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The Charlie Hebdo offices are still surrounded by tributes to slain journalists

A policewoman and four people were killed in a hostage drama at a Jewish supermarket two weeks ago.

Updated 6.20pm

France Europe Terror Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, right, lays a wreath of flowers next to Charlie Hebdo newspaper office in Paris Source: AP/Press Association Images

FRANCE HAS FORMALLY charged four suspects with assisting one of the Islamist gunmen who carried out the Paris attacks, a prosecutor said today.

Four men aged between 22 and 28 were charged and remanded in custody on Tuesday night, three of whom are suspected of having bought “equipment” for gunman, Amedy Coulibaly.

The offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris are still surrounded by tributes to the slain journalists killed two weeks ago

France Europe Terror Source: AP/Press Association Images

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A policewoman and four people were killed in a hostage drama at a Jewish supermarket two weeks ago.

Mideast Israel Palestinians Friends and relatives of four French Jewish victims of an attack on a kosher grocery store. Source: AP/Press Association Images

French and European leaders will unveil a battery of anti-terror measures today as the country remains on high alert against fresh Islamist attacks. 

Jitters from the worst attack on French soil in decades have spread to the country’s neighbours and a wave of police raids, investigations and extraditions have taken place in Europe.

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France Europe Terror Pencils, candles, and flowers are set up next to Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris Source: AP/Press Association Images

In Brussels, European Commissioners will meet today to discuss the 28-nation bloc’s new counter-terrorism strategy, including changes to the region’s Schengen free travel area and intelligence cooperation.

Meanwhile in Washington, President Barack Obama said the US stood side by side with terror victims around the world, citing the Paris attacks in his State of the Nation address on Tuesday night.

“We will continue to hunt down terrorists and dismantle their networks,” he said, vowing action against “terrorists who pose a direct threat to us and our allies”.

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