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Carleton University has replaced a professor accused of involvement in a deadly Paris bombing nearly three decades ago.

Hassan Diab was teaching a part-time summer course in sociology at Carleton University. The university said it had hired Mr. Diab to teach through the middle of August because of an unforeseen leave taken by the course's original instructor. Carleton says he will be replaced with a full-time faculty member.

Mr. Diab has maintained his innocence since he was arrested in late 2008. He was released on bail March 31, 2008, under strict conditions that include wearing a GPS-monitored ankle bracelet.

Mr. Diab is expected to face a hearing in January, when a judge will decide whether he should be sent to France to face allegations he participated in the 1980 bombing of a Paris synagogue that killed four people and wounded dozens of others.