Keyword: counter-terrorism

France re-organises counter-terrorism agencies

French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe on Friday announced a raft of new measures aimed at improving the efficiency of its anti-terrorism apparatus, including the creation of a dedicated counter-terrorism public prosection service and placing the management of investigations in the hands of the country's domestic intelligence agency, the DGSI.

France seizes passports of six 'Syria-bound' citizens

Officials say the move, carried out under new counter-terrorism laws, came amid fears the men wanted to join Islamic State.