French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo to launch German edition

French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo to launch German edition

The French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, target of a jihadist massacre in January 2015, will launch a German edition on December 1, a spokeswoman said Wednesday. The German version, with an initial print run of 200,000, will consist mainly of articles and cartoons translated from the French, but its editors also want to create German […]

Italian fury over irreverent Charlie Hebdo quake cartoon

Italian fury over irreverent Charlie Hebdo quake cartoon

A cartoon published in French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo seemingly making light of the suffering of the victims of Italy’s recent earthquake has created a furore in Italy and beyond. The cartoons, entitled “Earthquake Italian-style”, show a balding man covered in blood with the caption “Penne in tomato sauce” and a woman with burns standing […]

Bulgaria to extradite brother-in-law of Charlie Hebdo attacker

Bulgaria to extradite brother-in-law of Charlie Hebdo attacker

Bulgaria is to extradite to France a relative of one of the Islamist militants who attacked satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris last year, following a Bulgarian court ruling on Tuesday. Mourad Hamyd, who is French and brother-in-law of assailant Cherif Kouachi, was detained in Bulgaria last month after a Paris court issued a European […]

Relative of Charlie Hebdo attacker arrested en route to Syria

Relative of Charlie Hebdo attacker arrested en route to Syria

A relative of one of the jihadist killers of journalists at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has been arrested in Bulgaria after trying to get to Syria, a judicial source said Sunday. Mourad Hamyd, brother-in-law of Cherif Kouachi who was behind the January 2015 attack in Paris that killed 12, was first detained in Turkey […]