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Beheading of Frenchman in Algeria won't deter France, Hollande says
Beheading of Frenchman in Algeria won't deter France, Hollande says

French President Francois Hollande said Wednesday that the decapitation of a French tourist by extremists in Algeria would not cause his country to abandon military action against Islamic State. Hollande, speaking at the United Nations, said France would continue fighting terrorism despite the killing of Herve Gourdel, whose execution was shown on a video titled “Bloody message to the French government,” released by a group linked to Islamic State, according to the SITE Intelligence Group and Agence France-Presse news agency. “The perpetrators of this odious crime must be punished,” Hollande said at the annual meeting of the U.N. General Assembly in New York. ...

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