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France Deploys 15,000 Troops, Police After Blood-soaked Week - Yahoo News

In tribute to the cartoonists slaughtered at the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the crowd also held aloft signs saying: "Make fun, not war" and "Ink should flow, not blood". As Hollande proclaimed Paris the "capital of the world", hundreds of thousands of people turned out in other French cities and marches were held in Berlin, Brussels, Istanbul and Madrid as well as in US and Canadian cities. - 'New anti-Semitism' - Hollande has warned his grieving countrymen not to let down their guard and questions were mounting as to how the attackers slipped through the intelligence services' net. View gallery Mourners stand in front of flowers during a gathering at the end of Shabbat called by the Jewish Stu As well as Coulibaly, brothers Said, 34, and Cherif Kouachi, 32, who carried out the Charlie Hebdo murders, had more... a history of extremism and were known to French intelligence. Valls has admitted there were "clear failings" after it emerged that the Kouachi brothers had been on a US terror watch list "for internet years". He told French radio more... on Monday he wanted to see an "improved" system of tapping phones which had to perform better. Said was known to have travelled to Yemen in 2011, where he received weapons training from Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, while Cherif was a known jihadist who was convicted in 2008 for involvement in a network sending fighters to Iraq. Coulibaly was a repeat criminal offender who had been convicted for extremist Islamist activity.
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