European police make several arrests

January 16, 2015 9:20 AM

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PARIS — French police arrested at least eight people overnight Friday in the Paris region in relation to last week’s horrific terrorist attacks while German police arrested two men on suspicion of links with the Islamic State terrorist group in a series of raids in Berlin.

Police evacuated Paris’s busy Gare de l’Est train station as a “precaution” Friday after a bomb threat as European police fanned across the continent to prevent new violence after the worst terrorist attack in decades killed 17 people, and three gunmen, last week in Paris.

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