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French Interior minister condemns arson attempt at a mosque

Aug. 13, 2020 9:57 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — France's interior minister on Thursday condemned on Thursday an arson attempt at a mosque in the French city of Lyon. Gerald Darmanin denounced in a tweet “anti-Muslim, anti-Semitic, anti-Christian acts” as “stupid and heinous," less than a week after another fire damaged...

Fiery crash kills 5 children on France's "Highway of Sun"

Jul. 21, 2020 3:08 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A car laden with travelers careened off one of France's busiest highways in smoke and flames, killing five children and injuring the four other people aboard as it barrel-rolled in a fiery wreck. The vehicle was carrying nine people, all members of the same family, on Monday evening when it...