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Austria extradites pair thought to be linked to Paris attacks


VIENNA Two men thought to be connected to the militants who carried out the Paris attacks in November have been extradited to France from Austria, the prosecutors' office in the city of Salzburg said on Friday.


France had been hunting second church attacker after tipoff 28 Jul 2016

PARIS/SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France Police had been hunting the second teenager who killed a priest in a church in France this week after a foreign intelligence tipoff that a suspected jihadist might be preparing an attack, police and judicial sources said. | Video

Hollande says will stay true to values after Trump swipe at France 28 Jul 2016

PARIS President Francois Hollande on Thursday fired back at comments by U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump that "France was no longer France" after a slew of militant attacks, saying France would always stay true to its values.

Flight bookings for Nice and France drop again after July 14 attack - data firm 28 Jul 2016

PARIS Demand for air travel to France and Nice, the country's second most popular destination after Paris, has dropped again after an attacker killed 84 people in the city on the French Riviera on July 14, according to travel data analysis company ForwardKeys.


Pope says Europe attacks show 'world at war', religion not to blame 27 Jul 2016

KRAKOW, Poland Pope Francis, starting a trip to Poland overshadowed by the killing of an elderly priest in France by suspected Islamist militants, said on Wednesday this and a string of other attacks were proof the "world is at war". | Video


French government faces security criticisms after church attack 27 Jul 2016

PARIS/SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France France's government faced criticism of its security record on Wednesday in the wake of revelations that one of the assailants who slit the throat of a priest at a church altar was a known would-be jihadist under police surveillance. | Video


SFR plans to shed 5,000 jobs from 2017 to 2019 - unions 27 Jul 2016

PARIS SFR Group, France's second-biggest telecoms operator, plans to shed 5,000 staff - a third of its workforce - between 2017 and 2019, two union representatives told Reuters on Wednesday.

Austria to extradite Pakistani over suspected Paris attack links 27 Jul 2016

VIENNA A Pakistani man suspected of links to the jihadists who killed 130 people in Paris in November will be extradited to France, an Austrian court spokesman said on Wednesday.


Air France-KLM says attacks hitting revenue 27 Jul 2016

PARIS Air France-KLM joined other European airlines in warning of the impact on revenue this year of recent attacks in France and political upheaval elsewhere as it reported a drop in sales and braced for a strike by its staff.

French church attacker had tried to reach Syria, was monitored 26 Jul 2016

PARIS One of the two knife-wielding men who attacked a church in France on Tuesday has been named as 19-year-old Adel Kermiche, who was under close surveillance after two failed attempts to reach Syria last year, France's anti-terrorism prosecutor said.