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French President Emmanuel Macron, flanked by French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin, second left, speaks in front of a high school Friday Oct.16, 2020 in Conflans Sainte-Honorine, northwest of Paris, after a history teacher who opened a discussion with high school students on caricatures of Islam's Prophet Muhammad was beheaded. French President Emmanuel Macron denounced what he called an

Suspect in teacher's beheading in France was Chechen teen

Oct. 17, 2020 2:48 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A suspect shot dead by police after the beheading of a history teacher near Paris was an 18-year-old Chechen refugee unknown to intelligence services who posted a grisly claim of responsibility on social media minutes after the attack, officials said Saturday. France’s anti-terrorism...

A general view shows the courtroom at the beginning of the trial of defendant Vadim K. in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. The 55-year-old man accused of gunning down a former Chechen commander, a Georgian national, in Kleiner Tiergarten Park, on August 23, 2019 has so far stayed mum over the case. (Odd Andersen/Pool Photo via AP)

Russian on trial accused of state-ordered Berlin execution

Oct. 7, 2020 6:12 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A Russian accused of killing a Georgian man in broad daylight in downtown Berlin on Moscow's orders went on trial for murder Wednesday, in a case that has contributed to growing frictions between Germany and Russia. The defendant Vadim Krasikov, using the alias Vadim Solokov, traveled to the...