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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Kremlin: Putin, Merkel, Hollande discussed increased violence in southeastern Ukraine in phone conversation - @Reuters

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AirAsia flight 8501

France opens formal criminal investigation into crash of AirAsia flight 8501, which was downed on December 28 killing all on board - @AFP

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F-16 crash in Albacete, Spain

NATO jet crash in Spain due to takeoff failure, crew tried to eject, French ministry says - @AFP

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Tripoli, Tripoli, LY

France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Spain, the UK, and the US strongly condemn yesterday's attack on the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli, Libya, in joint statement

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The Holocaust

Photo: French President Francois Hollande at an event marking 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz, at the Shoah memorial in Paris - @haaretzcom

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F-16 crash in Albacete, Spain

Death toll from Greek F-16 crash at Spanish military base in Albacete rises to 11 after French airmen succumbs to injuries, Spain's defense ministry says - @AP

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Gunmen attack French magazine Charlie Hebdo

French police arrest 5 in raid in southern town of Lunel as part of counterterrorism effort after Charlie Hebdo attack; detainees suspected of recruiting militants to fight in Syria - @nytimes

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Central African Republic unrest

French national kidnapped earlier this week in Central African Republic has been released, says French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius - @Reuters

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Gunmen attack French magazine Charlie Hebdo

France's constitutional court backs move to strip French-Moroccan jihadist of his passport, setting legal precedent - @FRANCE24

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Gunmen attack French magazine Charlie Hebdo

Paris gunman Coulibaly buried in Paris region, say sources - @AFP

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Angela Merkel expresses hope for Ukraine talks today in Berlin between foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France, Germany - @Reuters

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France

Prime minister: France giving police stronger weapons, hiring 2,600 counterterrorism forces - @AP

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France

About 3,000 people in France with jihadist ties need to be under surveillance, Prime Minister Valls says - @AFP

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Gunmen attack French magazine Charlie Hebdo

Prosecutor: 4 with ties to kosher market gunman are first charged in French terror attacks - @AP

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Le Monde

Twitter account for French newspaper Le Monde returns after being suspended following hack - @lemondefr

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France

Twitter suspends account of French newspaper Le Monde after apparent hack by Syrian Electronic Army

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France

Twitter account of French newspaper Le Monde appears to have been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army - @BBCBreaking

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Gunmen attack French magazine Charlie Hebdo

Update: President Obama and French President Hollande discussed investigations into Paris attacks, situation in Ukraine, and Nigeria's elections, White House says

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Barack Obama

White House says President Obama spoke with French President Hollande; no readout yet - @WestWingReport

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Gunmen attack French magazine Charlie Hebdo

Mali national credited with saving lives in Paris kosher grocery story attack is granted French citizenship - @AP

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