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France tightens security after Nice attack, protests flare in parts of Muslim world

France tightens security after Nice attack, protests flare in parts of Muslim world

TANGI SALAUN and CAROLINE PAILLIEZ FRANCE has stepped up security nationwide to guard against Islamist attacks after the fatal stabbings at a church in Nice, while protests flared in parts of the Middle East, Asia and Africa over French caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad. President Emmanuel Macron deployed thousands of soldiers to protect sites including places of worship and schools, and the nation was at its highest level of security alert after the second deadly knife attack in its cities in two weeks. Police were holding a 21-year-old Tunisian migrant, identified by a French police source and Tunisian officials as…
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