Police said they believed a gangland dispute was behind the wounding of three people, including a teenager, outside an underground railway station in Lille, north-east France, by one or more assailants who fled the scene.
Orly airport was locked down Saturday morning when a 39-year-old man monitored by French anti-terrorsim services was shot dead after disarming a woman soldier on a security patrol in the 'South' terminal with two colleagues.
A heavily armed 17-year-old pupil of a secondary school in the town of Grasse, south-east France, was arrested by police after shooting four people including the school's headmaster who reportedly intervened to try and stop the attack.
A heavily-armed gunman, carrying grenades and explosives and reportedly aged 17, shot and wounded at least three people, including a headmaster, at a secondary school in Grasse, close to Nice, in south-east France.
Foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said a woman with French and Tunisian dual citizenship died in deadly attack in Istanbul early on Sunday.
A 19-year-old man was shot dead in a café in the Mediterranean port in an attack by three men who the local prosecutor said are also suspected of kidnapping an aquaintance who was with him.
The victims, aged 20 and 22, were shot by two men on a scooter using a semi-automatic rifle and a handgun who escaped the scene said a local public prosecutor in the Mediterranean port, bringing to 28 the number of people fatally wounded in shootings in and around the city this year.
On Wednesday May 18th Younès Bounouara was jailed for 15 years after being found guilty of trying to kill a man whose secret recording helped expose alleged vote buying by industrialist Serge Dassault in the town where the latter was mayor for many years. The verdict will come as a major embarrassment for Dassault, who has had close ties with Bounouara for more than 20 years. The two men are currently under investigation over the alleged system of vote buying. Yann Philippin reports.
Man with knife shouted 'God is greatest' and was killed by police before he could enter the 18th arrondissement's Goutte d'Or station.
Henrique Vannier is said to be in a critical but stable condition after shooting at court building near Paris by lawyer facing suspension.
The two 15-year-olds and a man, 24, were standing near stairwell of apartment block when they were gunned down by occupants of two cars.
Thousands of police officers staged a noisy protest outside justice ministry over what they perceive as its too lenient policies towards criminals.
Two men opened fire with a Kalashnikov automatic rifle on a group standing outside an all-night bar in the port city, killing a security guard.
Protest aimed at getting prisoner, whose father was among those killed in Roma camp earlier this week, released for funeral.