Al-Jazeera ‘won’t air’ French killer’s videos

Al-Jazeera ‘won’t air’ French killer’s videos

Al-Jazeera news channel said on Tuesday it has decided not to air a video shot by an Islamist extremist of shootings in southwest France that it had received by mail.

Uproar over French traffic fine database

Uproar over French traffic fine database

The French Interior Ministry is launching a new database to keep track of car owners who challenge fines. A group of French lawyers say the move is illegal and a violation of the rights of citizens. 

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Police seek ‘third man’ over Toulouse shootings

French police said Tuesday they were seeking a third person who may have been involved in the theft of the scooter that the Toulouse killer Mohamed Merah used to carry out seven murders.

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French worried about jobs – not terrorism

A recent poll shows that the shootings in Toulouse will not change the way the French vote in the upcoming elections. Buying power and unemployment remain top priorities, not national security.

Al-Jazeera ‘could broadcast’ killer’s videos

Al-Jazeera ‘could broadcast’ killer’s videos

The Al-Jazeera news network has not ruled out broadcasting videos shot by an Islamist extremist killer in southern France and will decide Tuesday, its Paris bureau chief said.

‘Rapist’ mayor released after grandson’s plea

‘Rapist’ mayor released after grandson’s plea

A French court has ordered the release of Christian Iacono, who was given a nine-year prison sentence for raping his grandson Gabriel. For years, Gabriel maintained his grandfather raped him before spectacularly retracting his accusations.

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French police: we have copies of gunman videos

French police said on Monday they had copies of videos shot by an Islamist extremist killer during a series of shootings in and near the southern city of Toulouse that shocked the country.

Strauss-Kahn charged in vice ring probe

Strauss-Kahn charged in vice ring probe

Disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was charged on Monday with involvement in an organised vice ring that procured prostitutes for top-class clients, lawyers said.