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Paris attacks: France falls silent to remember 130 victims

France held a national memorial service for the 130 victims of the Paris terror attacks.

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France conducts air strikes against IS in Syria

France has conducted air strikes on the so-called Islamic State-controlled city of Raqqa in northern Syria, the French Defence Ministry has confirmed.

A militant headquarters and communications centre and an ammunition dump were reportedly hit during the strikes.

The strikes involved 10 fighter jets dropping 20 bombs.

A French defence official has told AP the "massive" strikes destroyed two "jihadi sites" in Raqqa.

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