Diab charged with murder in France after extradition Friday

November 16, 2014 2:00 PM

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Ottawa academic Hassan Diab has been formally charged in France with murder and attempted murder in the 1980 bombing of a Paris synagogue.

Less than 24 hours after the Supreme Court of Canada refused to hear an appeal of his extradition order, the 60-year-old Diab was flown under guard on an Air France commercial flight out of Montreal’s Trudeau airport on Friday and taken almost immediately upon arrival in Paris Saturday morning befor...

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