Friday

9th Dec 2016

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Three women held in France over terror plans

Three women, aged 19 to 39, were arrested Thursday near Paris after they were suspected of planning "violent and imminent actions," French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve has said. Their arrest followed the discovery last weekend near Paris' Notre-Dame Cathedral, of gas canisters in a car belonging to the father of one the three women. Police sources told French media they may have been planning attacks against a train station.

News in Brief

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  2. Italian opposition presses for anti-euro referendum
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  4. Defected Turkish officers to remain in Greece
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