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French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo said it would release nearly a million copies of a special issue to mark a year since jihadists killed a dozen people in its Paris offices.

The 32-page double issue -- featuring a selection of drawings by the cartoonists who died in the attack, as well as by current staff and messages of support -- will be released on January 6.

The provocative weekly became a household name when two Islamist brothers gunned down 12 people at its offices over its cartoons lampooning the Prophet Mohammed.


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