In January and November, several attacks targeting the population were carried out in and around the capital, Paris, killing over 140 people and injuring hundreds. In January, the government adopted further counter-terrorism measures. On 14 November, it formally declared a state of emergency that was subsequently extended by Parliament until February 2016.
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