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Issues - Islamic Extremism - France - Charlie Hebdo

[1/11/15] 'We Are Still Here': Crowds and World Leaders March in Paris

(NBC News) -- More than a million people, including world leaders, marched in the streets of Paris to express their support for victims of last week's attacks and signal their disgust for the perpetrators - and a total of 3.7 million took part in rallies throughout France, officials said.

[1/11/15] List of leaders who attended Paris rally

(The Times of India) -- List of leaders in tribute to 17 people killed in three days of Islamist attacks. It included dozens of heads of state and government, along with French political leaders from both the left and right.

(CNN) -- The first terror attack on Paris killed 12 people at the satire magazine Charlie Hebdo office.

The next day, a French policewoman was gunned down.

On the third and final day, four hostages were killed when a terrorist seized a Jewish grocery.

In all, 17 people were massacred by at least three terror suspects over three days.

[1/9/15] French prime minister declares 'war' on radical Islam

We are at war — not a war against a religion, not a war against a civilization, but to defend our values, which are universal.
It’s a war against terrorism and radical Islamism, against everything that would break our solidarity, our liberty, our fraternity.

(NY Post) -- France has declared war against Islamic terrorism and hate, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Saturday in defiant speeches aimed at rallying his country in the aftermath of a three-day jihad spree that left 17 dead.

[1/9/15] Gunman killed, 4 others dead at Paris market

(USA Today) -- Police stormed a kosher supermarket on the eastern edge of Paris on Friday, killing a gunman linked to the killing of a policewoman and a deadly attack on a French satirical newspaper. Four people were killed when the gunman, Amedy Coulibaly, 32, entered the store, Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said. Fifteen hostages in the store were later free

[1/7/15] Charlie Hebdo Shooting: 12 Killed at Muhammad Cartoons Magazine in Paris

Hey! We avenged the Prophet Muhammad! We killed Charlie Hebdo!

(NBC News) -- Masked gunmen armed with AK-47s and shouting "Allahu Akbar" stormed the offices of a French satirical news magazine Wednesday in a terror attack that left 12 people dead, including the editor and two police officers.

The suspects shot dead one of the officers on the street as they fled — escaping first in a black Citroen that they abandoned after a crash, and then in a sedan they carjacked from a bystander.