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Priest killer was "under surveillance" yet still attacked French church

Shocked residents in Saint Etienne du Rouvray in Normandy have paid their respects with candles and flowers after the brutal killing of a catholic priest.

Shocked residents in Saint Etienne du Rouvray in Normandy have paid their respects with candles and flowers after the brutal killing of a catholic priest.

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President Hollande speaks of "severe Islamist threat" following priest murder

Following the murder of an elderly priest in a church in northern France by two men thought to be linked to ISIL, French President Francois Hollande has warned that the militant threat in the country

Following the murder of an elderly priest in a church in northern France by two men thought to be linked to ISIL, French President Francois Hollande has warned that the militant threat in the country

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Federer to miss Rio Olympics

Roger Federer has withdrawn from the Rio Olympics and will miss the end of the season in order to recover from knee surgery.

Roger Federer has withdrawn from the Rio Olympics and will miss the end of the season in order to recover from knee surgery.

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Normandy church assailant identified as Adel Kermiche

One of the two Normandy church knifemen has been formally identified as Adel Kermiche, according to the Paris prosecutor leading the investigation.

One of the two Normandy church knifemen has been formally identified as Adel Kermiche, according to the Paris prosecutor leading the investigation.

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Juventus sign Argentina forward Higuain for Serie A record fee

Juventus have completed the signing of Argentina forward Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli after the Old Lady met the player’s buy out clause of 90 million euros.

Juventus have completed the signing of Argentina forward Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli after the Old Lady met the player’s buy out clause of 90 million euros.

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Latest attack in France provokes rural, Catholic France, says expert Didier Leroy

The latest terrorist attack in France is highly symbolic as it directly targets a Christian place of worship but it is not the start of a religious war, says Belgian researcher Didier Leroy.

The latest terrorist attack in France is highly symbolic as it directly targets a Christian place of worship but it is not the start of a religious war, says Belgian researcher Didier Leroy.