French anti-terror police arrest six people in Paris who were said to have been planning a terrorist attack on well known figures.
Sources: France 24
Sources: France 24
A gunman on a motorcycle opens fire in front of a COVID-19 vaccination centre at a hospital in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, France, killing a man and wounding a female security guard before riding away.
A Paris court indicts Eric Bagale, a former presidential guard of former Central African Republic President François Bozizé and head of an anti-balaka militia, for "complicity in crimes against humanity" and "criminal association for the preparation of a war crime" on acts his militia committed between 2007 and 2014.
French police arrest Félicien Kabuga in Paris. He is suspected of funding militias that massacred around 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus in 1994. Kabuga had been on the run for 26 years and was living under a false identity.
The father of Cal State Long Beach student Nohemi Gonzalez, the only American killed in the November 13, 2015, Paris massacre, files suit in San Francisco, California, federal court against Twitter, Facebook, and Google, alleging the companies provided "material support" to the Islamic State and other extremist groups. While generally free of liability under U.S. law which provides a legal "safe harbor" for content posted, this case targets the behavior social media companies enable. The suit is very similar to a case brought against Twitter in January by the widow of a contractor killed in the November 9, 2015, attack in Jordan.
French police shoot dead a knife-wielding man, who was shouting "Allahu Akbar", outside a police station in Goutte d'Or, located in the 18th arrondissement of Paris. A piece of paper with an Islamic State flag and claim for the attack written in Arabic was found on his body. The incident is noted for taking place on the anniversary of last year's "Charlie Hebdo" shooting.
President of Ivory Coast Alassane Ouattara meets with his French counterpart François Hollande in Paris to finalize a deal that will forgive a debt of nearly 4.7 billion dollars owed to the former colonial power.