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France's president warns Indonesia of consequences if Frenchman executed

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François Hollande spoke of diplomatic consequences if planned execution of Serge Atlaoui over drug trafficking offences goes ahead.

Paris confirms execution of French hostage

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France has authenticated a video of the beheading of Hervé Gourdel, which President Hollande said was a 'cruel and cowardly' act.

French comedian investigated for comments on James Foley murder

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Dieudonné M’bala M’bala faces probe after he mocked the killing of the American journalist and showed footage of it in a video.

Bloodied rag trophy reveals DNA of France's beheaded last king

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The blood on a rag supposedly dipped in blood of Louis XVI at his execution, kept as a trophy by an Italian family, is authenticated by scientists.