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Hayat Boumeddiene, the girlfriend of Paris supermarket attacker Amedy Coulibaly, appears in Istanbul airport CCTV footage as she arrives in Turkey.
The video purports to show Hayat Boumeddiene passing through passport control with another man on January 2. She is thought to now be in Syria.
French police are seeking her after Amedy Coulibaly and two other gunmen launched deadly attacks on Paris last week.
About 10,000 troops have been deployed in France following the attacks.
Hayat Boumeddiene has been identified as a suspect by French police, although she left France before the attacks.
The Turkish foreign minister said she arrived in Turkey on January 2 from Madrid, before continuing to Syria six days later.
The security footage, published by Haberturk newspaper, was released by Turkish police. It appeared to show Hayat Boumeddiene and a man at Sabiha Gokcen Airport in Istanbul.
According to Turkish officials, the man was Mehdi Sabri Belhouchine, a man of North African origin, and that he was not on a watch list. Officials believe he crossed into Syria with Hayat Boumeddiene.
Hayat Boumeddiene’s boyfriend, Amedy Coulibaly, had killed four people at kosher supermarket HyperCacher in eastern Paris on January 9 before police stormed the building. He is also believed to have shot dead a policewoman the day before.
Amedy Coulibaly had claimed that he co-ordinated his attack with brothers Said and Cherif Kouachi, who attacked the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on January 7, killing 12 people. All three gunmen were shot dead on January 9 after police ended two separate sieges.
French prosecutors said Hayat Boumeddiene had exchanged more than 500 phone calls with the wife of Cherif Kouachi in 2014.
French police said they had also found a second flat in Paris which had been used as a hide-out by Amedy Coulibaly, and contained weapons.
Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu said on January 12 that Turkey had not been asked to deny Hayat Boumeddiene access.
“We need to receive intelligence first so we can track people. We have 7,000 people on a no-entry list and deported 2,000, including French and German citizens.”
He added: “Is it Turkey’s fault that it has borders with Syria?”
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10,000 French troops have been mobilized to boost security after last week’s deadly attacks in Paris.
Thousands of police officers have been also sent to protect Jewish schools.
Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said troops would be in place from January 13 in sensitive areas.
It is the first time troops have been deployed within France on such a scale.
Seventeen people were killed in Paris last week in attacks at satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, on a police officer, and at kosher supermarket HyperCacher.
On January 11, an estimated 3.7 million people took to the streets to show solidarity with the victims, including 1.5 million people in Paris.
About 40 world leaders joined the start of the Paris march, linking arms in an act of solidarity.
President Francois Hollande ordered the deployment of troops during a crisis meeting with top officials early on January 12.
Jean-Yves Le Drian said the deployment, the first of its kind, was needed because “threats remain present”.
Interior Minister Bernard Cazaneuve announced that nearly 5,000 members of the security forces would be sent to protect France’s 717 Jewish schools, and that troops would be sent as reinforcements over the next two days.
PM Manuel Valls said synagogues would also be protected, as would mosques, following some retaliatory attacks over the Charlie Hebdo killings.
Last week, Manuel Valls admitted there had been “clear failings” after it emerged that the three gunman involved in the attacks – Said and Cherif Kouachi and Amedy Coulibaly – had a history of extremism.
The Kouachi brothers were on UK and US terror watch lists and Amedy Coulibaly had previously been convicted for plotting to free a known militant from prison. Amedy Coulibaly met Cherif Kouachi while in jail.
Amedy Coulibaly and the Kouachi brothers were shot dead on January 9 after police ended two separate sieges.
Amedy Coulibaly killed four people at HyperCacher supermarket in eastern Paris on January 9 before police stormed the building. He is also believed to have shot dead a policewoman the day before.
Ahead of Sunday’s rally in Paris, a video emerged appearing to show Amedy Coulibaly pledging allegiance to the Islamic State militant group.
In the video, he said he was working with the Kouachi brothers: “We have split our team into two… to increase the impact of our actions.”
