Keyword: questioning

French spy agency summons reporter over Benalla revelations

The French domestic intelligence service, the DGSI, has summoned for questioning Ariane Chemin, a senior reporter with French daily Le Monde, over her investigations into the relationships of President Emmanuel Macron's security aide Alexandre Benalla, bringing to five the number of journalists the spy agency has recently summoned following reports embarassing the government.

Former Macron aide Benalla taken into custody

Alexandre Benalla, the disgraced former security aide to President Emmanuel Macron who last year was placed under investigation for assault and impersonating a police officer after video emerged of him beating people on the sidelines of May Day marches in Paris, was taken into police custody on Thursday for questioning over his alleged illegal obtention and use of diplomatic passports since leaving the Élysée Palace last August.

Belgium hands 2015 Paris attacks suspect to France

Osama Krayem, a Swede of Syrian origin, was transferred 'for one day to the French judicial authorities on the subject of his hearing and possible indictment by the investigating judge in Paris' over the November 13th 2015 Islamic State shooting and bombing attacks in Paris, Belgian prosecutors said in a statement.

Husband arrested in unsolved French case of murdered jogger

The husband of a 29-year-old bank worker whose partially-burnt body was found last October in countryside near their home in Gray, north-east France, has been detained for questioning by police who until now have found no other suspects for her murder by strangulation.

Salah Abdeslam 'backed out of Stade de France suicide bombing'

The November Paris attacks fugitive, arrested in Brussels on Friday, told Belgian police he had 'wanted to blow himself up' at football match.

French troops held over Central African Republic child sex claims

The four men appear to be the first to face judicial questioning in France since accusations were first made against French peacekeepers last year.

French tycoon Tapie grilled over scandal linked to IMF chief

Bernard Tapie is being questioned over a 400-million-euro state payout he received in 2008 when Christine Lagarde was France's finance minister.

French police quiz Strauss-Kahn over sex and fraud allegations

Former IMF chief and one-time presidential hopeful Dominique Strauss-Kahn is questioned over alleged links to sex-ring parties in France and US.