Brice Robin

Turkish teenager stabs Jewish teacher in Marseille

A Turkish teenager who stabbed a Jewish teacher with a machete on Jan. 11 in the southern French city of Marseille told police he had acted in the name of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a prosecutor said.

The attack, which left the 35-year-old teacher with an injured shoulder and hand, occurred in broad daylight in the south of the city, prosecutor Brice Robin said.

French Officials Deny Video Footage Found at Germanwings Plane Crash Site

French authorities have denied European media reports that a mobile phone video footage was found at the crash site of the Germanwings plane.

According to the media reports, the video purportedly showed the final moments inside the cabin of the Airbus A320 before the plane crashed into a mountainside in the French Alps last week, instantly killing all 150 people on board.

Video 'shows cabin chaos' in seconds before Alps crash: reports

A video purportedly showing the final seconds inside the cabin of the ill-fated Germanwings airliner minutes before it crashed has emerged, two European media outlets said April 1, although French police denied the claims.
 
One sequence reportedly shows a chaotic scene with passengers screaming "My God".    

Police Searches House of Germanwings Co-Pilot

Police searched the house of the Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz on Thursday, as it emerged that he intentionally initiated the descent of the plane, which crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.

According to the local government in Dusseldorf, the most recent regular security check on Lubitz, which had been carried out on January 27, established nothing unusual.

German co-pilot "intentionally crashed aircraft"

German co-pilot "intentionally crashed aircraft"

PARIS -- The co-pilot of a Germanwings passenger plane that crashed in France earlier this week "intentionally brought the aircraft down," investigators have announced.

There are no indications that the incident, that killed 150 passengers and crew, was a terrorist act, they added on Thursday.