France charges man with ties to priest killers: media reports

A 21-year-old man who allegedly exchanged messages and met with the two Islamist extremists who killed a Catholic priest last month in France was handed preliminary charges, media reported citing...

Islamic State claims second church attacker appears in video

Abdel-Malik Nabil Petitjean, the man identified Thursday as the second assailant in this week's attack on a French church the left an octogenarian priest dead, is purported to appear in an Islamic...

Second church attacker identified in French priest slaying

The second attacker from this week's attack on a French church

French ministry: 16-year-old released, not involved in church attack

A 16-year-old boy taken into police custody on suspicion of involvement in a terrorist attack that left a priest dead in northern France has been released after authorities determined he was not...

Hollande says hostage-takers pledged allegiance to Islamic State

French President Francois Hollande said that a hostage-taking Tuesday at a church in Upper Normandy was carried out "by two terrorists claiming to be followers of Islamic State."

Priest killed after two attackers take hostages in French church

An 84-year-old priest was killed Tuesday at a church in northern France where two armed assailants took five hostages and were subsequently killed by police.

Two hostage takers at church in France "neutralized," police say

Two people who held five hostages at a church in northern France on Tuesday morning were "neutralized" as they left the church armed, an Interior Ministry spokesman said.

Hostage taking under way at church in northern France

A hostage situation is under way at a church in northern France, local officials said Tuesday.