The leader of the world s only superpower arrives in the Philippines with a lot of issues at hand: Paris terror attacks the Trans Pacific Partnership climate change and even politics back home

WELCOME TO MANILA. US President Barack Obama steps out of Air Force One upon arrival in Manila for the APEC Summit, November 17, 2015.

APEC leaders gather under security shadow

Nov 17, 2015 - 6:33 AM

While the 21 member APEC group s mission is to promote trade the leaders will undoubtedly discuss the tragic events in the French capital and efforts to counter ISIS

INSPECTION. A Philippine Coastguard K9 unit inspects bags and equipment outside the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) International Media Center in Manila on November 16, 2015. Noel Celis/AFP