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French authorities release neo-Nazi after arrest for plotting ‘terrorist act’

The French authorities on Thursday released from custody a Norwegian extremist who was detained on suspicion of plotting a “major terrorist act”, a judicial source told AFP. Kristian Vikernes, 40, was detained together with his French wife on Tuesday but investigators found no evidence of a terror plot, the source…

Twitter hands over data in French anti-semitism case

Twitter said Friday it had handed over data to French authorities to help identify the authors of anti-Semitic tweets following a complaint from a Jewish students’ group. A French court in January ordered the company to provide the data after the complaint from France’s Union of Jewish Students (UEJF).…