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  10/3/2012, Tishrei 17, 5773

France to Pass Anti-Terror Law After Toulouse Attacks

France on Wednesday presented plans for a new anti-terrorism law that will allow authorities to prosecute citizens who attend militant Islamist training camps abroad, according to AFP news. The move comes six months after Mohamed Merah, a French citizen who claimed to have attended Al-Qaeda-style training camps in Pakistan and Afghanistan, killed seven people including in a wave of shootings in and around Toulouse.