France issues arrest warrants for Djibouti officials in 1995 murder probe Joshua Pantesco at 9:27 AM ET
[JURIST] France has issued arrest warrants for two high-ranking officials of the east African country of Djibouti [CIA backgrounder] in connection with the investigation into the alleged assassination of a French judge in 1995. French officials suspect Djibouti state prosecutor Djama Souleiman and security chief Hassan Said of interfering with witnesses in the ongoing investigation. The judge's death was originally ruled a suicide before French officials alleged he was the victim of an assassination.
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