The Kouachi brothers claimed they were acting on behalf of Yemeni branch of al-Qaeda (AQAP). But experts say it is highly unlikely that Islamic State and al-Qaeda, rivals in the Middle East, would plan an attack together.
Manuel Valls said on January 12 that authorities thought that the attackers had at least one accomplice, for whom police are still hunting.
One suspect is Hayat Boumeddiene, Amedy Coulibaly’s girlfriend, though she left France before the attacks. The Turkish foreign minister said Hayat Boumeddiene had arrived in Turkey on January 2 from Madrid, before continuing to Syria six days later.
Surveillance footage released on January 12 showed Hayat Boumeddiene entering Turkey at an Istanbul airport, accompanied by a man.
According to Turkish officials, the man was Mehdi Sabri Belhouchine, a man of “North African origin”, and that he was not on a watch list. Officials believe he crossed into Syria with Hayat Boumeddiene.
Manuel Valls also said that a jogger shot in a separate attack in Paris on January 7, which prosecutors have linked to Amedy Coulibaly, was “between life and death”.
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Ahead of a huge rally after 17 people died during three days of deadly attacks in Paris, a video emerged appearing to show HyperCacher supermarket attacker, Amedy Coulibaly, pledging allegiance to the so-called Islamic State.
In the video, Amedy Coulibaly said he was working with the Charlie Hebdo attackers Cherif and Said Kouachi: “We have split our team into two… to increase the impact of our actions.”
Amedy Coulibaly killed four hostages seized at the HyperCacher supermarket on January 9 before being shot dead by police. The four victims will be buried in Israel on January 13.
In the 7-minute long clip, Amedy Coulibaly is seen surrounded by weapons and attempts to justify his attack on the Jewish store, in which four hostages died.
Amedy Coulibaly was himself killed when police stormed the supermarket on Friday afternoon, but his message appears to have been filmed sometime over the three days in which terror gripped France last week.
He is also believed to have shot dead a female police officer in Montrouge on January 8, and has now been linked by prosecutors to the shooting and wounding of a 32-year-old jogger in a park in Fontenay-les-Roses, in south-west Paris, on January 7.
Amedy Coulibaly’s girlfriend, Hayat Boumeddiene, is still wanted by police – although she is thought to have fled France last week. Officials believe Hayat Boumeddiene may have entered Turkey en route to Syria.
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More than 40 world leaders and 3.7 million people have taken part in unity marches across France after 17 people died during three days of deadly attacks in Paris.
Up to 1.6 million are estimated to have taken to the streets of Paris.
World leaders joined the start of the Paris march, linking arms in an act of solidarity.
The marchers wanted to demonstrate unity after the attacks on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, police officers, and kosher supermarket HyperCacher.
The French government said the rally turnout was the highest on record.
The rally, led by relatives of the victims of last week’s attacks, began at the Place de la Republique and concluded in the Place de la Nation.
Several other French cities also held rallies. The interior ministry said turnout across France was at least 3.7 million, including up to 1.6 million in Paris – where sheer numbers made an exact tally difficult.
World leaders, including UK PM David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, EU President Donald Tusk, and Jordan’s King Abdullah II joined the beginning of the Paris march.
“Paris is the capital of the world today,” French President Francois Hollande said.
The leaders observed a minute’s silence before the march began.
About 2,000 police officers and 1,350 soldiers – including elite marksmen on rooftops – were deployed in the capital to protect participants.
The Paris march was split into two routes for security purposes.
Marchers chanted “liberte” (“freedom”) and “Charlie”, in reference to Charlie Hebdo magazine.
Some waved French flags, cheered, and sang the national anthem.
Solidarity marches were also held in world cities including London, Madrid, Cairo, Montreal, Beirut, Sydney and Tokyo.
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Some 40 world leaders are expected in Paris ahead of a huge march to show unity after three days of terror that left 17 people dead.
The rally is expected to dwarf Saturday’s marches that saw 700,000 take to the streets.
