Since French President Emmanuel Macron took the office in May 2017, at least 15 ministers have left their posts for issues ranging from corruption allegations to accusations of forging documents.
Notorious French gangster Redoine Faid has been arrested in northern France three months after a spectacular helicopter jailbreak.
French authorities were tracking extremist activity on social networks and identified two young men "preparing to commit an attack with explosives or ricin," the interior minister says.
The bill has sparked widespread anger from NGOs, who have branded it repressive, but the centrist government insists it is creating a more efficient system to sift out genuine refugees from those simply seeking a better life in France.
New reforms include doubling the time illegal migrants can be detained, shorten deadlines for asylum application and make the illegal crossing of borders an offence punishable by one year in jail and fines.
Four refugees are in critical condition after being shot during a brawl between Eritrean and Afghan refugees in the northern French port city of Calais on Thursday.
An overwhelming majority of French lawmakers vote in favour of new anti-terror measures amid criticism that it curbs human rights.
French President Emmanuel Macron brings in new faces on key posts after three ministers from the centrist MoDem party - that helped bring Macron to power - quit over claims they misused European Parliament funds.
Police say the attacker had threatened officers with a hammer and refused to stop.
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