Bailey to face Irish extradition hearing over murder of French woman

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British journalist Ian Bailey, 60, wanted by France for the 1996 murder in Ireland of film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier, has been summoned to an Irish court hearing on May 31st to decide upon his extradition.

Algeria refuses to give France samples of remains of beheaded Trappist monks

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Algeria refused to send investigators in France crucial samples of the skulls of the seven monks murdered in mysterious circumstances in 1996.

Investigators arrive in Algeria to probe 1996 murder of seven French monks

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Judge Marc Trévidic and his team will oversee exhumation of the monks' heads, buried at their monastery in Tibhirine, 80km south of Algiers.