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'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

France marks one year since Paris attacks

Nov 13, 2016 - 12:06 PM

3rd UPDATE French President Francois Hollande unveils plaques at sites across the city that were attacked by the Islamic State

French President Francois Hollande (L) and Paris' Mayor Anne Hidalgo unveil a commemorative plaque at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris on November 13, 2016, during a ceremony marking the first anniversary of the Paris terror attacks. 130 people were killed on November 13, 2015 by gunmen and suicide bombers from the Islamic State (IS) group in a series of coordinated attacks in and around Paris.    / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Christophe Petit Tesson

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

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May 20, 2016 - 6:45 PM

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Survivors torn as Eagles of Death Metal return to Paris

Feb 13, 2016 - 6:15 PM

Everybody has to go at their own pace says one survivor

CLOSURE. Many survivors of the November Paris attacks find themselves unable to move past the trauma of the event. Photo by Ian Langsdon/EPA

Thousands to gather in Paris to remember million-strong post-attacks rally

Jan 10, 2016 - 12:48 PM

Mosques in France have opened their doors to the public during the weekend in a bid by the Muslim community to build bridges following the attacks

'JE SUIS CHARLIE.' Thousands gather for a candle light vigil on Place de la Republique in central Paris, hours after the attack by two gunmen on the 'Charly Hebdo' headquarters in Paris, France, 07 January 2015. Ian Langsdon/EPA

Laughing gunmen taunted victims in Paris concert attack – witnesses

Jan 01, 2016 - 1:15 AM

More detailed accounts of the terrorist attack on the Bataclan music hall in Paris on November 13 emerge

NIGHT OF TERROR. People look at the facade of the Bataclan theater after police reopened traffic on the Boulevard Voltaire in Paris, France, 16 November 2015. Photo by Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

2015, the year that ISIS terror went global

Dec 20, 2015 - 12:04 PM

Over the past 12 months the group that took root in Iraq and in the chaos of the Syrian war has turned its focus from territorial gains to hitting at distant enemies

RESCUE. Wounded people are evacuated from the Stade de France in Paris, France, November 13, 2015, after explosions were reported. Photo by Ian Langsdon/EPA

#COP21: Fighting fear at the Paris climate summit

Dec 07, 2015 - 8:31 AM

The recent terror attacks haven t dimmed the City of Lights as it continues to host the landmark UN climate change conference

SHRINE. Many continue to gather around the Marianne statue in Place dela Republique to remember the victims of the recent Paris terror attacks. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

France accepts Russian replacement for police dog killed in Paris attack

Nov 28, 2015 - 7:27 PM

France warmly accepts the offer of a puppy from Russia as a replacement for a police dog named Diesel that was killed during operations after the November 13 terror attacks in Paris

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Nov 24, 2015 - 6:16 PM

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U2 reschedule Paris concerts delayed by attacks

Nov 24, 2015 - 10:18 AM

U2 s new show dates include a performance to be broadcast on HBO

TRIBUTE. Bono and David Howell Evans of U2 lay flowers lay flowers at a tribute to the victims of the Paris terror attacks, outside the Bataclan theatre in Paris on November 14. The band has rescheduled their two cancelled shows following the attacks. Photo by Malte Christians/EPA

Russia gives France puppy to replace police dog killed by jihadists

Nov 21, 2015 - 8:28 PM

The dog is named Dobrynya Nikitch after a hero of Russian folk legend famed for his strength goodness and courage

NEW PUPPY. Russia is offering send France a puppy named Dobrynya to replace Diesel, a Belgian Shepherd killed in a huge raid north of Paris earlier in the week. Photo from the official website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation

US filmmaker Michael Moore opens home to Syrian refugees

Nov 21, 2015 - 10:30 AM

This is a response to the Michigan governor s decision to turn away refugees in light of the Paris attacks

MICHAEL MOORE. The director opens up his home to Syrian refugees. In the photo, Moore is at a Workers' Union rally in Portugal in May 2015. File photo by Jose Sena Goulao/EPA

