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PARIS — Police detained and questioned an 8-year-old boy from the south of France who claimed to support the men who attacked the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, drawing criticism Thursday that France’s measures to prevent people from defending terrorism have gone overboard.
Dozens of people have been arrested and accused of defending terrorism since the attacks, with some already drawing years long prison terms in special expedited court proceedings.
The Muslims did well, and the journalists got what they deserved, Fabienne Lewandowski, deputy director for public security in the Alpes-Maritimes region, told BFM television.
ESKI MOSUL, Iraq — An unarmed Sunni Arab man walked along a road in a patch of northern Iraq newly liberated from Islamic State extremists, holding a white surrender flag — a signal to Kurdish fighters that he is not a militant.
Locals have swiftly shaken off the imposed Islamic lifestyle — but as Sunnis, from the same ethnic group as the militants, many are nonetheless bracing for treatment as collaborators.
The Kurdish fighters struggled for months to inch ahead, backed by U.
Military spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov said the separatist forces, backed by tanks, attacked the town of Vuhlehirsk on Thursday and government troops were fighting to push them out.
September’s cease-fire deal signed in the Bealarusian capital, Minsk, envisaged a pullback of heavy weapons and other steps to end hostilities in eastern Ukraine, where a separatist insurgency erupted in April following Moscow’s annexation of Crimea.
 the Belarusian Foreign Ministry said representatives of Ukraine, Russia, pro-Russian rebels and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe are to hold peace talks Friday in Minsk.
In another development, a Moscow court arrested a mother of seven on treason charges for providing Ukraine with information on Russian troop movements.