French supermarket shooting gunman identified as Redouane Lakdim

French supermarket shooting gunman identified as Redouane Lakdim

Updated March 24, 2018 07:41:23 Photo: Police in helmets and body armour took up positions around the supermarket before storming the premises and killing the gunman. (Reuters: Regis Duvignau) The authorities have identified a gunman who took several hostages in a supermarket in the southern French town of Trebes, France’s …

Gunman takes hostages at French supermarket, local media and police reports

Gunman takes hostages at French supermarket, local media and police reports

Updated March 23, 2018 22:39:38 Eight people are being held captive at a supermarket in the south-western France, a police source has said, adding that the hostage-taker had shot at a police officer. BFM TV said the hostage-taker has claimed allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) group. A source at …

Nicolas Sarkozy, former French president, in police custody over alleged Moamar Gaddafi links

Nicolas Sarkozy, former French president, in police custody over alleged Moamar Gaddafi links

Updated March 21, 2018 09:23:32 Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been taken into police custody and questioned as to whether late Libyan dictator Moamar Gaddafi helped finance his 2007 election campaign. Judicial sources said Mr Sarkozy, 63, was held in custody in Nanterre, a suburb in western Paris. Mr …