Ageing French 'jihadist' stands trial in Paris

Gilles Le Guen, 60, faces ten years in jail for allegedly collaborating with Al-Qaeda’s branch in Mali, where he was captured in 2013.

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Gilles Le Guen, a 60-year-old man captured by a French commando unit in Mali in 2013, went on trial in Paris on Monday. Labelled a “loser” by French officials, Le Guen is the first person tried under an anti-terrorism law passed in 2012, reports FRANCE 24.