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PARIS | France: Alleged gun source given preliminary terror charges

PARIS  — A man suspected of supplying the gun that was used in the shooting attack that killed five people near a Christmas market in Strasbourg was handed preliminary terror charges Monday, according to a judicial official close to the investigation. T he official, who could not be named with the case ongoing, said the … Continue reading PARIS | France: Alleged gun source given preliminary terror charges

PARIS | Strasbourg remembers victims of the Christmas market attack

PARIS— Residents of the eastern French city of Strasbourg filled a city square Sunday for a memorial to the four people shot dead and the dozen wounded by a gunman at their famous Christmas market. The hour-long ceremony took place in Kleber Square by the city’s Christmas market, near where the gunman opened fire on … Continue reading PARIS | Strasbourg remembers victims of the Christmas market attack

STRASBOURG, France | French hunt for possible accomplices of Strasbourg attacker

STRASBOURG, France  — French police have killed the man who they believed attacked Strasbourg’s Christmas market but investigators kept digging Friday for possible accomplices in a city known for a high concentration of potential extremists. A fourth victim of Tuesday night’s attack on the biggest Christmas market in France died Friday. The dead included a … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | French hunt for possible accomplices of Strasbourg attacker

PARIS | Macron urges calm; Paris police brace for more violence

PARIS — Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, France’s president on Friday called for calm and the Paris police chief warned that armored vehicles and thousands of officers will be deployed again in the French capital. Police chief Michel Delpuech told RTL radio that security services intend to deploy Saturday in the same … Continue reading PARIS | Macron urges calm; Paris police brace for more violence

STRASBOURG, France | Prosecutor: 4th person dies of wounds from Strasbourg attack

STRASBOURG, France— A fourth person died Friday from wounds suffered in an attack on the Christmas market in Strasbourg, as investigators worked to establish whether the main suspect had help while on the run. The prosecutor’s office announced the death three days after the attack in the eastern French city and a day after the … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | Prosecutor: 4th person dies of wounds from Strasbourg attack

STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: Strasbourg Christmas market reopens after attack

STRASBOURG, France  — The Latest on France attack aftermath and death of suspect (all times local): 12:40 p.m. The Christmas market in Strasbourg has reopened amid tight security a day after the gunman suspected of killing three people in an attack earlier this week was shot dead by police. The main suspect, Cherif Chekatt, was … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: Strasbourg Christmas market reopens after attack

STRASBOURG, France | Video captures aftermath of France attack suspect shootout

STRASBOURG, France — The immediate aftermath of the shootout between French security forces and the suspect in the Strasbourg attack has been caught on camera from across the street, with video footage showing armed officers at the scene and the body of the man slumped in a doorway. More officers arrive at the scene soon … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | Video captures aftermath of France attack suspect shootout

STRASBOURG, France | Strasbourg market attack suspect killed in police shootout

STRASBOURG, France — The man authorities believe killed three people during a rampage near a Christmas market in Strasbourg died Thursday in a shootout with police at the end of a two-day manhunt, French authorities said. The Paris prosecutor’s office, which handles terror cases in France, formally identified the man killed in the eastern French … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | Strasbourg market attack suspect killed in police shootout

STRASBOURG, France | Officials: Strasbourg market attack suspect killed

STRASBOURG, France — The man authorities believe killed three people during a rampage near a Christmas market in Strasbourg died Thursday in a shootout with police at the end of a two-day manhunt, French authorities said. The Paris prosecutor’s office, which handles terror cases in France, formally identified the man killed in the eastern French … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | Officials: Strasbourg market attack suspect killed

PARIS | French police try to catch attack suspect dead or alive

PARIS — The French government spokesman says security forces are trying to catch the suspected shooter dead or alive, two days after an attack near Strasbourg’s Christmas market. Benjamin Griveaux said on CNews television that more than 700 officers are involved in the manhunt for 29-year-old Cherif Chekatt. Police have distributed a photo of the … Continue reading PARIS | French police try to catch attack suspect dead or alive

STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: France issues wanted poster for shooting suspect

STRASBOURG, France — The Latest on a shooting attack at a Christmas market in France (all times local): 8:15 French authorities have issued a wanted poster and are calling for witnesses amid a massive manhunt for the suspected shooter nearly 24 hours after a deadly attack at the Strasbourg Christmas market. A photo of Cherif … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: France issues wanted poster for shooting suspect

STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: Italian journalist shot in market attack

STRASBOURG, France — The Latest on a shooting attack at a Christmas market in France (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A young Italian radio journalist who was in Strasbourg to cover a session of the European Parliament is in critical condition after being shot in the Christmas market attack. The news agency ANSA said Wednesday … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: Italian journalist shot in market attack

STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: Germany ups border controls after French attack

STRASBOURG, France— The Latest on a shooting attack at a Christmas market in France (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The German government says it has stepped up controls on the country’s border with France following Tuesday night’s attack in Strasbourg, but sees no change to the threat level in Germany. Interior Ministry spokeswoman Eleonore Petermann … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: Germany ups border controls after French attack

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: MAY FACING NO-CONFIDENCE VOTE IN UK British politics is thrown into chaos and Brexit into doubt as Conservative lawmakers trigger the ultimatum against the prime minister which could see her step down if she loses. STRASBOURG SUSPECT HEARD … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: 5 held as French police hunt Strasbourg attacker

STRASBOURG, France — The Latest on a shooting attack at a Christmas market in France (all times local): 8:35 a.m. A senior French government official says that five people have been detained as police hunt for the man who attacked the Strasbourg Christmas market, but the gunman remains at large. Laurent Nunez, secretary of state … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: 5 held as French police hunt Strasbourg attacker

PARIS | The Latest: French minister says Strasbourg gunman killed 3

PARIS— The latest on the fatal shooting at a Christmas market in Strasbourg (all times local): 2:40 a.m. France’s interior minister says a gunman “sowed terror” in three parts of the eastern city of Strasbourg with a shooting spree that killed three people and left six others with serious injuries. Earlier police union officials had … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: French minister says Strasbourg gunman killed 3

PARIS | The Latest: French police ending lockdowns in shooting area

PARIS — The latest on the fatal shooting at a Christmas market in Strasbourg (all times local): 1:45 a.m. Strasbourg police are starting to release thousands of people confined in buildings in the area of a deadly terrorist attack near the French city’s Christmas market. An Associated Press photographer was among about 5,000 people in … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: French police ending lockdowns in shooting area