Bulgaria

Bulgarian police acting on European arrest warrants detained French citizen Fritz-Joly Joachin, who is of Haitian origin, as he was trying to cross over into Turkey from Bulgaria. Joachin reportedly had contacts with Cherif Kouachi, one of the twin brothers suspected in last week’s terrorist attack in Paris, shortly before leaving France for Turkey. A Muslim convert, Joachin was allegedly trying to take his three-year-old son to join a jihadist community in Syria. France has requested Joachin’s extradition.

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