Keyword: militants

Sarkozy outlines measures to get tough on militants

In newspaper interview former French president has proposed the creation of special courts and detention facilities to boost security.

Front National activists 'burned cars' to stoke insecurity fears in Paris suburb

One of the six far-right militants, who allegedly burned 13 vehicles, later posted an open letter calling for tougher security in Mitry-Mory.

France says its forces kill 10 Islamist militants in Mali

Gun battle in northern Mali comes as simmering violence threatens security at November elections and is set to delay French troop withdrawal.