Keyword: terror attack

Driver dead after car rams police van on Champs-Elysées

The driver  of a car which this afternoon rammed a police van on the avenue Champs-Elysées in central Paris before bursting into flames has been pronounced dead in what interior minister Gérard Collomb said was a 'terrorist attack'.

Missing Frenchman may have been thrown into river by terrorists' van

The 45-year-old was walking on London Bridge with girlfriend Christine Delcros when attackers ploughed vehicle into pedestrians.

Man shot by French police after 'terror' attack with hammer and knives

One policeman was lightly injured in the attack outside Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, during which assailant shouted: "This is for Syria."

One French citizen among those killed in London attack

Foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian confirms that a French man was among those killed in the attack, which may have left seven others injured.

French police arrests in Montpellier avert 'imminent' attack

Three men and a girl of 16 were found with bomb-making materials by anti-terrorist police in a raid on a flat in the southern city.

More attacks foiled on French Riviera since Nice carnage says prosecutor

Attacks have been aimed at sporting events, schools and religious sites following the killing of 86 people at Nice in July.

Arrested militants planned attack on Paris rail station, says France

French president François Hollande said a terror cell had been shut down and an attack 'foiled' after three women were arrested.

Hollande drops plans to strip terrorists of French nationality

The French president announced his decision after the two houses of the French Parliament failed to agree on the nature of the reforms.

French probe if detonators were sold to Paris attack fugitive

Newspaper reports that Salah Abdeslam bought about 10 detonators at a specialized store outside Paris in September or October.

French train terror attack hero stabbed in California street fight

Police dismissed terror motive in attack on Spencer Stone, 25, who in August disarmed a gunman on an Amsterdam-Paris express.

Arrested French jihadist 'admits IS mission to attack concert venue'

French authorities said the 29-year-old, who had trained in an Islamic State combat camp in Syria, denied intending to carry out the attack.

France fears Islamist 'missile strike on airliner' or 9/11-style attack

British newspaper claims French army is preparing for civil unrest as Islamist threat grows amid fears of missile strike on passenger jet.

French attack 'raises doubts' about Hollande

The socialist president will have to explain why his security services failed to prevent another terror attack in France, argues Politico.

Decapitated victim identified by French authorities

In tribute to terror attack victim Hervé Cornora, local mayor said he was deeply connected to his community and 'took care of others'.

French PM warns of more attacks after decapitation of man increases tensions

Manuel Valls said it was simply a question of when a new attack took place and warned that some would try to 'exploit' the tensions in France.