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4 Nov
This Tuesday marks the start of a new phase in the November 2015 terror attacks trial in Paris. After weeks of testimony from survivors and relatives of victims, the court will hear from the defendants. Among them is Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving member of the terrorist commando. French terrorism researcher Kevin Jackson has co-authored a graphic novel exploring the backgrounds of the attackers and the events leading up to the atrocities. He joined us for Perspective.
11 Sep
France is beginning to relive the atrocity that changed French life forever. The trial of 20 men over the terror atrocities of November 13, 2015 has begun in Paris. One of the accused was actively part of the attacks that night. Salah Abdeslam spoke in court to say he was a fighter of the Islamic State group. It is the most he has said since his 2016 arrest in Brussels.
8 Sep
Some 1,800 plaintiffs are expected to attend the trial of 20 men accused of orchestrating and carrying out the deadly November 2015 attacks on Paris.
3 Sep
The trial of 20 people charged over the November 13, 2015 jihadist attacks in Paris, that were France's deadliest peacetime atrocity, will get underway on September 8, 2021. 130 people were killed and 350 wounded when Islamist suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the Stade de France stadium, bars and restaurants in central Paris and the Bataclan concert hall. More than five years after the events and in the lead up to the trial, AFP spoke to survivors, first responders and former government officials about that night.
21 Aug
US President Joe Biden threatens "devastating" response if the Taliban attack US interests. In a televised address to the nation, Biden defended the US pullout of Afghanistan after 20 years of conflict.
31 Jul
A surge in Taliban attacks could pose a real threat to the Afghan government and its "unprepared" security forces, according to a report by the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction.
3 Jun
It was considered one of the deadliest days in the country in recent years. A group with suspected ties to the Islamic State has been blamed.
14 May
After amassing troops at the Gaza border, the Israel Defense Forces say they've carried out airstrikes against a vast network of Palestinian militant tunnels in Gaza City. Follow DW for the latest.
14 May
Gov Ortom has enjoined residents to rise up and defend themselves against every form of attack.
10 Apr
The Lagos state Police command says it will fortify security at the correctional centres across the state following attacks on prisons Imo state.
5 Apr
For nearly three decades Eastern Congo has faced frequent outbreaks of violence caused by armed groups. The UN's MONUSCO mission has deployed over 17,000 peacekeeping troops, but as our DW team found, the mission has not brought peace to the region.
5 Jan
Authorities in Lahore have detained Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the alleged leader of a militant group blamed for the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. Those shootings and bombings led to the deaths of more than 160 civilians.

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