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Paris attacker Karim Cheurfi who killed policeman 'had note praising Isis'

Paris attacker Karim Cheurfi who killed policeman 'had note praising Isis'

One police officer and a gunman was killed in the attack claimed by Islamic State (IS) group, reported BBC . The attack unfolded on the Champs-Elysees around 9 p.m. French President Francois Hollande called a meeting of the country's defense council on Friday, to discuss the attack. In Antwerp, a man for whom Belgian police had issued a "wanted" notice in the wake of the attack surrendered himself to investigators on Friday, said France's interior ministry.



Le Pen's passion for politics, far-right values in her DNA

If Le Pen wins the election, experts predict this will put pressure on the euro as one of her policies is to leave the European currency. However, conservative former Prime Minister Francois Fillon, whose campaign was initially derailed by corruption allegations that his wife was paid as his non-working parliamentary aide, appeared to be closing the gap, as was far-leftist, Jean-Luc Melenchon.



At least 50 Afghan troops killed and 70 injured in Taliban attack

U.S. officials reported that there were members of the coalition on the base at the time of the attack, but that there were no casualties among North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in the incident. An army officer told Reuters the attackers used military uniforms and vehicles to pass three checkpoints before launching their assault. But there were no reports of foreign troop casualties.



'Vive Paris!' Tourists back on Champs Elysees

A man who turned himself in to Antwerp police was Youssef El Osri. And French nationals "known for their support of an enemy ideology" should be subject to "immediate administrative or criminal action", she said. "Other policemen engaged and shot and killed the attacker", Brandet said. The dead officer was 30, Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins said. It was announced earlier that two officers had been injured.


Massive US bomb kills dozens of ISIS militants in Afghanistan

Massive US bomb kills dozens of ISIS militants in Afghanistan

The US military was quizzed Friday on whether the 21,600-pound behemoth, known as the "mother of all bombs" for its extraordinary force, was necessary for that particular target. "We have the greatest military in the world, and they've done a great job as usual so we have given them total authorization". "Shame on him for saying that, shame, shame", Karzai said.