Security in focus as Hollande marks year since Charlie Hebdo attacks

The question of how secure France is will be the focus of a speech Thursday when President Francois Hollande speaks to commemorate a year since the deadly Islamist attacks against satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.

The 11 am (1000 GMT) speech at the Paris police headquarters will look at how the French security apparatus is faring a year after the attacks, which set off three days of terror in the city and served as a prelude to other attacks, ultimately leaving 17 dead, along with three terrorists killed as police closed in on them.

The sense of fear in Paris has only grown since a series of coordinated attacks in central Paris on November 13 that led to 130 deaths.

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