>> Cartoonist's family members and French politicians all gathering outside in Paris at Charlie Hebdos former offices to remember those who died here two years ago when a pair of Islamist gun men opened fire during an editorial meeting. Wreaths and a minute's silence for the 12 victims, many of them the newspaper's staff.
A second vigil on the street nearby, the spot where policeman Ahmed Merabet was killed as the attackers fled. Elsewhere in Paris, a kosher supermarket is the scene of a separate ceremony. It was here that another gunman took hostages two days after the Charlie Hebdo attack, leaving four dead.
The events marked the beginning of a bloody two years in France, followed by further attacks in Paris and in Nice. To mark the anniversary, Charlie Hebdo releasing a special issue. On the front cover, a message suggesting that a reign of terror may have come to an end.