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20 under house-arrest under new French anti-terror law

French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said Wednesday that about 20 people would be held under house arrest under a controversial anti-terror law that went into effect this week.

France says 20 under house arrest under new anti-terror law

French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said Wednesday that about 20 people would be held under house arrest under a controversial anti-terror law that went into effect this week. That would be about half the number currently assigned...Show More Summary

'Errors' let Marseille attacker walk free before attack

"Errors of judgement" allowed the man who stabbed two women to death in Marseille to walk free after being arrested days earlier, an official report on the killings said Tuesday. French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb announced a major...Show More Summary

France says knife attacker was Tunisian with Italian papers

France's interior minister says the man who fatally stabbed two young women in Marseille appears to be a Tunisian who had lived in Italy. Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said on … Click to Continue »

Marseille, France Knife Attacker Reportedly Yelled ‘Allahu Akbar!’ Before Killings

Europe saw another possible terrorism-related attack today, this time in the Marseille, France train station. Reportedly, before the attacker stabbed two women, he yelled “Allahu akbar,” Arabic for “God is great.” Gerard Collomb, France’s Interior Minister spoke to the press at St. Show More Summary

Attacker kills two in French train station; terrorism suspected

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Police evacuated the St. Charles station, the city's largest, and French Interior Minister Gérard Collomb said he was heading to the scene.        

French Authorities Foil Terrorist Plot to Attack Gay Nightclubs in Paris

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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.

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