FULL TEXT: 2015 APEC Leaders' Declaration

Nov 19, 2015 - 5:02 PM

Read the full text of the Leaders Declaration at the APEC Summit in Manila

APEC FAMILY. APEC leaders pose for their traditional 'family photo' before the leaders' retreat at the Philippine International Convention Center in Manila, Philippines, on November 19, 2015. Robert Viñas/Rey Baniquet/Malacañang Photo Bureau

APEC talks, SALt initiative, Paris attack ‘mastermind’ | 12PM wRap

Nov 19, 2015 - 1:09 PM

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Husband of Paris victim to ISIS: ‘I will not give you the gift of hating you’

Nov 19, 2015 - 12:50 PM

A man who lost his wife in the Paris attacks writes a poignant message to her killers

APEC security, PH-Vietnam ties, France vs ISIS | 12PM wRap

Nov 17, 2015 - 12:28 PM

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Paris terror attacks, detention for homeless, Rousey KO loss | 12PM wRap

Nov 16, 2015 - 1:58 PM

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Attacks in France since Charlie Hebdo slayings

Nov 14, 2015 - 12:38 PM

The series of attacks in Paris on November 13 is the latest in a string of incidents in France this year with suspected links to radical Islam

Armed police officers go on foot patrol around Notre-Dame cathedral and the Saint-German neighbourhood, in Paris, France, 14 November 2015. Dozens of people have been killed in a series of attacks in Paris on 13 November. Photo by Ian Langsdon/EPA

Aquino: 'Philippines stands shoulder to shoulder with France'

Nov 14, 2015 - 12:38 PM

UPDATED We stand with France now in the firm belief that the light must never dim in Paris says President Benigno Aquino III following the Paris terrorist attacks

'SHOULDER TO SHOULDER.' President Benigno S. Aquino III and French President François Hollande at the Malacañan Palace Grounds on February 26, 2015. Photo by Robert Viñas/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

IN PHOTOS: November 13 Paris attacks

Nov 14, 2015 - 10:36 AM

Here are photos showing the scenes that followed the deadly Paris attacks

THOUSANDS DEPLOYED. Armed police officers go on foot patrol around the Saint-German neighbourhood, in Paris, France, November 14, 2015. Photo by Ian Langsdon/EPA

#PrayForParis, #Fusillade trends on Twitter amid Paris attacks

Nov 14, 2015 - 9:49 AM

Facebook activates a safety check feature and Parisians open their doors with PorteOuverte for anybody seeking help and shelter

World leaders condemn Paris attacks, vow to help

Nov 14, 2015 - 8:01 AM

6th UPDATE Those who think that they can terrorize the people of France or the values that they stand for are wrong US President Obama says in a hastily arranged appearance before reporters at the White House

READY TO HELP FRANCE. US President Barack Obama assures that the US is ready to help France following terror attacks in the Franch capital. File photo by Saul Loeb/Pool/AFP

Over 128 killed, 180 injured in Paris attacks

Nov 14, 2015 - 6:25 AM

9th UPDATE President Francois Hollande has declared a state of emergency across the entire country Eight of the suspected attackers are among the dead

DEATH TOLL 'MUCH HEAVIER'. A general view of damage outside the Bataclan concert venue in Paris, France, November 13, 2015, where a gunman has reportedly taken people hostage. Photo by Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

French police detain 6 in new 'anti-terror' raid

Feb 08, 2015 - 9:02 PM

They are suspected of recruiting potential jihadists and handling questionable money transfers

ON GUARD. Members of the French police special force RAID walk to take a position on January 9, 2015 in eastern Paris, after a gunman opened fire at a kosher grocery store on January 9, 2015 and took hostages. Thomas Samson/AFP

Je suis Charlie, (insert your expletive here) Al Qaeda!

Jan 10, 2015 - 10:30 PM

However bloodied some of us may be what makes us far superior beings to these supposed apostles of God are our pen our witticism and our democratic love for mischief