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France declares war with Isis amid manhunt

French President Francois Hollande has declared his country is at war with Isis after the coordinated terror attacks that killed more than 130 people in Paris on Friday.

(Also read our articles: 'Refugee crisis intertwined with the Paris attacks')

EWN's deputy editor Leanne De Bassompierre said French police arrested at least 23 people following raids of suspected Islamist militants.

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Meanwhile, head of forensics at ENSafrica, Steven Powell says following the paper trails of terror groups is challenging for authorities, despite concentrated efforts to investigate terrorist funding.


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