Keyword: attacks

French parliament approves continuation of anti-IS military campaign

A near-total majority of French MPs voted in favour of continuing the country's air strikes against Islamic State forces in Iraq and Syria.

Man carrying pump-action shotguns arrested in Cannes market

The man, carrying two shotguns and a knife, was detained just days after separate incidents of random street attacks in Nantes and Dijon.

France to deploy more troops on streets following attacks

Terrorism was rule out for two attacks in which vehicles were driven at city-centre crowds, but PM Valls said he understood public 'worry'.

Number of anti-Semitic attacks nearly double in France

Total of 529 anti-Semitic actions or threats were registered up to the end of July, against 276 for the same period last year.

Gunman attacks French newspaper and bank offices

Paris manhunt launched after a photographer was seriously wounded in attacks on daily Libération and the Societe Generale bank HQ.

France launches Indian Ocean island shark cull after attacks on surfers

Fishermen will kill some 20 sharks off Indian Ocean island of La Réunion in an official operation to discover what prompted recent attacks on surfers.