Toulouse gunman was 'not working alone'
Fresh evidence has emerged indicating that French authorities could and perhaps should have stopped Islamist gunman Mohamed Merah before he killed seven people in Toulouse in March.
Friday's edition of Le Monde reports that Merah, whose victims included three Jewish children, made nearly 2,000 telephone calls between September 2010 and February 2011, of which one in ten were to people located in a total of 20 foreign countries.
The revelation comes from declassified security documents which the daily said it had seen.
During the time that his calls were being monitored, Merah called or texted numbers in Egypt at least 94 times. Other calls were made to Britain, Spain, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Croatia and Bhutan, according to the documents. (...)