Algeria refuses to bury Toulouse gunman

PARIS (JWN and agencies)—Algerian authorities have refused a request by Mohamed Benalel Merah to bury the body of his son, Mohamed, in his native Algeria. Mohamed Merah was shot dead by police last … [Read more...]

Beast of Toulouse killed in shootout with police

TOULOUSE (JWN and agencies)—A tense 31-hour standoff between some 300 French SWAT police and the confessed killer of seven people—three of them children under eight years old—ended Thursday afternoon … [Read more...]

Siege of Toulouse gunman goes into second day

TOULOUSE (JWN and agencies)—French police early Thursday morning continued to surround the apartment building where suspected mass murderer Muhammad Merah has been holed up refusing to surrender since … [Read more...]

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