The Latest: Hollande wants to revoke French citizenship of convicted terrorists

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The Latest: Hollande wants to revoke French citizenship of convicted terrorists


Author: NEWEurope.


(AP) — The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris. (All times local):
5:50 p.m.
French President Francois Hollande wants the constitution changed so that the government can revoke the citizenship of convicted terrorists born in France who have dual nationality.
Hollande said Monday in a rare joint session of parliament at the Palace of Versailles that “we must be able to revoke the French citizenship of a person convicted for threatening the nations’ interest or for terrorist acts.”
Under current French law, citizenship revocation can only be applied to people who have been naturalized, if they have dual nationality.
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5:35 p.m.
Norwegian police say they have postponed a decision to go unarmed following the Paris attacks and will carry guns until next month.
Kaare Songstad, director of safety and security at the National Police Directorate, said Monday that following the carnage in Paris, “the most important thing we can do is obtain the best possible overview of the situation internationally and nationally” by cooperating with all the various police departments.
Norwegian police, who have traditionally patrolled streets unarmed, had been carrying weapons for about a year as a temporary measure after the country’s security service raised the terror alert level. After the level was downgraded, police announced last week that there were no grounds to continue the temporary measure and would lay down their arms this week.
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5:20 p.m.
Germany’s Foreign Ministry says a second German citizen has been identified among those killed in Friday’s Paris attacks.


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