Charlie Hebdo massacre, which took place on January 7, was the first in a
series of terrorist attacks in Paris. On January 8, a female police
officer was shot dead by a gunman in the Paris suburb of Montrouge. The
following day, the suspected gunman killed four hostages in a kosher
On January 11, over 3 million people, including around 40 world leaders, have gathered on the streets of France commemorating the victims of three consecutive terrorist attacks that struck the country January 7-9.
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According to media reports, Spanish police detained 30-year-old Moroccan national in Madrid on suspicion of spreading radical Islamist ideology and supporting January attack on Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine office in Paris.
The head of the Jewish organization The Values Network, Rabbi Schmuley Boteach apologized for the organization’s full page newspaper advertisement accusing US National Security Council Advisor Susan Rice of having “a blind spot” against Jewish people.
The protest, organized by the Islamic Movement in Israel group, denounced the mockery of religion, including Christianity, Islam and Judaism.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized the Austrian parliament's amendment to a 1912 bill on Islam banning the foreign financing of Muslim organizations and limiting foreign imams' activities to curb the influence of radical Islam.
Some 375 marchers who gathered for the anti-Islamization Pegida movement's rally in Newcastle were vastly outnumbered Saturday by 2,000 counter-demonstrators, the Newcastle Chronicle reported.
The ISIL-related Dar al Islam magazine publishes an interview with a last known suspect in terror attacks in Paris early January still not caught.
Deputy Assistant Director of Counterterrorism at the FBI Michael Steinbach said that the recent events in Europe re-emphasize that similar acts can happen in the United States.
Ghulam Ahmed Bilour, a Pakistani lawmaker, offered a $200,000 bounty for owners of Charlie Hebdo, adding that he would give $100,000 to the families of the two Islamist gunmen, who carried out a deadly attack on the French satirical weekly.
Urdu newspaper editor was reportedly arrested for reprinting the cover of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo on charges of hurting religious sentiments by reprinting the controversial cartoon of Prophet Mohammed.
In the wake of terrorist attacks in Paris, Thorbjorn Jagland urges the Council of Europe to act as "a voice of reason" in the debate over what limits the freedom of speech has.
A Belgium museum has cancelled a planned exhibition devoted to the recently-killed Charlie Hebdo cartoonists, citing security concerns.
Protestors burned a French flag and demanded that blasphemers are killed at a protest considered to be more peaceful than last week's.
The over-abundance of data collected is part of the problem, rather than the solution, the whistleblower noted.
FOX News reacted to the recent statements of the Paris Mayor to sue the network, calling them misplaced.
US Speaker of the House John Boehner announced Wednesday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had been invited to address a joint session of Congress on the grave threats of radical Islam and the threat that Iran poses.
US Under-Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Michael Vickers stated that the risk of terrorist attacks in the West was getting higher due to the proliferation and sophistication of jihadist groups.
Russia’s Foreign Minister said that freedom of expression carries with it certain duties and responsibilities to not incite people to religious hatred.
Hundreds of civilians came out to the outskirts of Baku in Azerbaijan to protest against caricatures of Prophet Muhammad, demanding respect for their religion.
On January 22, the UN General Assembly will hold a meeting on the increase of anti-Semitic concerns on the request of 37 countries.