About 2,000 police officers and 1,350 soldiers are being deployed across Paris to protect marchers.
Police are seeking accomplices of the gunmen who attacked Charlie Hebdo magazine and HyperCacher supermarket.
The interior minister says France will stay on high alert in the coming weeks.
Bernard Cazeneuve will host a meeting on Sunday morning of fellow interior ministers from across Europe to discuss the threat posed by militants.
He promised “exceptional measures” for the massive unity march in Paris on January 11, including positioning snipers on roofs.
The foreign leaders expected to attend the rally include UK PM David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu.
The march, which will be led by relatives of the victims of last week’s attacks, will leave Place de la Republique at 15:00 local time.
More than a million people are expected to take part.
Before the march, President Francois Hollande will meet leaders from the Jewish community, which is still in shock after a gunman killed four people at the kosher supermarket in eastern Paris on January 9.
The gunman, Amedy Coulibaly, is believed to have shot dead a policewoman the day before.
In a separate attack on January 7, the Kouachi brothers raided the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
Cherif and Said Kouachi killed 12 people – including eight journalists and two police officers – in the attack. Eleven people were also injured.
Amedy Coulibaly and the Kouachi brothers were shot dead on January 9 after police ended two separate sieges.
Police are still hunting for accomplices of the three gunmen, including Hayat Boumeddiene, Amedy Coulibaly’s partner. However, officials in Turkey believe she may have travelled through the country en route to Syria earlier last week.
Meanwhile, police in Germany say there has been an arson attack at the offices of a newspaper that reprinted Charlie Hebdo cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
No-one was hurt in the assault on the Hamburg Morning Post in the early hours of January 11, according to reports.
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French investigators have found two “confused” letters which may explain the motives of suspect gunman Abdelhakim Dekhar behind two recent attacks in Paris.
Prosecutors said in one of the letters Abdelhakim Dekhar had denounced media manipulation and capitalism.
Abdelhakim Dekhar was arrested on Wednesday after a major manhunt.
According to the French authorities, he has been jailed before – in 1998, for his role in a string of previous Paris shootings.
After his release he lived in Britain for several years before returning to France in July, the authorities said.
After a two-day manhunt, Abdelhakim Dekhar was arrested on Wednesday evening in a stationary car in an underground car park following a tip-off from a member of the public.
One of Abdelhakim Dekhar’s letters was found beside him in the car, with details of his wishes for burial, Paris prosecutor Francois Molins told a press conference.
Another letter was reportedly given to officials by the man who housed him.
Abdelhakim Dekhar was arrested on Wednesday after a major manhunt
This man, according to Francois Molins, had been away from the building until recently, but on his return saw photos of the suspect in the Liberation shooting and recognized Abdelhakim Dekhar, who on confrontation confessed to being the man behind the attack.
Francois Molins said the second letter spoke of a “fascist plot” and accused the media of participating in the “manipulation of the masses”.
Police said that when Abdelhakim Dekhar was arrested, it appeared he had taken medication and did not seem very lucid.
Some media sources have suggested he may have attempted suicide.
Abdelhakim Dekhar is believed to have been the third man in the so-called Rey-Maupin affair, named after a young couple with links to anarchist groups who bungled an attempt to steal weapons from guards and then hijacked a taxi in 1994.
In the subsequent chase and shootout, three policemen and the taxi driver were killed, as well as Audry Maupin.
Aufry Maupin’s girlfriend, Florence Rey, was released from jail a few years ago.
Their story was compared to the controversial American film Natural Born Killers.
At his trial in 1998, Abdelhakim Dekhar protested his innocence, claiming he had been recruited by the Algerian secret service to infiltrate the French far-left.
Abdelhakim Dekhar was sentenced to four years in jail but released soon after the verdict, having already served his time in pre-trial detention.
In the wake of the two shooting incidents in Paris, hundreds of police were involved in a huge manhunt and security was stepped up at all media outlets.
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