10 must-reads for today

People lighting candles in tribute to the victims of the deadly shooting in Strasbourg, France, on Thursday.
People lighting candles in tribute to the victims of the deadly shooting in Strasbourg, France, on Thursday.PHOTO: REUTERS

French police confronted and fatally shot the man believed to be responsible for killing three people and wounding many more in Strasbourg this week.

The manhunt ended on Thursday night, when three police officers opened fire on Cherif Chekatt, 29, who shot at them as they pursued him in the residential Neudorf neighbourhood of Strasbourg.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 15, 2018, with the headline '10 must-reads for today'. Print Edition | Subscribe