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Four arrested over links to Paris kosher store killer

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Three men and a policewoman are held for questioning over their relationships with Amedy Coulibaly who shot four people dead in January.

Teenage boys arrested for Jewish cemetery attack

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The five arrests came after a 15-year-old turned himself into police for the attack on the cemetery in the eastern Alsace region of France.

France detains six from suspected jihadi network

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The suspects from Toulouse and Albi are believed to have handled questionable money transfers and recruited candidates to wage jihad.

French police arrest eight over alleged Syrian jihadist network

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Officials say the seven men and a woman detained in the Paris and Lyon areas are not suspected of links to the Paris attacks of January 7th to 9th.

Anti-jihadist raids net five in France, three in Belgium

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Two of the men arrested in the southern town of Lunel had returned from Syria, according to French police sources.

Chechens arrested in southern France for posession of explosives

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The five Russian citizens are reportedly connected to organised crime and are not believed to have been planning a terrorist operation.

Twelve suspected of helping terror attacks arrested in Paris region

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The arrests of people suspected of giving logistical support to the three terrorists who claimed 17 lives last week were in suburbs around Paris.

French police arrest ten in raids on suspected jihadist recruitment network

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The arrests for 'conspiracy to prepare acts of terrorism' focussed on a network allegedly based in the south-west city of Toulouse.

French football rocked by Marseille bung probe and match-fixing arrests

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A total of 13 people, including the presidents of Marseille and Caen football clubs, were arrested Tuesday in separate corruption probes.

Six arrested in France for female jihadi recruitment

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Two minors were among those arrested near Lyon on suspicion of recruiting young women to fight in Syria.

French teenagers detained over disappearance of 'jihadist' girl

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The pair, aged 15 and 17, were arrested on suspicion of helping a 14 year-old girl travel to Syria to join jihadist forces.

Paris police arrest 38 after violence at banned pro-Palestinian rally

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Cars were set alight and rocks thrown at police, who reported 14 officers injured, in clashes after the outlawed protest at Israel's Gaza offensive.

Jubilation and arrests on France’s streets as Algeria progress in World Cup

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Algerians in France celebrated their team's achievement in reaching knockout stages; there were 74 arrests as some fans clashed with police.

French police arrest daughter of assassinated Monaco heiress

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The son-in-law of wealthy property owner Hélène Pastor is also among those being questioned following her ambush murder in May in Nice.

France arrests four over suspected Syria jihadist ring

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The four were detained in Marseille over allegations that they have been helping to recruit volunteers for radical Islamist networks in Syria.