French nationals attend attend a vigil in solidarity with the victims of the shooting at the Paris office of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Hong Kong on January 8, 2015. AFP PHOTO/Philippe Lopez
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A French-Tunisian jihadi who assassinated two Tunisian politicians in 2013 provides a possible link between Charlie Hebdo suspect Cherif Kouachi and ISIS in Iraq and Syria, a researcher told AFP Thursday.Boubaker al-Hakim is a member of ISIS who last month claimed responsibility for assassinating two secular politicians, Chokri Belaid and Mohamed Brahmi, in Tunisia in 2013 . Kouachi is wanted along with his brother Said for the deadly attack on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo Wednesday that left 12 people dead.Hakim claimed responsibility for the murders in a video released last month that was filmed in ISIS territory somewhere in Iraq or Syria.
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