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11 January 2015

Culture ministers from all 28 European Union nations vowed Sunday to defend freedom of expression from "terrorists" in the wake of the Islamist attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. ...

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11 January 2015

Turkey on Sunday unexpectedly renamed its six-year-old state television channel broadcasting in the Kurdish language as "TRT Kurdish", in an unprecedented move that would once have been unthinkable. ...

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09 January 2015

The man behind a Danish cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed that outraged Muslims dedicated a drawing to France's Charlie Hebdo on Friday, causing his gallery's computer server to crash as demand soared for it. ...

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09 January 2015

The man behind a Danish cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed that outraged Muslims dedicated a drawing to France's Charlie Hebdo on Friday, causing his gallery's computer server to crash as demand soared for it. ...

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09 January 2015

Muslims in France were called to pay homage at Friday prayers to the 12 victims of this week's magazine massacre which has stoked fears of Islamophobia in a country that has struggled to integrate its millions-strong Islamic minority. ...

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09 January 2015

Around 300 people demonstrated in central Tunis Friday in solidarity with two journalists the Libyan branch of the Islamic State (IS) group claims it has executed. ...

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09 January 2015

A manhunt for suspects accused of massacring 12 people at Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine in Paris on Wednesday, and a related killing of a policewoman on Thursday, culminating Friday in a double hostage-taking, in which at least two have so far ...

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09 January 2015

A gunman holding hostages in a Paris kosher supermarket on Friday knew at least one of the suspects in the Charlie Hebdo massacre, a source told AFP. ...

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09 January 2015

Muslim faithful arriving for morning prayers in southwestern France on Friday found racist graffiti scrawled on their mosque, two days after an Islamist attack in Paris left 12 people dead. ...

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09 January 2015

For Didier the salesman, a humdrum meeting with a client at a printing business outside of Paris on Friday turned into a run-in with France's most wanted men as he "shook hands" with one of the magazine massacre suspects. ...

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