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French Authorities Foil Terrorist Plot to Attack Gay Nightclubs in Paris

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French authorities foiled a terrorist plot to attack gay nightclubs in Paris on August 22, according to French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb. Collomb made the announcement during a hearing at the National Assembly. Collomb said that the plot again… Read The post French Authorities Foil Terrorist Plot to Attack Gay Nightclubs in Paris appeared first on Towleroad.

12 terror attacks foiled in France this year, minister says

Twelve terror plots have been thwarted in France since the start of the year, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said Tuesday, warning that the threat remains "strong". Among the previously unpublicised cases was a planned attack, foiled...Show More Summary

French make third arrest in terrorism probe after explosives find

PARIS (Reuters) - French police are questioning three people after a raid where explosive materials were found at a flat near Paris, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said on Thursday.

Two arrested after French counter-terrorism raid near Paris

VILLEJUIF, France (Reuters) - Two people were arrested after police found products that can be used to make explosives in a flat south of Paris on Wednesday, French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said.

‘Terrorists are not mentally ill’, says French psychiatrist

French Interior Minister Gérard Collomb believes that a third of terrorists "have psychological issues". But according to several psychiatrists, the link between mental illness and terrorism has not been established.

One-third of known French radicals are mentally disturbed: minister

Nearly a third of people on a French terror watchlist are believed to have psychiatric disorders, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said Tuesday, a day after a mentally ill man went on a rampage in a stolen van in Marseille. The incident,...Show More Summary

France was unaware of existence of Barcelona cell - minister

French authorities were unaware of the existence of the cell which carried out last week's attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, said interior minister Gerard Collomb.

Police evict thousands of migrants from Paris sidewalks for second time since July

PARIS (Reuters) - French police evicted thousands of migrants living on sidewalks in an area of northern Paris on Friday and Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said the latest action proved the system for handling migrants is "dysfunctional".

YOU DON’T SAY: Islamic radicalization has skyrocketed in France in the last two years. French Min…

YOU DON’T SAY: Islamic radicalization has skyrocketed in France in the last two years. French Minister of the Interior Gérard Collomb reported on Friday that individuals reported as radicals and connected with terrorist organizations has jumped 60 percent in the last two years, and that the number is steadily increasing. According to Ouest France, some […]

French summer wildfires ravage over 2,000 hectares of land

France's interior minister has expressed his "profound gratitude" to the 1,200 firefighters and emergency workers battling wildfires in southern France and Corsica over the weekend. Gerard Collomb said there been … Click to Continue...

French Minister: Hundreds of jihadis have returned home

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Hundreds of jihadi militants have returned to France from Iraq and Syria, France’s interior minister said on Sunday. In an interview with French newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche, Gerard Collomb said that an estimated 271 radical Islamists who fought for militant groups have returned from war...

France to welcome refugees but kick out economic migrants, minister

France is to clamp down on economic migrants while speeding up the processing of asylum applications, Interior Minister Gérard Collomb said in an interview published Sunday.

France to open two new centres for Calais migrants

Interior minister Gérard Collomb announced on Monday that two shelters for Calais migrants would be opened in around ten days. Each centre will have a capacity of 300.

France wants to renegotiate border controls with UK

France wants to discuss with Britain renegotiating the 'Le Touquet' agreement, under which border controls for both countries are completed at the exit point, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb told reporters on Wednesday.

Seven terror plots foiled so far in 2017 as France renews state of emergency

Seven terror plots have so far been foiled in France since the start of the year, France's new Interior Minister Gérard Collomb said Thursday, as the lower house voted to extend the country's state of emergency for what may be the final time.

Seven terrorist attacks foiled in France this year

Seven terror plots have been foiled in France since the start of the year, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said Wednesday as he argued for a final extension of the country's state of emergency.

Champs Élysées: attempted attack on French police foiled, says interior minister – video

French interior minister, Gérard Collomb, says the driver of a car carrying weapons and explosives that rammed into a police van on Paris’s Champs Elysées on Monday, has died. Collomb says the situation is now under control but has been referred to the French government’s anti-terrorism authorities. Show More Summary

"It's For Syria" - Algerian Man Shot After Attacking Police With Hammer, Knives At Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral

Update : French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb says the attacker cried "it's for Syria" as he went after officers patrolling an esplanade in front of the famous landmark. Notre Dame attacker appeared to be acting alone. Notre DameShow More Summary

French city slashes 7 million from culture

The mayor of Lyon announced today that he’s clawing back 7m Euros from the culture budget. The Orchestre National de Lyon will have its grant frozen and there will be definite cuts in the Opéra subsidy. The mayor, Gerard Collomb, blamed a shrinkage of central govenrment funding. Read here.

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