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Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam justifies 2015 killings

Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam justifies 2015 killings

Salah Abdeslam, in custody in France over the November 2015 attacks that left 130 people dead, has refused to cooperate with French judges ever since his arrest five months after the atrocities.

Belgium charges Tunisian over 2016 Brussels bombings

Belgium charges Tunisian over 2016 Brussels bombings

A Brussels court on April 23 sentenced Ayari and Abdeslam to 20 years in prison for trying to kill police officers.

Paris attacks suspect gets 20-year sentence in Brussels trial

Paris attacks suspect gets 20-year sentence in Brussels trial

The court in the Belgian capital said "there can be no doubt" about jihadist Salah Abdeslam and his co-defendant Sofiane Ayari's involvement in extremism.

Surviving suspect in 2015 Paris attacks refuses to answer court

Surviving suspect in 2015 Paris attacks refuses to answer court

The prime surviving suspect in the Islamic State attacks in Paris that killed 130 people refused to answer questions when his trial for a later shooting incident opened on Monday in Belgium.

Abdeslam's lawyer asks for Belgian trial to be postponed

Abdeslam's lawyer asks for Belgian trial to be postponed

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam's lawyer asked on Wednesday for his client's trial in Belgium to be postponed from next week's opening, a source close to the investigation said.

France frets over 'internal' threat two years after Paris attacks

France frets over 'internal' threat two years after Paris attacks

With Islamic State losing ground in Iraq and Syria, hundreds of French citizens - and in some cases their children - are expected to attempt to return to France, leaving the government in a quandary over how to deal with them.

'Jihadi Gran' gets 10 years after joining son in Syria

'Jihadi Gran' gets 10 years after joining son in Syria

Christine Riviere, 51, dubbed by investigators as "Jihadi Gran", was arrested in 2014 after three trips to Syria, which she said were aimed at spending time with her son in case he was killed.

Girl, 16, among four held over France attack plot

Girl, 16, among four held over France attack plot

Four people including a 16-year-old girl were arrested on Friday by anti-terrorist police in Montpellier in southern France on suspicion of preparing an attack, a police source said.

Belgium charges two new suspects over Paris attacks

Belgium charges two new suspects over Paris attacks

Belgium has charged two suspects with providing false documents to a man linked to the November 2015 Paris attacks, who later blew himself up on a crowded Brussels metro, federal prosecutors said on Thursday.

French police foil terror attack, arrest 7: minister

French police foil terror attack, arrest 7: minister

Police have broken up a terror ring plotting an attack in France after arresting seven suspects in Strasbourg and Marseille, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Monday.

Lawyers 'will not defend' main Paris attacks suspect

Lawyers 'will not defend' main Paris attacks suspect

Lawyers for the main suspect in the Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, said that they will no longer defend him, speaking during a TV interview on Wednesday.

Abdeslam slapped with terror charges over Paris attacks

Abdeslam slapped with terror charges over Paris attacks

A French court charged Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam over his role in the November 2015 carnage that left 130 dead, just hours after his extradition from Belgium.