French schools to hold terror attack drillsFrench schools will now hold three security drills a year - including one in which an alleged assailant enters their premises - as the French government ramps up security…
India investigates damage caused by French submarine data leakIndia is investigating the extent to which secrets about French Scorpene submarines being built in the country have been compromised, its defence ministry said on Wednesday,…
FRANCE - GERMANY
France, Germany push for new EU encryption legislation after terror attacksFrance and Germany said they want to compel operators of mobile messaging services to allow access to encrypted content to aid terrorism investigations, joining forces after a…
Italy, France and Germany vow to boost EU security after attacksThe leaders of Italy, France and Germany vowed Monday to boost joint European security efforts in the wake of Islamic extremist attacks as they made a symbolic bid to relaunch…
Australia bows to pressure to close offshore immigration campAustralia agreed Wednesday to close a camp for asylum-seekers on Papua New Guinea, one of two controversial Pacific island centres attracting growing criticism, but said none of…
Germany mulls stripping citizenship in terror crackdownGermany’s interior minister has proposed tough new security measures including deporting foreigners and revoking citizenship after two attacks claimed by the Islamic state group.
Understanding France’s complex law enforcementFRENCH CONNECTIONS – Thurs. 11.08.16: This week, we give you the low down on France’s complex law enforcement. There are two police agencies at the national level as well as…
OLYMPIC GAMES - BRAZIL
Crime wave and political unrest plague Rio OlympicsThe Olympic Games may have just begun, but crime and an overwhelmed police force threaten to overshadow this celebration of sport in Rio de Janeiro.
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS
Erdogan 'untouchable' since attempted coupFRENCH PAPERS Monday 08.08.16: For La Croix, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is now “untouchable”. Hundreds of thousands of pro-government supporters took to the streets…
Olympic Games get underway in Rio amid tight securityPolice in Brazil have increased security across the country ahead of Friday’s opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, FRANCE 24 reports.
Centuries-old French flea market cancelled over security fearsOne of Europe's oldest and biggest street markets, in the northern French city of Lille, has been cancelled over security fears, mayor Martine Aubry said Friday.
Police and protesters clash as Olympic torch passes through RioPolice used rubber bullets and pepper spray against protesters as the Olympic torch passed through a poor suburb of Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, two days before South America's…