Secretary Kerry will go to Paris
Secretary of State John Kerry will fly to Paris at the end of the week in a gesture of support for the French government's struggle against terrorism. Kerry added the visit in part to answer criticism that the United States had sent only an ambassador, not a higher-ranking official, to the mass rally in Paris on Sunday that drew leaders from 40 countries.
France increases security by 10,000
French authorities plan to deploy more than 10,000 soldiers to beef up security. Prime Minister Manuel Valls told French media that "the threat is still present." The nation will mobilize the troops in "sensitive areas" by Tuesday, Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said. The plan would send thousands of soldiers to guard Jewish schools and other sites, and reinforce electronic surveillance.
Pope calls on Muslim leaders
Pope Francis denounced the religious fundamentalism that inspired the Paris massacres, saying the attackers were enslaved by "deviant forms of religion" that used God as a mere ideological pretext to perpetuate mass killings.
In his annual foreign policy address to Vatican-based ambassadors, Francis called for a unanimous response from the international community to end "fundamentalist terrorism" in the Mideast. And he called for Muslim leaders in particular to condemn "extremist interpretations" of their faith that seek to justify such violence.
Six terrorists are still sought
Police believe as many as six terror-cell members may still be at large, one of whom has been spotted driving a car registered to the widow of one of the slain attackers.
Two French police officials told the AP that authorities are searching the Paris area for the Mini Cooper car registered to the widow, Hayat Boumeddiene. Turkish officials say she is now in Syria.
charlie Magazine is unbowed
The cover of Charlie Hebdo's next issue, due out Wednesday, will have a cartoon of the prophet Mohammed crying and holding an "I am Charlie" sign under the headline "All is forgiven." The image was published online Monday by the French daily Liberation.
Charlie Hebdo staffers are working in Liberation's offices after attackers entered the satirical weekly magazine's headquarters in Paris last Wednesday and killed 12 people, including its chief editor and several prominent cartoonists. "We will not give in. The spirit of 'I am Charlie' means the right to blaspheme," Charlie Hebdo attorney Richard Malka told France Info radio.