France’s justice minister resigns amid terror row

Taubira stepped down from one of the French government’s most prestigious jobs after disagreeing with President François Hollande and Prime Minister Manuel Valls over a constitutional amendment to strip French nationality from dual citizens convicted of terrorism offences. (France24)

Many of the Islamist militants who carried out attacks in France and have joined the jihadist Islamic State (IS) group have had dual citizenship, and Ms Taubira was among several figures on the left who objected to the government’s proposals because they singled out those with dual nationality. (BBC)